TWAS Directory of

Fellows and
Young Affiliates

The strength of TWAS resides in the scientific influence and impact of its global network.


Fellows and YAs in action

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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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Affiliated from 2020 to 2025

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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.

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