Events at TWAS and elsewhere
- 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 www.castwas-cewe.org.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1: Deadline to submit nominations for the KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award 2018. This biennial award, consisting of a cash prize of € 100,000 and a bronze sculpture, is intended for a researcher (or team of researchers) whose contribution to (translational) cancer research and compassionate cancer patient care is regarded as outstanding. For more information click here.
- 11: Deadline to submit applications for the TWAS Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences for Individuals and Groups. For more information and to start your online application, please visit https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-research-grants-programme-basic-sciences-individuals and https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-research-grants-programme-basic-sciences-groups.
- 21-25: ASSAf-TWAS-AAAS workshop on scinece diplomacy in South Africa. For more information on the TWAS science diplomacy programme, please see http://twas.org/science-diplomacy
- 20-24: AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy 2018 held in Trieste, Italy.