Call for Proposals – Transformations to Sustainability Programme Transformative Knowledge Networks

December 18, 2014

A new long-term vision to address today’s great challenges of global environmental change and sustainability via enduring social transformations and social change is launched today with an initial 2.7 M € three-year commitment from the International Social Science Council. The ISSC and its partners are inviting applications for proposals for Transformative Knowledge Networks for the […]

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A short video from the 2014 Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference now online

December 15, 2014

Future Earth Early Career Scientists that attended this year’s Young Scientist Networking Conference explain their vision for a #futureeconomy.

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Heide Hackmann to step down as Executive Director of the International Social Science Council

December 8, 2014

Heide Hackmann has announced today that she will step down from her role at the ISSC at the end of February 2015 to join the International Council for Science (ICSU) as its new Executive Director. The decision comes at a time of change and new opportunities within the global scientific landscape. Heide Hackmann, during her […]

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CROP announces joint winners of International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014

December 5, 2014

The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) at the University of Bergen is pleased to announce joint winners of the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014, organised in co-operation with Zed Books, London. The 2014 CROP Prize will be shared between two excellent submissions: “An Analysis of Changes in Child Poverty in the Developing […]

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IRDR Job Vacancy – Junior Science Officer

December 5, 2014

The International Programme Office of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk programme,  located in Beijing, China, is the focal point for the coordination, execution and other related functions of the IRDR programme, and is seeking to hire a Junior Science Officer. The successful candidate will be able to learn how to operate in an international […]

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