Call for TWAS Prizes / TWAS-Celso Furtado 2015 Prize in Social Sciences

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) – for the advancement of science in developing countries is seeking nominations for the following prizes:
• the TWAS 2015 Prizes
• the TWAS- Celso Furtado 2015 Prize in Social Sciences

The TWAS 2015 Prizes will be awarded in recognition of an outstanding contribution to knowledge in the following eight fields of science:
Agricultural Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Mathematics, Medical Sciences and Physics.

Candidates must meet at least one of the following qualifications:
1. Scientific research achievement of outstanding significance for the development of scientific thought.
2. Outstanding contribution to the application of Science and Technology to industry or to human well-being in a developing country

Follow the links above for further details on eligibility criteria and submission procedure.

The deadline for receiving nominations is 28 February 2015

Queries can be directed to: