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  • 19.03.2018
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TWAS Research Grants

TWAS funds several programmes that provide grants to researchers in some developing countries for specialized equipment, consumable supplies and Master of Science students. Grants are awarded to individual scientists and research groups.
KFPE Newsletter
  • 13.03.2018
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KFPE Newsletter - March 2018

Have a look at the newsletter of this month
LIRA 2018
  • 09.03.2018
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Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa

Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa is a 5-year programme that seeks to increase the production of high quality, integrated (inter- and transdisciplinary), solutions-oriented research on global sustainability by early career scientists in Africa.
Annual Report 2017
  • 06.03.2018
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Annual Report 2017

Find some links and videos to the highlights of last year's activities
  • 05.03.2018
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SFIAR Award 2018 - Call for Applications

The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) offers an annual Award for graduates and scientists of a Swiss institution who work in agricultural research for development.
Kofi Annan in Nature
  • 02.03.2018
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Data can help end malnutrition across Africa

Progress in the fight against hunger is patchy. New tools must target action to those who are most vulnerable, says Kofi Annan.
  • 01.03.2018
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Academies become a member of the global network "Scholars at Risk"

Scholars at Risk defends the principles of academic freedom and assists scientists, whose human rights are violated. More than 500 academic institutions worldwide support the work of Scholars at Risk.
PR specialist r4d
  • 28.02.2018
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The r4d programme seeks a PR Specialist in Switzerland

The 10-years r4d programme enters a phase where research results and experiences in more than 40 transnational research partnership processes can be harvested, "translated" and disseminated. In this context, the r4d programme seeks a Public Relations Specialist in Switzerland.
postdoc academy for transformational leadership
  • 27.02.2018
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The Postdoc Academy for Transformational Leadership - Call

The Postdoc Academy for Transformational Leadership is a unique European program that trains the next generation of leaders in sustainability research. It provides an intensive training with four seminars in two years that broaden the research competencies of early-career researchers and promote their qualification towards transdisciplinary leadership.

KFPE Newsletter, March 2018

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