The International Center for Climate and Environment Sciences (ICCES) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) will hold a workshop 14-23 July in Beijing on assessing and planning for extreme weather and climate events in developing nations. Deadline for registration: 31 May 2013.
TWAS is calling for nominations for the 2013 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize in physics or astronomy. The prize carries a USD100,000 award. Deadline for nominations is 10 June 2013!
25 April 2013. Postgraduate, postdoctoral and advanced research fellowships available to scientists from developing countries. Deadlines vary.
The 12th CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum – an international workshop on operational oceanography for developing countries – will take place between 9 and 12 September 2013, in Beijing, China. Deadline for early registration: 5 July 2013; for abstract submission: 10 July 2013.
The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) offers postgraduate fellowships to female scientists from sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries. Deadline for applications: 31 July 2013.
TWAS and the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) have signed an agreement that will allow postgraduate students, postdocs and visiting scholars to study at CIIT in Pakistan. Deadline for applications is 31 August 2013.
10 April 2013. The Elsevier Foundation, OWSD and TWAS are inviting nominations for the 2014 Awards honouring female early-career chemists working in the developing world. Nominations are accepted until 15 September 2013.
TWAS's Regional Office for Central and South Asia (ROCASA) is inviting TWAS members from the area to a meeting on 'Challenges and Opportunities in Science and Technology in Developing Countries' to be held in Bangalore, India from 21 to 23 November 2013.
TWAS's 24th General Meeting is scheduled to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 30 September-4 October 2013.
TWAS's 23rd General Meeting and 12th General Conference was held in Tianjin, China, 18-21 September 2012. Read More
TWAS's 22nd General Meeting, Italy, 21-23 November 2011. Read More
TWAS's 21st General Meeting, India, 19-22 October 2010. Read More
TWAS's 11th General Conference and 20th General Meeting, South Africa, 20-23 October 2009. Read More
TWAS supports researchers in developing countries through a variety of grants and fellowships. The dates for applications vary, and we're telling you here what's up next.
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Excellence in Science: Profiles of Research
Institutions in Developing Countries is a series of booklets published
by TWAS highlighting successful scientific institutions in the South. Ten institutions have so far been profiled: INBio (Costa Rica), CBS (Tunisia), IMRA (Madagascar), CDRI (India), IMPLAD (China), IHI (Tanzania), SAIAB (South Africa), NARL (Uganda), ORI (Botswana), IMS (Zanzibar, Tanzania) and ICCBS (Pakistan). The volumes are also available for download as PDF files.
Scienza Express is a young Italian publishing house that focuses on scientific themes. Its mission is to bridge
the gap between the scientific community and the citizenry. Scienza Express is now partnering with TWAS to publish a new book series presenting
successful examples of good science in the developing countries. Sharing
science is the goal that makes Scienza Express and
TWAS perfect partners.
LSWN - Le Scienze Web News is another TWAS partner. LSWN is an independent online magazine that enourages science communication between institutions, industries, research environment and the public. LSWN is also partnering with UNESCO for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). Are you a researcher working in a research institute or university? If you wish to inform the LSWN community about your research results, please email redazione[at]lswn.it. Further information:http://bit.ly/contact_lswn