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 […]


Networking conference kicks off

April 15, 2013

This week marks the start of the first in a series of Young Scientist Networking Conferences on integrated science. Held at Villa Vigoni, coordinated by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), the International Council for Science (ICSU) and supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG), “Food Futures” is an invitation to think creatively on the potential for change and transformation […]


Introducing World Social Science Fellows 2013

March 15, 2013

We are proud to announce the selection of twenty talented early career scientists as our first ever World Social Science Fellows. From 25-30 March 2013, the Fellows will come to Quito, Ecuador to work on creative, interdisciplinary perspectives on sustainable urbanization. This work will be the start of their time as Fellows and we expect […]