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Nominations for the 2018 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize

TWAS, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is inviting nominations for the 2018 TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize. The Prize, sponsored by Lenovo, has been established to give international recognition and visibility to outstanding scientific achievements made by scientists living and working in the developing countries. In 2018 the prize will […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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. […]