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Apr 25 2019

TWAS Executive Director conferred Honorary Doctoral Degree at UJ

Prof Romain Murenzi, the Executive Director of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) received an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) at a prestigious graduation ceremony. The Honoris Causa degree in Engineering was conferred on 24 April 2019 at the UJ Sanlam Auditorium, Kingsway Campus, Johannesburg, South…
Mar 18 2019

TWAS Appoints New TWAS-SAREP Coordinator

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in collaboration with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) has appointed Mr Stanley Maphosa as the new TWAS-Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (SAREP) Coordinator. Stanley Maphosa succeeds Prof Roseanne Diab (former ASSAf Executive Officer and TWAS-SAREP Coordinator). She is now the Director of…
Feb 20 2019

Call for Proposals to Host the 2019 TWAS-SAREP Regional Young Scientists’ Conference

This year, TWAS-SAREP is looking to partner with one African Science Academy that will be the local host for the 2019 Regional Young Scientists’ Conference. The call is open to all the Academies of Science in Africa, including Young Academies of Science. The conference must be targeted at young scientists…
Feb 18 2019

BA-TWAS-AAAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy in Alexandria, Egypt

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) through the Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP), The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries’ Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are seeking candidates to participate in a regional workshop on…
Feb 4 2019

Call for Applications: Infectious Diseases Symposium 27–28 May 2019

ASSAf, TYAN, ASSAf, SANTHE and TWAS-SAREP invites Young Scientists from Africa and based in Africa to submit their expression of interest and Abstracts for Oral Presentations for the aforementioned workshop by completing this online application form. All applications must be submitted using this platform and the provided email address is…
Dec 3 2018

Statement from the New TWAS President, Prof Mohamed H.A. Hassan

Prof Mohamed Hassan has been elected to serve as president of the Academy, with his four-year term beginning 1 January 2019. He previously served as the founding executive director of TWAS and has achieved distinction and global influence. He issued the following statement on 28 November 2018, after his election…

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