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Developments in science and technology that impact the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) A review, published today, ensures that the most up to date scientific advice in the area of biosciences is available to assist policy makers in preparing for the 8th BWC Review Conference, which takes in place December 2016 ... Announcing Institution
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Human Gene Editing Summit at the US National Academy of Sciences The International Summit on Human Gene Editing, which took place 1-3 December 2015 in Washington, DC., has published a Summit Statement ... Announcing Institution
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Online registration for the International Summit on "Human Gene Editing", Washington, D.C. is now open The summit will take place from 1-3 December 2015, in Washington, DC and is organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Royal Society, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine ... Announcing Institution
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Recommendations to Policymakers on Changing Disease Patterns, and Biotechnology released ... IAP;s affiliated regional network for Africa - NASAC - issues two booklets with recommendations to policy makers. Visit the publications page for more information ... Announcing Institution
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Biological and Toxic Weapons IAP, through the activities of its Biosecurity Working Group, has been providing inputs into the 2015 Meeting of Experts of the UN Biological Weapons Convention ... Announcing Institution
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Kick off meeting for first project under the new InterAcademy Partnership takes off in Halle (Saale), Germany From 1-2 June experts nominated by the regional affiliated networks AASSA, EASAC, IANAS, NASAC meet to discuss regional projects in food security ... Announcing Institution
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TWAS Fellowships opportunities 2015 The 2015 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is now open for the majority of the programmes. Follow the link for more information ... Announcing Institution
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TWAS is seeking nominations for the 2015 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize The 2015 Prize is for outstanding achievements in Mathematics. The deadline for nominations, 30 April 2015 ... Announcing Institution
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Pakistan Academy of Sciences hosts international workshop on biotechnology The 'Policy Makers and Practitioners: Awareness Workshop on Dual Use Education' will take place in Islamabad on 30 March 2015. The initiative, organized by the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) with support from IAP, aims to raise awareness about the potential implications of dual-use research concerns in biotechnology. Follow the link for more information and the tentative programme ... 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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New website launched for the IAP Biosecurity Working Group (BWG), coordinated by the Polish Academy of Sciences The BWG was created by IAP in 2004 to bring the scientific and international community together to develop responses to dual use issues in the life sciences. Follow the link for regular updates on BWG activities and related issues ... Announcing Institution
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Science Council of Japan releases statement on Enhancing the Integrity of Scientific Research The Statement, released in collaboration with other organizations in Japan, declares to take actions to raise the level of research integrity at a national level ... 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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IAP releases Statement on Synthetic Biology IAP issued a statement on ‘Realising Global Potential in Synthetic Biology: Scientific Opportunities and Good Governance’. In the statement, IAP highlights the different areas in which researchers are currently working with synthetic biology ... Academies have explored key biosafety and other issues relating to the contribution that synthetic biology can make in tackling societal objectives such as in the areas of human health or food and energy security. The release was in parallel with a ‘World View’ published by Nature ... Announcing Institution
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Meeting convened in Addis Ababa by the Network of African Science Academies, NASAC, and the European Academies Science Advisory Council, EASAC African and EU Science Academies agree on potential of Agricultural Biotechnology to meet continent’s growing food security issues ... Announcing Institution
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3rd Global Partnership Responsible Science WEBINAIR - IAP members invited to watch and discuss the ideas and examples presented The Global Partnership will meet to promote Responsible Science in academia and industry on Thursday 24 October from 14:30-17:00 BST at the Royal Society. The event will showcase good practice approaches from a number of GP members and International Organisations in order to help create an embedded culture of Responsible Science ... Announcing Institution
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Training Courses in Food Biotechnology 2013 The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and TWAS "Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology" are organizing a series of training courses during November-December 2013 in Beijing, China ... Announcing Institution
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Science: Responsible Research Conduct Announcing Institution
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Challenges and Opportunities for Education on Dual Use Issues in the Life Sciences The report is an outcome of the Workshop on Promoting Dual Use Education in the Life Sciences organized by the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw in November 2009 ... Announcing Institution
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Interviews with scientists ... A selection of links to interviews with national scientists by IAP Member Academies Announcing Institution
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Academies and implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention Announcing Institution
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European GMO Laws no longer fit, says a newly released EASAC commentary "The regulation of genome-edited plants in the European Union" calls for a radical reform of the legal framework Announcing Institution