New TWAS Plus issue is out - Vol. 4, No. 1

Fri, January 19, 2018

TOP STORY: Argentine geoscientist and TWAS Fellow Victor Ramos has spent his illustrious career researching the complex history of South America’s ancient landscapes and probing the origins of the Andes, the world’s longest mountain range. Ramos' pioneering work has helped Andes communities prepare for hazards such as floods, earthquakes and landslides. Now, he is the winner of the 2017 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize, the Academy's most prestigious award.

TWAS Prizes are awarded in nine fields to researchers who have worked in a developing country for at least a decade. Apply now! Deadline: 15 March.

The Academy is seeking nominations for the TWAS-Siwei Cheng Prize in Economic Sciences, granted to an economist in the developing world. Deadline: 15 March.

Postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa can apply to go on a three-month ‘Cooperation Visit’ to an institute in Germany. Deadline: 31 March.

Get a jump start on applying for the CAS-TWAS President's PhD Fellowship. Up to 200 scholars will be sponsored to study in China. Deadline: 31 March.

The latest issue and all archived bulletins are available here.