Young scientists on the future of food

October 16, 2013

  In April of this year, a collection of young scientists from a diverse range of academic backgrounds and regions gathered at Villa Vigoni to discuss the nature of our food system. The Networking Conference for Young Scientists was jointly organised by the ISSC and the International Council for Science (ICSU), and kindly funded by […]

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Young Scientists publish commentary on food and bioenergy in the 21st century

October 8, 2013

Sigrid Kusch and Chijioke J Evoh, two early career scientists who took part in this year’s DFG/ICSU/ISSC Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science have published a commentary based on the “Food Futures” conference, in the September issue of Biofuels. They looked at the topic of creation of sustainable food systems within the necessarily wider context […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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