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Stories of transformations to sustainability


We are proud to launch seven short films from the Transformations to Sustainability programme.

Six films present insights from specific projects, showing how they worked with communities in diverse places around the world to understand the complex relations between social structures, the material world and environmental and social change.

A longer film explores some of the difficult questions around transformations to sustainability and proposes approaches to tackling the defining challenge of our times.

 
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Submit nominations for ISC Fellows by 7 October

📢 The ISC is currently accepting nominations for the ISC Fellowship.

ISC Fellows are eminent scientists, engineers and thought-leaders from across the spectrum of science and society who will help the ISC in its mission to be the global voice for science.

An annual call for nominations to the Fellowship from ISC Members and other partners is now open.

Find out more.

Member news

❗ The ISC is currently offering free Affiliate Membership to eligible Young Academies and Associations, and ISC Members are invited to provide recommendations of young academies and associations.

Find all the latest news and opportunities for ISC Members on the ISC website.
The first in a workshop series on practical mechanisms and action plans to remove barriers for readers and authors, this workshop will focus on viewpoints and contributions from Africa and Europe.

Find out more and register by 7 October (extended)

Opportunities in our network

Industrial fellowships for PhD Candidate (with Masters), Postdoc & Junior Researchers from the Luxembourg National Research Fund. Deadline: 6-10 October 2022.

Open positions at the Royal Irish Academy: Programme Manager and Senior Executive Assistant. Deadline: 7 October 2022.

Scholarship to study astronomy in Africa. Deadline: 7 October 2022.

Travel grant for early-career researchers to attend the conference ‘Climate crisis and systemic risks: Lessons Learned from COVID-19’ in Hanover in June 2023. Deadline: 9 October 2022.

IBRO Rising Stars Awards aim to increase the successful transition and retention of diverse, early career neuroscientists into academic positions. Grant amounts: 15,000 – 35,000 EUR. Deadline: 14 October 2022.

Open position at the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction: Programme management officer, P3. Deadline: 21 October 2022.

Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research. The prize amount: EUR 2.5 million. Deadline: 4 November 2022.

Call for submissions to the International Science Prize 2023 on Climate Change and Conflicts. Deadline: 31 January 2023.

Open positions at the National Research Foundation in South Africa. Deadlines vary.

👉Learn more about each opportunity and apply

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