Vacancy: Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme

February 5, 2016

The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme, which will be vacant on 01 June 2016. IRDR is an international research programme addressing all hazards […]

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Inauguration of the International Year of Global Understanding

February 1, 2016

The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) 2016 will be officially inaugurated today in a public opening ceremony in Jena, Germany. From climate change to air pollution to the wider societal impacts of income inequality, the global consequences of local actions are increasingly noticeable. Changing the world is everyone’s business, and taking action on global […]

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CODESRIA Comparative Research Networks : 2016 Competition

January 28, 2016

Grants in the region of US$ 30,000 available for comparative research by scholars based in African universities and research centres. Application deadlines: Laureates (April 15, 2016); Evaluators (February 29, 2016). The Comparative Research Network (CRN) Competition is a long-standing competition run by CODESRIA to encourage the development and consolidation of a comparative analytic perspective in […]

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Conference of the Science Council of Asia: Call for abstracts open

January 28, 2016

May 30st – June 1st, 2016 Colombo, Sri Lanka Deadline for abstracts: January 31st, 2016 The 16th Conference of the Science Council of Asia (SCA) on the theme of Science for the People: Mobilizing Modern Technologies for Sustainable Development in Asia will take place from May 30th to June 1st, 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. […]

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Call for papers: Climate, Migration & Health in Latin America: Connections through Urbanisation

January 28, 2016

Boulder, Colorado, USA, 26-27 May 2016 Deadline for submission: 12 February 2016 With support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, the Institute of Behavioral Science and University of Colorado Population Center are hosting the 2nd annual workshop on Climate, Migration and Health. This year’s sub-theme is “Connections through […]

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