TOP STORYMore than 120 science academies, councils, libraries, museums and civil society groups have endorsed the accord “Open Data in a Big Data World". Developed by four leading scientific organizations – ICSU, ISSC, IAP and TWAS – the accord offers basic principles to orient open access to publicly funded big data. Sharing the enormous flow of information that is produced every day worldwide is increasingly important for developing countries, which need big data access and expertise to be full partners in global science. More
Three new TWAS prizes will focus on research by women scientists and scientists from Least Developed Countries.
"Refugees are a wealth of resources: they should be harbored and given all the resources they need to transmit their science.”
- Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, president of Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI).
TWAS plusis published six times per year by The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries