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Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
Nominations sougth for the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei 2022 International Prizes Presidents of Academies and Lincei members are invited to nominate outstanding candidates Announcing Institution
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Eimear Duff
  • Health
The World Health Summit provided "a smörgåsbord of interesting discussions," says YPL Eimear Duff The Royal Irish Academy published a blogpost by Young Physician Leader (YPL) Eimear Duff Announcing Institution
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World Science Forum
  • Other
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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OWSD general conference
  • Other
A big success for the 6th general conference of OWSD, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World OWSD is the first international forum to unite women scientists from the developing world with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership Announcing Institution
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Climate action to protect and promote health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate action to protect and promote health: sharing knowledge among regions to focus on solutions Watch the recording of the IAP session at COP26 Announcing Institution
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Cover of Urban Health and Wellbeing in the Anthropocene
Read the new Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme Science Action Plan. An Interdisciplinary Science-Action Plan for Urban Health and Wellbeing in an Age of Complexity and Systemic Risks (2021 – 2025) Announcing Institution
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Open Science Ecosystem
  • Policy for Science
Discover the open science ecosystem Read the new article by Claudia Bauzer Medeiros Announcing Institution
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World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • Policy for Science
World Science Day for Peace and Development: supporting at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists A call to action from UNESCO-TWAS, IAP and ISC in the framework of the Science in Exile initiative to support at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists Announcing Institution
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Lorentz Medal
  • Other
Call for nominations: Lorentz Medal Internationally renowned researchers in the field of theoretical physics are eligible Announcing Institution
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biodiversity
  • Environment & Climate
Review of the IPBES draft scoping report for the business and biodiversity assessment now live Participate as an expert reviewer and attend the online dialogue workshops Announcing Institution
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Creating impact through young physician leadership: areas of action
  • Health
Creating impact through young physician leadership: areas of action Watch the recording of the IAP YPL session at the 2021 World Health Summit Announcing Institution
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Richard Catlow
  • Policy for Science
Sir Richard Catlow responds to Senior Science Advisors statement Read the declaration by the Vice President and Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society and IAP co-President Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Preparing for COP26 and more news from our Climate Change and Health Project Announcing Institution
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  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP and NASAC to convene workshop on decarbonising transport in Africa, 15-17 November 2021 Announcing Institution
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ISC Governing Board
  • Other
New Governing Board elected to provide scientific and strategic leadership to the International Science Council Members of the International Science Council (ISC) elected a new Governing Board which will provide scientific and strategic leadership to the Council in the coming three years Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Meet the next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders: the 2021 cohort is here Meet 24 outstanding young physicians below the age of 40 from all over the world Announcing Institution
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2020 IAP Annual Report cover
  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
IAP announces the publication of its 2020 Annual Report In 2020 the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) supported 65 meetings and 38 publications, and provided a collective, supportive mechanism for academies to further strengthen their crucial roles as providers of evidence-based policy and advice Announcing Institution
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Fabien Vincent
  • Health
IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumnus receives the Victorian 2021 Young Tall Poppy Science Award The prestigious annual awards aims to recognise the achievements of Australia’s outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators Announcing Institution
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Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Developing and using the scientific evidence base for tackling challenges of climate change for human health Watch the recording of the IAP side event at the Africa Climate Week 2021 Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Business & Biodiversity Week 2021 Touching on some of the most critical issues for the business community and the urgent need to revert the loss of biodiversity, these sessions will provide a space for corporate engagement, knowledge sharing, and identifying solutions to shared problems in the months leading up to COP15 Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
BWC Meetings of Experts: a scientific advisory body and Tianjin Guidelines in the spotlight IAP and its partners actively participated to the discussions Announcing Institution
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Cover of the workshop report Tackling the effects of climate change on health in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions
The Mediterranean and Middle East regions are “hotspots” for climate change-related health risks The new workshop report 'Tackling the Effects of Climate Change on Health in the Mediterranean and Surrounding Regions' includes assessments from the region and recommendations for policy-makers and the scientific community Announcing Institution
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Forest
  • Environment & Climate
World academies launch an action plan to combat both climate change and biodiversity decline The new IAP Statement ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity: Interlinkages and policy options’ highlights that climate and biodiversity policies are currently insufficiently connected and addressing climate change and biodiversity decline together is central to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile podcast launched
  • Policy for Science
Science in Exile podcast launched Discover how science is being preserved across borders, told trough the stories of refugee and displaced scientists Announcing Institution
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  • Other
How to support Afghan scientists and scholars Read the new joint statement from the Interacademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Science Council (ISC) Announcing Institution
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STEM Women Asia
STEM Women Asia launched to the world Discover the profiles of women scientist from Asia and Oceania Announcing Institution
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women in science
  • Other
Women still under-represented in world science, report finds Read 'Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations. Results of two global surveys'
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Climate Change: Without international collaboration, we won’t reach net zero by 2050, say world academies Ahead of the pre-COP that will be held in Milan on 30 September – 2 October 2021, the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) lays out the need for all countries to anticipate the critical risks associated with climate change, to recognise the transitions that this requires, and to carefully design, plan and accelerate implementation of actions to reach net zero by 2050 or earlier. Announcing Institution
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IAP Call for Competitive grants 2021-2022 Applications can only be accepted by the lead academies which belong to IAP, groups of IAP Young Physician Leaders alumni and national young academies Announcing Institution
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tackling challenges of climate change for human health
  • Environment & Climate
Africa Climate Week 2021: Side event on tackling challenges of climate change for human health The event draws attention on priorities to be addressed in climate change transformational solutions for mitigation and adaptation for resilient health systems Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Opportunities to participate in IPBES processes Do not miss the upcoming deadlines Announcing Institution
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From Ideas to Action: Transforming Learning to Inspire Action on Critical Global Issues
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Creating students ready to take action Read 'From Ideas to Action: Transforming Learning to Inspire Action on Critical Global Issues' Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
Academies from the G20 countries signed two joint statements These statements will be delivered to the G20 Heads of State and Government Announcing Institution
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IAP members approve new statutes The majority of IAP member academies endorsed them in August 2021 Announcing Institution
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UN survey on understanding biorisk priorities
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Complete the UN survey on understanding biorisk priorities and opportunities The United Nations Biorisk Working Group is reaching out to organizations across the private sector, academia and civil society to complete a short survey aimed at better understanding biorisk-related priorities and opportunities for increased engagement among stakeholders.  Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
IPCC report confirms need for immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) focuses on the physical science basis of climate change and future scenarios. Unless there are immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, it warns, limiting warming to close to 1.5°C or even 2°C will be beyond reach. Announcing Institution
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World academies’ put regenerative medicine opportunities and challenges in the spotlight A new IAP Statement highlights medical opportunities in addressing the causes of disease and warns against the misuse of regenerative medicine technologies – also when it comes to the proposed use of stem cells to tackle COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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transforming food systems
  • Agriculture & Food Security
Watch the recording of the IAP side event at the science days for UN FSS 2021 The recording of 'Regional perspectives on the role of science, technology, and innovation for transforming food systems' is now available on the IAP YouTube channel Announcing Institution
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Global Food Security Challenges & Solutions
  • Agriculture & Food Security
Global Food Security Challenges & Solutions: watch the recording of the webinars Do not miss the the second part in an in-depth series on Science Diplomacy & Global Affairs Announcing Institution
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 2022 GYA membership call is open
  • Other
Join the Global Young Academy: the 2022 GYA membership call is open Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
IAP endorses Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines The Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines for Codes of Conduct for Scientists are a set of 10 guiding principles and standards of conduct designed to underpin biosecurity governance at national and institutional levels. Announcing Institution
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researcher
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
BWC webinar on Review of Developments in the Field of Science and Technology Related to the Convention The live recording and presentations are now available Announcing Institution
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Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
  • Health
Medical research and services: the Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize nominations are open, nominations deadline is extended to 25 September 2021 The challenges caused by COVID-19 is test for humanity and it reaffirms special importance of the Prize Announcing Institution
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Transform 21
Uniting the world behind science: Transform21 The ISC is working together with the incoming UK Presidency of COP26 to curate material related to the conference Announcing Institution
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Focused little girls with microscope in room
  • Other
IAP is hiring a consultant to work on a Science and Technology Centres in Africa (STCA) project Deadline to apply is 30 June 2021 Announcing Institution
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waiting person
  • Other
Refugee and displaced scientists: a willingness to do more Read a chapter of the UNESCO Science Report on this issue Announcing Institution
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UNESCO’s new Science Report, The Race against Time for Smarter Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
UNESCO report calls for substantial increases in investment in science in the face of growing crises Published every five years, the new report provides an overview of science and science policy. Announcing Institution