58 news posts
10 Jul 2023
Ex-World Bank chief economist Dr Asli Demirgüç-Kunt joins Frontiers for Young Minds as specialty chief editor
Image: Asli Demirgüç-Kunt Frontiers for Young Minds welcomes Dr Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, former chief economist of the Europe and central Asia region at the World Bank, as specialty chief editor for their newly re-launched section on mathematics and economics. With over 30 years of experience at the World Bank, Dr Demirgüç-Kunt will bring a new understanding of economics to kids all over the world. Laura Henderson, Head of Public Outreach at Frontiers for Young Minds said: “I’m excited to welcome Dr Demirgüç-Kunt and add a new focus into our journal. Economics is vital to the understanding of everything from our day-to-day purchases to our global power dynamics, building from the underlying theories of mathematics to real-world applications. It’s crucial for making sense of our world systems and for improving our future. We are proud that she has chosen to work with us to make this new section scope a huge success.” Dr Demirgüç-Kunt said: “I am excited and honored to join Frontiers for Young Minds. It is a great opportunity to spark interest in the next generation of young economists and motivate them to make the world a better and fairer place for all.” Frontiers for Young Minds is an award-winning, […]
28 Mar 2023
Al-Zahrawi – The father of modern surgery
We invite you to read the story of a bright star in the Dark Ages – whose surgical innovations and teachings are still used today!
28 Feb 2023
Mary Seacole – Pioneering Nurse and Adventurer
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of Mary Seacole – Pioneering Nurse and Adventurer
20 Feb 2023
Forgotten Engineer: Lewis Latimer, African-American Pioneer
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of Lewis Latimer—an illuminating tale.
30 Jan 2023
Working with Nobel Prize winners – What’s it like?
Noa Segev shares her experiences of working with Nobel Prize Winners.
24 Jan 2023
Hertha Ayrton Lights the Way – The Forgotten Engineer
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of Hertha Ayrton!
15 Nov 2022
William Parsons – The Earl Who Found the Whirl!
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of William Parsons – all about whirlpool galaxies.
31 Oct 2022
Ignaz Semmelweis – The “Savior of Mothers”
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of Ignaz Semmelweis – Wash your hands!
27 Sep 2022
Esther Lederberg – Pioneer in Microbial Genetics
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of Esther Miriam Zimmer Lederberg
27 Sep 2022
Angelina Hesse – Enabling Bacterial Cultures
We invite you to read the story of “Lina” Hesse – Unsung agar hero
22 Sep 2022
Jocelyn Bell Burnell – Discovered Pulsars
We invite you to read the (forgotten) story of Jocelyn Bell Burnell – Radio astronomy pioneer
12 Jul 2022
Alfred Wallace – Overshadowed Pioneer
We invite you to read the tumultuous story of Alfred Russel Wallace – A pioneer of natural selection
15 Jun 2022
Frontiers for Young Minds’ outreach to the Arabic community
Frontiers for Young Minds’ latest focus has been on the Arabic community: our Arabic journal translated version has already garnered 400K views and downloads.
31 May 2022
Ibn Sina – Ancient Hero of Modern Pandemics
We invite you to read the compelling story of Ibn Sina – the remarkable polymath
04 May 2022
The Einstein–Besso Manuscript
Frontiers for Young Minds invites you to read a Landmark on Einstein’s Road to the General Theory of Relativity By Hanoch Gutfreund, of Physics and the Academic Head of the Albert Einstein Archives.