ABOUT THIS JOURNAL
Science Reviews - from the end of the world (ISSN 2683-9288) is a quaterly publication that aims at providing authoritative reviews on hot research topics developed mainly by scientists that carry out their work far away from the main centers of science. Its research reviews are short, concise, critical and easy-reading articles describing the state of the art on a chosen hot topic, with focus on the research carried out by the authors of the article. These articles are commissioned by invitation and are accessible not only to hardcore specialists, but also to a wider readership of researchers interested in learning about the state-of-the-art in the reviewed subject. The reviews cover all fields of science and are written exclusively in English. They are refereed by peers of international prestige and the evaluation process follows standard international procedures.
Founded in 2002, the Centro de Estudios sobre Ciencia, Desarrollo y Educación Superior (Center for Studies on Science, Development and Higher Education) is an Argentine institution devoted to multi-disciplinary research, education, and provision of technical services. Its goal is tackling problems related to science, technology, innovation, development strategies and higher education in Argentina and Latin America. In 2003, after an institutional evaluation process, the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) granted it the status of Associated Unit.
The Center reports to the Civic Association “GRUPO REDES”, a non-profit organization founded in 1996. The goal of “GRUPO REDES” is acting in the field of social studies for science and technology through research and proposals on topics of social, economic, and political relevance pertaining to science, technology and innovation production and administration. The human resources that are part of this structure include researchers, educators and experts from Argentina, Latin America and Europe. Access Centro Redes' website here.
Asociación Argentina para el Progreso de las Ciencias (AAPC)
The AAPC (Argentine Association for the Advancement of Science) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the advancement and dissemination of sciences, favoring science outreach to society, fostering national participation in international scientific and technological activities, organizing conferences and meetings, offering advice to official or private entities as regards the value of science- and technology-related aspects, and promoting national production and innovation and and seamless communication among scientific civic associations. It is directed by a Board of Directors that includes the participation of other scientific organizations, and it has honorary members, regular members, adhering members, national and foreign correspondent members, supporting members and institutional members.
Founded in 1933 by Bernardo A. Houssay −recipient of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1947− and other renowned Argentine researchers, the AAPC was a precursor for the CONICET. In addition to working on editorial production and various dissemination activities, it acts as a spokes-entity for its member Argentine scientific associations, while it mediates between the scientific community and political authorities and decision-makers. Access AAPC's website here.