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Feb 26 2018

Call for Nominations for TWAS Prizes and Awards Now Open- 25 April 2018

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is inviting nominations for the following 2018 prizes: TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize; TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize; and TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry. The closing Date is 25 April 2018. 1. TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize Eligible candidates: Women…
Feb 7 2018

Nominations sought_TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize and 'TWAS Prizes' 2018

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) invites you to nominate suitable candidates for the below prizes. Moreover, you are kindly requested to further disseminate the call for nominations through your mailing lists, websites, platforms and networks, or any other means as deemed most appropriate by you. 1. Nominations sought _TWAS-Lenovo…
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…
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