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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
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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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How are academies responding to COVID-19? Many IAP member academies around the world are playing their own part in national or regional initiatives 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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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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World academies call for global solidarity on COVID-19 pandemic The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges countries to collaborate, use and share science-based information, and help the developing world 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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New TWAS Plus issue is out TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 2 - March 2020 Announcing Institution
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Let’s celebrate the International Day of Forests IAP published a set of evidence-based measures aimed not only at protecting forests worldwide, but also fighting climate change 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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IAP Young Physician Leaders Alumna on Nature Medicine Tolu Oni's "Future-proofing health and health-proofing the future of cities" Announcing Institution
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IAP neonicotinoids report at the World Biodiversity Forum The conference included a session on Neonicotinoids and their impact on ecosystem services for agriculture and biodiversity in Africa Announcing Institution
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ASSAf Statement on the Implications of the Novel Coronavirus in South Africa The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) released a statement on COVID-19 Announcing Institution
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Piloting the Fusion of Civilization Education Curriculum in Pakistan ECO Science Foundation piloted a module of the Fusion of One Belt One Road (OBOR) Civilizations Curriculum 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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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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"Working with Big Ideas of Science Education" in Russian Download the Russian version of this book for free 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
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ESOF2020 programme unveiled From 5 to 9 July Trieste, Italy, will host the EuroScience Open Forum Announcing Institution
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Let’s celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science IAP recognises the power, contributions and importance of women and girls in science Announcing Institution
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IAP in Friends of Europe's Debating Security Plus DS+ report highlights IAP's work on bio-threats Announcing Institution
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Europe has banned neonicotinoid insecticides. Action is needed in Africa too The Conversation published an article about 'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' Announcing Institution
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'Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture' on BES-Net New study by IAP and NASAC added to the BES-Net document library Announcing Institution
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The Australian Academy of Science’s President draws attention to bushfires Prof. Shine sent a letter to IAP Member Academies Announcing Institution
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New TWAS Plus issue is out Read TWAS Plus - Vol. 6 No. 1 - January 2020 Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Alumna awarded the Dean Jacques Parisot Medicine Prize Young Physician Leader Hélène Rossinot gets recognition for "Aidants, ces invisibles" Announcing Institution
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Today is the International Day of Education IAP is starting to work to try to establish science and technology centers in Africa Announcing Institution
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New publication: S.O.S. Booklet for Global Young Scholars Facing the Scientific and Ethical Challenges of the Modern Age Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL alumnus on Forbes' 30 Under 30 - Healthcare 2020 Young Physician Leader Zaamin B. Hussain gets recognition for his work on low-cost prosthetic limbs Announcing Institution
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New TWAS Plus issue is out Red TWAS Plus - Vol. 5 No. 6 Announcing Institution
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The Office for Climate Education will become a UNESCO Category 2 centre Discover how OCE supports Climate Change Education Announcing Institution
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Qualitative Frameworks to Assess Risks and Benefits of Advances in Science and Technology: Results of an Experts Meeting IAP and US NASEM organized side event on 04 December 2018 at the BWC Meeting of States Parties Announcing Institution
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Submissions for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework and peer review Submissions and comments should be sent to the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity by 3 February 2020 Announcing Institution
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Global academy network stands up for tropical forests IAP outlines a set of measures to protect forests and fight climate change in response to the ongoing global crisis surrounding deforestation and forest burning 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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PEER Cycle 9 - Call for Pre-Proposals The program is accepting proposals from developing country researchers Announcing Institution
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Assessing the Potential Risks and Benefits of Advances in Science and Technology: Results of a Pilot Exercise Using Qualitative Frameworks The summary report will be presented on 04 December 2019 in Geneve, Switzerland Announcing Institution
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International Commission on the Clinical Use of Human Germline Genome Editing IAP nominated 3 speakers for its 2nd meeting, watch the webcast here Announcing Institution
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Online survey on diverse and inclusive research in 14 languages RRING project is a research study with UNESCO and AAAS as partners Announcing Institution
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Global network of science academies launches a landmark study on 'Climate Change and Health' IAP and Leopoldina embark on a new project to fill in critical gaps in our knowledge of the effects of climate change on human health Announcing Institution
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The Academy of Medical Sciences and The Lancet International Health Lecture 2019 Follow the livestream from 18.30 (UK time) on 27 November 2019 Announcing Institution
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Young Academies declare joint principles and issue calls to action 'Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Young Academies' launched at the World Science Forum Announcing Institution
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IAP at the World Science Forum 2019 Join us in Budapest to support young scientists and discuss on Science, Ethics and Responsibility Announcing Institution
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The Need for Intellectual Property Rights Strategies at Academic Institutions ALLEA Statement, November 2019 Announcing Institution
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Young Physician Leaders, Respect and Dialogue and Climate Change and Health: IAP at the WHS At the World Health Summit 2019 IAP welcomed a new cohort of outstanding young health professionals and presented some of its latest projects Announcing Institution
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Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture The new study by IAP and NASAC was presented in Ghana during AMASA15 Announcing Institution
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African Food Security at risk from neonicotinoids A new study by IAP and NASAC examines the implications of neonicotinoid insecticide use for ecosystem services and sustainable agriculture in Africa Announcing Institution