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Upcoming events
Events at TWAS and elsewhere

June 2019

  • 14: Deadline to register for the ISTIC’s 4th Biennial International Conference on Women in Science, Technology and Innovation – “Empowering Women through Technology” that will be held 22 – 23 July 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The candidates are expected to be from, or have a very close relation to Ministries and Government Agencies, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) related Organisation / Industry, Universities and Research Institutes, Women NGOs, Women Professional Bodies.
  • 16: Deadline to submit proposals for the second round of the Humanitarian Grand Challenge: Creating Hope in Conflict, aiming to identify solutions that allow communities to respond more nimbly to complex emergencies and improve the lives of vulnerable people affected by conflict. For more information and to apply online click here.
  • 30: Deadline to submit papers for the conference Science, Health, Engineering Policy and Diplomacy; Sustainable Development for the Americas, to be held October 23-25, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, USA. For more details click here.
  • 30: Deadline to apply for several of the TWAS PhD and postdoctoral fellowhips:

- TWAS-CSIR Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
- TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
- TWAS-ICCBS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
- TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
- TWAS-SN Bose Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and TWAS-SN Bose Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

July 2019

  • 1: Deadline to submit applications for the Fellowships for Threatened Scholars offered by IIE. The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) provides fellowships for professors, researchers, and public intellectuals who face threats to their lives and careers in their home countries. Contact srf@iie.org to learn how to refer a threatened scholar in need of assistance. Details on how to apply can be found here. To learn more about how to host an IIE-SRF scholar visit http://scholarrescuefund.org/hosts/become-host-partner.
  • 15: Deadline to apply for several of the TWAS PhD and postdoctoral fellowhips:

- TWAS-USM Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and TWAS-USM Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
- TWAS-DBT Postgraduate Fellowship Programme and TWAS-DBT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
- TWAS-ICCBS Postgraduate Fellowship Programme

  • 15-17: The “18th CTWF International Symposium on Aerosol and Climate Change: Observations, Modeling & Interactions”, this year’s international conference of CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum on Climate Science (CTWF), will be held in Beijing, China.
  • 17: Deadline to submit applications for the Joint Fellowship scheme between the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). The SCAR/WMO Fellowship Programme is open to researchers from developing countries and is designed to encourage the active involvement of early-career researchers in furthering our understanding of Antarctica.
  • 18-20: The "International Training Workshop on Atmospheric Aerosol: Observation, Modelling and Impact", organised by the CAS-TWAS Center of Excellence for Climate and Environment Sciences (ICCES), will be held in Beijing, China.
  • 22: Deadline to apply for the Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Research Grant. The $150,000 grant seeks to support emerging, African-led, innovative research that will contribute to the advancement of environmental and allied sciences, and address relevant, real-world, African issues of current and future importance. Online applications open 5 July. For more information and to apply online click here.
  • 22-23: ISTIC’s 4th Biennial International Conference on Women in Science, Technology and Innovation – “Empowering Women through Technology” in, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 30: Deadline to apply for the TWAS-NRF Doctoral Programme.

October 2019

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