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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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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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IAP YPL alumna selected for the new Lancet COVID-19 Commission Ozge Karadag Caman is member of the commission’s Secretariat Announcing Institution
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Ghana during COVID-19 : Reflections on Social Capital in Community Participation Read a blog post by IAP YPL Alumna Mary Eyram Ashinyo on BMJ Global Health Announcing Institution
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Nicaragua's COVID-19 crisis demands a response Read this letter to Science Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) lands on LinkedIn Follow the global network of science, engineering and medical academies 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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OeAW's Prize Question 2020: What can science achieve during pandemics? Win up to €12.000 by answering this question Announcing Institution
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A success for the first IAP YPL COVID-19 Global Ward Round Participants included fellow IAP alumni as well as other interested participants from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe Announcing Institution
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Launch of the Sustainable Health Equity Movement Watch the video recording of the webinar Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 recovery must be green, says world academies network Science can ensure social equity, health, and economic benefits Announcing Institution
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External review of the draft scoping report for the IPBES transformative change assessment now live The draft scoping report will be open for external review from 3 July to 28 August 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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COVID-19 Global South Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation Program The program will support projects between CA $500K to CA$1.25 million for two years (2020–2022) Announcing Institution
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AASSA Working Group on Climate Change and Health meets virtually Announcing Institution
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Communiqué on combatting structural racism and discrimination from the InterAcademy Partnership IAP stands in solidarity with those who are committed to bringing about not only justice, but lasting change Announcing Institution
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Join IAP Young Physician Leaders alumni to discuss countries’ responses to COVID-19 On 26 June the 2019 YPL cohort will highlight various country situations and responses to the pandemic as a means to learn from each other 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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Regional Academy Networks continue work on Climate Change and Health Announcing Institution
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GYA Annual General Meeting convenes virtually, members choose new leadership As Co-Chairs for the upcoming year, members chose Michael Saliba and Anindita Bhadra. Announcing Institution
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External review of the draft scoping report for the IPBES nexus assessment now live The external review will be open from 5 June 2020 to 31 July 2020 (8 weeks) 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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The Science Networker - Volume 7 Issue 2 NASAC's electronic e-bulletin, April 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders alumnus awarded a NHMRC Investigator Grant The Australian Government awards Fabien Vincent’s research programme on lupus Announcing Institution
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Preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus guidance Read this free-access article co-authored by IAP Young Physicians Leaders (YPL) alumna Biljana Gjoneska Announcing Institution
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Launch of new IAP website A new design and improved search function: discover the profiles of 140 member academies, 14 ongoing projects and over 200 publications Announcing Institution
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News from the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Commentary on science-based European recovery post COVID-19, video interview on COVID-19 and Alternative Medicine, virtual Council Meeting, new President and "Packaging Plastics“ publication Announcing Institution
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It's time to improve our knowledge about the systemic nature of urban health Franz Gatzweiler featured in the latest IAP Urban Health video. Announcing Institution
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News from the Global Young Academy (GYA) Annual General Meeting and Conference goes virtual, and other news from GYA Announcing Institution
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IAP and Smithsonian Science Education Center With Support of the World Health Organization Launch New COVID-19 Guide for Youth Read “COVID-19! How can I protect myself and others?,” a new rapid-response guide for youth ages 8–17 Announcing Institution
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IAP Young Physician Leaders Programme 2020 Due to the COVID-19 crisis, IAP will not hold the regular leadership workshop at the World Health Summit in October 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity Discover our new infographic on the impact of neonicotinoids on biodiversity 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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Unsustainability and Pandemics: Exploring the relationship and finding the crucial underlying factor Read the editorial by IAP YPL alumnus Paramdeep Singh on INGSA Announcing Institution
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Depei Liu appointed as IAP representative at the Steering Committee of the Urban Health and Wellbeing programme Suraj Bhattarai, Akinyinka Omigbodun, and Paulo Saldiva are the IAP experts selected for the programme’s Scientific Committee. Announcing Institution
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New TWAS Plus issue is out TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 3 - May 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP congratulates Sir Adrian Smith for being confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society Adrian Smith is a distinguished statistician, for which he was elected a Fellow in 2001. Announcing Institution
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Arctic warming and microbial threats: Perspectives from IAP and EASAC following an international academies’ workshop A new workshop report by IAP sheds light on existing and possible future risks of harmful infectious agents emerging from thawing permafrost and ice in the Arctic region Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations: IPBES workshop on biodiversity and pandemics IPBES will organize a virtual platform workshop on the link between biodiversity and pandemics, from 27-31 July 2020. Announcing Institution
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South Korea holds webinars on how to contain COVID-19 Webinars will be available in Korean, English and Russian. Announcing Institution
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Open Letter to the UN: Health Inequity during the Pandemic: A Cry for Ethical Global Leadership IAP signed a letter to the UN about the escalating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic among already vulnerable and marginalized populations worldwide Announcing Institution
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COVID-19 Stimulus Measures Must Save Lives, Protect Livelihoods, and Safeguard Nature to Reduce the Risk of Future Pandemics A guest article by the three co-chairs of the IPBES Global Assessment Report, together with IPBES nexus assessment scoping expert Peter Daszak Announcing Institution
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TWAS and IsDB launch COVID-19 research grant Deadline to apply is 4 June 2020 Announcing Institution
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Global Academy Network Condemns US decision to Halt WHO funding Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Any disruption to the WHO’s operating budget amidst the COVID-19 pandemic threatens its ability to perform its critical role of coordinating the international medical and scientific response to the virus Announcing Institution
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What does it mean to be immunocompromised? And why does this increase your risk of coronavirus? The Conversation published an article by YPL Alumnus Fabien Vincent Announcing Institution
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Scientific Advice during Pandemics: Exploring the role of Clinicians Read an editorial by YPL Alumnus Paramdeep Singh Announcing Institution
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TWAS, G-Science academies and NASAC endorse the IAP Communique on COVID-19 Read their statements on our dedicated webpage. Announcing Institution