World’s top bodies representing the social and natural sciences vote to pursue a merger, forming a single organization representing all social and natural sciences by 2018

October 24, 2016

At a landmark joint General Assembly of two leading international science councils, their members voted to merge, launching a process to form a single global entity that represents all social and natural sciences. Oslo, 24 October 2016 – At an extraordinary General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and a General Assembly of […]


Extraordinary Joint ISSC-ICSU General Assembly, Oslo, Norway

October 19, 2016

An extraordinary joint general assembly of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and International Council for Science will take place on Monday 24th October in Oslo, Norway. Leading social and natural scientists from all over the world will take part in the meeting. The one-day joint meeting takes place in the context of discussions on achieving […]


Call for Abstracts Transformations 2017: Transformations in Practice

October 18, 2016

The Transformations 2017 Conference will take place in Dundee, Scotland, between the 30th of August and the 1st of September 2017. A ‘mass transformative practice’ event is to be held at T2017. This will include all conference participants engaging in professionally facilitated dialogue by the International Futures Forum and others using the Three Horizons futures […]


WSSFellows at Habitat III

October 17, 2016

Six World Social Science Fellows will join the discussions on the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III, which begins today in Quito, Ecuador. The Fellows will participate in a number of discussions and events, reporting on developments in the official conference proceedings, as well as attending side events on the fringes of the conference. The […]


Call for applications: Early career representatives in Future Earth Knowledge-Action Networks

October 14, 2016

Early career researchers and professional newcomers now have the opportunity to join Future Earth’s Knowledge-Action Networks by applying to become a member of their development teams. The deadline is 2 November 2016. Future Earth is opening up its Knowledge-Action Networks to early career researchers and early career professionals. Becoming part of Knowledge-Action Networks in their early stages will […]