Projects & Programmes

IAP provides funding for projects that impact science globally. Some of these projects are grouped into major IAP programme areas, such as: science education, biosecurity, water, science communication, women in science, young scientists and the activities of the IAP Affiliated Networks.

Topics
  • Biotechnology and Biosecurity 8
  • Careers in Science 14
  • Disaster Risk Reduction 1
  • Health 20
    • Exploring Traditional Medicine 1
    • One Health 1
    • Promoting Health 1
    • Social Determinants of Health 1
    • Urban Health 1
    • Young Physician Leaders 1
  • Science Advice 2
  • Science Education and Science Literacy 23
  • Sustainable Development Goals 17
Activity Type
  • Conference 16
  • Project 51
  • Program 9
  • Topic 6
Project Status
  • Completed 60
  • Ongoing 14
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  • Completed
    Australian Academy of Science, Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies (FASAS) and Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA) conduct a 3-day workshop in Australia to provide training, information and insights into the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) primary school ...
  • May192014
    Completed
    May 19 2014 - May 20 2014
    Improving science communication, championing formal and informal science education (SE) and fostering citizen science literacy are crucial for sustained economic growth and human welfare. Existing national programmes, which have already brought expertise about inquiry-based science education ...
    Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Palazzo Corsini
    Via della Lungara 10, Rome, Italy
  • Completed
    IAP created the Biosecurity Working Group (BWG) in 2004 to bring the scientific and international community together to develop responses to dual use issues in the life sciences. Its first product, the 2005 IAP Statement on Biosecurity was endorsed by more than 70 IAP member academies and ...
  • Completed
    The project will focus on the promotion of engagement of IAP member academies in biosecurity issues, through: education in biosecurity and responsible conduct of science in research community, activities towards raising knowledge on the potential misuse of developments in life sciences, ...
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  • Completed
    Mexican Academy of Sciences with Academies of Science of Brazil and Argentina, this project aims to build the championship by IAP member academies of water management issues in their home countries and share experiences and knowledge, especially on sustainable management of urban water cycles.
  • Completed
    Academy of Sciences of Guatemala, in partnership with the Academia de Ciencias Fisicas, Matematicas y Naturales de Venezuela and the Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences (ACN), this project will establish a working group on surface water management for the region to share research findings and national experiences and share methodologies and technologies used. The project will in particular establish methodologies to evaluate and prevent pollution of surface water and to increase the efficiency of its use.
  • Completed
    IAP helps build the capacities of young academies, particularly those in developing countries, to strengthen their role in providing independent advice to governments on issues of national and global concern. The programme has led to the creation of regional networks of science academies in Africa, the Americas and among member states of the OIC (Organization of the Islamic Conference).
  • The following is a dynamic listing of IAP content organized by topic.  Select a topic from the right sidebar to quickly locate relevant meetings, projects, press releases, programs, articles, statements, reports, forums etc.  This listing does not contain all IAP website content; items ...
  • The following is a dynamic listing of IAP content organized by topic.  Select a topic from the right sidebar to quickly locate relevant meetings, projects, press releases, programs, articles, statements, reports, forums etc.  This listing does not contain all IAP website content; items ...
  • Completed
    Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (DCP3)  is a tool meant to spur discussion and give guidance on efficient ways to purchase health in low-resource settings.The Advisory Committee to the DCP3 Editors (DCP3 ACE) assures quality and intellectual credibility at the highest level of the ...
  • Sep272013
    Completed
    Sep 27 2013
    The National Academies (U.S.), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences of Cuba, the Royal Society, Nigerian Academy of Sciences, Australian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy, and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (Egypt). The major objective of this, ...
  • Completed
    The major objective of this, started in 2011, project is to raise knowledge of the scientific community on biosecurity and risks connected with the misuse of developments in science, especially in the life sciences. It is being achieved by a number of educational and dissemination activities ...
  • Completed
    Led by IAP member Polish Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with US NAS, The Royal Society UK, Nigeria Academy of Sciences and Cuban Academy of Sciences, the major objective of project is to raise knowledge of the scientific community on biosecurity and risks connected with the misuse of developments in science, especially in the life sciences.
  • Completed
    The issue of developing leadership qualities among health professionals and incorporating leadership training programmes into the medical curriculum is lately gaining importance, but still in too few countries.    An independent commission of 20 academic leaders from around the ...