Call for proposals: IPSA World Congress of Political Science

June 5, 2017

The Call for Proposals for the next International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress of Political Science, to be held in Brisbane, Australia, 21-26 July 2018, is now open. Proposals for panels and papers on any subject within political science are welcome. The Congress Theme “Borders and Margins” will be featured in specially organised topical […]

Read more...

Broadening the Application of the Sustainability Science Approach

June 1, 2017

Mathieu Denis, Executive Director of the ISSC, is today participating in the Third Symposium on Sustainability Science held at the UNESCO headquarters. The symposium brings together researchers involved in international sustainability science programmes including Future Earth, representatives of UN and international scientific organizations, research funders, and delegates from UNESCO Member States. Speaking on a panel […]

Read more...

Latest on ISSC-ICSU Transition Planning

May 29, 2017

Members of the Strategy Working Group (SWG) and Transition Task Force (TTF) responsible for developing plans for the proposed merger of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and International Social Science Council (ISSC) will meet this week in Paris to take forward discussions on developing transition plans for a new, merged council for all the […]

Read more...

T2S Steering Committee Member, Hebe Vessuri, Awarded 2017 Bernal Prize

May 24, 2017

Every year, the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) awards the Bernal Prize to an individual for their notable contributions and achievements in the field of social science. It is with great honour that we congratulate this year’s recipient of the Bernal Prize, Professor Hebe Vessuri. Professor Vessuri, who serves as a member of […]

Read more...

External Review of IPBES Assessments by Governments and Experts

May 22, 2017

Make a difference this International Day of Biodiversity by adding your voice to the external review of The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) assessments. IPBES aims to finalize five assessments at the sixth session of the IPBES Plenary, in March 2018: four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services (for Africa, […]

Read more...