Call for Applications – Future Earth Young Scientist Networking Conference 2015

November 16, 2014

Early Career Scientists are invited to submit applications to participate in next year’s Future Earth Young Scientist Networking Conference on Integrated Science. The Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science discussing the theme of “Future Sustainability — the role of Science in the SDGs” will take place at Villa Vigoni, the German-Italian Centre […]


Future Earth announces Engagement Committee

November 14, 2014

The Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability (the Alliance) announced today the appointment of an Engagement Committee with 15 members who will work on involving stakeholders throughout the entire research process from co-design to dissemination. “The Future Earth Engagement Committee is one of the two key pillars of the Future Earth initiative. It will […]


Call for Nominations – Stein Rokkan Prize 2015

November 13, 2014

The ISSC, the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), and the University of Bergen  are delighted to announce that the nomination process for the 2015 Prize is now open. Stein Rokkan was a pioneer of comparative political and social science research, renowned among other things for his ground-breaking work on the nation state and democracy. A brilliant […]


Fellows Seminar on Sustainable Urbanisation kicks off at UGEC Conference

November 3, 2014

Eighteen Fellows, three senior scientists, one big topic. The second World Social Science Fellows seminar on sustainable urbanization, Transformations to Sustainability in Urban Contexts, kicked off today in Taipei. In the coming week, the 21 scientists will work together to develop new, interdisciplinary perspectives on social transformations to sustainability in urban contexts. This ISSC seminar […]


Call for Applications – Big Data and the Quality of Life

October 24, 2014

The International Social Science Council (ISSC) calls for applications from outstanding early career social scientists around the world to become World Social Science Fellows and participate in an expert group meeting on Big Data and the Quality of Life 18-20 March 2015 The Medialab at Sciences Po University, Paris, France Our quality of life is […]