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Science in Exile supports at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists A recent workshop pushes this initiative into a new phase Announcing Institution
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GYA publications reveal the challenges faced by early-career researchers The Global Young Academy's output and activities in early 2021 include the following publications and conference events Announcing Institution
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Highlights of IAP Survey on Predatory Journals and Conferences out now Researchers around the world share their perspectives on predatory practices Announcing Institution
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Science in Exile: join the Interim Steering Committee or 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 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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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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The Gender Dimension of Refugee and Displaced Scientists Watch the recording of GenderInSITE-TWAS-IAP session 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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To what extent are predatory publishing practices a real problem? IAP's new project enters vital evidence-gathering phase Announcing Institution
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IAP Presidents joined the 13th Academy of Science Presidents’ Meeting Volker ter Meulen and Depei Liu joined the conversatio on sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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International Science Council Awards Programme launched today Celebrate excellence for the advancement of science as a global public good: submit nominations by 1 February 2021 Announcing Institution
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IAP input into the UNESCO Open Science Recommendation now available on the UNESCO website Read the document now Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) on the stage of ESOF 2020 IAP presented a new statement and a new communiqué, and contributed to the event’s scientific and press activities Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) The biennial forum that focuses on science, policy making and economics, will take place in Trieste from 2 to 6 September Announcing Institution
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National academies plan assault on predatory journals Project aims to map global impact of bad practices in publishing and scale-up interventions Announcing Institution
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Become a member of the Global Young Academy Deadline to apply is 15 September 2020 Announcing Institution
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Role of Academies: Addressing Global Social Challenges IAP's panel at the WAAS-UNOG e-conference 'Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership' took place on 18 June 2020 Announcing Institution
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TWAS, IAP and ISC initiate new project for displaced scientists This new project will develop proposals for a coordinated response to support researchers who are displaced by crises to stay on their feet and continue their careers Announcing Institution
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IAP joins the launch of the Global Sustainable Health Equity Movement Save the date: 2 July 2020, from 8:00-9:30am (New York time) - 2:00 to 3:30pm (Geneva Time) Announcing Institution
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Role of Academies: Addressing Global Social Challenges Join the IAP session at the e-conference Global Leadership in the 2st Century. Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership Announcing Institution
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Challenges and potential in regenerative medicine: A joint report from EASAC and FEAM In a first-time report, the European Academies of Science (EASAC) and Medicine (FEAM) call upon European lawmakers to protect biomedical science from false claims. Announcing Institution
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Launch of new IAP project on predatory publishing Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory publishing practices Announcing Institution
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UNESCO Open Science online survey Scientists, publishers, science policy makers and anyone with experience and interest in Open Science can contribute to the global discussion Announcing Institution
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Pan-Africanism: a new model of higher education internationalisation Read an article by IAP Africa Science Policy Fellow Shaheen Motala-Timol Announcing Institution
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Vacancies at UN Technology Bank: Academy Development Specialists and Programme Assistant The UN Technology Bank is seeking two Academy Development Specialists and a Programme Assistant Announcing Institution
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Global Sustainable Development Report Call for Nominations: deadline is 20 December Nominations must be made through your governments Announcing Institution
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Press release: launch of SAPEA project European academy networks launch Horizon 2020-funded SAPEA project: Science Advice for Policy by European Academies.
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The Eighth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention - update This conference, organised by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) has been taking place 7-25 November 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland and IAP has contributed to the discussions with two reports. Announcing Institution
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ANSTS - Call for applications for a science advice workshop in Senegal L'Académie Nationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sénégal (ANSTS) will hold a science advice workshop for participants from francophone Africa. Announcing Institution
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Accademia dei Lincei and IAP sign Charter of Rome IAP has joined with Italy’s national science academy to call for more action to be taken to protect cultural heritage and ‘Art Cities’ from natural disasters. Announcing Institution
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DFID - call for independent expert Research Advisory Group members The Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID UK) asks for nominations for its independent expert Research Advisory Group (RAG). Announcing Institution
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IAP for Health launches Statement on research reproducibility IAP for Health releases "A Call for Action on the Reproducibility of Biomedical Research" Announcing Institution
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United Nations Secretary-General's Scientific Advisory Board - update Following their meeting in Trieste in May this year - hosted by IAP, TWAS, ICTP and ICGEB - the UN Scientific Advisory Board has now published its report on 'The Future of Scientific Advice to the United Nations' Announcing Institution
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NEW DEADLINE Responsible Research Practices in Chemistry and Biology Call for nominations for an African workshop on 'Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biological Sciences' Announcing Institution