Displaying 1-20 of 26 links
Anianet is a professional network that links Chinese with Western scholars and alerts members to Western grants, research partnerships, meetings and publication opportunities. All researchers, academics, scientists and clinicians are eligible to join the network. Members can join smaller groups to meet scholars with similar fields of expertise. They can also access research papers, reports, lectures, job listings and publication editing services.
Ashoka supports social entrepreneurs — people committed to solving social problems with innovative ideas — to influence policymakers and bring about social change. Ashoka's network includes business entrepreneurs, policymakers, investors, academics, and journalists who work together to build infrastructure, such as access to financing and connections between business and academia,
The website publishes detailed information on Ashoka's activities including articles, blogs, video and audio. It also provides access to a directory of fellows (entrepreneurs) working in 60 countries and across sectors.
AuthorAID assists researchers in developing countries to publish and communicate their work. It serves as a global forum to discuss and disseminate research, offers training workshops on scientific writing, and provides opportunities for personal mentoring by published researchers and professional editors.
The website hosts a news section and a resource library of posts, articles and presentations on best practice in writing and publication. It also offers a searchable archive of potential mentors or mentees, and information on training and other events.
This network, created by the International Institute for Environment and Development, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Internews, connects journalists with scientists to help in improve media reporting of biodiversity issues. The website hosts a blog, where members can post stories, ideas, photos and publications. A list of relevant events and links are also available.
This website hosts the Earth Journalism Network, which aims to help journalists from developing countries to report on environmental issues more effectively. The network was developed by the Internews Network and Internews Europe and it organises the Earth Journalism Awards programme.
It also establishes links among environmental journalists, offering capacity building through workshops, training materials, support for production and distribution, and small grants. The website provides information about the Network's activities and partners, fellowship programmes, and useful tools and resources. These include a toolkit and online courses with tips on how to report on popular environmental issues, and studies of environmental journalism.
EVIPNet — a WHO initiative — aims to build capacity in developing countries to produce health policy briefs and national policy dialogues. It publishes policy briefs and research syntheses on health issues such as HIV prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa and health insurance for the Indian poor. EVIPNet links to tools, online tutorials and templates for writing policy briefs.
Fab@Home is an open-source project where users from around the world collaborate to create machines that can produce objects, including foods, on demand using only a computer. It offers all the information and technical advice needed to create a homemade 3D printer, and by providing open-source blueprints and software, the project allows complex designs to be produced without specialist skills and equipment.
The website publishes a blog and discussion board for members to share ideas and information. It also provides a library of designs compatible with 3D printers, lists of suppliers of necessary parts and discussion forums to help guide users through the process.
The Fulbright Academy of Science and Technology is a science diplomacy organisation that aims to improve innovation and enhance education, research and policy through a network of more than 100,000 Fulbright alumni. The organisation provides opportunities for collaboration and networking — from large annual conferences to small select workshops — and hosts collaborative research projects on policy and education.
This organisation aims to encourage dialogue and the sharing of good practice by policymakers and opinion leaders on the future of agricultural growth in Africa. It covers topic areas such as climate change, land use, policy processes and science, technology and innovation. The website publishes free to access publications, lists of relevant events and fellowships, and online discussions on issues including small-scale agriculture. It also provides access to resources for policy engagement, such as policy briefs, and a regularly updated list of relevant organisations and websites.
GBEP aims to unite G8+5 countries in a commitment to promoting bioenergy for sustainable development. Its primary activities relate to energy security, food security and sustainable development.
GBEP aims to produce an updated inventory of networks, initiatives and institutions dealing with bioenergy. It also seeks to: identify gaps in knowledge or areas of weak understanding; carry out feasibility studies for market building activities, in cooperation with developing countries; establish mechanisms for raising awareness and dealing with internationally relevant issues, such as environmental standards, food security and trade, and gaps in technology and policy; and formulate standard guidelines to measure emission reductions gained by promoting and using biofuels in the transport and energy generation sectors.
This network, supported by the UN Environment Programme, brings together researchers from 20 'centres of excellence' across the developing world to share knowledge on energy, development and environment issues. It publishes information on its activities and links to each of its member centres. It includes a list of publications, from policy briefs to technical or meeting reports.
IEA Bioenergy was set up by the International Energy Agency in 1978, with the goal of fostering collaboration between countries with national bioenergy programmes. It undertakes a series of 'tasks', each with a work programme led by a participating nation. Ongoing tasks include analysing bioenergy systems and producing biomass from sustainable forestry.
The International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) is an international network that aims to increase the presence of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) decision-making bodies, and to promote the exchange of information, networking, and advocacy among science organisations. The website features a list of members, partners and sponsors. It provides information about programmes and projects, news, events, as well as publications on gender equity including reports and newsletters.
The International Press Centre for Biodiversity Research, run by the European-funded ALTER-Net project, links to biodiversity research news and press releases from universities and research institutes. It runs a networking service to put journalists in touch with biodiversity researchers willing to answer questions and provide comment on biodiversity issues. It also highlights relevant events.
ISESCO aims to promote the separate and distinct educational, scientific and cultural heritage that combines the 57 OIC member countries. The primary purpose of the organisation is to coordinate the activities of specialist agencies responsible for similar functions within each of the OIC member countries.
ISESCO has helped develop a number of action plans and strategies on an OIC-wide basis in areas such as water resources, university education and Islamic culture. ISESCO has also started awarding prizes in education and literacy, sciences and university research, and culture and communication to individuals within the OIC member countries.
This website publishes information about the global transition to a low carbon economy. It includes regular news about developments across the world, online discussions, and links to relevant events, products and organisations.