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TWAS Fellow Bruce Alberts.
TWAS Fellow’s essay makes the case for trusting science

Aretxaga, Itziar

Last updated on 12/07/2023
TWAS Fellow Itziar Aretxaga. [Photo provided]
Generating stars, near and far
Quality education
TYAN summer School Bolivia
Learning from hands-on practice
Quality education

Jagadish, Chennupati

Last updated on 12/07/2023
If you wish to be happy, help others
Quality education

Guharay, Falguni

Last updated on 12/07/2023
A sweet path to sustainable development
Climate action
Leveraging the bounty of Laos
Responsible consumption and production

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TWAS Fellows who are from Central and South Asia

India
09. Social & Economic Sciences
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Elected 2023
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India
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
Iran, Isl. Rep.
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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Bangladesh
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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India
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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Nepal
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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India
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
no_poverty
quality_edu
gender_equality
work_economic
innovation
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
good_health
quality_edu
innovation
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
quality_edu
innovation
Iran, Isl. Rep.
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
quality_edu
Bangladesh
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
no_poverty
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
clean_water
clean_energy
innovation
reduced_inequality
sustainable_cities
climate_action
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Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
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innovation
reduced_inequality
climate_action
life_land
strong_institutions
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Pakistan
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
work_economic
reduced_inequality
climate_action
life_land
strong_institutions
partnerships
India
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
clean_water
climate_action
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
quality_edu
gender_equality
clean_energy
strong_institutions
India
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
reduced_inequality
life_land
strong_institutions
partnerships
Uzbekistan
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
clean_water
climate_action
life_land
partnerships
Iran, Isl. Rep.
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
no_poverty
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
climate_action
Bangladesh
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
innovation
climate_action
partnerships
Nepal
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
zero_hunger
climate_action
life_land
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
quality_edu
gender_equality
clean_energy
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
innovation
partnerships
Bangladesh
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
quality_edu
clean_energy
reduced_inequality
climate_action
strong_institutions
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
quality_edu
partnerships
Iran, Isl. Rep.
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
quality_edu
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
good_health
innovation
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
good_health
quality_edu
clean_energy
work_economic
partnerships
Sri Lanka
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
good_health
gender_equality
Bangladesh
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
clean_water
clean_energy
work_economic
innovation
reduced_inequality
sustainable_cities
responsible_consumption
strong_institutions
partnerships
Bangladesh
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
good_health
Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
no_poverty
zero_hunger
gender_equality
climate_action
Iran, Isl. Rep.
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
clean_water
clean_energy
innovation
climate_action
partnerships
Iran, Isl. Rep.
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
good_health
quality_edu
innovation
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
good_health
quality_edu
clean_energy
Nepal
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
responsible_consumption
climate_action
life_land
Bangladesh
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
zero_hunger
quality_edu
climate_action
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
good_health
life_land
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
clean_water
clean_energy
reduced_inequality
climate_action
Uzbekistan
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
quality_edu
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
good_health
quality_edu
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
quality_edu
India
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
quality_edu
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
India
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
quality_edu
life_land
India
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2018

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS

Young Affiliates Alumni

When Young Affiliates complete their five-year term, they become Alumni. Young Affiliate Alumni are encouraged to remain engaged with TWAS initiatives and to take advantage of TWAS programmes and prizes.
Uzbekistan
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nepal
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Canada
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Sri Lanka
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nepal
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iran, Isl. Rep.
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Oman
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Azerbaijan
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iran, Isl. Rep.
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Uzbekistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nepal
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iran, Isl. Rep.
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Kazakhstan
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nepal
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iran, Isl. Rep.
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iran, Isl. Rep.
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iran, Isl. Rep.
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Sri Lanka
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus