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Science in Exile Declaration
  • Policy for Science
International science organizations unite in support of, at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists Join the advocacy campaign to support at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists by signing the Science in Exile Declaration Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
IAP and NASAC call attention to opportunities for Africa to lead the transport decarbonisation movement Scientists, engineers, planners and policymakers discuss challenges and opportunities to decarbonise transport in Africa in workshop and new report Announcing Institution
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Observing samples under the microscope
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Watch the recording of 'Biosecurity for All: The Role of Scientists' The Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines were developed by representatives from IAP, the Tianjin University Center for Biosafety Research and Strategy, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Announcing Institution
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Climate change and health: from impact to action
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Watch the recording of 'Climate change and health: from impact to action' The MENA Climate Week side event is now available for streaming Announcing Institution
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IAP co-president Richard Catlow
  • Policy for Science
IAP and ISC: Creating impact through science Read the blogopost by IAP co-president Richard Catlow Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
World academies call for concerted action to combat predatory journals and conferences A new IAP report sets out recommendations for a global, systemic action plan to address these pervasive and damaging practices Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Health
Sign the open letter of the Digital Sequence Information (DSI) Network Open access to DSI and related data are important elements in any policy solution Announcing Institution
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Asia Research News
  • Health
Asia Research News features the work of an IAP YPL alumnus Asia Research News is the largest science news platform in Asia Announcing Institution
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
Share with the Smithsonian your thoughts about STEM Education for Sustainable Development (STEM4SD) Help better understand how cross-sector groups are integrating sustainable development into their STEM/IBSE teaching Announcing Institution
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Ukraine
IAP Communiqué on Ukraine Read the new IAP Communiqué Announcing Institution
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International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Celebrate 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development Any activity between January 2022 and the closing ceremony, held in June 2023, is eligible to the official IYBSSD2022 program Announcing Institution
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TUBA Academy Prizes
Call for Nominations 2022 TUBA Academy Prizes The Academy Prizes, comprising an Academy Medal and prize money of about 30.000 USD for each, are awarded in a special ceremony Announcing Institution
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health data sharing
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) calls for a global health data sharing framework Read the new IAP Communiqué Announcing Institution
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Andy Haines
  • Environment & Climate
Andy Haines, IAP project on Climate Change and Health co-chair, wins 2022 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Andy Haines is being recognized for his contributions in understanding the effects of climate change on public health, his leadership in expanding the scope of public health to one of Planetary Health, and for his mentorship of the next generation of health scientists and practitioners in preventive environmental health actions in the 21st century Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Jo Ivey Boufford on the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme: listen to the podcast SoundPractice, hosted by the American Association for Physician Leadership®, is a podcast that delivers practical information and fresh perspectives for physician leaders and those running healthcare systems Announcing Institution
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Environmental Justice
  • Environment & Climate
How to promote environmental justice A new guide helps young people to learn more about the concerns of their community in order to communicate accurate, helpful and trusted information about environmental justice. Discover it now. Announcing Institution
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World Science Forum
  • Other
Call for sessions at 2022 World Science Forum The main theme of the WSF2022 is Science for Social Justice Announcing Institution
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Science academies and disciplinary groups have work to do on gender equality
  • Other
Science academies and disciplinary groups have work to do on gender equality The Conversation published an article by GenderInSITE Director Roseanne Diab and IAP Coordinator Peter McGrath Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goals
International Transport Forum: Pre-Summit Research Day and Decarbonising Transport Awards The ITF works for transport policies that improve peoples’ lives. Its mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the role of transport in economic growth, environmental sustainability and social inclusion and to raise the public profile of transport policy Announcing Institution
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Stefania Mondello
YPL Alumna becomes Italy’s youngest full professor in Biostatistics Stefania Mondello took part to the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme in 2018 Announcing Institution
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Omary Chillo
IAP YPL alumnus Omary Chillo joins the Bernard Lown Scholar in Cardiovascular Health Program 2022-23 Chillo was selected in 2017 for the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance is paramount, says IAP YPL alumnus Suraj Bhattarai Read three open access articles Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
  • Other
News from the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in Africa Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Reports on Climate Change and Health in Africa, Asia and the Americas – online launch events There are many direct and indirect pathways for the impacts of climate change on health and there will be significant variation within regions to be described Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
  • Other
News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Europe Announcing Institution
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  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Energy
  • Environment & Climate
  • Policy for Science
News from the Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) Don't miss the latest news from IAP's regional network in the Americas Announcing Institution
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  • Other
Bridging divides through science diplomacy Read the article on Issues in Science and Technology Announcing Institution
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Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards
  • Health
The NAM is accepting applications for the 2022 cycle of its U.S.-based Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards Ideas may focus on any stage of life, as long as they ultimately promote health as people age Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
A High-Level Meeting on 'Complex-determination and an integral and collaborative response to the COVID-19 syndemic' Read the letter from the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) on behalf of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) to the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (EB-WHO) Announcing Institution
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  • Other
Rethinking social media habits Listen to the latest Global Young Academy podcast Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
  • Policy for Science
Our most popular stories from 2021 From Young Physician Leaders (YPL) to IAP Statements, these were our 10 most-read articles of the year Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) reaches 1,500 followers on LinkedIn Connect with IAP now Announcing Institution
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TWAS-COMSTECH Science in Exile PhD fellowship programme for displaced and refugee scientists An opportunity for refugee and displaced scholars to receive PhD or postdoc training in Pakistan Announcing Institution
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  • Health
Achieving sustainable health equity Read the full article on the bulletin of the World Health Organization. Announcing Institution
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Robbert Dijkgraaf
  • Other
Former IAP President Robbert Dijkgraaf becomes Netherlands’s Minister of Education, Culture and Science IAP congratulates the newly appointed Minister Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
Synthesis Report of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Registration will close on 13 March 2022 Announcing Institution
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Global Peace Dividend
Global Peace Dividend: reduce military spending and liberate funds to fight climate change and other emergencies The proposal was backed by presidents of science academies and 56 Nobel laureates Announcing Institution
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  • Policy for Science
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting science education in central Asia ‘Working with Big Ideas of Science Education’ will make it all of the way to teachers in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Announcing Institution
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Elephants
  • Environment & Climate
Call for nominations of members of the Multidisciplinary Experts Panel of IPBES Nominations should only be made by national focal points or their representatives Announcing Institution
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Public Health in Africa
  • Health
Public Health in Africa: what's past, what's next The International Conference on Public Health in Africa will put a spotlight on emergency health response in Africa and allow participants to share and learn about progress made, best practices and the latest in innovative research Announcing Institution
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  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Other
The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly for 2022 The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) is a member of the IYBSSD 2022 International Advisory Committee Announcing Institution
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Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • Other
Nominations sougth for the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei 2022 International Prizes Presidents of Academies and Lincei members are invited to nominate outstanding candidates Announcing Institution
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Eimear Duff
  • Health
The World Health Summit provided "a smörgåsbord of interesting discussions," says YPL Eimear Duff The Royal Irish Academy published a blogpost by Young Physician Leader (YPL) Eimear Duff Announcing Institution
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OWSD general conference
  • Other
A big success for the 6th general conference of OWSD, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World OWSD is the first international forum to unite women scientists from the developing world with the objective of strengthening their role in the development process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership Announcing Institution
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Climate action to protect and promote health
  • Environment & Climate
  • Health
Climate action to protect and promote health: sharing knowledge among regions to focus on solutions Watch the recording of the IAP session at COP26 Announcing Institution
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Cover of Urban Health and Wellbeing in the Anthropocene
Read the new Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme Science Action Plan. An Interdisciplinary Science-Action Plan for Urban Health and Wellbeing in an Age of Complexity and Systemic Risks (2021 – 2025) Announcing Institution
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Open Science Ecosystem
  • Policy for Science
Discover the open science ecosystem Read the new article by Claudia Bauzer Medeiros Announcing Institution
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World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • Policy for Science
World Science Day for Peace and Development: supporting at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists A call to action from UNESCO-TWAS, IAP and ISC in the framework of the Science in Exile initiative to support at-risk, displaced and refugee scientists Announcing Institution
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Lorentz Medal
  • Other
Call for nominations: Lorentz Medal Internationally renowned researchers in the field of theoretical physics are eligible Announcing Institution