09 Feb 2017
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is seeking nominations for the TWAS 2017 Prizes and the 2017 TWAS-Siwei Cheng Prize in Economic Sciences.
17 Nov 2016
The application process for the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum has started. Young researchers in computer science and mathematics from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual networking event. The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the great opportunity to personally interact with the laureates of the most prestigious prizes in the fields of mathematics and computer science. For one week, the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize in Computing, the Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize engage in a cross-generational scientific dialogue with young researchers in Heidelberg, Germany.
27 Oct 2016
The TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme enables competent researchers from the developing countries to visit participating centres of excellence in the South for research collaboration. An associate is appointed for three years during which s/he can visit a selected centre twice for 2-3 months each time. Almost 300 centres participate in the scheme.
27 Sep 2016
In celebration of the International Year of Pulses (UNESCO 2016), TWAS-ARO chose the theme of “The Implementation of Food Security Research for the Arab Region Sustainability” for the Young Arab Scientist (YAS) Prize 2016.
11 Aug 2016
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, www.twas.org, is now accepting applications for the TWAS Research and Advanced Training Fellowship programme.