TWAS Plus - Issue No. 3 - September 2015 - CORRECTED
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TOP STORY  Following release of the UN's new Sustainable Development Goals, TWAS will convene its 26th General Meeting 18 November in Vienna with a focus on how sustainability science can help address pressing global issues. More
TRAINING

An inspiring film focuses on young scientists who are building research skills and global connections at five CAS-TWAS Centres of Excellence in Beijing.

 

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NEWS

Icipe Director Segenet Kelemu leads TWAS's roundtable on agribiotech in Africa on 25 September at the Trieste Next science festival.

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IAP

The IAP Biosecurity Working Group recently provided input to the 8th Biological Weapons Convention Review Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

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OPPORTUNITIES

Deadline extended: Nominations are due 15 September for the Elsevier Awards for young women scientists, co-organized by TWAS and OWSD.

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OPPORTUNITIES

Corrected: The TWAS-NRF Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship programme in South Africa is open to applicants. Deadline:
2 October.

 

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GenderInSITE

GenderInSITE's South Africa office has coordinated a series of essays on institutional barriers to women in science.

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NEWS

Award-winning work by TWAS research grant winner Emmanuel Unuabonah of Nigeria is using papaya seeds and clay to purify tainted water.

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EVENTS

Research ethics and social responsibility will be the focus of discussion and debate at BioVision Alexandria. Deadline to apply: 1 January

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IAMP

Non-communicable diseases are increasing in developed and developing countries. A new IAMP report reviews member academies' work in this area.

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"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."

Thomas A. Edison

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