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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Professor Frans Berkhout named Interim Director of Future Earth

July 1, 2013

The International Council for Science (ICSU), on behalf of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability, is pleased to announce that Professor Frans Berkhout will be the new Interim Director of Future Earth, a major new interdisciplinary research programme on global sustainability. Professor Berkhout will lead the implementation of Future Earth — bringing existing […]


Inaugural Future Earth Science Committee Announced

June 17, 2013

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the International Council for Science (ICSU) are pleased to announce on behalf of the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability the members of the first Science Committee for Future Earth, a new 10 year research programme on global sustainability. The Science Committee, includes 8 world renowned social […]