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March 2018

  • 20: Deadline to Submit applications for 2018 Water and Sanitation Training Program at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Chinese Academy Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China. for more information and to download the application from please visit
  • 31: Deadline to apply for the TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme allowing postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, to go on a ‘Cooperation Visit’ lasting three months to an institute in Germany. For full details about eligibility criteria and to apply online click here.

April 2018

  • 9: Deadline to apply for the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy 2018 that will be held in Trieste, Italy from 20 to 24 August 2018.
  • 16: Deadline for nominations to the TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize. For the 2018 edition of the prize, TWAS will consider candidates with world-class achievements in Engineering Sciences. The TWAS-Lenovo Science Prize will carry a monetary award of USD100,000 provided by Lenovo, as well as a medal and a certificate highlighting the recipient's major contributions to science. For full details about eligibility criteria and to download the nomination form click here.
  • 25: Deadline for nominations to the TWAS-Fayzah M. Al-Kharafi Prize, the TWAS-Abdool Karim Prize and the TWAS-Atta-ur-Rahman Award in Chemistry. For full details about eligibility criteria and to submit a nomination online, please visit the page page of each award.

May 2018

August 2018

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