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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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  • 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
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  • Environment & Climate
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Our most popular stories from 2021 From Young Physician Leaders (YPL) to IAP Statements, these were our 10 most-read articles of the year Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) reaches 1,500 followers on LinkedIn Connect with IAP now Announcing Institution
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TWAS-COMSTECH Science in Exile PhD fellowship programme for displaced and refugee scientists An opportunity for refugee and displaced scholars to receive PhD or postdoc training in Pakistan Announcing Institution
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Achieving sustainable health equity Read the full article on the bulletin of the World Health Organization. Announcing Institution
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Former IAP President Robbert Dijkgraaf becomes Netherlands’s Minister of Education, Culture and Science IAP congratulates the newly appointed Minister Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Synthesis Report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Registration will close on 13 March 2022 Announcing Institution
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Global Peace Dividend
Global Peace Dividend: reduce military spending and liberate funds to fight climate change and other emergencies The proposal was backed by presidents of science academies and 56 Nobel laureates Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting science education in central Asia ‘Working with Big Ideas of Science Education’ will make it all of the way to teachers in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Announcing Institution
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Elephants
  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations of members of the Multidisciplinary Experts Panel of IPBES Nominations should only be made by national focal points or their representatives Announcing Institution
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Public Health in Africa
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Public Health in Africa: what's past, what's next The International Conference on Public Health in Africa will put a spotlight on emergency health response in Africa and allow participants to share and learn about progress made, best practices and the latest in innovative research Announcing Institution
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
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The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly for 2022 The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) is a member of the IYBSSD 2022 International Advisory Committee Announcing Institution
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Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
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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
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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
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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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OWSD general conference
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Preparing for COP26 and more news from our Climate Change and Health Project Announcing Institution
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  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
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IAP and NASAC to convene workshop on decarbonising transport in Africa, 15-17 November 2021 Announcing Institution
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ISC Governing Board
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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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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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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
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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
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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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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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  • 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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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 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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 Grants Programme on Increasing Awareness of Predatory Academic Practices
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Grants Programme on Increasing Awareness of Predatory Academic Practices Announcing Institution
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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