Call for nominations: IRDR Scientific Committee

December 12, 2016

The term of office of three members of the Scientific Committee of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme is coming to an end, and new nominations for membership are being sought. Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long research programme co-sponsored by the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social […]

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Call for Papers: International Congress of IIAS

December 12, 2016

The International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), in close collaboration with The Institut de Management Public et Gouvernance Territoriale (IMPGT) – Aix Marseille University, is organizing the 2017 IIAS International Congress to be held from 30 May to 2 June 2017 in Aix-en-Provence, France. The congress will be preceded on 29 May by the IIAS Statutory […]

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African Open Science Platform to boost the impact of open data for science and society

December 9, 2016

An initiative to establish an African Open Science Platform to promote the value and exploit the potential of Open Data for science was announced by the Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs Naledi Pandor, at the Science Forum South Africa 2016 (SFSA) today. The Africa-wide initiative will promote the development and coordination of data policies, […]

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Vacancy: Future Earth Executive Director

December 9, 2016

Future Earth, the international research programme for global sustainability, is recruiting an Executive Director, starting as soon as possible. Deadline for applications: 3rd February 2017 Future Earth is a major international research programme for global sustainability. It provides international facilitation and coordination of research around the greatest challenges facing humanity – and engages policy, business and the […]

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Transformations and co-design: special issue by the Transformations to Sustainability programme seed grantees

December 6, 2016

An edited collection of 16 papers on co-design in sustainability science, authored by members of the Transformations to Sustainability programme community, is now published as a special issue of the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST). The papers examine co-design in the context of social-science-led, integrated research on transformations to sustainability, including a practical […]

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