the world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries
Upcoming events
Events at TWAS and elsewhere

May 2018

  • 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 and
  • 21-25: ASSAf-TWAS-AAAS workshop on scinece diplomacy in South Africa. For more information on the TWAS science diplomacy programme, please see
  • 31: Deadline  for foreign students to register for the 7th School on LHC Physics to be held in Islamabad, Pakistan from 6 to 17 August 2018. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), at CERN, Switzerland, is the world’s largest man-made particle accelerator to probe the standard model of particle physics and beyond. Many well-known physicists and field experts from all over the world join this school to train the next generation of LHC physicists. To register online click here.

June 2018

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September 2018

  • 17-19: 17th CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum, in Beijing, China. The workshop focuses on the state of the art of nowadays ecohydrological studies in understanding the fundamental mechanisms underlying the climate-soilwater-vegetation coupling system. For details, please see:
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