Call for expressions of interest to host Belmont Forum Secretariat

April 6, 2017

The Belmont Forum seeks a host organization for its Secretariat. Expressions of Interest (EOIs) should be submitted no later than 17h00 EDT 5 July 2017 The Belmont Forum is a partnership of organizations committed to the Belmont Forum Challenge: To support international transdisciplinary research providing knowledge for understanding, mitigating, and adapting to global environmental change. […]

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CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017

April 5, 2017

The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), in co-operation with Zed Books, requests proposals for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017. Deadline: 31 July 2017 Proposals for original, high quality, alternative and critical academic book manuscripts are sought. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and providing sound contributions to the […]

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“Open Data in a Big Data World” accord passes 120 endorsements

April 5, 2017

Leading scientific organizations from around the world join a campaign for open access to publicly-funded research data. An accord to promote open access to “big data” that are the basis of advanced research has passed 120 endorsements, and the list includes prominent science organizations that support the principles of open data through dedicated commitments. The […]

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Vacancy: Science Officer, International Council for Science

April 4, 2017

The International Council for Science (ICSU) is seeking a Science Officer for a 5-month, fixed-term contract (maternity cover). Apply by 1 May 2017.  ICSU is a non-governmental scientific organization with a global membership. ICSU members include 122 national scientific bodies (mostly National Academies of Science), 31 International Scientific Unions, and 23 International Scientific Associates. ICSU’s […]

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ISSC expresses concern at proposed changes to university legislation in Hungary

April 4, 2017

The International Social Science Council adds its voice to that of numerous science bodies, non-governmental organizations, researchers and citizens in Hungary and around the world who are expressing concern at proposed legislative changes to Central European University status in Hungary, and solidarity with CEU. These changes would endanger the academic freedom vital for CEU’s continued […]

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