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TWAS─Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Prize

16 Jul 2017

This new annual prize, named after the TWAS Fellow Samira Omar, will be awarded to a female scientist living and working in a Least Developing Country (LDC) for scientific achievements in conservation and management of natural resources.

TWAS─Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize

16 Jul 2017

This annual prize, named after the TWAS Fellow Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi, recognizes women scientists from Scientifically and Technologically Lagging (STL) countries. It carries a cash award of USD 4,000 and will rotate among various fields of science.

TWAS─Abdool Karim Prize

16 Jul 2017

This new prize, named after TWAS Fellow Quarraisha Abdool Karim, carries a cash award of USD 5,000. It is designed to honour women scientists in Low Income African countries for their achievements in Biological Sciences.

Call for Nominations: Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences, Trieste, Italy, 12-15 September 2017

03 Jul 2017

The Secretariat of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), The Netherlands, would like to invite nominations from the National Authority and Permanent Representation of Member States to the OPCW to attend this workshop.

TWAS-ARO Regional Prize for 2017 in Public Understanding and Popularization of Science - Deadline Extended to 3 July 2017

21 Jun 2017

TWAS Regional Prizes 2017 will be awarded in recognition of individuals who have made significant contributions to popularize science, and have developed new strategies that serve the popularization of science and technology in developing countries.