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IAP Press Release – 25 November 2017

IAP for Science today issued a statement on ‘Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction’. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, which the world’s nations signed up to in March 2015, calls for increased input of science, technology and research to deal with the risks of natural disasters and manage their impacts. Strategies […]

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2018 STEPI Fellowship

STEPI (Science and Technology Policy Institute) invites graduate students, scholars and researchers to apply for 2018 STEPI Fellowship. This program aims to encourage research on the issues pertaining to science, technology and innovation (STI) policy, and to build a research network among STI policy researchers and students around the world. The fellowship supports up to 5,000 USD for research on […]

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SOUTH ASIAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE (SABC 2018)

The National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL), Sri Lanka together with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is organizing the South Asian Biotechnology Conference (SABC 2018) in Colombo Sri Lanka during March 28-30, 2018 on the theme “Biotechnology: Role in Regional Development”. The conference will provide a forum to promote […]

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Special Committee for Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) established the Special Committee for Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) in 2013 in which NASSL continues to be represented. The mission of the WISE committee is to promote issues of importance to women in science and engineering in the Asian and Australasian region. […]

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Fellowship Opportunities – Singapore

As discussed at the Commonwealth Science Conference in June, the Royal Society and the National Research Foundation in Singapore (NRF) are working together to promote opportunities for collaboration across the Commonwealth. We are therefore delighted to announce that the NRF has established a new Post-doctoral International Collaborative Fellowship for the Commonwealth. Up to ten Post-doctoral […]

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VAJRA Scheme

The Government of India has launched VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty Scheme, a dedicated programme exclusively for overseas scientists and academicians [with emphasis on Non-resident Indians (NRI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)] to work as adjunct / visiting faculty for a specific period of time in Indian […]

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Public Lecture

Public Lecture on ‘Sustainable Development Goals – National Agenda’ by WL Sumathipala, Emeritus Professor in Physics (Advisor to the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment) on Tuesday – May 16, 2017 – 5.15 p.m. SLAAS Auditorium

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