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TWAS elects 46 new Fellows

05 Dec 2018 Highlights

The 2019 class of new Fellows continues the trend of increasing the ratio of women in the Academy. And 10 are from countries previously under-represented – or unrepresented – in TWAS membership.

Mashelkar wins TWAS-Lenovo Prize

05 Dec 2018 Highlights

R.A. Mashelkar, an Indian polymer scientist and TWAS Fellow, helped develop and find uses for smart gels that opened the door to a long list of discoveries put to clever use across fields.

Hassan elected TWAS president

05 Dec 2018 Highlights

As the founding executive director of TWAS, Mohamed Hassan helped to build the Academy into a global voice for science in the developing world. Now he will return as its president, seeking to guide it to new achievements.

TWAS elects 55 new Fellows

01 Apr 2018 Highlights

The 2018 class of TWAS Fellows covers a broad diversity of nations and includes the highest proportion of women ever elected to the Academy in a single year. All are among the world's most accomplished scientists living in or focused on the developing world.

Winners of 2018 TWAS Prizes announced

26 Mar 2018 Highlights

TWAS has announced the winners of the TWAS Prizes for 2018 in Trieste, Italy.