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The 2022 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is now open for PhD studies and Postdoctoral research

05 Jul 2022

The 2022 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is now open for PhD and PDoc programmes that are offered in the natural sciences to students and researchers from developing countries to gain postgraduate education and research experience at top global scientific institutions in the South.

DECIMALS Fund – second call for proposals

28 May 2022

The Degrees Initiative (formerly the SRM Governance Initiative or SRMGI) is pleased to announce the opening of the second call for proposals for the DECIMALS Fund. DECIMALS is run in partnership with TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences, and it supports teams of scientists in the Global South as they model how solar radiation modification geoengineering (SRM) might affect the climate in their regions.


09 May 2022

To honor this important work, the Falling Walls Foundation is looking for scientists and leaders in their respective fields (as outlined below), whose groundbreaking work contributes towards solving the world’s biggest challenges to participate in our Global Call for nominations. Leading academics and academic institutions, universities, research organisations, companies, private and public research centres, academies, research funders, foundations, and individuals can nominate the latest breakthroughs. Individuals are also welcome to nominate themselves or the work of fellow scientists that they highly value. The 10 categories include:

Meeting with TWAS Young Affiliates from the Arab World: Exploring Joint Scientific Collaborations

27 Apr 2022

On May 9th, 2022 at 8-10 am (EST), This online Meeting is held by TWAS Young Affiliates Network (TYAN) and hosted by Bibliotheca Alexandrina, through the TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP).

UNESCO-TWAS Research Grants programme_open call for applications in basic sciences.

21 Apr 2022

TWAS is a programme unit of UNESCO, and thanks to the generous contribution of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, The TWAS Research Grants programme in Basic Sciences was established in response to the needs of researchers in developing countries, particularly those attached to institutions that lack appropriate research facilities.