John A. Milner Fellowship Programme open for applications

The BHNRC and ODS are pleased to announce the request for applications for the 2016 John A. Milner Fellowship Program. Postdoctoral fellows will conduct research in the area of bioactive components in foods and dietary supplements and learn about the translation of nutrition science into policy. This program is inspired by the life and work […]

Call for applications – Premio Daniel Carasso 2017 Deadline October 23rd 2016

The Premio Daniel Carasso is an individual research prize intended to reward an outstanding scientific researcher on sustainable food systems and diets for long-term health. The Premio is worth €100,000 and the Laureate becomes an ambassador of the Fondation Daniel et Nina Carasso for sustainable food and diets. The Prize is intended to give more visibility to […]

Job Opportunity – Fellow, Global Development Programme

IUNS has received the communication of a fellow job on the Global Development Programme with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle. Some of the programme features are listed below. For more information on the role and/or to apply now please click here. Programme Features: -Two-year fellowship -Deep engagement on strategic issues being pursued […]

ICSU-NASAC-ISSC grants to research the “Energy – Health – Natural Disasters” nexus in African cities

The International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), will support 10 research projects across Africa to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years. These projects are expected to generate new solutions-oriented knowledge that will help develop […]

World Health Summit Registration OPEN

Registration for the World Health Summit taking place 9th – 11th October 2016 in Berlin, Germany is now open. The summit’s central topics include: Migration and Refugee Health: From Care to Policy Technological Innovation for Health: Improving Healthcare Delivery Women, Empowerment and Health: Equality and Agency Translational Research: Advancing Innovative Treatment Infectious Diseases: Lessons Learned […]

Former IUNS Secretary General Professor Osman Galal dies aged 85

The IUNS has received the sad news that Professor Osman Galal of UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has passed away. Professor Galal was the Secretary General of IUNS from 2005 – 2009. Before being appointed to the faculty of the Department of Community Health Sciences in 1991, Professor Galal worked in a children’s hospital in Cairo, […]

ANEC VII – extension to abstract deadline

The abstract submission deadline for the 7th African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference has been extended to 30th June 2016. For more information please click here. Please send your abstract to

ICSU Newsletter May 2016 edition

The May 2016 edition of the ICSU newsletter is available to read online now. This edition includes the latest news and publications from ICSU as well as information from ICSU regional offices. Click here to read the newsletter.

Nutrition Society ANEC Travel Fellowships 2016

As part of the Nutrition Society’s (UK) efforts to support learned societies in the developing countries, the Nutrition Society ANEC Travel Fellowship 2016 Award supports deserving students worldwide to enable them to participate in the 7th African Epidemiological Conference (ANEC VII) in Marrakesh, Morocco from 9 to 14 October 2016. The Fellowship is open to […]

International Research Scholars Programme

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation have announced the International Research Scholars Programme which aims to support up to 50 outstanding early career scientists/physicians worldwide. The Programme aims to help develop scientific talent worldwide. Awardees will receive a total of $650,000 […]