strategy

Promoting basic scientific research

Synonyms:
Strengthening research in basic sciences
Using resources for fundamental sciences
Fostering fundamental science
Promoting basic sciences
Context:
The basic sciences of mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology are seen as the foundation of such interdisciplinary fields as biotechnology, environmental management and the information sciences.
Implementation:
In the case of UNESCO emphasis is placed on: a programme of mathematics for development; experimental pure and applied physics; the chemistry of natural products and the use of natural resources by local industry. In the life sciences, activities focus on training and research in fundamental biology having a direct bearing on the welfare of mankind. In the case of the engineering sciences emphasis centres on the applications of information technologies.
Facilitates:
Developing science
Values:
Unscientific
Subjects:
Resources
Promotion
Research
Science
Theoretical
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies