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Jan 19 2018

Apply now- TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visit: deadline 31 March 2018

The TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme provides postdoctoral researchers who have obtained their PhD not earlier than 2013 and are from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, with the opportunity to make a 'Cooperation Visit' to an institute in Germany. Such visits will have a duration of no more than three months…
Jan 8 2018

Call for Applications: ASSAf-TWAS-AAAS Workshop on Science Diplomacy 2018

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are seeking candidates to participate in the inaugural regional training workshop on science diplomacy to be held in South Africa, from…
Oct 27 2017

Science Forum South Africa: 7-8 December 2017

The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) will be hosting a parallel session at the 2017 Science Forum South Africa in Pretoria. The session will be on 7 December 2017 at NRF1 from 09h00-10h30. The forum's plenary sessions will be held at the Council for Scientific…
Aug 29 2017

Science Action on Shale Gas Deliberated- 31 August to 1 September 2017

A science action plan to help steer the South African shale gas industry will be considered at a national conference entitled The Shale Gas Industry in South Africa: Toward a Science Action Plan hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science…
Mar 13 2017

Press Release: TWAS, partners to meet on refugee scientists

An untold number of researchers, engineers and doctors are among the millions displaced by recent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. A workshop co-organised by TWAS will explore the lives of refugee scientists – and the expertise they bring to their new countries. They are climate scientists and…
Dec 1 2016

27th TWAS General Meeting Highlights for sub-Saharan Africa

The 27th General Meeting of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) was held in Kigali, Rwanda in November 2016. The meeting was well attended by Fellows, TWAS Young Affiliates and representatives of Regional Offices. It also created a platform to award, recognise and celebrate outstanding scientists/researchers who are excelling in…
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