A stronger base for the social and natural sciences, and for interdisciplinary collaborations

May 27, 2016

Following an initial correspondence between ISSC President Alberto Martinelli and International Council for Science (ICSU) President Gordon McBean, the executive bodies of ISSC and ICSU decided to form a joint Working Group (WG) to explore scenarios of closer institutional alignment between the two councils. We interviewed Alberto Martinelli to find out more about this important […]

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ISSC and ICSU to hold a joint assembly, 24 October 2016, in Oslo, Norway

May 18, 2016

The ISSC and the International Council for Science (ICSU) will hold a joint general assembly on 24 October 2016, in the context of the 39th ISSC General Assembly, to vote on the creation of a new, single science organisation for the social and natural sciences. The members of both organisations will be asked to vote on […]

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Road to 2018

May 18, 2016

ISSC and ICSU Executive Bodies Recommend the Creation of a New, Single Organisation In April 2016, the executive bodies of ISSC and the International Council for Science (ICSU) decided unanimously to recommend that the ISSC and ICSU merge to form a single new international organisation for the social and natural sciences. Please click here for […]

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Referendum on the extension of the Executive Committee’s mandate: 1 to 3 June 2016

May 18, 2016

Following the ISSC’s and International Council for Science (ICSU)’s executive bodies’ unanimous recommendation to members to merge into a single new organisation, the current ISSC Executive Committee requests an extension of its mandate for a period that will not exceed two years (until October 2018). The current ISSC Executive Committee was voted in with a […]

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T-AP Digging into Data Challenge – funding opportunity

May 9, 2016

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) has launched the 2016 T-AP Digging into Data Challenge to support research projects that use “big data” to address questions in the social sciences and humanities. Although this is the fourth Digging into Data challenge, it is the first time it has been sponsored by T-AP, and it is the first […]

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