21 Apr 2010
TWAS and ISTIC are collaborating on a project aimed at identifying, rewarding and disseminating best practices in the innovative use of science and technology in the development of new products, processes or services that have had impacts on economic development in the South.
08 Apr 2010
2010 Call for Applications - The Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS) is an international autonomous organization based in Trieste, Italy.
02 Mar 2010
Postgraduate, postdoctoral, visiting scholar and advanced research fellowships available to scientists from developing countries
05 Feb 2010
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, is seeking nominations for the 2010 Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize.
01 Feb 2010
TWOWS is now accepting nominations of excellent young women scientists from throughout the developing world
01 Feb 2010
TWAS 2010 Prizes will be awarded to individual scientists who have been working and living in a developing country for at least ten years, in recognition of an outstanding contribution to knowledge in eight fields of science
01 Feb 2010
The 2010 prize will be given for outstanding achievements in: Renewable Energies for Environmentally Sustainable Industrial Technologies.
07 Dec 2009
Three African scientists have been awarded the inaugural TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Scientists, by TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, the African Academy of Sciences and Microsoft Research.
20 Oct 2009
Durban, South Africa. Two eminent scientists, Pramod Kumar Aggarwal from India and Carlos Clemente Cerri from Brazil, have been named the winners of the 2009 Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize at the opening ceremony of the TWAS 11th General Conference, in Durban, on 20 October.
16 Jun 2009
The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), a group of 13 merit-based science academies in Africa, will formally present a statement on scientific brain drain to the heads of states attending the G8+5 Summit in L’Aquila, Italy, in July.
20 Feb 2009
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, and the OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) announce a new Joint Research Grants programme for young scientists living and working in OIC countries.
02 Dec 2008
A new e-learning course on Food Security Policies is available free of charge from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. It is part of a series of food security e-learning courses and resources for trainers.
29 Sep 2008
Beatriz Barbuy, a Brazilian astrophysicist who has made a major contribution to the study of the evolution of the chemical composition of stars, and Roddam Narasimha, an Indian engineer and physicist whose work in fluid dynamics has increased understanding of turbulence, have been awarded the 2008 Trieste Science Prize.
22 Nov 2007
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, is seeking nominations for the 2008 Trieste Science Prize scheme, aimed at honouring scientists living and working in developing countries. The closing date for nominations is 31 January 2008.
15 Nov 2007
TWAS has announced the winners of the TWAS Prizes for 2007. Each winner will receive a US$10,000 cheque and be invited to lecture about his or her research at the Academy’s Silver Jubilee anniversary celebration scheduled to take place in Mexico City from 11 to 13 November 2008.
15 Nov 2007
TWAS awarded its first-ever Regional Prizes for Public Understanding of Science. Each prize carries a US$3,000 cash award. It is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to improving public understanding and appreciation of science.
15 Nov 2007
TWAS, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, has announced the election of 45 new members. The election took place at the Academy’s 18th General Meeting, held in Trieste, Italy on 13 November.
02 May 2007
Trieste, Italy, 26 April 2007. An eminent Mexican biologist, whose research helped to spur the creation of the first genetically modified plants, and an internationally renowned Indian chemist, whose innovative laboratory techniques have led to the synthesis of more than 50 natural products, have been awarded the Trieste Science Prize for 2007.
30 Apr 2007
The G8, a network of the world's largest industrialized countries, and the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) will hold a World Forum on Education, Research and Innovation in Trieste, Italy, 10-12 May.
20 Feb 2007
In his plenary address at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Francisco, United States, TWAS Executive Director M.H.A. Hassan illustrated the growing gap between scientifically advanced and scientifically less privileged developing nations.
13 Feb 2007
TWAS – the academy of sciences for the developing world – has entered into new agreements with two organizations in Pakistan and one in India to expand its South-South fellowships programme – the largest of its kind on the world.
18 Jan 2007
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, is seeking nominations for its two prizes schemes, the TWAS Prizes and the Trieste Science Prize, both of which are aimed at honouring scientists living and working in the developing countries. The closing date for nominations for both awards is 31 March.
13 Nov 2006
Richard Mukabana has collected empirical data that dispels the myth that bush clearing can control mosquitoes and has assembled crucial evidence that provides a basis for amending a policy that is not practical or effective in tropical Africa.
07 Sep 2006
Delegates at TWAS 10th General Conference highlight the benefits of international collaboration for building scientific capacity.
07 Sep 2006
Malaysia's Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation describes the steps that his nation has taken to spur science-based sustainable growth.
07 Sep 2006
The first TWAS Regional Conference Young Scientists (RCYS), held in association with the 10th TWAS General Conference, has concluded in Angra dos Reis, south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
07 Sep 2006
The TWAS Council announced the names of the eight scientists from developing countries who will receive the 2006 TWAS Prizes for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of sciences.
07 Sep 2006
The Group of 77 (G77) and Third World Network of Scientific Organizations (TWNSO) have announced the transformation of TWNSO into the Consortium of Science, Technology and Innovation for the South (COSTIS).
07 Sep 2006
Jacob Palis, a prominent Brazilian mathematician, has been elected president of TWAS, the Academy of Science for the Developing World. A new council has also been chosen.
29 Aug 2006
Some three million people die from water-related diseases each year. This research from the National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) in Argentina is beneficial to millions. On sunny days, the SOLWATER reactor is able to disinfect about 20 litres of water in four to six hours.


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