Turkish Academy of Sciences Academy Prizes

May 11, 2018

Nominations are now being sought for The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Academy Prizes. The TÜBA Academy Prizes were launched in 2015 in appreciation and encouragement of eminent scientists. TÜBA Academy Prizes are annually awarded to three nominated scientists in each of the following categories: 1) Basic and Engineering sciences 2) Health and Life sciences 3) […]

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Electronic ISSC General Assembly to approve ICSU-ISSC merger treaty opens 11 May

May 4, 2018

An electronic General Assembly of the ISSC will be held 11-16 May 2018 in order to approve the final steps towards the merger with the International Council for Science (ICSU) and make the agreement legally binding. ISSC Members will receive an email with instructions on voting and relevant documents ahead of the start of the […]

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First plenary speakers announced for 2018 World Social Science Forum

April 30, 2018

We are delighted to announce a number of plenary speakers for the 2018 World Social Science Forum, which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25-28 September 2018. The theme of the Forum is ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’. The plenary speakers already confirmed are: Craig Calhoun President of Berggruen Institute and Former Director of the […]

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Expert review of the draft IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

April 20, 2018

The Expert Review of the First Order Draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) will take place from 4 May until 29 June 2018. Expert Reviewers can register online up to a week before the end of the review period. The Expert […]

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External review of IPBES global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services

April 17, 2018

Interested and qualified experts, including scientists, decision makers, practitioners and other knowledge holders, are invited to participate in the external review for the second order drafts of the chapters and the first draft of the Summary for Policymakers of The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem […]

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