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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) 2022 cohort
  • Health
The IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) are here to make the world a better place The latest YPL cohort met during the World Health Summit (WHS) Regional Meeting 2022 Announcing Institution
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Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme
  • Health
IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo becomes fellow of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Fellowship Kofi Annan was a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1997 and 2006, and the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation, which seeks to mobilise political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Principles, gaps and challenges of biorisk management: read the new WHO publication Examples of biorisk management tools and mechanisms for different stakeholders highlighted in the document include the Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines for Codes of Conduct for Scientists Announcing Institution
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Submit your application to join the Advisory Committee of the Network for Emergent Socio-Scientific Thinking The Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) is seeking candidates Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) reaches 5,000 followers on Twitter IAP's social media presence keeps growing Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow
  • Sustainable Development Goals
"There's never been a more important time for the development of scientific expertise," says IAP co-president Catlow in a new video In May 2022, Richard Catlow, co-presient of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), visited Trieste, Italy Announcing Institution
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Andy Haines
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
"The impacts of climate change on health are large and they are going to be bigger as we go forward," says Andy Haines on new IAP report We talked to Andy Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and co-chair of the IAP project, about the new IAP report 'Health in the Climate Emergency: a global perspective' Announcing Institution
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climate change and health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate change threatens people's health dramatically but solutions are within reach, say the world’s academies in a new report New global report of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow
  • Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP co-president Sir Richard Catlow visits the IAP Trieste Secretariat Catlow also met TWAS Ed Romain Murenzi and joined an ICTP event on basic sciences Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Alumni awarded an IAP Competitive Grant The YPL alumni steering committee aims at bolstering engagement, learning and networking across the various cohorts Announcing Institution
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Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez in Oaxaca
  • Health
IAP YPL alumnus receives a CONACYT grant to study childhood leukemia in marginalized regions of Mexico Funding comes from the Mexican Government through the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) Announcing Institution
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Helena Bonciani Nader
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Helena Bonciani Nader is the first woman to become president of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences The Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) provides scientific policy advice to the government, when requested, and develops technical studies on topics of critical importance for the Brazilian society Announcing Institution
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the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC)
News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) The objective of NASAC is to act as an independent African forum that brings together 28 merit-based academies of science in the continent to discuss the scientific aspects of problems of common concern, to make common statements on major issues relevant to Africa and to provide mutual support to member academies Announcing Institution
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World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS)
  • Sustainable Development Goals
News from the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) WAAS serves as a forum for reflective scientists, artists, and scholars to discuss the vital problems of humankind Announcing Institution
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Global Young Academy (GYA)
  • Policy for Science
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News from the Global Young Academy (GYA) The Global Young Academy (GYA) gives a voice to young researchers, bringing a unique global, interdisciplinary, and inclusive perspective guided by evidence and reason to produce a sustainable vision for the future Announcing Institution
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Sign the Science in Exile Declaration
  • Policy for Science
Sign the Science in Exile Declaration We call on all stakeholders of science, and those involved in humanitarian activities, to join us to build a better future for our colleagues Announcing Institution
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Vaccines Hesitancy Report Launch Event
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How to promote COVID-19 vaccine acceptance Watch the recording of the 'Countering COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy' launch event Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 vaccine
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Transparency urged to raise COVID-19 vaccine uptake Read the article on SciDev.Net Announcing Institution
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covid vaccine hesitancy
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From memes to trial protocols: the world academies’ new toolkit to fight COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy A new report by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) highlights practical recommendations for improving the uptake of vaccines Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile Declaration
  • Policy for Science
International science organizations unite in support of, at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists Join the advocacy campaign to support at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists by signing the Science in Exile Declaration Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
IAP and NASAC call attention to opportunities for Africa to lead the transport decarbonisation movement Scientists, engineers, planners and policymakers discuss challenges and opportunities to decarbonise transport in Africa in workshop and new report Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Watch the recording of 'Biosecurity for All: The Role of Scientists' The Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines were developed by representatives from IAP, the Tianjin University Center for Biosafety Research and Strategy, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Announcing Institution
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Climate change and health: from impact to action
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Watch the recording of 'Climate change and health: from impact to action' The MENA Climate Week side event is now available for streaming Announcing Institution
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IAP co-president Richard Catlow
  • Policy for Science
IAP and ISC: Creating impact through science Read the blogopost by IAP co-president Richard Catlow Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
World academies call for concerted action to combat predatory journals and conferences A new IAP report sets out recommendations for a global, systemic action plan to address these pervasive and damaging practices Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
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Sign the open letter of the Digital Sequence Information (DSI) Network Open access to DSI and related data are important elements in any policy solution Announcing Institution
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Asia Research News
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Asia Research News features the work of an IAP YPL alumnus Asia Research News is the largest science news platform in Asia Announcing Institution
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
Share with the Smithsonian your thoughts about STEM Education for Sustainable Development (STEM4SD) Help better understand how cross-sector groups are integrating sustainable development into their STEM/IBSE teaching Announcing Institution
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Ukraine
IAP Communiqué on Ukraine Read the new IAP Communiqué Announcing Institution
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International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Celebrate 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development Any activity between January 2022 and the closing ceremony, held in June 2023, is eligible to the official IYBSSD2022 program Announcing Institution
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TUBA Academy Prizes
Call for Nominations 2022 TUBA Academy Prizes The Academy Prizes, comprising an Academy Medal and prize money of about 30.000 USD for each, are awarded in a special ceremony Announcing Institution
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health data sharing
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) calls for a global health data sharing framework Read the new IAP Communiqué Announcing Institution
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Andy Haines
  • Environment & Climate
Andy Haines, IAP project on Climate Change and Health co-chair, wins 2022 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Andy Haines is being recognized for his contributions in understanding the effects of climate change on public health, his leadership in expanding the scope of public health to one of Planetary Health, and for his mentorship of the next generation of health scientists and practitioners in preventive environmental health actions in the 21st century Announcing Institution
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Jo Ivey Boufford on the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme: listen to the podcast SoundPractice, hosted by the American Association for Physician Leadership®, is a podcast that delivers practical information and fresh perspectives for physician leaders and those running healthcare systems Announcing Institution
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Environmental Justice
  • Environment & Climate
How to promote environmental justice A new guide helps young people to learn more about the concerns of their community in order to communicate accurate, helpful and trusted information about environmental justice. Discover it now. Announcing Institution
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World Science Forum
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Call for sessions at 2022 World Science Forum The main theme of the WSF2022 is Science for Social Justice Announcing Institution
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Science academies and disciplinary groups have work to do on gender equality
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Science academies and disciplinary groups have work to do on gender equality The Conversation published an article by GenderInSITE Director Roseanne Diab and IAP Coordinator Peter McGrath Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
International Transport Forum: Pre-Summit Research Day and Decarbonising Transport Awards The ITF works for transport policies that improve peoples’ lives. Its mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the role of transport in economic growth, environmental sustainability and social inclusion and to raise the public profile of transport policy Announcing Institution
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Stefania Mondello
YPL Alumna becomes Italy’s youngest full professor in Biostatistics Stefania Mondello took part to the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme in 2018 Announcing Institution
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Omary Chillo
IAP YPL alumnus Omary Chillo joins the Bernard Lown Scholar in Cardiovascular Health Program 2022-23 Chillo was selected in 2017 for the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance is paramount, says IAP YPL alumnus Suraj Bhattarai Read three open access articles Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
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News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in Africa Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Reports on Climate Change and Health in Africa, Asia and the Americas – online launch events There are many direct and indirect pathways for the impacts of climate change on health and there will be significant variation within regions to be described Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Europe Announcing Institution
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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
News from the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Americas Announcing Institution
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Bridging divides through science diplomacy Read the article on Issues in Science and Technology Announcing Institution
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Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards
  • Health
The NAM is accepting applications for the 2022 cycle of its U.S.-based Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards Ideas may focus on any stage of life, as long as they ultimately promote health as people age Announcing Institution
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 People Inside A Train
  • Environment & Climate
A High-Level Meeting on 'Complex-determination and an integral and collaborative response to the COVID-19 syndemic' Read the letter from the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) on behalf of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (EB-WHO) Announcing Institution
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Rethinking social media habits Listen to the latest Global Young Academy podcast Announcing Institution