Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape

July 5, 2017

The Global Challenges Foundation has launched the Global Challenges Prize 2017: A New Shape. This competition is a quest to find new models of global cooperation capable of handling global risks. It will award US$5 million in prizes for the best ideas that re-envision global governance for the 21st century. The aim of the prize is […]

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Call for nominations: Heineken Prizes 2018

June 27, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious Heineken Prizes 2018. The deadline for nominations is 15 October 2017. These international prizes, worth $200,000 each, reward outstanding achievement in the fields of: Biochemistry and Biophysics Cognitive Science Environmental Sciences History Medicine These prestigious biennial prizes are intended explicitly for scientists and scholars who are currently […]

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2017 Stein Rokkan prize awarded for ‘Foreign Pressure and the Politics of Autocratic Survival’

June 23, 2017

The 2017 Stein Rokkan prize has been awarded jointly to Abel Escribà-Folch (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Joseph Wright (Penn State University) in recognition of their book Foreign Pressure and the Politics of Autocratic Survival, published by Oxford University Press in 2015. Their book asks two closely connected questions: In what ways and to what extent […]

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Gender in the global research landscape: raw data now available

June 22, 2017

Following the publication in March of the Gender in the Global Research Landscape Report, Elsevier have made raw data from the report freely available on the Mendeley Data repository. The data in the repository informs the Report’s analysis of research performance through a gender lens across 20 years, 12 geographies and 27 subject areas, with indicators including authors, […]

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Vacancy: Post-Doctoral Research Student (Gender and Climate Services)

June 22, 2017

The Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) is pleased to announce a new position for a post-doctoral research scientist. The position will be based at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at the Earth Institute of Columbia University in Palisades, NY, United States. The project seeks to examine gender […]

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