The making of experts and expertise: A digital publication

April 25, 2017

A new digital publication, launched today, will explore how experts came to acquire power in modern times – and with what consequences. Experts: Past, Present, Future aims to provide a forum on expertise about sustainability, energy and development, and to foster exchange between historians, social scientists and policy experts. In the past year experts have […]


Pegasus Funding Opportunity – call for proposals

April 21, 2017

Future Earth is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the Programme for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or PEGASuS – Biodiversity and Natural Assets. This programme is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people […]


Call for applications: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Young Scientists Programme

April 19, 2017

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme has opened applications for the second round of its Young Scientists Programme. Apply by June 30, 2017. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for an enhanced role for science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and partnership, linked […]


Call for sessions and abstracts: CODATA2017 Conference “Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science”

April 11, 2017

International CODATA 2017 Conference “Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science” 8-13 October 2017 Saint Petersburg, Russia The 2017 international CODATA Conference, “Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science” will explore the fundamental issues relating to the availability, (re-)use and scientific analysis of data that relate to the most significant contemporary global challenges. A call for session and paper […]


Call for recommendations for the Scientific Programme Committee – World Social Science Forum 2018

April 7, 2017

ISSC Members are invited to recommend experts to join the Scientific Committee of the 2018 World Social Science Forum. The 2018 Forum will take place in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25 – 28 September 2018, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’. Scientific Programme Committee members will play an active role in the preparation of World […]