Using science to address hazard risk and sustainable development

March 13, 2014

IRDR Conference 2014 The Integrated and Disaster Risk Programme, in partnership with the China Association for Science and Technology, will host the second IRDR Conference, Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability, 7–9 June 2014 at the Beijing International Convention Centre, Beijing, China. The main focus of the conference is the importance of science […]

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Trans-Atlantic Platform Launch

March 5, 2014

Today marks the official launch of the Trans-Atlantic Platform in Social Sciences and Humanities Research (T-AP), a partnership among 15 social sciences and humanities research funding agencies from Europe and the Americas, of which the ISSC is a member. The Platform seeks to enhance trans-Atlantic research collaboration in key areas of mutual interest and engagement […]

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Seeking Future Earth Engagement Committee

February 17, 2014

The Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability is inviting applications for the Future Earth Engagement Committee. Future Earth is a 10-year international research programme that will provide the knowledge required for societies to face global environmental change and identify opportunities for transformations to global sustainability. Future Earth brings together thousands of scientists of all disciplines, […]

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Science and technology for and about women

February 17, 2014

  ISSC Director, Heide Hackmann, recently participated in the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World’s GenderInSITE Coordinating Group meeting in Italy as an external expert. GenderInSITE, or Gender in Science, Innovation, Technology and Engineering, is a global initiative involving stakeholders from different sectors to promote the role of women in science, innovation, technology and engineering, and […]

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Submit an abstract to the International Disaster and Risk Conference

February 12, 2014

Be part of the unique Davos spirit and submit your abstract for the International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014! The 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference will take place from 24 to 28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland. Organised in close cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, the conference will serve […]

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