Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards sustainable African urban development

March 6, 2018

As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” (LIRA 2030) programme, up to 11 collaborative research projects across Africa will be supported (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) to explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. The LIRA 2030 programme is led by the International […]

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WDS Data Stewardship award for early career researchers

March 1, 2018

In today’s digital era, data-enabled scientific research cannot fully benefit society without scrupulous data stewardship. The pressing challenges faced by the planet and humankind require discipline-integrated research and sound science-driven policies that are critically dependent on trusted scientific data. The World Data System (WDS) of the International Council for Science (ICSU) supports long-term stewardship of […]

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Registration now open for World Social Science Forum 2018

March 1, 2018

Early-bird registration for the 2018 World Social Science Forum is now open. The World Social Science Forum will take place from 25-28 September 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures‘. Life in the Anthropocene requires inclusive and coordinated actions to ensure equality and security for human beings. Security and Equality […]

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Call for nominations: Scientific Committee of the World Data System

February 13, 2018

ISSC Members are invited to submit nominations for the ICSU World Data System Scientific Committee. The World Data System (WDS) is an Interdisciplinary Body of ICSU created by its 29th General Assembly in Maputo, Mozambique, in 2008. Its main mission is to support ICSU’s vision by promoting long-term stewardship of, and universal and equitable access […]

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Linking Theory and Empirical Research: 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences

February 12, 2018

The 8th Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences takes place from 16-26 July 2018. The summer school aims to support young researchers by strengthening their ability in linking theory and empirical research. The two-week programme creates an excellent basis for the development of their current research designs. In the first week, we address the key […]

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