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Women in science subject of ASSAf report The inclusion and participation of women in science are addressed in a report that will be launched by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) on 29 February 2016. Announcing Institution
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IAP Conference on Science Advice and General Assembly 2016 Announcing Institution
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IAP's Science Education Programme (SEP) Profiles of SEP Global Council Members are now available. The next meeting of the Global Council takes place in Santiago, Chile, in conjunction with an international conference on “Improving the Learning of Biology and Related Sciences at the Pre-University Level”, from 14-15 April 2016 .... Announcing Institution
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IAP's international conference running from 28 February - 2 March, looks at how science can boost sustainable growth Scientists from around the world will meet in Hermanus, South Africa, to discuss how best science can guide sustainable development globally ... Announcing Institution
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UNEP encourages outstanding independent scientists to apply for a vacancy in 'International Waters' that will become available in July 2016 Follow the link to the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel – Global Environment Facility (GEF) announcement (deadline 18 March 2016) ... Announcing Institution
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IAP projects and activities in 2016 IAP has awarded financial support to a number of activities implemented by its regional networks of academies and individual member academies, thanks to IAP's principal donor, the Government of Italy ... Announcing Institution
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Responsible Research Conduct A new teaching guide - 'Doing Global Science: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise' released ... Announcing Institution
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UNISDR Science and Technology Conference, Geneva The meeting, which brought together more than 700 researchers and other stakeholders, aimed at developing a roadmap on how best science and technology can help achieve the implementation of the 2015 Sendai Framework ... Announcing Institution
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IAP and Disaster Risk Reduction at the UNISDR Conference in Geneva The Conference on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 will promote and support the availability and application of science and technology to decision-making in Disaster Risk Reduction ... Announcing Institution
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Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services The fourth session of the Platform's Plenary (IPBES-4) will be held from 22 - 28 February 2016, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Follow the link for updates related to the Plenary and the work programme of IPBES and related deadlines for inputs ... Announcing Institution
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TWAS 2016 Prizes - Call for nominations The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is seeking nominations ... Announcing Institution
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IAP SEP Chair at Vatican Workshop Pontifical Academy of Sciences hosted a workshop on the challenge of education in November 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Jobs of the Future What will a science career look like in 2030? A blog from Naturejobs ... Announcing Institution
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Realising African renaissance through science-policy dialogue on climate change adaptation and resilience ... NASAC and IOC-UNESCO organised a joint side event at the Africa Pavilion at the main venue of the COP21 at Le Bourget, France in December 2015. The event addressed the critical needs for Africa to invest in home grown Science and appropriate Blue and Green Technologies towards poverty alleviation and sustainable development ... Announcing Institution
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Gain of function: experimental applications relating to potentially pandemic pathogens A report by EASAC - the affiliated network of IAP for Europe - which provides valuable science-based advice to European and worldwide policy-makers ... Announcing Institution
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The Royal Society and the Promotion of Science since 1960 In a new publication, author Peter Collins shows how the Society addressed the challenges posed by the astounding growth of science and by escalating interactions between science and daily life ... Announcing Institution
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Young Scientists @ WSF 2015 Report from the World Science Forum, Budapest, November 2015 and videos of presentations ... Announcing Institution
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Developments in science and technology that impact the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) A review, published today, ensures that the most up to date scientific advice in the area of biosciences is available to assist policy makers in preparing for the 8th BWC Review Conference, which takes in place December 2016 ... Announcing Institution
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Human Gene Editing Summit at the US National Academy of Sciences The International Summit on Human Gene Editing, which took place 1-3 December 2015 in Washington, DC., has published a Summit Statement ... Announcing Institution
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Leading science groups urge global accord on Open Data in a Big Data World Science International 2015 launches a campaign for "Open Data in a Big Data World" at Science Forum South Africa in Pretoria
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Celebrating Einstein An international conference organized by the Albanian Academy of Sciences in Tirana ... Announcing Institution
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World antibiotics awareness week The World Health Organization-sponsored campaign aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance ... Announcing Institution
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Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 The call for abstracts and online registration for the UNISDR Science and Technology Conference to be held in Geneva, 27-29 January 2016, is now open ... Announcing Institution
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Technology + Society = ? Future An international conference is being organized by the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts from 19 - 20 May 2016 in Podgorica. The call for abstracts is now open ... Announcing Institution
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Fresh Scientific Eyes on the Refugee Crisis Young scientists invited by the Global Young Academy (GYA) to develop a vision document based on the latest evidence ... Announcing Institution
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Online registration for the International Summit on "Human Gene Editing", Washington, D.C. is now open The summit will take place from 1-3 December 2015, in Washington, DC and is organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Royal Society, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine ... Announcing Institution
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Tne Enabling Power of Science at the World Science Forum (WSF) 50 early career researchers from 30 different countries convened by IAP, WAYS, ICORSA, GYA and UNESCO gathered in Budapest, Hungary, to analyse challenges and opportunities facing young scientists globally ... Announcing Institution
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IAP Conference on Science Advice and GA, Hermanus 2016 The online registration for the IAP Conference and General Assembly is now open. IAP and IAMP members are invited to register! Closing date - 16 November 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) NASAC has recently published reports on "Open Access", based on a consultative forum held in Kenya in January 2015, and "Mainstreaming Gender in Science Education", based on a workshop which took place in May 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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The voice of young scientists at European Commission discussions The Global Young Academy (GYA) will represent young scientists at "Inequality of Climate Change' - a meeting co-organized by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW) in Berlin, 21 October 2015 .. Announcing Institution
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Science International - a new series of annual meetings Working towards an international accord on big data/open data ... Announcing Institution
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InterAcademy Partnership advances The Joint Session of the IAP and IAMP Executive Committees and the IAC Board took place on 28- 29 September 2015 in New Delhi, India, hosted by the India National Science Academy (INSA) ... Announcing Institution
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The importance of academies of science UNESCO's recent country profile in STI policy on Rwanda contains an article by the IAP/IAMP Coordinator on the strength of academies of science in mobilizing scientists to play a leading role in society and development ... Announcing Institution
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Call for abstracts for the Science, Health, Environment and Risk (SHER) Regional Workshop, Jakarta, Indonesia The Workshop, 8-9 December 2015, is hosted by the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI). The deadline for submission of abstracts is 9 October 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Women in Science and Technology in Asia IAP's Affiliated Regional Network in Asia, AASSA, has published a report based on the analysis of the results of a survey of the current situation of women in science in AASSA member countries ... Announcing Institution
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Christophe Merieux Prize 2016 Each year the Institut de France’s Christophe and Rodolphe Mérieux Foundation awards a Scientific "Grand Prize" known as the “Christophe Mérieux Prize” to support
research into infectious diseases in developing countries. This Prize is exclusively destined to researchers whose activity is permanently exercised in such countries. The deadline for nominations is 6 November 2015 ...
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Recommendations to Policymakers on Changing Disease Patterns, and Biotechnology released ... IAP;s affiliated regional network for Africa - NASAC - issues two booklets with recommendations to policy makers. Visit the publications page for more information ... Announcing Institution
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UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Call for Abstracts for the Poster Session scheduled to take place from 27-29 January 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland is now open. Follow the link for detailed guidelines and deadline for submissions ...
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Biological and Toxic Weapons IAP, through the activities of its Biosecurity Working Group, has been providing inputs into the 2015 Meeting of Experts of the UN Biological Weapons Convention ... Announcing Institution
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The Annual Report 2014 The report, now available online, contains highlights of projects and activities implemented in 2014 by IAP and its member academies and affiliated networks ... Announcing Institution
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IAP and disaster risk reduction International disaster risk experts meet in London at The Royal Society ... Announcing Institution
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Communiqué on climate change Announcing Institution
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Call for proposals to the IPBES Matchmaking Facility Announcing Institution
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AASSA Statement on Earthquake in Nepal Including a call for the rebuilding of the region’s educational institutions and research bodies engaged in S&T ... Announcing Institution
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IAC Hosts Workshop on Realizing a Sustainable Energy Future Announcing Institution
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Helping African science academies build policy clout In an article by SciDev.Net, the African Science Academies Development Agenda (ASADA) will address this issue. ASADA - the next stage of ASADI - will be led from within Africa by the Network of African Science Academies made up of all 27 academies on the continent ... Announcing Institution
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Solve local problems first, writes the President of the Indian National Science Academy in Nature (vol. 521) ... Indian science suffers, today more than ever, from government apathy. This is exacerbated by the fact that India tries to run on the same track as the most developed countries and the best endowed institutes in the world ... Announcing Institution
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Abel Prize 2016 The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters opens the call for nominations for the Abel Prize 2016 ... Announcing Institution
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Science, Health, Environment, Risk ... The report on SHER (Science, Health, Environment, Risk) Communication in Asia with a special focus on science festivals following the KAST-ASM-INSA-IAP International Symposium in October 2014, New Delhi, India, is now available. The report brings together abstracts and presentations focused on biotechnology and sustainable agriculture from different countries in the region ... Announcing Institution