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Science in Exile: join the Interim Steering Committee or join 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 and 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
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A Message from the IAP Presidents Read the meggage sent by Volker ter Meulen and Depei Liu to celebrate the beginning of 2021 Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 Vaccination: IAP Young Physician Leaders alumni set the record straight Watch the recording of the webinar and download thr speakers' slides Announcing Institution
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Subscribe to the Australian Academy of Science's Science Policy and Diplomacy Newsletter Do not miss news and updates Announcing Institution
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The first drafts of the Climate Change and Health regional reports completed and under review The project team will share some of its first regional findings in an online satellite session of the Annual Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Announcing Institution
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RIA's Vaccine Questions Podcast Do not miss the #RIAVaccinePodcast Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Perspective on transformative change and a webinar on Communicating science during the COVID-19 pandemic Announcing Institution
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The Global Young Academy Podcast is here "Voices of Young Scientists" podcast makes (sound)waves Announcing Institution
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The Royal Society of Canada fights against COVID-19 Read RSC's Policy Briefings and informed perspectives Announcing Institution
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Pan-European Response to the Impacts of COVID-19 and future Pandemics and Epidemics PERISCOPE aims to shed light on the broad socio-economic and behavioral impacts of COVID-19. Collaborating with a consortium of 32 partners, FEAM will lead the work package on Training and Education, and co-lead work on health inequalities and indirect health impacts. Announcing Institution
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Global Leadership for the 21st Century: A Project of UNOG and the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) WAAS and the United Nations Office at Geneva are collaborating with IAP and more than 70 other partner organizations Announcing Institution
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Over 1,800 researchers participate in IAP landmark survey on predatory publishing Thanks to all those who participated in IAP's recent survey. Results will be shared as soon as possible on the webpage www.interacademies.org/project/predatorypublishing. Announcing Institution
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IPCC Working Group III AR6, Second Order Draft (SOD), Government and Expert Review Climate Change 2021: Mitigation of Climate Change Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) webinar on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy Join Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez and Biljana Gjoneska on 20 January 2021, 14.00 -15.00 CET Announcing Institution
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Science International refugee and displaced scientist project takes shape As the world acknowledges International Migrants Day, the refugee and displaced scientists project continues to grow and lay the groundwork for a network launch in March Announcing Institution
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Scientific Group of the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 Launched The Group includes Mohamed Hassan, former IAP president, and Joachim von Braun, who led the IAP FNSA study Announcing Institution
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2021 Mahathir Science Award Call for Nominations Win USD 100, 000, a gold medal, a certificate, and the chance to work with MSAF to promote tropical sciences Announcing Institution
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Nominate for the Royal Society's medals and awards The closing date for nominations is 3pm, 15 February 2021 Announcing Institution
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IAP is hiring a consultant to work on a urban health report Deadline to apply is 18 January 2021 Announcing Institution
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Plenary Webinar: Advancing Universal Health Coverage in the Middle East and North Africa: The role of research Follow the livestream on 17 December 2020, 09:00-11.30 (UK time) Announcing Institution
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IAP is hiring two consultants to work on Science Education activities Deadline to apply is 21 December 2020 Announcing Institution
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Meet the new IAP Biosecurity Working Group (BWG) The new IAP BWG was established following a process of nominations of suitable experts by member academies. Announcing Institution
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Academies fighting for human rights The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRN) launched its repository of selected academy activities Announcing Institution
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A COVID-19 curriculum for African schools: how a teaching resource can help fighting the pandemic Watch the presentation by IAP Coordinator Peter McGrath at the 2020 World Conference on Science Literacy Announcing Institution
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Calling all researchers to participate in a landmark survey on academic predatory journals and conferences Call for evidence now extended to 31 December 2020 and available in seven languages! Announcing Institution
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Survey to gather comments on the first draft of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science Fill in the survey by 15 December 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders Alumni Steering Committee launched The peer-support network of emerging leaders working in healthcare around the world gets stronger Announcing Institution