IANAS Workshop on the Science Funding Landscape in Central and South America

Yvan GuindonPresident, RSC: The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada

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Title of proposalIANAS Workshop on the Science Funding Landscape in Central and South America
Partners (IAP member organizations) RSC: The Academy of the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences of Canada, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Academia Mexicana de Ciencias, Academia de Ciencias Medicas, Físicas y Naturales de Guatemala, US National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Key words (8 max)grantsmanship support; building scientific capacity; strengtening interacademy relationships
Requested budget (US$)30,000
Project duration4 days
Summary (200 word max.)The Capacity Building Committee of the InterAmerican Network of Academies Sciences (IANAS) seeks to organize a workshop in 2009 under the auspices of the Academy of Sciences of Guatemala to acquaint the scientific academies of the region with regional and international funding organizations and opportunities. The objective is to create a forum in which the academic scientific leadership of the targeted countries can increase the linkages among their academies, while concurrently providing this scientific leadership with grantsmanship support to optimize the likelihood of success in national and international partnership programs.
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