News from Trieste 2011
TWAS's 22nd General Meeting was held in Trieste, Italy, from 21 to 23 November 2011.
Wednesday, 23 November 2011: Presentations by TWAS Young Affiliates, Symposia on Materials Science and on Chemistry in the Year of Chemistry.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011: C.N.R. Rao delivers the Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize lecture. TWAS Medal Lecturers, TWAS Prize winners and TWAS Young Affiliates present their research. Invited lectures by Michael Klein, Jean-Christophe Yoccoz and A.S.S. Daar.
Monday, 21 November 2011: TWAS announces recipients of 2011 Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize, 2011 TWAS Prizes, 2011 Regional Prizes for the development of educational material for science teaching, 2011 new members. Symposium on Food Security.
Sunday, 20 November 2011: TWAS business meeting were held today, including the 31st Meeting of the TWAS Council (photo: Massimo Silvano).
23 November. The food we eat depends, in large measure, on microorganisms we can't see.
22 November. TWAS has announced the launch of the Atta-ur-Rahman Prize in Chemistry. The announcement was made at the 22nd General Meeting of TWAS held in Trieste.
21 November. TWAS will continue to build scientific capacity and promote scientific excellence in a world that is likely to experience unprecedented change in the years ahead, says Jacob Palis, president of TWAS.
21 November. The prizes, which are awarded by TWAS's five regional offices, carry a USD3,000 cash award. This year they have been awarded to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the development of scientific educational material.
21 November. The immediate past president of TWAS wins the prize for "monumental contributions to the frontiers of materials science."
14 November. TWAS will hold its 22nd General Meeting in Trieste, Italy, on 21-23 November. More than 250 people from 30 countries are expected to attend.
21 November. TWAS has announced the winners of the TWAS Prizes for 2011 at the Academy's 22nd General Meeting in Trieste, Italy. Each TWAS Prize carries a cash award of USD15,000. The winners will lecture about their research at TWAS's 23rd General Meeting in 2012, where they will also receive a medal and the prize money.
TWAS's 22nd General Meeting was held in Trieste, Italy, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), between 21 and 23 November 2011. The TWAS Committees and Council Meeting took place on 20 November.
TWAS's 22nd General Meeting will be held in Trieste, Italy, from 21 to 23 November 2011.