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Jun 10 2019

Call for Nominations_TWAS Prizes 2019

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is inviting nominations for the following 2019 prizes devoted to Women scientists. (TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize- TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize- TWAS Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize). Please find below the main features of these prizes:…
Jun 6 2019

Extended Deadline- Call for Nominations: TWAS Young Affiliates 2019

Every year the five TWAS Regional Partners each select up to five scientists to be Young Affiliates for a period of five years. During their tenure, Affiliates are invited to participate in TWAS general meetings and conferences as well as provide feedback to TWAS on how the Academy can respond…
Apr 29 2019

Call for Nominations: OPCW-TWAS-IAP Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for scientists

The third edition of a workshop on “Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences” will be held from 9 to 13 September 2019 at the headquarters of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy. The workshop will be organised in…
Apr 25 2019

TWAS Executive Director conferred Honorary Doctoral Degree at UJ

Prof Romain Murenzi, the Executive Director of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) received an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) at a prestigious graduation ceremony. The Honoris Causa degree in Engineering was conferred on 24 April 2019 at the UJ Sanlam Auditorium, Kingsway Campus, Johannesburg, South…
Mar 18 2019

TWAS Appoints New TWAS-SAREP Coordinator

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in collaboration with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) has appointed Mr Stanley Maphosa as the new TWAS-Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (SAREP) Coordinator. Stanley Maphosa succeeds Prof Roseanne Diab (former ASSAf Executive Officer and TWAS-SAREP Coordinator). She is now the Director of…
Feb 20 2019

Call for Proposals to Host the 2019 TWAS-SAREP Regional Young Scientists’ Conference

This year, TWAS-SAREP is looking to partner with one African Science Academy that will be the local host for the 2019 Regional Young Scientists’ Conference. The call is open to all the Academies of Science in Africa, including Young Academies of Science. The conference must be targeted at young scientists…
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