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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Future Earth Blog Launched

July 16, 2013

Future Earth launched a new online magazine which will be a forum for new ideas and essential reading for everyone engaged in global sustainability. The online magazine will be a showcase and discussion forum for the latest research in this area, both in the projects that form part of Future Earth’s network and beyond. The launch comes […]

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Call for expression of interest to host permanent secretariat of Future Earth

July 9, 2013

Interested parties are invited in this first stage of a three-step process to express their interest in hosting the permanent secretariat for Future Earth by 23 September. The Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability is launching an open competitive process for the selection of a permanent secretariat for Future Earth, a 10-year international research programme dedicated […]

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