Young Scientists publish transdisciplinary perspectives on the future of food research

October 3, 2013

Participant’s of this year’s DFG/ICSU/ISSC Networking Conference for Young Scientists have collaborated and published a peer-reviewed research paper on their perspectives on key insights expressed by the young scientists themselves, including the core research questions raised during the meeting in Villa Vigoni, as well as some of the challenges involved in realizing their research ambitions […]


Call for applications WZB-ISSC Global Fellowship

July 16, 2013

The ISSC is proud to partner with the WZB Berlin Social Science Center on a Global Fellowship, and announces the first call for applications for the Fellowship. Talented early career social scientists residing and working in a developing country are encouraged to apply to conduct research for up to six months at the WZB in Berlin. Deadline for […]


Call for Applications World Social Science Fellows

May 31, 2013

The ISSC is proud to announce a call for applications for World Social Science Fellows. Talented early career social and other scientists are encouraged to apply to participate in a seminar on “Risk Interpretation and Action: Decision-making under conditions of uncertainty” and become World Social Science Fellows. Deadline for applications is 15 July 2013. More […]


Blogging Food Futures

April 30, 2013

Laura Pereira, a Post-Doctoral Researcher from the Sustainability Science Program Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and one of our many talented “young scientists” who attended this month’s Networking Conference at Villa Vigoni blogs about her experience during the conference. “On April 15th 2013, 30 young post-doctoral scientists joined 10 senior scientists in the magnificent surroundings of Villa Vigoni on […]


Networking Conference comes to an end

April 19, 2013

The first Young Scientist Networking Conference brought together 30 inspiring early career research scientists and their more established scientific seniors. Over the course of 5 short days, through many interactive sessions and bathed under the warm embrace of an Italian spring, our collective group of scientists — both natural, social and everything in between — laid […]