TWAS Plus - Vol. 4 No. 1 - January 2018
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TOP STORY  Argentine geoscientist and TWAS Fellow Victor Ramos has spent his illustrious career researching the complex history of South America’s ancient landscapes and probing the origins of the Andes, the world’s longest mountain range. Ramos' pioneering work has helped Andes communities prepare for hazards such as floods, earthquakes and landslides. Now, he is the winner of the 2017 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize, the Academy's most prestigious award.  More
NEWS

Researchers focused on wildlife conservation, tuberculosis and human economic behaviour are among the winners of top TWAS honours for 2017.

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OPPORTUNITIES

The Academy is seeking nominations for the TWAS-Siwei Cheng Prize in Economic Sciences, granted to an economist in the developing world. 
Deadline: 15 March.

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NEWS

TWAS, IAP and OPCW organised a science diplomacy workshop for chemists and biochemists exploring challenges in ethical research.

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NEWS

An inspiring film shows how TWAS Research Grants power innovation in the developing world. We'll announce the next application deadline soon!

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IAP

The IAP ‘Statement on Climate Change and Education’ urges efforts to promote effective climate change education around the world.

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OPPORTUNITIES

Postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa can apply to go on a three-month ‘Cooperation Visit’ to an institute in Germany. Deadline: 31 March.

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NEWS

The World Science Forum in Jordan released a declaration calling for ‘Science for Peace’, recognising the global nature of the challenges facing humankind.

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NEWS

The struggles – and successes – of refugee and displaced scientists are the focus of "Science in Exile", a new documentary film from TWAS. Watch the trailer!

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OPPORTUNITIES

Get a jump start on applying for the CAS-TWAS President's PhD Fellowship. Up to 200 scholars will be sponsored to study in China. Deadline: 31 March.

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OWSD

Women scientists from the South will benefit from new OWSD fellowships funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre. Coming soon: A call for applications!

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OPPORTUNITIES

TWAS Prizes are awarded in nine fields to researchers who have worked in a developing country for at least a decade. Apply now! Deadline: 15 March.

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"It is very important for a scientist like me to know that people are appreciating his work. This prize will enable me to be more productive, and it will be a source of motivation for my future career."
– Rémy Bertrand Teponno, Cameroonian chemist
  winner, 2017 TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Prize

                        
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