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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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Promoting innovations to advance food security and nutrition in Africa New AESA funding for innovations to improve food security and nutrition. Announcing Institution
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Climate Change and Health: time to act is now Watch the recording of the IAP session at the 2020 World Health summit 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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Biosecurity Diplomacy Workshop for Young Scientists from the Global South The deadline for applications is 8 November 2020 Announcing Institution
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Invitation to a virtual event on 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' Join ASSAf, Leopoldina and NASAC on 18 November (10:00-12:00 GMT+2) Announcing Institution
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IAP Project on Climate Change and Health at the World Health Summit Join us virtually on 26 October 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Maithri Goonetilleke feaured in Monash University Podcast Listen to 'Bitter Pill - What Happens Next?', a podcast on digital health Announcing Institution
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Call for nominations: IPBES workshop on modelling Nature Futures scenarios Nominated experts should have recognized expertise related to a wide spectrum of models on biodiversity and ecosystem services across different scales and disciplines Announcing Institution
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IAP Policy co-chair Richard Catlow knighted The Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society is in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list 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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Call for Case Studies on Responses to COVID-19 aimed at Improving and Sustaining Health Equity From the Sustainable Health Equity Movement (SHEM) with the World Health Organization (WHO) Announcing Institution
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The World Post COVID-19 The Brazilian Academy of Sciences' Virtual Magna Conference 2020 will be held online on 23, 25 and 29 September, and 2 October Announcing Institution
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The International Commission on human germline genome editing discusses its new report The 1-hour virtual session will take place on 12 October on Zoom Announcing Institution
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IAP launches COVID-19 Expert Group The new Group will respond to academy inquiries related to the ongoing pandemic Announcing Institution
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Launch of new IAP project on predatory publishing Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory publishing practices 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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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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TWAS and IsDB launch COVID-19 research grant Deadline to apply is 4 June 2020 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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Addressing the social determinants of global mental health in the Sustainable Development Goals era A new report from our workshop with the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2019 Announcing Institution
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Crop biotechnology for sustainable agriculture in the face of climate crisis Read the editorial on Plant Biotechnology Reports Announcing Institution
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An online, open-access COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Resource Platform The ICGEB COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Resource Page provides information on procedures and essential reagents that can be developed ‘in house’, without bought in kits Announcing Institution
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New TWAS Plus issue is out TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 2 - March 2020 Announcing Institution
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Machine learning for rapid triaging of Covid-19 at the front door of hospitals: request for data Researchers at the University of Oxford and Harvard School of Public Health are seeking to collaborate with clinicians globally who have access to laboratory data of patients with Covid-19 Announcing Institution
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IAP stands side-by-side with science in the fight against coronavirus The COVID-19 pandemic affects us all Announcing Institution
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IAP Secretariat and COVID-19 Critical situation in Italy means teleworking for IAP staff Announcing Institution
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Interdisciplinary research in epidemic preparedness and response A new report by IAP, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Medical Research Council Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Alumnus elected as TED2020 Senior Fellow Edsel Salvana joins the 2020 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows Announcing Institution