Call for Nominations: International Science Council Governing Board

January 25, 2018

Nominations for the first Governing Board of the International Science Council are now being sought from International Social Science Council (ISSC) members. The International Science Council (ISC), which will be created on the basis of a merger between the ISSC and International Council for Science (ICSU), will hold its founding General Assembly in Paris, France, […]

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Call for papers: 2018 World Social Science Forum

January 24, 2018

UPDATE: Call for papers extended to 31 March 2018. The 2018 World Social Science Forum will take place in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25 to 28 September 2018. The theme of WSSF 2018 is “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures”. Call for individual papers The 2018 World Social Science Forum now invites authors to submit individual […]

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Government and expert review of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

January 23, 2018

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climage Change (IPCC) is seeking Expert Reviewers for the Second Order Draft of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C. The review will take place from 8 January-25 February 2018. The purpose of the review is to help ensure that the report provides a balanced and comprehensive assessment of the […]

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New video: Towards Transformations in Practice

January 23, 2018

How can we make transformations in practice, to create a step change towards environmental sustainability? What does transformation look like? What methods can help create transformations? What about new innovations? And how can we accelerate transformations? We brought together members of the ISSC’s Transformations to Sustainability programme community to share their ideas on what transformations […]

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British Academy Visiting Fellowships scheme

December 13, 2017

The British Academy has launched a Visiting Fellowships scheme that will enable approximately 60 academics from around the world to be based at a university or research institution of their choice in the United Kingdom (UK) for a period of up to 6 months. The scheme is open to academics based in any country overseas […]

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