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  • 16 Sep 2017
    Some 35 experts from 15 countries met in Erice, Italy, to develop a global programme that addresses how climate change education can be included in school curricula around the world.
  • Erice concluding statement - Climate change: A challenge for science education

    Resource Added: 16 Sep 2017

    Latest Update: 16 Sep 2017

    Erice Statement 77KB, PDF
  • 11 Sep 2017
    Media release by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) at a progress briefing on the IPBES Land Degradation and Restoration Assessment, during UNCCD COP13 on 7 September 2017 in Ordos, China.
  • 11 Sep 2017
    The sixth session of the IPBES plenary will take place from 17 to 24 March 2018, in Medellín, Colombia.
  • 7 November 2017 – 11 November 2017
    IAP and EASAC are invited to hold thematic sessions at the World Science Forum 7-11 November 2017, Jordan.
    King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre
  • 4 Sep 2017
    ALLEA Member Academies elected today in Budapest Professor Antonio Loprieno as the next ALLEA President for the term 2018-2021
  • 5 Sep 2017
    The new bimonthly bulletin – TWAS Plus – provides important Academy news and opportunities in a bright, easy-to-use format for a diverse global audience that ranges from TWAS fellows to early career researchers.
  • EST. 1994
    42 Dolma-ro
    Bundang-gu
    Seongnam-si
    Gyeonggi-do 463-808, Korea, Republic of
    Phone: +82-31-726-7900
    Fax: +82-31-726-7909
      KAST is an organization founded on Nov. 22, 1994 to promote the development of science and technology through use of knowledge and through the expertise of its member scientists and engineers who are distinguished in their respective professional fields. KAST contributes to the consolidation of the nation’s science and technology foundation, and to the ...
  • EST. 1666
    23, quai de Conti
    75006 Paris, France
    Phone: +33 (0)1 44 41 44 63
    Fax: +33 (0)1 44 41 45 50
    The Académie des Sciences in Paris owes its origin to Colbert's plan to create a general academy. It also forms part of the lineage of diverse groups of scholars who, in the 17th Century, gathered around a patron or a learned personality. Colbert chose a small group of scholars who met on December 22, 1666 in the King's library and thereafter held twice-weekly ...
  • Pierre Corvol
    Vice President
    Académie des Sciences
  • 9 December 2017 – 10 December 2017
    The Science for Poverty Eradication Committee (IAP-SPEC) is organising their next conference to be held 9 - 10 December 2017 in Beijing kindly hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
    Beijing, China
  • Resource Added: 1 Sep 2017

    Latest Update: 1 Sep 2017

    Draft Agenda - SPEC Beijing Conference-2017 127KB, PDF
  • 16 November 2017 – 18 November 2017
    AASSA organises a regional workshop on 'Sustainable Development Goals: Communication Strategies' to be held 16-18 November 2017 in New Delhi, India.
    CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR)
    New Delhi, India
  • Resource Added: 31 Aug 2017

    Latest Update: 31 Aug 2017

    INSA CSIR SDGs workshop Nov 2017-First announcement 2MB, DOC
  • The IAP Science Education Programme was launched in 2003. Its main focus is the promotion of inquiry-based science education (IBSE) - or "learning by doing" - especially for primary-school-aged children. It is also focused on improving science literacy among the general population. ...

    Resource Added: 3 Dec 2011

    Latest Update: 31 Aug 2017

  • Sébastien Candel
    President
    Académie des sciences, Institut de France
  • 24 Aug 2017
    For the EU-funded project SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) acatech is seeking a full-time Senior Scientific Policy Officer (SSPO) to be located in Brussels.
  • EST. 1935
    Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
    New Delhi 110 002, India
    Phone: +91-11-23221931
    Fax: +91-11-23235648
    The Indian National Science Academy (INSA), formerly known as National Institute of Sciences of India (NISI), was established on January7, 1935. This is the apex body of Indian scientists representing all branches of science. Its objectives cover promotion of science in India and harnessing scientific knowledge for the cause of humanity and national welfare, safeguarding ...
  • EST. 1953
    3 Constitution Avenue, G-5/2
    Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
    Phone: (+92 51) 9204-843
    Fax: (+92 51) 9206-770
    Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) was established in 1953 to promote science and technology, disseminate scientific knowledge and honour eminent scientists primarily through their election as fellows. There are currently 67 fellows and 17 foreign fellows. The Academy awards medals and prizes to scientists for their distinguished contributions to various scientific ...
  • 21 Aug 2017
    A preliminary programme of the international workshop on: 'Assessing the Security Implications of Genome Editing Technology' 11-13 October 2017, Herrenhausen can be downloaded now.
  • The IAP Executive Committee, at its September 2016 meeting in Beijing, China, allocated financial support, thanks to the generosity of IAP's principal donor, the Government of Italy, to the IAP affiliated regional networks, in addition to selected projects submitted by individual IAP member ...

    Resource Added: 17 May 2017

    Latest Update: 16 Aug 2017

  • 15 Aug 2017
    The African Academy of Sciences Governing Council is announcing the appointment of Prof Nelson Torto, a prolific analytical chemist, as its Executive Director with effect from 14 August 2017.
  • EST. 2000
    Flat A, Lincoln Flats
    Makerere University Main Campus
    P.O. Box 23911
    Kampala, Uganda
    Phone: (256-414) 533044
    Fax: (256-414) 533044
    The Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) was launched on 20th October 2000. UNAS as an eminent body of scientists offering independent merit-based advice for the prosperity of Uganda, brings together a diverse group of scientists from the physical, biological and social/behavioural sciences, working together in an interdisciplinary and trans disciplinary manner. The ...
  • David Mutekanga
    Executive Secretary
    Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS)
  • The InterAcademy Council/IAP for Research, in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), and sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), is undertaking a three year project that will be framed around the global science community’s contribution to achieving the ...
    Topics: Sustainable Development, Science Advice
    Project Type: Study
    Latest Update: 14 Aug 2017
  • IAP and its member academies believe that science, scientific knowledge and scientific progress are an essential part of human culture and are vital to advance human welfare and well being. They also believe that the scientific method has much to offer in the pursuit of just and fair societies. ...
  • This manual gives an overview on the speakers and topics covered at the International Forum on Science Education, which was held 2-5 July 2017 in Beijing, China.
    China Association of Children
  • 2 Aug 2017
    The International Forum on Science Education was held in Beijing on 3-4 July 2017. After the meeting a declaration on Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) for Children and Youth along the Belt and Road can now be presented.
  • 2 Aug 2017
    The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) s seeking to establish a list of external experts (Senior and Junior) from member states of the Union for the Mediterranean in the identified fields of its activities, who will be assigned by contract specific tasks in these fields.
  • Resource Added: 2 Aug 2017

    Latest Update: 3 Aug 2017

    UfM - Notice of call for expression of interest  for Senior and Junior Experts 137KB, PDF
  • 2 July 2017 – 5 July 2017
    The International Forum on Science Education will be held on 2-5 July 2017 in Beijing, China.
    China Hall of Science and Technology
    Beijing, China
  • Resource Added: 2 Aug 2017

    Latest Update: 2 Aug 2017

    International Forum on Science Education 2017 - Declaration 174KB, PDF
  • EST. 1949
    7-22-34 Roppongi
    Minato-ku
    Tokyo 106-8555, Japan
    Phone: +81-3-3403-1949
    Fax: +81-3-3403-1755
    The Science Council of Japan (SCJ) was established in January 1949 as an organization to function independent of the government yet under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister. Its purpose is to promote and enhance the field of science, and to have science reflected in and permeated into administration, industry, and people’s lives. SCJ serves as an organization that ...
  • Miyuki Yamazaki
    Science Council of Japan (SCJ)
  • The IAP Strategic Plan for 2016-2018 recognizes the need for IAP to work with its member academies to support young scientists. In the past, as well as working with the the World Economic Forum (WEF), we have engaged with the World Science Forum (WSF). This event, which takes place every two ...
    Topics: Young Scientists
    Latest Update: 1 Aug 2017
  • 1 Aug 2017
    The InterAcademy Partnership is seeking candidates for the World Science Forum to be held in Jordan on 7-11 November 2017 with the theme “Science for Peace”. Selected participants will participate in 2 events, an interactive training workshop side event on Monday 6 November and a plenary session in the main conference on Thursday 8 November.
  • Resource Added: 1 Aug 2017

    Latest Update: 1 Aug 2017

     Nomination Form - Young Scientists @WSF 2017 48KB, DOC
  • Completed with Active Follow-on IAP Young Scientists Programme 2015
    The IAP Strategic Plan for 2013-2015 recognizes the need for IAP to work with its member academies to support young scientists. In the past, IAP has auctioned this goal by working with the World Economic Forum (WEF). With the WEF, we have helped to integrate young scientists into a broader ...
    Topics: Young Scientists
    Latest Update: 1 Aug 2017
  • 11 October 2017 – 13 October 2017
    From 11-13 October 2017, this workshop brings together international experts in genetic engineering, security studies and public policy at the Herrenhausen Palace Conference Center, Hanover, germany.
    Herrenhausen Palace
    Hanover
  • Resource Added: 31 Jul 2017

    Latest Update: 31 Jul 2017

    Preliminary programme 788KB, PDF
  • 14 Jul 2017
    The call for Global Young Academy membership 2018 is now open. The deadline for applications is 24 September 2017.
  • 12 Jul 2017
    The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters is calling for nominations of outstanding mathematicians for its 2018 Abel Prize.
  • EST. 1882
    Walter House
    282 Somerset West
    Ottawa Ontario K2P 0J6 , Canada
    Phone: +1 (613) 991-6990
    Fax: +1 (613) 991-6996
    In 1882 The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) was founded by the Marquess of Lorne and incorporated by an act of Parliament. Since then, the Royal Society of Canada has served as the senior national body of distinguished Canadian scientists and scholars. RSC’s mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and ...
  • In 1882 The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) was founded by the Marquess of Lorne and incorporated by an act of Parliament. Since then, the Royal Society of Canada has served as the senior national body of distinguished Canadian scientists and scholars. RSC’s mission is to recognize scholarly, ...

    Resource Added: 27 Oct 2010

    Latest Update: 11 Jul 2017

  • Resource Added: 10 Jul 2017

    Latest Update: 10 Jul 2017

    International Forum on Science Education 2017 - Conference Manual 2MB, PDF
  • 7 Jul 2017
    The new bimonthly bulletin – TWAS Plus – provides important Academy news and opportunities in a bright, easy-to-use format for a diverse global audience that ranges from TWAS fellows to early career researchers.
  • NASAC - The Network of African Science Academies, has released Volume 4 Issue 1 of its electronic bulletin, the Science Networker. This regular publication gives an insight into NASAC’s and its member academies’ recent work with an outlook of what is planned in the near future.
    Network of African Science Academies (NASAC)
    Release Date: 5 Jul 2017
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