Seeking Future Earth secretariat

January 8, 2014

The International Council for Science (ICSU), on behalf of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability, has released a call for full proposals to host the permanent secretariat for Future Earth. Following a call for expressions of interest in July last year and a bidders’ conference in November, the call for full bids is open […]

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Call for applications: Networking conference for Young Scientists on Integrated Science

December 2, 2013

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the International Council for Science (ICSU), in collaboration with the International Network of Next Generation Ecologists (INNGE) and Institute for New Economic Thinking’s Young Scholars Initiative (INET YSI), are planning to assemble a group of early career researchers with diverse backgrounds and research perspectives to reflect on ecosystems and human wellbeing in the […]

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Young scientists on the future of food

October 16, 2013

  In April of this year, a collection of young scientists from a diverse range of academic backgrounds and regions gathered at Villa Vigoni to discuss the nature of our food system. The Networking Conference for Young Scientists was jointly organised by the ISSC and the International Council for Science (ICSU), and kindly funded by […]

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Young Scientists publish commentary on food and bioenergy in the 21st century

October 8, 2013

Sigrid Kusch and Chijioke J Evoh, two early career scientists who took part in this year’s DFG/ICSU/ISSC Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science have published a commentary based on the “Food Futures” conference, in the September issue of Biofuels. They looked at the topic of creation of sustainable food systems within the necessarily wider context […]

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Young Scientists publish transdisciplinary perspectives on the future of food research

October 3, 2013

Participant’s of this year’s DFG/ICSU/ISSC Networking Conference for Young Scientists have collaborated and published a peer-reviewed research paper on their perspectives on key insights expressed by the young scientists themselves, including the core research questions raised during the meeting in Villa Vigoni, as well as some of the challenges involved in realizing their research ambitions […]

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