New TWAS Plus issue is out - Vol. 4, No. 2

The new bimonthly bulletin – TWAS Plus – provides important Academy news and opportunities in a bright, easy-to-use format for a diverse global audience that ranges from TWAS fellows to early career researchers.

TOP STORY: As with all countries, the Arab countries face a range of challenges, many linked to science. But are they ready to address the challenges? What should they do to achieve a greater impact? For the new issue of the TWAS Newsletter, we interviewed three important leaders: TWAS Fellow Adnan Shihab-Eldin, director general of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences; Rafia Ghubash, president of the Arab Network for Women, Science and Technology, hosted by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt; and Mostafa el Feki, director of the Bibliotheca, which also hosts the TWAS Arab Regional Office.

Postdocs from sub-Saharan Africa can work with German scientists through the TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visit Programme.
Deadline: 31 March.

Scientists, policymakers, diplomats and others are encouraged to apply for the next AAAS/TWAS Science Diplomacy workshop. Deadline: 9 April.

TWAS research grants are available now for young scientists and research units from S&T-lagging countries. Deadline: 11 May.

The latest issue and all archived bulletins are available here.