Publications

A number of these publications are the results and products of IAP-supported projects and programmes, implemented by regional networks, and IAP member academies, often following a competitive call for proposals. Links to other (non-IAP funded) publications have also been included in this list which may be of interest to the academic community and the broader public.

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  • IAP for Health and the Academy of Medical Sciences UK have published a report on rapid diagnostic tests which summarises the conclusions of an international meeting held in London on 21 November 2016, to discuss the growth of this technology and how rapid diagnostic tests could be accelerated to become widely adopted globally.
    IAP for Health
    Release Date: 20 Apr 2017
  • Following a symposium on traditional medicine in Beijing, China on 22-24 September 2015, a collection of case studies has been developed into a book.
    IAP for Health
    Release Date: 29 May 2017
  • The Accademia Medica di Roma has published a third report on a project assessing the feasibility for a Health Science Education Programme in compulsory primary schools. The project has been partly co-sponsored by the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy) and has received funds from IAP and IAP for Health.
    Accademia Medica di Roma
    Release Date: 30 Apr 2017
  • This publication addresses up-to-date urban health issues from a systems perspective and provides an appealing integrated urban development strategy based on a 10-year global interdisciplinary research programme created by the International Council for Science (ICSU), and sponsored by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the United Nations University (UNU).
    Gatzweiler, F.W., Zhu, Y.-G., Diez Roux, A.V., Capon, A., Donnelly, C., Salem, G., Ayad, H.M., Speizer, I., Nath, I., Boufford, J.I., Hanaki, K., Rietveld, L.C., Ritchie, P., Jayasinghe, S., Parnell, S., Zhang, Y.
    ISBN: ISBN 978-981-10-3364-3
    Release Date: 20 Apr 2017
  • A new report by the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) on multi- functionality and sustainability in the EU's forests gives advice to European policy-makers on recent scientific knowledge, its relevance to policy and presents concise evidence and conclusions towards important conflicts between the competing demands being made of Europe’s forests and the finite resources and services that they can offer.
    EASAC
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-3-8047-3728-0
    Release Date: 11 May 2017
  • This regional study explored working conditions and obstacles faced by scientists and scholars across all disciplines early in their careers in the context of four countries in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
    Global Young Academy
    ISBN: 978-3-8047-3709-9
    Release Date: 1 Jan 2017
  • An EASAC working group on genome editing recommends that regulators should focus on specific applications of these new techniques rather than attempting to regulate genome editing itself as a new technology.
    Volker ter Meulen, Robin Fears
    Release Date: 4 Apr 2017
  • A new report by the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) on genome editing gives advice to European policy-makers on groundbreaking research involving genome editing and plants, animals, microbes and patients.
    EASAC
    ISBN: 978-3-8047-3727-3
    Release Date: 23 Nov 2016
  • This second report on circular economy by the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) was also published in November 2016.
    EASAC
    ISBN: 978-3-8047-3680-1
    Release Date: 24 Nov 2016
  • 'Priorities for critical materials for a circular economy' is one of two reports in the field of circular economy published by The European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) in November 2016.
    EASAC
    ISBN: 978-3-8047-3679-5
    Release Date: 24 Nov 2016
  • NASAC - The Network of African Science Academies, has released Volume 3 Issue 2 (December 2016) 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.
    Release Date: 13 Mar 2017
  • The Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM), the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and the French Academy of Medicine held a workshop on Human Genome Editing held in Paris on 28 April 2016 supported by funding of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP). The report of this event has now been published.
    FEAM
    Release Date: 10 Mar 2017
  • Produced by the Sudanese National Academy of Sciences through a project funded by IAP and in collaboration with the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, this booklet provides guidelines on inquiry-based science education (IBSE) for teachers and parents. It also introduces a series of 'hands-on' experiments for primary-school aged children that can be carried out using materials that are cheap and locally-available in the two partnering countries.
    Release Date: 1 Feb 2017
  • Peter McGrath (IAP coordinator) presented an article at 'The Eighth Scientific Symposium in Critical Care Medicine' which took place 29-30 October 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia. He introduced the work of the InterAcademy Partnership and its relevance to the symposiums topic: 'New Steps in Critical Care Medicine'.
    Peter McGrath
    Release Date: 4 Nov 2016
  • The Charter of Rome was presented at a meeting on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Florence flood on 11-13 October 2016 in Rome, Italy. It was signed by the President of the meeting host's President Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Alberto Quadrio Curzio, and the IAP Co-Chair Volker ter Meulen.
    Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
    Release Date: 27 Oct 2016
  • The Global Young Academy (GYA) released this policy to provide the perspective of young scientists on the current state of research around municipal solid waste management and the green economy.
    GYA
    Release Date: 28 Sep 2016
  • The Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts has published an article on the debate about the ethical implications of synthetic biology by the coordinator of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Peter McGrath.
    Peter F. McGrath
    ISBN: 978-86-7215-384-2
    Release Date: 27 Sep 2016
  • This report presents the highlights of projects and activities implemented in 2015 by IAP for Science (former global network of science academies) and its affiliated networks.
    Logo Institute
    IAP
    ISBN: ISSN 2313-6235
    Release Date: 22 Sep 2016
  • The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) released a report about the proceedings of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Conference on Science Advice held from 28 February – 1 March 2016, Hermanus, South Africa.
    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
    Release Date: 20 Sep 2016
  • This summary is designed as a record of issues that were discussed during the roundtable on science advisory mechanisms held 26 April 2016. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the consensus opinions of participants at the roundtable or the organizations that provided support for the project, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organisations imply endorsement by the US or UK governments or other sponsors. Biosecure was commissioned to produce this report.
    Logo Institute
    IAP
    Release Date: 19 Sep 2016
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