Here you can find the latest news from the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and its international network.
Call for nominations - Christian Merieux Prize 2024The Institut de France’s Christophe and Rodolphe Mérieux Foundation awards an annual scientific Prize to support research on infectious diseases in developing countries and teams working permanently in the field in these countries.Announcing Institution
IPBES online dialogue workshop to increase synergies and collaborationAn online dialogue workshop with national and (sub)regional platforms and networks engaging with IPBES will take place on 23 June 2023. The objective is to explore efforts to increase synergies and collaboration in supporting the implementation of the IPBES rolling work programme up to 2030 and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.Announcing Institution
‘The Future of Research Evaluation: A Synthesis of Current Debates and Developments’The Global Young Academy (GYA), the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Science Council (ISC) Centre for Science Futures have released a synthesis paper which sets out the major drivers, opportunities and challenges for research evaluation reform and collates illustrative examples of change happening at global, regional, national and institutional levels. The paper is intended to serve as a prospectus for in-depth conversations with stakeholders including the global research community itself.Announcing Institution
Advancing multi-sectoral and life-course approaches in mental health research In AfricaThe Academy of Medical Sciences UK and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) published the findings from their most recent collaboration. The reports are based on two workshops from November 2022 that focused on mental health research and supporting career development in countries across Africa including South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia and Nigeria. Announcing Institution
IAP announces the publication of its 2021 Annual ReportIn 2021, the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) supported 77 meetings and 35 publications, and provided a collective, supportive mechanism for academies to further strengthen their crucial roles as providers of evidence-based policy and adviceAnnouncing Institution
The online registration system for COP27 is openThe ultimate objective of all agreements under the UNFCCC is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system, in a time frame which allows ecosystems to adapt naturally and enables sustainable developmentAnnouncing Institution
2022 Call for applications: TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and Postdoctoral researchThe World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)—a programme unit of UNESCO, based in Trieste, Italy—promotes scientific capacity and excellence in the global South through a series of programmes and opportunities offered to scientists, including research grants, awards, fellowships and workshops. Eleven Nobel Prize laureates are Fellows of the Academy.Announcing Institution