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GYA Annual General Meeting convenes virtually, members choose new leadership As Co-Chairs for the upcoming year, members chose Michael Saliba and Anindita Bhadra. Announcing Institution
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External review of the draft scoping report for the IPBES nexus assessment now live The external review will be open from 5 June 2020 to 31 July 2020 (8 weeks) Announcing Institution
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Challenges and potential in regenerative medicine: A joint report from EASAC and FEAM In a first-time report, the European Academies of Science (EASAC) and Medicine (FEAM) call upon European lawmakers to protect biomedical science from false claims. Announcing Institution
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The Science Networker - Volume 7 Issue 2 NASAC's electronic e-bulletin, April 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders alumnus awarded a NHMRC Investigator Grant The Australian Government awards Fabien Vincent’s research programme on lupus Announcing Institution
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Preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus guidance Read this free-access article co-authored by IAP Young Physicians Leaders (YPL) alumna Biljana Gjoneska Announcing Institution
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Launch of new IAP website A new design and improved search function: discover the profiles of 140 member academies, 14 ongoing projects and over 200 publications Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Commentary on science-based European recovery post COVID-19, video interview on COVID-19 and Alternative Medicine, virtual Council Meeting, new President and "Packaging Plastics“ publication Announcing Institution
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It's time to improve our knowledge about the systemic nature of urban health Franz Gatzweiler featured in the latest IAP Urban Health video. Announcing Institution
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News from the Global Young Academy (GYA) Annual General Meeting and Conference goes virtual, and other news from GYA Announcing Institution
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IAP and Smithsonian Science Education Center With Support of the World Health Organization Launch New COVID-19 Guide for Youth Read “COVID-19! How can I protect myself and others?,” a new rapid-response guide for youth ages 8–17 Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders Programme 2020 Due to the COVID-19 crisis, IAP will not hold the regular leadership workshop at the World Health Summit in October 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity Discover our new infographic on the impact of neonicotinoids on biodiversity Announcing Institution
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Launch of new IAP project on predatory publishing Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory publishing practices Announcing Institution
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Unsustainability and Pandemics: Exploring the relationship and finding the crucial underlying factor Read the editorial by IAP YPL alumnus Paramdeep Singh on INGSA Announcing Institution
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Depei Liu appointed as IAP representative at the Steering Committee of the Urban Health and Wellbeing programme Suraj Bhattarai, Akinyinka Omigbodun, and Paulo Saldiva are the IAP experts selected for the programme’s Scientific Committee. Announcing Institution
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New TWAS Plus issue is out TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 3 - May 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP congratulates Sir Adrian Smith for being confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society Adrian Smith is a distinguished statistician, for which he was elected a Fellow in 2001. Announcing Institution
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Arctic warming and microbial threats: Perspectives from IAP and EASAC following an international academies’ workshop A new workshop report by IAP sheds light on existing and possible future risks of harmful infectious agents emerging from thawing permafrost and ice in the Arctic region Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations: IPBES workshop on biodiversity and pandemics IPBES will organize a virtual platform workshop on the link between biodiversity and pandemics, from 27-31 July 2020. Announcing Institution
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South Korea holds webinars on how to contain COVID-19 Webinars will be available in Korean, English and Russian. Announcing Institution
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Open Letter to the UN: Health Inequity during the Pandemic: A Cry for Ethical Global Leadership IAP signed a letter to the UN about the escalating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among already vulnerable and marginalized populations worldwide Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 Stimulus Measures Must Save Lives, Protect Livelihoods, and Safeguard Nature to Reduce the Risk of Future Pandemics A guest article by the three co-chairs of the IPBES Global Assessment Report, together with IPBES nexus assessment scoping expert Peter Daszak Announcing Institution
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TWAS and IsDB launch COVID-19 research grant Deadline to apply is 4 June 2020 Announcing Institution
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Global Academy Network Condemns US decision to Halt WHO funding Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Any disruption to the WHO’s operating budget amidst the COVID-19 pandemic threatens its ability to perform its critical role of coordinating the international medical and scientific response to the virus Announcing Institution
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What does it mean to be immunocompromised? And why does this increase your risk of coronavirus? The Conversation published an article by YPL Alumnus Fabien Vincent Announcing Institution
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Scientific Advice during Pandemics: Exploring the role of Clinicians Read an editorial by YPL Alumnus Paramdeep Singh Announcing Institution
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TWAS, G-Science academies and NASAC endorse the IAP Communique on COVID-19 Read their statements on our dedicated webpage. Announcing Institution
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Addressing the social determinants of global mental health in the Sustainable Development Goals era A new report from our workshop with the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2019 Announcing Institution
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How are academies responding to COVID-19? Many IAP member academies around the world are playing their own part in national or regional initiatives Announcing Institution
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UNESCO Open Science online survey Scientists, publishers, science policy makers and anyone with experience and interest in Open Science can contribute to the global discussion Announcing Institution
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Crop biotechnology for sustainable agriculture in the face of climate crisis Read the editorial on Plant Biotechnology Reports Announcing Institution
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An online, open-access COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Resource Platform The ICGEB COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Resource Page provides information on procedures and essential reagents that can be developed ‘in house’, without bought in kits Announcing Institution
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World academies call for global solidarity on COVID-19 pandemic The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges countries to collaborate, use and share science-based information, and help the developing world Announcing Institution
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Pan-Africanism: a new model of higher education internationalisation Read an article by IAP Africa Science Policy Fellow Shaheen Motala-Timol Announcing Institution
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New TWAS Plus issue is out TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 2 - March 2020 Announcing Institution
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Let’s celebrate the International Day of Forests IAP published a set of evidence-based measures aimed not only at protecting forests worldwide, but also fighting climate change Announcing Institution
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Machine learning for rapid triaging of Covid-19 at the front door of hospitals: request for data Researchers at the University of Oxford and Harvard School of Public Health are seeking to collaborate with clinicians globally who have access to laboratory data of patients with Covid-19 Announcing Institution
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IAP stands side-by-side with science in the fight against coronavirus The COVID-19 pandemic affects us all Announcing Institution
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IAP Secretariat and COVID-19 Critical situation in Italy means teleworking for IAP staff Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders Alumna on Nature Medicine Tolu Oni's "Future-proofing health and health-proofing the future of cities" Announcing Institution
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IAP neonicotinoids report at the World Biodiversity Forum The conference included a session on Neonicotinoids and their impact on ecosystem services for agriculture and biodiversity in Africa Announcing Institution
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ASSAf Statement on the Implications of the Novel Coronavirus in South Africa The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) released a statement on COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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Piloting the Fusion of Civilization Education Curriculum in Pakistan ECO Science Foundation piloted a module of the Fusion of One Belt One Road (OBOR) Civilizations Curriculum Announcing Institution
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Vacancies at UN Technology Bank: Academy Development Specialists and Programme Assistant The UN Technology Bank is seeking two Academy Development Specialists and a Programme Assistant Announcing Institution
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Interdisciplinary research in epidemic preparedness and response A new report by IAP, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Medical Research Council Announcing Institution
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"Working with Big Ideas of Science Education" in Russian Download the Russian version of this book for free Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Alumnus elected as TED2020 Senior Fellow Edsel Salvana joins the 2020 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows Announcing Institution
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ESOF2020 programme unveiled From 5 to 9 July Trieste, Italy, will host the EuroScience Open Forum Announcing Institution
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Let’s celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science IAP recognises the power, contributions and importance of women and girls in science Announcing Institution