Tackling physical inactivity in Europe: how can we encourage a healthier lifestyle?

Despite the widely recognised advantages of an active lifestyle, including lowering the risk of chronic diseases and preventing premature death, Europeans don’t exercise enough. The data from the OECD’s report “Step Up! Tackling the Burden of Insufficient Physical Activity in Europe” showcase an alarming situation within Europe, as around 45% of Europeans declare that they never exercise or play sports.

Celebrating The International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Breaking Gender Stereotypes!

Today marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day to celebrate the invaluable contributions that women have made and continue to make to the scientific community. From Ada Lovelace, which is considered the first computer programmer much before computers were even invented, to Mae Carol Jemison, who reached her dream of travelling in space as the first African American woman to do so, women have been instrumental in shaping the course of scientific developments.