Call for submissions extended – 2018 World Social Science Forum

The call for submissions for the 2018 World Social Science Forum has been extended until 31 March 2018. Proposals for papers and posters are invited for the Forum, which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25 to 28 September 2018. The theme of WSSF 2018 is “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures”. The growing complexity […]

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Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) Africa survey

The Global Young Academy (GYA) has just launched the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) Africa survey. The GloSYS project investigates the context in which early-career researchers work today, and the challenges and motivations that shape their career trajectories. If you are an early-career researcher with a master’s or PhD degree (earned within the last […]

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Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards sustainable African urban development

As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” (LIRA 2030) programme, up to 11 collaborative research projects across Africa will be supported (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) to explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. The LIRA 2030 programme is led by the International […]

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WDS Data Stewardship award for early career researchers

In today’s digital era, data-enabled scientific research cannot fully benefit society without scrupulous data stewardship. The pressing challenges faced by the planet and humankind require discipline-integrated research and sound science-driven policies that are critically dependent on trusted scientific data. The World Data System (WDS) of the International Council for Science (ICSU) supports long-term stewardship of […]

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Registration now open for World Social Science Forum 2018

Early-bird registration for the 2018 World Social Science Forum is now open. The World Social Science Forum will take place from 25-28 September 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures‘. Life in the Anthropocene requires inclusive and coordinated actions to ensure equality and security for human beings. Security and Equality […]

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