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Young Affiliates

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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

TWAS Young Affiliates: the promise of a new generation

TWAS is a pioneering, merit-based academy focused on scientific excellence in the developing world. Each year, the Academy and its Regional Offices select up to 25 Young Affiliates based on their achievements before the age of 40 – and on their potential for future impact. Terms last for five years.

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TWAS Young Affiliates who are from Central and South Asia

Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
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Affiliated from 2023 to 2028
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Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
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Bangladesh
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
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Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
India
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
India
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2023 to 2028
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Iran, Isl. Rep.
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
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Iran, Isl. Rep.
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Iran, Isl. Rep.
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Kyrgyzstan
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2023 to 2028
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Nepal
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
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Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2023 to 2028
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Pakistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Sri Lanka
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2023 to 2028
Türkiye
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
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Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Türkiye
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026

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
Pakistan
07. Mathematical 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