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World academies call for protection of marine environments

Tuesday, 8 June 2021

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) urges world leaders to improve ocean health by stopping habitat destruction and the spread of environmental contaminants, fighting climate change and overexploitation, and adopting...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

EASAC report: Decarbonisation of buildings: for climate, health and jobs

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

With 25% of Europe’s greenhouse emissions coming from buildings, scientists suggest fundamental policy changes. 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

2021 Call for Nominations: IAP Young Physician Leaders

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

The 10th IAP Young Physician Leaders Programme will be held on 22-26 October 2021 in conjunction with the World Health Summit in Berlin

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Launch of Roundtable Report on the PEACE PLUS Programme and Higher Education and Research

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

In April 2021 the Royal Irish Academy, supported by funding from the Communicating Europe Initiative at the Department of Foreign Affairs, convened a virtual roundtable discussion focusing on how the higher-education (...

Policy and International Relations

Watch: Teaching and Learning

Thursday, 20 May 2021

If you missed the third webinar of the Higher Education Building Forward Better sustainability series you can watch it now

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland

ALLEA President and Vice-Presidents Elected

Thursday, 6 May 2021

European Academies Re-Elect Antonio Loprieno as ALLEA President and Annette Grüters-Kieslich and Luke Drury, MRIA as Vice-Presidents.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

European coordination needed to fight science disinformation, academies say

Monday, 3 May 2021

In this report ALLEA examines the potential of technical and policy measures to tackle science disinformation and calls for improved European exchange and coordination in this field.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Watch: Engaging with society

Monday, 26 April 2021

If you missed the second webinar in a series addressing the question, ‘How can higher education “build forward better”?’ in the post Covid-19 context you can watch it now.

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland

Decarbonisation of the Health Sector

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

This Commentary by EASAC and FEAM emphasises the responsibility of the health sector to reduce its own GHG emissions, and work with other sectors to accelerate decarbonization of the wider economy

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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