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Astronomy PhD student Salma Sylla Mbaye hopes to support and advance astronomy research in Senegal.
  • 31.07.2019
  • News

Meeting the challenges of research across Africa

Seven researchers from African nations discuss the career implications of developing their research at home or abroad.
Peter Messerli at HPFL 2019
  • 17.07.2019
  • News

2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

CDE director PeterMesserli last week at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development presenting the Global Sustainable Development Report jointly with Endah Mauriningtyas
Nature Sustainability Interview with Peter Messerli, and Eeva Furman
  • 10.07.2019
  • News

Knowledge for sustainability action

The independent group of scientists (IGS) behind the forthcoming Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) have joined the ongoing negotiations in the lead-up to the September 2019 SDG Summit in New York. IGS co-chair Peter Messerli and IGS member Eeva Furman speak to Nature Sustainability about writing the report.
G-20 Research Performance
  • 08.07.2019
  • News

Research performance of G-20

G20 nations produce 65% of world publications, spend 92% of research funding, employ 87% of the world’s researchers and publish 70% of global research papers. There is not much left for the rest of the World...
Title GAIA 2/2019
  • 14.06.2019
  • News

Research for Sustainable Development Goals

The current GAiA issue (- GAIA 2/2019) focuses on the Sustainable Development Goals, the need of taking action now in order to start the transformation towards the desired state, and how this poses challanges to science and academia.
Health PS (Joachim Pelikan SwissTPH - KFPE)
  • 11.06.2019
  • News

Academics invited to the UK are refused entry on arbitrary and ‘insulting’ grounds

The Home Office is being accused of institutional racism and damaging British research projects through increasingly arbitrary and “insulting” visa refusals for academics.
IPCC
  • 11.06.2019
  • IPCC
  • Job advertisement

IPCC Job Offer: Working Group III: Senior Scientist (Research Fellow)

The Centre for Environmental Policy wishes to appoint a Research Fellow as a Senior Scientist within the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). WG III is concerned with the mitigation of climate change and the TSU will be based at the South Kensington Campus.
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  • 23.04.2019
  • UBA
  • News

Die vergangenen fünf Jahre waren weltweit die wärmsten

Der weltweite Trend zu weiter steigenden Durchschnittstemperaturen hält an: 2018 war global das viertwärmste Jahr seit Beginn der regelmäßigen Wetteraufzeichnungen im 19. Jahrhundert. Damit sind die vergangenen fünf die wärmsten verzeichneten Jahre.
Flavia Schlegel
  • 11.04.2019
  • ISC
  • News

Swiss woman becomes Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy

Flavia Schlegel has been appointed by the International Science Council (ISC) as its inaugural Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy. Her tasks are to amplify the visibility and voice of the international scientific community within the UN and other global policy fora, such as the G20, by building the Council’s identity and presence at the highest political levels.
UKRI-KFPE Workshop
  • 28.03.2019
  • News

Working in Effective Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2018, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the KFPE held a joint workshop in Tanzania. The purpose of which was to bring together researchers and stakeholders from the Global South to identify: (1) What constitutes best practice in research partnerships (2) How to engage researchers and governments from the Global South in research programme agenda setting (3) How to translate research outputs into development impact.
Plenary - KFPE International Conference 2018
  • 12.12.2018
  • News

Stronger integration and dialogue between science and society for the SDGs

More than 70 high-level decision makers, scientists, NGO and funding agency representatives gathered to celebrate 20 years of KFPE Guidelines at the conference “Leveraging Research Partnerships for Global Challenges”. A series of talks presented in three separate sessions addressed the following topics: (i) new roles and tasks of science in general and research partnerships in particular; (ii) regional adaptation of scientific systems; and (iii) how science policies and funding systems can support transformative research. Participants were left with one clear conclusion at the end of the 22 November meeting: stronger integration and dialogue between science and society, including policy and business, is essential if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Swiss Global Change Day
  • 12.12.2018
  • ProClim
  • News

Register now for the 20th Swiss Global Change Day

Registration for the 20th Swiss Global Change Day is now open. At this event well-known experts present challenges and highlights of climate and global change research covering a broad range of topics. It is also an opportunity to show research results by posters and to discuss them with colleagues. Please note that this year's event takes place earlier in the year than usual: On 7 February 2019
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