[Announcement]Apply by 8 May 2017 for this capacity building opportunity in Taipei on the systems approach to facilitate multidisciplinary and participatory science for detecting and monitoring air pollution disasters in Asia-Pacific region. Systems thinking and systems approach is essential to identify complex interactions among different sectors and to design and implement effective practices to reduce …

2017 AI-SOCD: Call for applicationRead More »

“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (The Brundtland Report 1987).  Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland has been a global leader in promoting sustainable development for the benefit of humanity for more than 30 years. She was awarded the 2014 …

Under 40 female researchers can apply for Gro Brundtland AwardRead More »

The 4th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters (PIAD) will be conducted in Taipei on 9-12 November 2015, and will be co-hosted by IRDR International Centre of Excellence (IRDR-ICoE) at the Academy of Sciences, located in Taipei. Sponsored by the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS), the IRDR ICoE, the Centre for Applied Developmental Science …

4th Asian Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters 9-12 November 2015Read More »

In 2015, the World Water Forum, the largest water-related event in the world will take place in Daegu, Republic of of Korea. This large-scale international conference, held every three years since 1997, brings together academia, the public sector, NGO’s and industries to facilitate international exchanges on global water challenges. The 7th World Water Forum welcomed …

IRDR SC member at 7th World Water Forum in Daegu, Rep. of KoreaRead More »

Of the 13 candidates recommended by RADI to apply for the CAS President’s International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) in 2015, eight are successful, according a recent announcement of CAS. Of the awardees, five have won the support of the PIFI for Visiting Scientists and three for Postdoctoral Researchers. So far, more than 50 international scholars have …

Eight International Scholars Receive CAS Fellowship to Work at RADIRead More »

The International Hydrology Prize is awarded annually jointly by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) to an individual in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to hydrology. IAHS President, Dr Gordon Young, presented the award and said “Professor Takeuchi has …

IRDR’s Vice Chair Kuni Takeuchi Received the 2012 International Hydrology PrizeRead More »