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World Conference of Science Journalists 2017
The tenth World Conference of Science Journalists will build global capacity for science...
NEWS UPCOMING EVENT
IDRC at the Canadian Conference on Global Health 2017
More than 600 global health researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and students from over 30...
NEWS UPCOMING EVENT
IDRC's Annual Public Meeting 2017
IDRC invites you to attend its Annual Public Meeting.

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The tenth World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017) will bring together 1,200-1,400 professionals who are dedicated to producing engaging, accurate, and incisive science journalism. WCSJ2017 will build global capacity for science communication and...

More than 600 global health researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and students from over 30 countries will gather in Ottawa from October 29 to 31, 2017 at the Canadian Conference on Global Health. This year’s theme, “Leaving No One Behind? Reflection for Action in a Changing World”...

IDRC invites you to attend its Annual Public Meeting.

IDRC and Cancer Research UK are pleased to announce the launch of a new five-year initiative aimed at preventing tobacco-related diseases and promoting public health in countries throughout Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa.

A new project funded by IDRC and led by the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) seeks to facilitate the flow of information between academia and governments to ensure that sound scientific evidence informs policymaking.

 

Event Dates: October 10, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka and October 12, 2017 in Delhi, India

For more than four years, research teams under the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program have been studying the challenges women face in accumulating assets and pursuing...

The American University of Beirut has announced the establishment of the Global Health Institute to serve as a regional hub for interdisciplinary research and capacity building in global health.

Findings on women and mining will dominate the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program policy forum in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Participants will review evidence and discuss options for removing the barriers that prevent women from fully participating in, and benefiting from,...

In this issue, we invite you to watch our CRVS Expert Talk series. Catch the highlights of the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada Conference, and don’t forget to apply to our call to strengthen engineering research and training in Africa. 

IDRC-supported research is contributing to discussions at the Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York on September 18 and 19, 2017.

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