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Scientists discuss science assessments and research integrity at Beijing workshop
Scientists discuss science assessments and research integrity at Beijing workshop
Apr 11, 2014 The ICSU Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in the conduct of Science (CFRS), together with the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), held a workshop this week on the topic of "Science Assessment and Research Integrity", exploring how different methods of research assessment can be used to incentivize integrity in the conduct of science. The workshop had a special focus on the situation in emerging and rapidly developing science systems, such as China, Brazil and South Africa.
IRDR DATA Project Publishes Peril Classification and Hazard Glossary Apr 04, 2014
The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme has recently published its Peril Classification and Hazard Glossary, which summarises the agreement on peril classifications and hazard definitions by members of the IRDR Disaster Loss Data (DATA) Project Working Group.
Future Earth website launched Mar 28, 2014
Future Earth, the new 10-year global change research programme, has just launched a new website.
ICSU to convene major global summit of science advisors in New Zealand Feb 18, 2014
In a landmark event for the international science-policy interface, ICSU is convening a major global summit of leading practitioners of high-level science advice to governments. Dedicated to an examination of the current and future state of the practice, the two-day meeting will be hosted and chaired by Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
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