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Deadline Extended: Call for Nominations for ISC Awards Programme

Deadline Extended: Call for Nominations for ISC Awards Programme

In response to several requests from ISC Members and affiliated bodies, the deadline for submission of nominations for the ISC Awards Programme 2021 has been extended to 8 March 2021. In September 2020, the President of the International Science Council (ISC), Professor Daya Reddy, announced the launch of a new ISC Awards Programme . The Programme recognizes individuals, groups, and ...

Second LAC Workshop: Presentations and Recordings Now Available

Presentations and recordings of the Second Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop are available now. This workshop was convened by WDS, in collaboration with the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA). Presentation slides and recordings The Second Latin America and the ...

ISC Podcast: Nature ‘Working Scientist’ Series

ISC Podcast: Nature ‘Working Scientist’ Series

The  International Science Council  is supporting a mini-series of the Nature ‘Working Scientist’ podcast , dedicated to diversity in science—why it matters, and how to improve it. Featuring voices from the ISC community, the podcasts explore how organizations such as ISC can be better allies for better science. Science Diversified Why is diversity—of voices, ideas and people—so important ...

MoU Signed between Oak Ridge Institute and ISC for WDS-IPO Hosting

MoU Signed between Oak Ridge Institute and ISC for WDS-IPO Hosting

Following the announcement that the  Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee (ORI at UT) was selected as the new host of the WDS International Programme Office (WDS-IPO), we are pleased to inform the WDS community that a Memorandum of Understanding has now been signed between the  International Science Council  (ISC) and ORI at UT to host the WDS-IPO for an initial five-year ...

Outcome of Transformations Within Reach Is Now Available

The outcome of  Transformations within Reach is now available, which includes all the reports and videos of 'Part two: Bouncing Forward Sustainably: Pathways to a post-COVID World' of the recent webinar ' COVID-19–From Recovery to Sustainability '.   Discover the outcome here The COVID-19 pandemic has been a warning to get on track to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, ...

Register Now: Webinars on Introducing International Data Week 2021

Register Now: Webinars on Introducing International Data Week 2021

International Data Week (IDW) brings together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and data stewards from disciplines across the globe to explore how best to exploit the data revolution to improve science and society through data-driven discovery and innovation. IDW combines the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Plenary Meeting , the biannual meeting ...