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KFPE Newsletter
  • 22.01.2018
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KFPE Newsletter, January 2018

Have a look at the January Newsletter
World Views Nature
  • 18.01.2018
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Showcase scientists from the global south

The contributions of researchers in the developing world must be sought and recognized. Researchers in the global south take part in cutting-edge research, yet their names usually fall under the shadows of scientists from the West.
  • 10.01.2018
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Call for Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran

ZHAW launches this call for mobility grants with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Mass vaccination in Chad (copyright SwissTPH)
  • 09.01.2018
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Proof-of-Concept Study Reveals Feasibility of Eliminating Rabies in Africa

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, together with European and African collaborators, carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its effect on human rabies exposure. The study employed a bio-mathematical method for estimating the transmission dynamics of rabies. The researchers conclude that with political will and the necessary funding, elimination of rabies is possible in Africa.
Inza Koné (copyright CSRS)
  • 08.01.2018
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Inza Koné : Le prochain Directeur Général du Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS)

Professeur Inza Koné est actuellement Directeur de la Recherche et du Développement (DRD) au CSRS et Président de la Société Africaine de Primatologie (SAP).
Opportunity grants Asia
  • 05.01.2018
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Call for Opportunity Grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN Region

Opportunity grants will support activities of Swiss researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or public research institutes linked to specific events or incidents in these countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling bases until 2020.
Nature Sustainability
  • 03.01.2018
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Call for Papers - Nature Sustainability

Launching in January 2018, Nature Sustainability is a brand new, online only journal that will cover studies of sustainability issues, their policy dimensions, and possible solutions.
Migration Data Portal
  • 18.12.2017
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Launch of the Migration Data Portal

Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and the Global Migration Data Analysis Centre for IOM, the UN Migration Agency, launched the Migration Data Portal in Berlin last week. The Migration Data Portal brings together the key facts and figures about global migration trends in one place for the first time.
Top 10% national income share (World Inequality Report)
  • 15.12.2017
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World Inequality Report

People living in the Middle East face bigger income inequality than anywhere else in the world, with Europeans being the least affected by the income gap, experts say in the latest World Inequality Report. The team behind it, which includes French economist Thomas Piketty, relies on the work of over 100 researchers in more than 70 countries.

KFPE Newsletter, January 2018

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