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TWAS has long recognized that prizes and awards provide an incentive for scientists to do their best work, while winning global recognition. Today, honours awarded by TWAS and its partners are among the most prestigious given for research in the developing world. They range from the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize, which celebrates the very best research in the South, to prizes awarded to early-career scientists already making impressive contributions to their field.


EXTENDED DEADLINE_Call for Nominations: TWAS Regional Prize 2018- Science Diplomacy

TWAS-SAREP seeks to honour an outstanding scientist who has collaborated on trans-boundary research projects contributing to, or made possible by, good international relations in the developing world. The ideal candidate must have made significant contributions to the application of diplomacy in Science and Technology to industry or to human well-being in the developing world. Awareness creation of 'Science Diplomacy' in the research and diplomatic communities is of critical importance in Africa. Steady Intergovernmental relations contribute and can be viewed as a guarantor of successful research collaborations. This builds trust amongst diverse and various stakeholders in developing countries. The deadline is 15 September 2018

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Call for Applications: TWAS Research and Advanced Training Fellowship

TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, www.twas.org, is now accepting applications for the TWAS Research and Advanced Training Fellowship programme. The fellowships are offered to scientists from developing countries and are tenable at centres of excellence in various developing countries. The deadline is 1 October 2018.

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 TWAS Young Affiliates: Closing on 31 May 2018

The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) invites you to nominate suitable candidates for the 2018 TWAS Young Affiliates. The honour is given to researchers from developing nations who have at least 10 international publications. The nominees should show potential for a high-impact career. During their five-year tenure, Young Affiliates build networks with other affiliates and with elected TWAS Fellows. They also attend international conferences such as the TWAS General Meeting where they make contributions and are exposed to mentoring as well as collaboration opportunities. The five selected TWAS Young Affiliates will also be part of and work closely with the TWAS Young Affiliates Network (TYAN) which was established in 2016 during the 27th TWAS General Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.

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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.
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Apply for the 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum September 23–28, 2018

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) annually connects promising young researchers in mathematics and computer science with the top scientists in their fields. For one week in late summer, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) invites the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize in Computing, the Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize to join 200 carefully selected young researchers. The HLF’s focus is to provide an informal atmosphere where the most accomplished minds of mathematics and computer science thoroughly interact with the brightest minds of the next generation. Online application: November 6, 2017 until February 9, 2018 (midnight at the date line).

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