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  • Agriculture & Food Security
'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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  • Environment & Climate
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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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
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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  • Environment & Climate
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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  • Policy for Science
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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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
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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  • Agriculture & Food Security
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
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IAP announces the publication of its 2018 Annual Report This publication (free to download) provides an overview of IAP activities in 2018 Announcing Institution
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Globalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine: what are the issues for ensuring evidence‐based diagnosis and therapy? An EASAC commentary article on the Journal of Internal Medicine Announcing Institution
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The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the International Science Council The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) Steering Committee sent a letter to all IAP members on 7 November 2019 regarding the relationship between IAP and the International Council of Science (ISC). Announcing Institution
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Academies warn against unregulated use of Traditional Chinese Medicine The European Academies of Science and Medicine call for evidence-based diagnosis and therapy Announcing Institution
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IAP YPL Alumnus Edsel Salvana featured on Forbes Magazine He dressed up as plague doctor to call attention to polio and measles outbreaks in the Philippines Announcing Institution
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Climate Change and Health A new project by the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina, and the InterAcademy Partnership Announcing Institution
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Landscaping the coordination of national role-players and activities toward SDG #6 in South Africa The ASSAf-IAP-DWS workshop was held on 23 and 24 July 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa Announcing Institution
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IAP Sessions at the World Health Summit Join us in Berlin from 27 to 29 October at one of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health Announcing Institution
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Sustainability Research and Innovation 2020: Call for Session Proposals Now Open Submit your session proposal to the first SRI (Brisbane, Australia, 14-17 June 2020) Announcing Institution
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New book by IAP YPL Alumna Hélène Rossinot 'Aidants, ces invisibles' deals with caregivers’ role in our society and health systems Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Contribute in Friends of Europe's Debating Security Plus Join the conversation on ‘Bio-threats and bioterrorism’ Announcing Institution
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  • Environment & Climate
IPCC Working Group II Contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report 'Climate Change 2021: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability' will be available for Expert Review until 13 December 2019 Announcing Institution
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Third Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp and Teacher Workshop This IAP SEP-supported event took place in Nanning, China, from 24 to 30 September 2019 Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Understanding and responding to global health risks from microbial threats in the Arctic US NASEM, EASAC, and IAP are convening a workshop on 6-7 November 2019 in Herrenhausen, Germany. Announcing Institution
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IAP’s Doing Global Science: a simple guide to responsible research conduct Download pdf copies for free in English or Arabic, or purchase hard copies of the English version from Princeton University Press. Announcing Institution
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6th Multidisciplinary research in epidemic preparedness and response workshop The Academy of Medical Sciences, IAP and the Medical Research Council convened a policy workshop on 2-3 October 2019. Announcing Institution
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New IAP-Policy Co-Chair Announcing Institution
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Meet the next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders The YPL programme will take place on 24-29 October 2019 in conjunction with the World Health Summit. Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Chemists Learn Role of Ethics and Policy in Ensuring Chemical Security A news article by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) about the latest Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists Worshop Announcing Institution
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VIDEO: Improving the lives of those who are most affected by climate change The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) focuses on health issues and participates in the IAP Urban Health Working Group.
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Call for nominations: Christophe Mérieux Prize 2020 500,000 Euros to support research into infectious diseases in developing countries. Deadline: 18 November 2019 Announcing Institution
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Climate education discussed in Paris IAP was invited by ISTIC to celebrate its 10-year anniversary at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Announcing Institution
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  • Biotechnology & Biosecurity
Growing concern, rising awareness Early-career scientists often have little exposure to the potentially harmful uses of chemistry and biology. An intensive workshop in Trieste, Italy – organised by OPCW, IAP and TWAS – is seeking to change that. Announcing Institution