“To strengthening of the position of scholarship in Denmark, particularly that of basic science and of the promotion of inter-disciplinary understanding.” The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab) was founded in Copenhagen on 13 November 1742 by King Christian VI when the King gathered together a group of experts to…

“To promote gender equality in science” In order to promote gender equality in science, a number of international organizations who took part in the project A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It? wish to act together to further promote this goal…

“If what we do is not useful, glory is in vain.” The Lisbon Academy of Sciences is one of the oldest continuously existing national scientific institutions. It was founded on 24 December 1779, during the reign of Queen Maria I. Mission Under the terms of its Statutes, the Lisbon Academy of Sciences is responsible for:…

“Representing the German scientific community internationally, and providing policymakers and the public with science-based advice are the two major objectives of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.” The Leopoldina originated in 1652 as a classical scholarly society. It has members from almost all branches of science. It champions the freedom and appreciation of science.…

“A transformative Academy positively impacting scholarship, governance and equitable societal development in Uganda and beyond.” The Uganda National Academy of Sciences is an independent, non-profit, nonpolitical, and membership-based service organization. UNAS was created to provide credible, balanced, and evidence-driven advice to the nation on matters of science and development. Mission The mission of the Academy…

“The Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts is the highest scientific and artistic institution in the Republic of Croatia.” The main tasks of the Academy are as follows: The Academy promotes and organizes scientific research and encourages the application of the findings of this research, develops artistic and cultural activities, and is concemed with Croatian…

“The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine is the most important scientific organization in Ukraine; it organizes and conducts fundamental and applied research on the most important natural, technical, social and human sciences issues.” The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine is an independent higher scientific organization. It determines its own research themes and forms…

“The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) aspires to be the apex organisation for science and scholarship in South Africa, recognised and connected both nationally and internationally.” The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) was inaugurated in May 1996 by the former President of South Africa and patron of the Academy, Nelson Mandela.…

“The Voice of Women Scientists at European Union Level” The European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS) is an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12,000 women scientists in Europe and beyond. Since its inception in 2005, more than 100 networks of women scientists and organisations promoting women…

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