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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 Healt 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
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Achieving the Public Health Potential of COVID-19 Vaccines Read the article on Issues in Science and Technology Announcing Institution
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IPBES Call for nominations for scoping a methodological assessment on business and biodiversity IPBES is seeking experts and practitioners with expertise in impact and dependency on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people of different economic sectors Announcing Institution
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The Public Health Impact of Coronavirus Disease on Human Trafficking Read an article co-authored by IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna Hanni Stoklosa, and download free resources to respond to trafficking Announcing Institution
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A partnership for displaced scientists Experts at a joint TWAS, IAP, ISC workshop have announced a new commitment to joining forces to help refugee and displaced scientists preserve their professional skills and ease their integration into their host countries Announcing Institution
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Promoting innovations to advance food security and nutrition in Africa New AESA funding for innovations to improve food security and nutrition. Announcing Institution
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Climate Change and Health: time to act is now Watch the recording of the IAP session at the 2020 World Health summit Announcing Institution
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IAP Annual Report 2019 published It provides an overview of IAP activities in 2019, with specific sections on activities by affiliated regional networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, and NASAC Announcing Institution
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UN Secretary General announces scientists to lead the next Global Sustainable Development Report IAP especially congratulates the two academicians from IAP membership represented on the group: Norichika Kanie (Science Council of Japan) and Jaime Montoya (National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines) Announcing Institution
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Biosecurity Diplomacy Workshop for Young Scientists from the Global South The deadline for applications is 8 November 2020 Announcing Institution
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Invitation to a virtual event on 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' Join ASSAf, Leopoldina and NASAC on 18 November (10:00-12:00 GMT+2) Announcing Institution
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IAP Project on Climate Change and Health at the World Health Summit Join us virtually on 26 October 2020 Announcing Institution
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News from EASAC Regenerative medicine, biomass and CO2 accounting rules and hydrogen and synthetic fuels Announcing Institution
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Invitation to the Evidence Leaders Africa Virtual Conference, 3-4 November 2020 The two-day conference is part of the Evidence Leaders in Africa (ELA) initiative, which aims to inspire and empower African scholars to proactively engage governments to use science and innovation, as well as champion Evidence-Informed Decision-Making (EIDM) Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Maithri Goonetilleke feaured in Monash University Podcast Listen to 'Bitter Pill - What Happens Next?', a podcast on digital health Announcing Institution