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- Prof. Jackie Ying FIAS receives 2018 Turkish Academy of Sciences Prize
Singapore, December 27, 2018 – Professor Jackie Y. Ying who heads A*STAR’s NanoBio Lab in Singapore has won the 2018 Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Academy Prize in Science and Engineering Sciences. This award recognizes her pioneering work in the synthesis of ...
- Prof. Mohamed H A Hassan FIAS elected TWAS President
As the founding executive director of TWAS, Mohamed Hassan helped to build the Academy into a global voice for science in the developing world. Now he will return as its president, seeking to guide it to new achievements.
Mohamed H A Hassan, a ...
- Pakistan and Egypt had highest rise in research output in 2018
Global production of scientific papers hit an all-time high this year, estimates show, with emerging economies rising fastest.
Emerging economies showed some of the largest increases in research output in 2018, according to estimates from the publishing-services ...
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- Missing Nobel Women Scientists: A Journey of Bias in Time
Since 1901 to date, there are 935 Nobel Prize recipients, but only 52 are women. The proportion of Nobels awarded to women in the sciences (20/607 in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine; PCM) is more unequal than in other categories (32/328 in Economics, Peace, and Literature; EPL).
This October, like any other, the world celebrated the addition of 8 science Nobel laureates (including 2 women), the highly acclaimed distinction accorded to individuals for making breakthroughs in their fields. This year, there was a welcome change when a Nobel was awarded to Donna Strickland, the first woman to receive the Nobel in physics for the first time since 1963, and Frances Arnold, the first woman to receive the Nobel in chemistry since 2009.By Vijendra Agarwal
- IAS Medical Journal, Volume 26 Issue 3, 2018 is now available online
The current issue of the IAS Medical Journal, Volume 26 Issue 3, 2018 is now available online through:
- IAS Founding Patron visits IAS HQ
On Monday 8 October 2018, HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, Founding Patron of the IAS, visited the IAS headquarters. HRH was received by Prof. Adnan Badran Treasurer FIAS, Prof. Mohammad Hamdan FIAS, Prof. Shaher Momani FIAS ...