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  • 30 Jul 2015
    International disaster risk experts meet in London at The Royal Society ...
  • 24 Jul 2015
    The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) released a Statement on the Earthquake Disaster in Nepal in April 2015 in which it appeals to international bodies of science like IAP and the International Council for Science (ICSU) to provide all possible assistance for ...
  • 24 Jul 2015
    IPBES has launched a call for proposals and pledges of support for capacity-building projects and activities under the prototype IPBES Matchmaking Facility. To support the mobilisation and alignment of technical and financial resources for priority capacity-building needs, IPBES is developing a ...
  • 24 Jul 2015
    Along with 23 of the UK's leading academic institutions, the Royal Society has released a communiqué on climate change. The document highlights the risks associated with climate change, as well as the potential responses and opportunities of low-carbon and climate-resilient growth.
  • 4 Jul 2015
    In an article by SciDev.Net, the African Science Academies Development Agenda (ASADA) will address this issue. ASADA - the next stage of ASADI - will be led from within Africa by the Network of African Science Academies made up of all 27 academies on the continent ...
  • 29 Jun 2015
    Indian science suffers, today more than ever, from government apathy. This is exacerbated by the fact that India tries to run on the same track as the most developed countries and the best endowed institutes in the world ...
  • 24 Jun 2015
    The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters opens the call for nominations for the Abel Prize 2016 ...
  • 22 Jun 2015
    The report on SHER (Science, Health, Environment, Risk) Communication in Asia with a special focus on science festivals following the KAST-ASM-INSA-IAP International Symposium in October 2014, New Delhi, India, is now available. The report brings together abstracts and presentations focused on biotechnology and sustainable agriculture from different countries in the region ...
  • 17 Jun 2015
    OWSD offers talented women scientists from developing countries the opportunity of a lifetime - the chance to study for a PhD in a science subject at an excellent research institute in a developing country other than their own ...
  • 16 Jun 2015
    The world’s first science journal introduced the fundamental concepts and processes of scholarly communication still used by almost 30,000 journals published today. In April and May 2015 a series of discussions were held at the Royal Society in London on evolving and controversial areas in scholarly communication, which looked at the impact of technology, the culture of science and how scientists might communicate in the future. The report is now available ...
  • 12 Jun 2015
    A recent consensus study released by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) examined evidence that provides answers to a set of critical questions related to gender diversity and human sexuality ...
  • 10 Jun 2015
    This report, recently published by the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), is the first such an assessment of the 169 targets beneath the 17 draft goals carried out by the scientific community. Follow the link for more information ...
  • 9 Jun 2015
    The Prizes are awarded annually to scientists in the categories of basic and engineering sciences, health and life sciences, social sciences and humanities, to scientists working or studying in Turkey. Follow the link for more information ...
  • 8 Jun 2015
    GYA members elected their new leadership, and for the first time, two female Co-Chairs, Dr. Orakanoke Phanraksa from Thailand and the re-elected Co-Chair Dr. Eva Alisic (Australia) will help lead the organization through the next phase of both consolidation and expansion ...
  • 1 Jun 2015
    Every year the IAP/IAMP Secretariat selects talented young individuals to contribute to the workings of the global network of science academies. The programme is open to students and young nationals of any country, fluent in English, aged between 18 and 25 ...
  • 1 Jun 2015
    From 1-2 June experts nominated by the regional affiliated networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, NASAC meet to discuss regional projects in food security ...
  • 27 May 2015
    Welcome to the first Bulletin that provides news from the three inter-academy networks, IAP, IAMP and IAC. By issuing a joint bulletin we hope to better coordinate the dissemination of information of interest to the 130+ academies within the fledgling InterAcademy Partnership, and other organizations, and to foster a common purpose among the three constituent networks ...
  • 19 May 2015
    As we celebrate the 2015 International Day for Biological Diversity, here we look at some IAP projects that touch on the theme ...
  • 15 May 2015
    The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) will host the 11th AASSA Regional Workshop on “Gender Issues in Science Research and Education” on 26-27 August 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in conjunction with the Gender Summit 6 Asia Pacific 2015 ...
  • 13 May 2015
    The 2015 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is now open for the majority of the programmes. Follow the link for more information ...
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