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AASSA is IAP's Affiliated Regional Network for Asia
Resource Added: 11 Dec 2013
Latest Update: 11 Dec 2013
4 Dec 2013
The participants of the 6th World Science Forum, sponsored by UNESCO, ICSU, the Governments of Hungary and Brazil, hosted by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in Rio de Janeiro from 24-26 November 2013, issues a Declaration ...
Resource Added: 5 Dec 2013
Latest Update: 5 Dec 2013
Science literacy in a broad sense contains Science Communication, Science Outreach and Science Advice. Science Communication refers to public communication presenting science-related topics not only between scientists, but also between non-scientists. Science Outreach aims to promote public ...
Topics: Science Communication, Science Advice
Project Type: Program
Latest Update: 5 Dec 2013
18 Nov 2013
IAP and IAMP highlight the critical role that antimicrobial (including antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic) drugs play in today’s medical practices, but also that there have been dramatic increases in the number of pathogens developing resistance to these drugs ...
23 Sep 2013
IAP responded to the UN-established High Level Panel’s post-2015 agenda for global development and stressed the pivotal role of science in defining the agenda’s priorities. The world’s science academies stand ready to provide expert guidance to the panel and the international community as they further develop the agenda and take action to implement it ...
27 Nov 2013
The Statement is now available in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Japanese, and Spanish, thanks to the support of IAP Member Academies and Observers. A Forum is also available for comments.
Although there have been major advances in research into, and treatment of, many communicable diseases, continuing progress in tackling these major challenges for public health is threatened by the dramatic increase in the number and distribution worldwide of pathogens resistant to antimicrobial ...
Release Date: 18 Nov 2013
7 Nov 2013
The Global Young Academy issues a position statement that identifies key challenges to achieving a global research culture and proposes concrete measures to confront them in the future ...
Resource Added: 12 Nov 2013
Latest Update: 12 Nov 2013
21 Oct 2013
The BBC picks up IANAS publication "Women Scientists of the Americas: their inspiring stories"
4 Oct 2013
Nominations are now being accepted by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for the prestigious Heineken Prizes 2014.
22 Sep 2013
The Global Partnership will meet to promote Responsible Science in academia and industry on Thursday 24 October from 14:30-17:00 BST at the Royal Society. The event will showcase good practice approaches from a number of GP members and International Organisations in order to help create an embedded culture of Responsible Science ...
3 Oct 2013
The Royal Society, UK, calls for evidence from IAP member academies ...
There has been much discussion on the progress already made in accomplishing the 2015 MDGs and on what will be needed for sustainable development worldwide after then.
Release Date: 23 Sep 2013
A Communiqué by IAP, IAC and IAMP Co-Chairs, 17 July 2013
Resource Added: 17 Jul 2013
Latest Update: 19 Sep 2013
8 Sep 2013
Deadline 13 September 2013. The review process is now underway.
11 Sep 2013
IAP and its member academies are working to raise awareness of the need for science to inform disaster risk reduction policies ...
9 Sep 2013
CATALYST is an international initiative funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme FP7. It includes IAP Member Academy, TWAS, among its partners ...
15 Aug 2013
A Workshop on Innovative Energy Policies for a Sustainable Future will be organized by TWAS from 9 -13 December in Trieste, Italy
"Young Scientists are missing out on vital skills" by Bernard Slippers, Member of the IAP Conference Committee and Moderator of the Challenge Lab "Promoting global food security" (University of Pretoria/Global Young Academy Co-Chair)
Resource Added: 14 Aug 2013
Latest Update: 14 Aug 2013
17 Jul 2013
Communique by IAP, IAC and IAMP Co-Chairs
2 Jul 2013
Correspondence in Nature by IAP Co-Chairs
IAP supports the recent trend to create national young academies (NYAs) and the Global Young Academy (GYA), which are dedicated to advancing issues critical to young scientists. The GYA, for example, currently includes young scientists from >50 countries who work together in ...
Resource Added: 5 Dec 2011
Latest Update: 15 May 2013
The world’s 105 science academies are today (Thursday 14 June 2012) highlighting the global challenges of population and consumption and calling upon world leaders to take decisive action. "We are delighted that the world’s science academies have chosen to come together to ...
Release Date: 14 Jun 2012
Copyright: IAP June 2012
29 Nov 2012
An Editorial in Science (Vol 338 16 November 2012) by Co-Chairs of the IAP/IAC Committee on Research Integrity highlights the recommendations in the Policy Report issued by IAP/IAC on Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise ... a step towards a global set of standards for ...
Resource Added: 9 Oct 2012
Latest Update: 9 Oct 2012
14 Jun 2012
The world’s 105 science academies on 14 June 2012 highlighted the global challenges of population and consumption calling upon world leaders to take decisive action. "We are delighted that the world’s science academies have chosen to come together to highlight two of the most ...
1 Jun 2012
At the Global Young Academy's International Conference on Sustainability and General Meeting in South Africa (May 2012) young scientists drafted the Sandton Statement on Sustainability. Rather than calling on the public to take action, the statement is addressed to scientists, and implores ...
At the GYA International Conference on Sustainability and General Meeting in South Africa (May 2012) the young scientists drafted the attached GYA
Sandton Statement on Sustainability. Rather than calling on the public
to take action, the statement is addressed to scientists, and implores
scientists, especially young scientists, to take three actions to
achieve a sustainable future ...
Resource Added: 1 Jun 2012
Latest Update: 1 Jun 2012
Workshop Announcement, Minsk, Belarus
Resource Added: 12 Mar 2012
Latest Update: 12 Mar 2012