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COVID-19 and Human Health Behavior: Impacts and Trends Watch the recording of the panel Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile mapping survey The results of the survey will be used to populate a searchable database on the new Science in Exile website - a useful tool both for scientists seeking support and protection, and organizations looking to create partnerships Announcing Institution
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IAP infographic at the IPBES8 Stakeholder Days E-Posters session The infographic released with the IAP Statement on Protection of Marine Environments is available online Announcing Institution
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World Oceans Day: we must protect marine environments 'The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods' is the theme of the United Nations World Oceans Day 2021, celebrated all around the world on 8 June Announcing Institution
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World academies call for protection of marine environments The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges world leaders to improve ocean health by stopping habitat destruction and the spread of environmental contaminants, fighting climate change and overexploitation, and adopting evidence-based policies Announcing Institution
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UN Technology Bank and The Network of African Science Academies support the launch of the Academy of Sciences in Malawi “Academies play a vital role in their national and global community” said IAP President Richard Catlow Announcing Institution
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Do you have an idea for a chemistry project tackling climate action? Share it and win €25,000 Submit your project to the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Action Challenge Announcing Institution
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The science of immunisation Discover the Australian Academy of Science's new and updated guide Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL alumnus appointed as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the WHO Paramdeep Singh joins the clinical diagnosis, imaging and microscopy cross-cutting sub-group of the WHO Diagnostic Technical Advisory Group (DTAG) for Neglected Tropical Diseases Announcing Institution
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IAP co-chair Cherry Murray appointed to the UN TFM 10-member group The group will advise the UN on unleashing the power of technology for development Announcing Institution
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Science diplomacy: the Impact Story of S4D4C The S4D4C website and all its content remain online until April 2025 Announcing Institution
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2021 IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) announcement Nominations will be accepted from members of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the ‘M8 Alliance’ of Academic centres Announcing Institution
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Sustainable worldwide collaboration to respond to ongoing inequities and health emergencies Read the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) Statement to the 74th World Health Assembly Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile supports at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists A recent workshop pushes this initiative into a new phase Announcing Institution
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New Food Systems Summit Briefs by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Download the 5 policy briefs based on the previous reports for the Food, Nutrition Security and Agriculture (FNSA) project Announcing Institution
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Yves Quéré Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) Pilot Centre A new centre in Malaysia teaches science through hands on techniques and activities Announcing Institution
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The Forum for Genetic Research from the Swiss Academies of Natural Sciences launches a COVID-19 web portal The web portal answers important questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. It puts together the latest information on the effect, functioning, development and approval of the vaccines Announcing Institution
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GYA publications reveal the challenges faced by early-career researchers The Global Young Academy's output and activities in early 2021 include the following publications and conference events Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) New joint publications of European science academy networks on international health data sharing and decarbonising the health sector, join webinars for discussion! Announcing Institution
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How to strengthen COVID-19 research Read the new communiqué from the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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Highlights of IAP Survey on Predatory Journals and Conferences out now Researchers around the world share their perspectives on predatory practices Announcing Institution
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A million-dose success for Nepal: insights from Nepal’s national vaccine deployment plan against COVID-19 Read the article co-authored by IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumnus Suraj Bhattarai Announcing Institution
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Smithsonian Science Education Center and IAP, with support of the WHO, launch new vaccine guide for youth Download "Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines?" Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow joins Depei Liu as IAP Co-President Outgoing President Volker ter Meulen appointed as Special Advisor Announcing Institution
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World Immunization Week: check our new infographic on COVID-19 vaccines and fight vaccine hesitancy with IAP Discover IAP's new communication and outreach tools and use them to explain how #VaccinesWork Announcing Institution
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IsDB-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women Early-career female researchers from 21 least developed member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are eligible for an ambitious new postdoctoral programme offered by IsDB and TWAS Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile: join the Interim Steering Committee or one of our task teams Members of an Interim Steering Committee and co-leads of working groups will help take forward the TWAS-IAP-ISC initiative Announcing Institution
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300 students in Benin learn how to protect themselves and their communities from COVID-19 The SSEC-WHO-IAP guide COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? is making a difference Announcing Institution
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A global science agenda on risk Fill this ISC-UNDRR-IRDR survey in and help develop a global science agenda on risk Announcing Institution
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Science diplomacy: a key tool and method for building partnerships, equity and equality Read Fast and Slow Issues in Science Diplomacy: Towards an Equitable Global Metis of Science Diplomacy Announcing Institution
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Applications are open for the 2021 AAAS-TWAS course on science diplomacy The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, DC, USA, and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste, Italy, are seeking candidates to participate in the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy to be held online from 30 August to 3 September 2021 Announcing Institution
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An Advisory Mechanism for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) IAP Biosecurity Working Group members have been invited to participate in two workshops on the Modalities of a Scientific Advisory Process for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC). Announcing Institution
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Regional and Global Perspectives on Climate Change and Health: Focusing on Solutions Watch the recording of the IAP online session and download the slides Announcing Institution
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Reflecting Sunlight: Recommendations for Solar Geoengineering Research and Research Governance Read the new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Announcing Institution
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Climate change, biodiversity and data for health emergencies: read the new G7 Science Academies statements The national science academies of the G7 nations launched their science agenda ahead of the G7 leaders’ summit in the UK in June Announcing Institution
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Countering Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy: watch the IAP Webinar Discover the science behind the different COVID-19 vaccines and how to counter vaccine hesitancy Announcing Institution
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The Gender Dimension of Refugee and Displaced Scientists Watch the recording of GenderInSITE-TWAS-IAP session Announcing Institution
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2021 TWAS Awards to women scientists Sustainability science, medical sciences, and biological sciences Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumnus awarded by the The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Foundation Raymond Francis Sarmiento is among the TOYM 2020 honorees Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 threatens to lead to a “lost generation” of researchers, say international scholar networks The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Global Young Academy (GYA) lay out recommendations to mitigate the harms of COVID-19 and seize on the opportunities to improve higher education systems around the world Announcing Institution
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Let's celebrate International Women's Day Discover the history of women's day and this year's theme, join us to discuss the Gender Dimension of Refugee and Displaced Scientists and download our books Announcing Institution
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Science education: purpose, methods, ideas and teaching resources Discover the best method of teaching science and download free teaching resources Announcing Institution
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Call for submissions: 17th International Conference on Urban Health Abstracts are invited by 9 April 2021 Announcing Institution
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IPBES' sustainable use of wild species assessment Save the date: 15 April to 10 June 2021 Announcing Institution
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IAP at the World Academy of Art and Science conference IAP Science co-chair Krishan Lal and IAP Coordinator Peter McGrath will join the conference on 17 and 18 February Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) IAP will deliver policy briefs based on the Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture project reports and identify experts to engage in dialogue events Announcing Institution
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The Office for Climate Education becomes a UNESCO Category 2 Centre Announcing Institution
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UNTFHS-WAAS-IAP survey on Human Security The deadline for completion of the survey is 28 February 2021. Announcing Institution