TWAS is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy, working to advance science and engineering for sustainable prosperity in the developing world. Read More...
6 December 2013. TWAS has expressed deep sadness at the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela and praised his legacy as an advocate and inspiration for education and science throughout the developing world.
22 November 2013. 'Seeds of Science', a vivid and inspiring documentary about the work done in Kenya by TWAS-supported scientists, will be broadcast in Italy twice in the coming week on RAI-TV's Friuli Venezia Giulia channel.
18 November 2013. IAP, the global network of science academies, and the InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP), today urged immediate and sustained action to address the increasing incidence of dangerous pathogens that are resistant to antibiotics.
The IAP Conference on "Grand Challenges and Integrated Innovations: Science for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development" is hosted by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
22 January 2013. Capacity development for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, with a focus on hydro-meteorological hazards, floods, droughts as well as geophysical hazards as earthquakes and tsunamis in South and Southeast Asia, will be the theme of the fourth regional workshop of the CATALYST Project. The three-day workshop will take place at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, starting tomorrow.
Both TWAS and OWSD - the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World - have signed agreements with the Universiti Putra Malaysia by which UPM will host a number of fellowships each year.
9 December 2013. Vaughan C. Turekian, the Chief International Officer and editor-in-chief for the AAAS Center for Science and Diplomacy will give a lecture on Monday, 9 December about moving toward a strategic approach to science diplomacy.
6 December 2013. The International Council for Science (ICSU) and InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP) are presenting an exciting opportunity for an enterprising urban health expert to lead an international, interdisciplinary research programme.
The internship allows people between 18 and 25 to gain working experience, for a period of up to one month, in an international environment. While the internship is unpaid, interns will receive a diploma.