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IPBES seeks nomination of experts Governments and other relevant stakeholders, such as academies, are invited to nominate experts to participate in various IPBES biodiversity reports. Announcing Institution
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Summary of the IAP Conference on Science Advice The triennial IAP Conference – the 2016 edition of which focused on the theme of ‘Science Advice’ – took place on 28 February to 1 March in Hermanus, South Africa ... Announcing Institution
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IAP's international conference running from 28 February - 2 March, looks at how science can boost sustainable growth Scientists from around the world will meet in Hermanus, South Africa, to discuss how best science can guide sustainable development globally ... Announcing Institution
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UNEP encourages outstanding independent scientists to apply for a vacancy in 'International Waters' that will become available in July 2016 Follow the link to the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel – Global Environment Facility (GEF) announcement (deadline 18 March 2016) ... Announcing Institution
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Responsible Research Conduct A new teaching guide - 'Doing Global Science: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise' released ... Announcing Institution
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UNISDR Science and Technology Conference, Geneva The meeting, which brought together more than 700 researchers and other stakeholders, aimed at developing a roadmap on how best science and technology can help achieve the implementation of the 2015 Sendai Framework ... Announcing Institution
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Jobs of the Future What will a science career look like in 2030? A blog from Naturejobs ... Announcing Institution
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Gain of function: experimental applications relating to potentially pandemic pathogens A report by EASAC - the affiliated network of IAP for Europe - which provides valuable science-based advice to European and worldwide policy-makers ... Announcing Institution
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The Royal Society and the Promotion of Science since 1960 In a new publication, author Peter Collins shows how the Society addressed the challenges posed by the astounding growth of science and by escalating interactions between science and daily life ... Announcing Institution
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Leading science groups urge global accord on Open Data in a Big Data World Science International 2015 launches a campaign for "Open Data in a Big Data World" at Science Forum South Africa in Pretoria
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Celebrating Einstein An international conference organized by the Albanian Academy of Sciences in Tirana ... Announcing Institution
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Technology + Society = ? Future An international conference is being organized by the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts from 19 - 20 May 2016 in Podgorica. The call for abstracts is now open ... Announcing Institution
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IAP Conference on Science Advice and GA, Hermanus 2016 The online registration for the IAP Conference and General Assembly is now open. IAP and IAMP members are invited to register! Closing date - 16 November 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Science International - a new series of annual meetings Working towards an international accord on big data/open data ... Announcing Institution
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InterAcademy Partnership advances The Joint Session of the IAP and IAMP Executive Committees and the IAC Board took place on 28- 29 September 2015 in New Delhi, India, hosted by the India National Science Academy (INSA) ... Announcing Institution
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The importance of academies of science UNESCO's recent country profile in STI policy on Rwanda contains an article by the IAP/IAMP Coordinator on the strength of academies of science in mobilizing scientists to play a leading role in society and development ... Announcing Institution
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Women in Science and Technology in Asia IAP's Affiliated Regional Network in Asia, AASSA, has published a report based on the analysis of the results of a survey of the current situation of women in science in AASSA member countries ... Announcing Institution
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In 2015 the Royal Society marks the 350th anniversary of 'Philosophical Transactions' The world’s first science journal introduced the fundamental concepts and processes of scholarly communication still used by almost 30,000 journals published today. In April and May 2015 a series of discussions were held at the Royal Society in London on evolving and controversial areas in scholarly communication, which looked at the impact of technology, the culture of science and how scientists might communicate in the future. The report is now available ... Announcing Institution
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NATURE reports on the plans for the establishment of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) AESA is due to be launched in June by African heads of state, and will operate out of the headquarters of the African Academy of Sciences in Nairobi. Follow the link to the article. Announcing Institution
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Africa's Science Academy Development Agenda (ASADA) The second phase of African academy development is now underway, led by the Academy of Science of South Africa. The plan succeeds the major 11-year African Science Academy Development Initiative (ASADI) led by US NAS and funded by the Gates Foundation that formally ends in 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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A Science Funding Platform for Africa, created by the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) has been endorsed by African leaders The African Union (AU) endorsed the establishment of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) during the Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC). The Platform aims to stimulate breakthrough innovations in health to improve the livelihoods of marginalized and stigmatized communities ... Announcing Institution
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Resilience of cultural heritage to hydrogeological disasters The Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei issues a statement on resilience of cultural heritage to hydrogeological disasters following a conference which took place in November 2014 in Rome, Italy Announcing Institution
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Save the date in 2016! All IAP and IAMP Member Academies are invited to the IAP Conference on Science Advice and General Assembly, 29 February - 3 March 2016, Hermanus, South Africa ... Announcing Institution
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Academies of Science as key instruments of science diplomacy IAP has promoted science diplomacy by forming effective global and regional networks and facilitating academics to act jointly to address critical issues of global and regional importance. Follow the link to the feature article in the AAAS quarterly publication authored by IAP Co-chairs, with Peter F. McGrath, and Robin Fears ... Announcing Institution
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IAMP releases a 'Call for Action to Strengthen Healthcare for Hearing Loss' on International Ear Care Day, 3 March 2015 The IAMP statement calls on governments and health-care providers to implement improvements to health-care provision for hearing loss ... Announcing Institution
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Projects and Programmes in 2015 supported by IAP The IAP Executive Committee, at is meeting in Paris in November 2014, allocated financial support from IAP funds, thanks to the generosity of IAP's principal donor, the Government of Italy. Follow the link to see highlights of activities planned for 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Mentoring African Scientists in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research African Academy of Sciences (AAS) publishes report of the IAP-sponsored workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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African European Mediterranean Academies for Science Education releases a Conference Report Inquiry-Based Science Education - for the future generation of researchers. Follow the link to the recent report published by ALLEA in collaboration with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei ... Announcing Institution
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African-European-Mediterranean Academies for Science Education - AEMASE The AEMASE initiative is committed to promoting science outreach to society and to improving the quality and accessibility of science education in schools throughout the North-South region. To achieve these aims, one of AEMASE’s key activities is implementing IBSE in more schools and supporting the continued professional development of science educators in IBSE methodology and practice. Follow the link to the recent conference report published by ALLEA in collaboration with the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei ... Announcing Institution
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The Global Young Academy calls to integrate science in the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda The Global Young Academy (GYA) delivered a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that stressed the importance of science for achieving sustainability and poverty reduction. The letter, written in response to the report by the UN’s High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, contains five recommendations ... Announcing Institution
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The "Smart Village" initiative ... The Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust in partnership with, and based on scoping research carried out by the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), the IAP Affiliated Regional Network for Europe, are now engaged in a study of sustainable energy for villages off-grid in Africa, Asia and Latin America. IAP Members Academies located in these regions are invited to get involved ... Announcing Institution
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IAP Co-chair presents the new InterAcademy Partnership at the World Health Summit, Berlin, Germany "Challenges that we are facing such as climate change, growing populations, global health, food security and energy shortages need solutions from science and medicine,” explained ter Meulen, who then described how the networks of science academies (IAP, IAC and IAMP) are coming together under a new umbrella structure, the InterAcademy Partnership ... Announcing Institution
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IAMP at the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany IAMP - the health arm of the new InterAcademy Partnership, organizes the fourth edition of the Young Physician Leader's Programme (YPL) in conjunction with the World Health Summit, 19-22 October 2014 Announcing Institution
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IAP member academies in Germany call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic A Statement has been released by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities and acatech – the German Academy of Science and Engineering, on the Ebola virus epidemic ... Announcing Institution
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Disaster Risk Reduction The UNESCO International Day for Disaster Reduction is particularly dedicated to older people, to their needs and to their contribution to better planning and understanding disaster risks in their communities. Follow the link for an update on activities on disaster reduction from IAP membership ... Announcing Institution
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Contributing to the IPBES - the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Work Programme 2014-2018 IAP Members are invited to provide early feedback ahead of the 3rd IPBES Plenary, on the draft scoping reports for the regional and sub-regional assessments of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) by 3 October 2014. Announcing Institution
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IAP and the Biosecurity Working Group Professor Ryszard Slomski from the Polish Academy of Sciences represented IAP at the Meeting of Experts of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) in Geneva in August 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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Save the date! The IAP Conference and General Assembly 2016 will take place in South Africa The events will be hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) ... Announcing Institution
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Science literacy, Science communication and science outreach - sharing experiences among academies Participants from China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam representing a variety of professions including professors, CEOs, researchers at institutes, academies, and science museums, reflected the many areas of science communicators ... Announcing Institution
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Media response to IAP's recent statement on synthetic biology Announcing Institution
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Dirac Medal 2013 awarded to former President, The Royal Society A celebration took place at ICTP - the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, host to IAP Headquarters in Trieste, Italy, on Friday 8 August 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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Vision for Science and Mathematics Education - a recent analysis published by The Royal Society The report, a product of a major programme of work over the past two years, also outlines how the vision can be achieved ... Announcing Institution
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The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM) announce an international symposium The international symposium on "SHER Communication in Asia with a special focus on Science festivals" will take place from 15-16 October 2014 in New Delhi, India. The deadline for the call for abstracts is 16 August 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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Sir Paul Nurse addresses the leadership of IAP, IAC and IAMP The President of the Royal Society gave a talk on "Advising Society on Science" at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy as Guest Speaker at the Joint IAP, IAC, IAMP Meeting which took place on 16 May 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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16 May 2014: Governing boards of IAP, IAC and IAMP meet in Rome, Italy to discuss future partnership ... The three organizations are identifying ways to move towards an 'InterAcademy Partnership" over the forthcoming months ... Announcing Institution
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ISSC - the International Social Science Council launches a new global research funding programme The initiative is a contribution to the work of Future Earth, a global research platform that provides knowledge and support to accelerate transformations to a sustainable world ... Announcing Institution
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EASAC leads initiative on "Antimicrobial drug discovery, greater steps ahead ..." European science academies believe impending disaster can only be averted by radical approaches at a workshop which took place on 6-8 March 2014 in Hannover, Germany ... Announcing Institution
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Climate Change: Evidence and Causes A new publication on climate change science from The Royal Society and the US National Academy of Science, published on 27 February 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Health - Indonesia & Philippines, coordinated by the US National Academies Call for concept notes by 14 March 2014 ... Announcing Institution
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AASSA Regional Workshop on Women in Science and Technology, 28-31 May 2014, Izmir, Turkey The workshop, hosted by the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) is jointly organized by the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and Ege University in Izmir and supported by IAP. Announcing Institution