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Refugee Scientists: Transnational Resources

News and information about the workshop on refugee and displaced scientists held in Trieste, Italy, from 13 to 17 March 2017

In cooperation with the Italian National Institute for Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), Italy, and The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), Slovenia, TWAS hosted a workshop on refugee and displaced scientists in Trieste, Italy.

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Science diplomacy can help to tap the skills of displaced scientists, says Canadian diplomat and author Daryl Copeland.
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A new event seeks to clarify how policymakers can help researchers
At the opening of an international workshop on refugee scientists co-organised by TWAS, science and policy leaders described the scientists as a valuable resource.
Scientists who have fled from lethal conflicts will join policymakers and the leaders of support programmes beginning 13 March in Trieste.