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TYAN Collaboration:Dr. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev (TWAS Young Affiliate from Uzbekistan) and Dr. Adewale Adewuyi (TWAS Young Affiliate from Nigeria)

Opening up new opportunities and building networks for the advancement of science and education in developing countries Dr. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev (TWAS Young Affiliate from Uzbekistan) and Dr. Adewale Adewuyi (TWAS Young Affiliate from Nigeria) met for the first time at the 1st International Conference of TWAS Young Affiliates Network (TYAN), which was held on 22-24 […]

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John Fredy Barrera Ramírez received an Honorary Mention in the National Awards of Science

TYAN member John Fredy Barrera Ramírez, a full professor and researcher of the Institute of Physics at the Universidad de Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia), has received an Honorary Mention in the “National Awards of Science” – the most prestigious distinction for the colombian scientific community, awarded by the Alejandro Ángel Escobar Foundation (Bogota, Colombia, 2017). Also, […]

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TWAS Young Affiliates Network goes live

The new TWAS Young Affiliates Network – TYAN – will bring fresh energy to the Academy by creating links among early career scientists and promoting international collaboration. Scientific competence, energy and the urgency to promote social responsibility are qualities that members of the newly established TWAS Young Affiliates Network (TYAN) all share. They met for […]

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The hidden virtues of sunburned pomegranates

Seeds of sunburned pomegranate fruit not suitable for commerce can be still exploited for their high-quality bioactive compounds, Olaniyi Fawole from Stellenbosch University reported at the TWAS General Meeting. Pomegranates have sometimes had an important presence in history. King Henry VIII of England and his wife Catherine of Aragon had the pomegranate of Granada in […]

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Bai Chunli: Rwanda is an inspiration

In his remarks at the opening ceremony of the 27th TWAS General Meeting in Rwanda, TWAS President Bai Chunli says that the small African nation has addresed its challenges by investing in science and educationYour Excellency, President Paul Kagame, Esteemed Minister of Education, Dr Papias Malimba Musafiri, Honourable ministers from Uganda and Tanzania, Distinguished representatives […]

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