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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 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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Launch of new IAP project on predatory publishing Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory publishing practices 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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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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TWAS and IsDB launch COVID-19 research grant Deadline to apply is 4 June 2020 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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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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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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New TWAS Plus issue is out TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 2 - March 2020 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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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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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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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
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IAP in Friends of Europe's Debating Security Plus DS+ report highlights IAP's work on bio-threats Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Alumna awarded the Dean Jacques Parisot Medicine Prize Young Physician Leader Hélène Rossinot gets recognition for "Aidants, ces invisibles" Announcing Institution
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New publication: S.O.S. Booklet for Global Young Scholars Facing the Scientific and Ethical Challenges of the Modern Age Announcing Institution
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International Commission on the Clinical Use of Human Germline Genome Editing IAP nominated 3 speakers for its 2nd meeting, watch the webcast here Announcing Institution
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Global network of science academies launches a landmark study on 'Climate Change and Health' IAP and Leopoldina embark on a new project to fill in critical gaps in our knowledge of the effects of climate change on human health Announcing Institution
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The Academy of Medical Sciences and The Lancet International Health Lecture 2019 Follow the livestream from 18.30 (UK time) on 27 November 2019 Announcing Institution
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Young Academies declare joint principles and issue calls to action 'Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Young Academies' launched at the World Science Forum Announcing Institution
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IAP at the World Science Forum 2019 Join us in Budapest to support young scientists and discuss on Science, Ethics and Responsibility Announcing Institution
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Young Physician Leaders, Respect and Dialogue and Climate Change and Health: IAP at the WHS At the World Health Summit 2019 IAP welcomed a new cohort of outstanding young health professionals and presented some of its latest projects Announcing Institution
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Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture The new study by IAP and NASAC was presented in Ghana during AMASA15 Announcing Institution
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African Food Security at risk from neonicotinoids A new study by IAP and NASAC examines the implications of neonicotinoid insecticide use for ecosystem services and sustainable agriculture in Africa Announcing Institution
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IAP announces the publication of its 2018 Annual Report This publication (free to download) provides an overview of IAP activities in 2018 Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Alumnus Edsel Salvana featured on Forbes Magazine He dressed up as plague doctor to call attention to polio and measles outbreaks in the Philippines Announcing Institution
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Landscaping the coordination of national role-players and activities toward SDG #6 in South Africa The ASSAf-IAP-DWS workshop was held on 23 and 24 July 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa Announcing Institution
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Sustainability Research and Innovation 2020: Call for Session Proposals Now Open Submit your session proposal to the first SRI (Brisbane, Australia, 14-17 June 2020) Announcing Institution
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New book by IAP YPL Alumna Hélène Rossinot 'Aidants, ces invisibles' deals with caregivers’ role in our society and health systems Announcing Institution
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Contribute in Friends of Europe's Debating Security Plus Join the conversation on ‘Bio-threats and bioterrorism’ Announcing Institution
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Understanding and responding to global health risks from microbial threats in the Arctic US NASEM, EASAC, and IAP are convening a workshop on 6-7 November 2019 in Herrenhausen, Germany. Announcing Institution
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6th Multidisciplinary research in epidemic preparedness and response workshop The Academy of Medical Sciences, IAP and the Medical Research Council convened a policy workshop on 2-3 October 2019. Announcing Institution
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Meet the next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders The YPL programme will take place on 24-29 October 2019 in conjunction with the World Health Summit. Announcing Institution
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Chemists Learn Role of Ethics and Policy in Ensuring Chemical Security A news article by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) about the latest Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists Worshop Announcing Institution
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VIDEO: Improving the lives of those who are most affected by climate change The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) focuses on health issues and participates in the IAP Urban Health Working Group.
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Call for nominations: Christophe Mérieux Prize 2020 500,000 Euros to support research into infectious diseases in developing countries. Deadline: 18 November 2019 Announcing Institution
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Growing concern, rising awareness Early-career scientists often have little exposure to the potentially harmful uses of chemistry and biology. An intensive workshop in Trieste, Italy – organised by OPCW, IAP and TWAS – is seeking to change that. Announcing Institution
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“Urban living affects dramatically human health,” explains Prof. Saldiva in the latest IAP Urban Health video Paulo Saldiva, Professor of Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of São Paulo, is a member of the IAP Urban Health Working group and in this short video explains how urban living affects human health. Announcing Institution
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IAP at the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention This year, the Meeting of Experts of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) ran from 31 July to 2 August. As in previous years, IAP was represented there, and once again, events were organised in collaboration with the US National Academies of Science, Medicine and Engineering (US NASEM). Announcing Institution
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Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants - Round 5 Open The awards provide up to £25,000 over one year to support collaborations between developing countries and the UK and to hold networking events aimed at addressing global challenges. Announcing Institution
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Call for Global Young Academy membership The 2020 call for new members to join the Global Young Academy in 2020 is now open. Announcing Institution