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IAP Young Scientists 2013 The nomination process is now closed. Submissions by IAP Member Academies are currently under review by the World Economic Forum and successful candidates will be contacted in due course. Announcing Institution
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Happy International Day on Biodiversity - 22 May 2013 Water and Biodiversity is the theme for International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) in 2013. Follow the link for more information and recent results of IAP-funded projects ... Announcing Institution
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The 3rd International Conference for Young Scientists and General Assembly of the Global Young Academy (GYA) takes place from 15 - 18 May 2013 ... The 3rd International Conference for Young Scientists and General Assembly of the Global Young Academy (GYA) will be held from the 15-18 May 2013, hosted by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany, with support from IAP. At the same time, the GYA is pioneering a global initiative for improving the Global State of Young Scientists. See related press releases ... Announcing Institution
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Grand Challenges in Science Education Science publishes this month a special issue on "Grand Challenges in Science Education", a critical set of the problems and exciting opportunities now facing science education on a global level. Download the editorial by Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief ... Announcing Institution
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WCRP Africa Climate Conference, 15-18 October 2013: registration open Announcing Institution
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Linking science and diplomacy Announcing Institution
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Women Scientists of the Americas: their inspiring stories Announcing Institution
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World Water Day Announcing Institution
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IAP Conference and General Assembly, 24-27 February 2013 Announcing Institution
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Happy 2013! Happy International Year of Water Cooperation! Announcing Institution
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Science: Responsible Research Conduct Announcing Institution
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GYA issues Statement on Making Open Science Possible Announcing Institution
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IANAS-OWSD Prize Announcing Institution
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Rutherford Memorial Lecture 2012 Announcing Institution
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ASSAf Scientific Writing Workshop Announcing Institution
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Science as an open enterprise Announcing Institution
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GYA - Call for Members 2012 Announcing Institution
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Enhancing Water Management Capacity in a Changing World Science Academies Working Together to Increase Global Access to Water and Sanitation ... São Paulo, Brazil, 25-28 June 2012 Announcing Institution
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IAP Statement on Population and Consumption Announcing Institution
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GYA Sandton Declaration on Sustainability Announcing Institution
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IAMP and Young Physician Leaders Announcing Institution
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GYA General Assembly 2012 comes to closure ... Announcing Institution
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International Conference on Developing IBSE: New Issues Announcing Institution
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People and the Planet The combination of changes in population and current levels of consumption is likely to have far reaching and long-lasting consequences for the finite planet and will impact on future generations as well as our own. These impacts raise serious concerns and challenges us to consider the relationship between people and the planet. Read the latest Report published by the Royal Society ... Announcing Institution
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TWAS and OWSD Fellowship Programmes and other Opportunities Announcing Institution
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Symposium on Shaping the Future of Young Academies Announcing Institution
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Science Communication Workshop, Seoul, Korea Announcing Institution
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Happy World Water Day! 22 March 2012 Announcing Institution
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IAP/TWAS/AAAS Workshop on Science Education, Vancouver 2012 Announcing Institution
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Regional Capacity Building Workshop 2012 A regional workshop for science academies in Central and Eastern Europe will be hosted by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in Minsk, 11 - 12 June 2012 Announcing Institution
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If you want to win the game, you must join in An IAP Young Scientist gives a personal view on why governments ignore scientific advice, in an article in Nature. Announcing Institution
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NASAC-IAP-OWSD Women for Science Follow-up Workshop Reporting of the Wfs working-group on the progress made in implementing the recommendations in their respective academies Announcing Institution
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The Network of Academies of Science in the Islamic Countries (NASIC) Newsletter Read recent news on workshops, and fellowship programmes implemented by the Network of Academies of Science in the Islamic Countries (NASIC) Announcing Institution
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IAP Flyer 2011 Download the flyer on IAP ... Announcing Institution
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4th IAP Young Scientists Conference, 2011 Follow the link to reports, video interviews and the photo gallery to learn more about the outcomes of this year's events, and the impact on the participating IAP Young Scientists ... Announcing Institution
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Science as a Public Enterprise Call for evidence for a project coordinated by The Royal Society on "Science as a Public Enterprise" via an online questionnaire ... The deadline has been extended until 15 October 2011 for IAP Member Academies to participate ... Announcing Institution
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GYA - call for new members The Global Young Academy (GYA) has opened its 2011 call for new members ... Announcing Institution
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"Neuroscience: implications for education and lifelong learning" Report The Royal Society, UK, published a report in February on "Neuroscience: implications for education and lifelong learning". Announcing Institution
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Inquiry-Based Science Education: increasing participation of girls in science in sub-Saharan Africa - launch of a booklet for policy makers The booklet is a product of the workshop on Inquiry-Based Science Education (IBSE) organized by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in partnership with NASAC, the Organisation of Women Scientists for the Developing World (OWSDW) and the Gender Advisory Board of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UNCSTD) in Pretoria, in May 2010. Announcing Institution
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The Young Academy Movement Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science, illustrates in the Editorial (vol 332, 15 April 2011) the “Global Young Academy” initiatives which are helping to forge new organizations of young scientists in many more nations, based on the original model of “Die Junge Akademie” in Germany. Announcing Institution
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Knowledge, Networks and Nations, a new report from The Royal Society ... A survey of the global scientific landscape in 2011 Announcing Institution
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EASAC and Synthetic Biology The advent of synthetic biology, with its aim of creating living systems out of non-living materials, is as exciting as any biological advance of recent decades, and has much to offer, socially as well as scientifically... Announcing Institution
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Challenges and Opportunities for Education on Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences The report is an outcome of the Workshop on Promoting Dual Use Education in the Life Sciences organized by the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw in November 2009 ... Announcing Institution
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Innovations in Science and Technology in Developing Countries Announcing Institution
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Research Integrity IAP's recent initiative - striving to develop, publicise and uphold standards for dealing with misconduct in science... Announcing Institution