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TWAS-ARO aims to promote scientific capacity and excellence for sustainable development in the region.


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The 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize

11 Apr 2016

TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries, in partnership with Lenovo, the Chinese multinational computer hardware and electronics company, is inviting nominations for the 2016 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize.

2016 Call for applications for the OWSD Postgraduate Fellowships

25 Feb 2016

Each year OWSD offers talented women scientists from developing countries the opportunity to study for a PhD in a science subject at an excellent research institute in a developing country.

Call for applications for the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science and Diplomacy

09 Feb 2016

The course is organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and TWAS and aims to expose participants to some key concepts on the interactions between the scientific and policy-making communities.

TWAS 2016 Prize in Social Sciences

27 Jan 2016

The TWAS Prizes are awarded yearly to individual scientists from developing countries in recognition of an outstanding contribution to scientific knowledge in a field of science of the Academy and/or to the application of science and technology to sustainable development.

The Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) Call

20 Dec 2015

The call for the second round of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) is open. The ASLP aims to train fellows in advanced leadership skills, connecting and empowering them to lead a new paradigm for African science. The inaugural programme exceeded all our expectations and we look forward to build on this success and network.