T2S Steering Committee Member, Hebe Vessuri, Awarded 2017 Bernal Prize

Every year, the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) awards the Bernal Prize to an individual for their notable contributions and achievements in the field of social science. It is with great honour that we congratulate this year’s recipient of the Bernal Prize, Professor Hebe Vessuri. Professor Vessuri, who serves as a member of […]

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External Review of IPBES Assessments by Governments and Experts

Make a difference this International Day of Biodiversity by adding your voice to the external review of The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) assessments. IPBES aims to finalize five assessments at the sixth session of the IPBES Plenary, in March 2018: four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services (for Africa, […]

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The making of experts and expertise: A digital publication

A new digital publication, launched today, will explore how experts came to acquire power in modern times – and with what consequences. Experts: Past, Present, Future aims to provide a forum on expertise about sustainability, energy and development, and to foster exchange between historians, social scientists and policy experts. In the past year experts have […]

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Pegasus Funding Opportunity – call for proposals

Future Earth is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the Programme for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or PEGASuS – Biodiversity and Natural Assets. This programme is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people […]

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Call for applications: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Young Scientists Programme

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme has opened applications for the second round of its Young Scientists Programme. Apply by June 30, 2017. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for an enhanced role for science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and partnership, linked […]

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