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  Twelve transnational research projects have been recommended for awards totaling 11.5 million euros from the Belmont Forum and NORFACE joint programme Transformations to Sustainability (T2S). The twelve teams with 56 principal investigators will undertake research in transformations to sustainability areas ranging from groundwater, mining, urban areas and land registration, to the role of migration [...]

Webinar: Data Skills Curricula Framework Implementation Timeframe: Thursday, April 19, 2018 16:30 UTC (9:30 PDT/12:30 EDT/18:30 CEST) CALL IN INFORMATION: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/328507821 Who should attend: all involved in data skills capacity building, connecting researchers to data, developing science sharing materials or platforms, working to promote the principles of open science, or are curious about data literacy. [...]

The Belmont Forum is launching a four-year Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on Science-driven e-Infrastructure Innovation (SEI) for the Enhancement of Transnational, Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Data Use in Environmental Change.

 Urban Europe and Belmont Forum joint call    The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI) Food Water Enery Nexus approach provides a unique collaboration framework for technical and social scientists, small and large businesses, cities and non-governmental organisations, to tackle the urban challenges of food, energy and water nexus. This first-of-a-kind cooperation between JPI Urban Europe and the [...]

On December 14, 2017, Belmont Forum Secretariat Executive Director Dr. Erica Key, Communications Officer Susanna Ehlers and University of Arizona Professor Barron Joseph Orr held a town hall at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Key’s presentation, Belmont Forum: Strategic Opportunities for Productive Partnerships, provided an overview of the Belmont Forum’s unique approach to funding collaborative, transdisciplinary, international research.

The Belmont Forum endorsed a Data Skills Curricula Framework to enhance information management skills for data-intensive science at its annual Plenary Meeting held in November. The Framework was developed by the Forum’s e-Infrastructures and Data Management (e-I&DM) Project to improve data literacy, security and sharing in data-intensive, transdisciplinary global change research.

This year’s conference will be held from December 11 to 15 in New Orleans and is the largest earth and space science meeting of its kind. AGU offers a unique opportunity for scientists, funders, and stakeholders from around the world to connect and learn about cutting edge research.

The Belmont Forum and START organized a panel discussion on “Funding Science for a Pollution-free World: How Africa Can Close the Science-Funding Gap”  as part of the UN  Global Science-Policy-Business Forum at the UN Environment Assembly on December 2 in Nairobi, Kenya. The majority of African countries are urbanizing and rapidly industrializing with unprecedented environmental [...]

Join us for our Africa Regional Info Day on Saturday, 2 December as part of the UN-Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment. We’ll be discussing “Funding Science for a Pollution-free World: How Africa Can Close the Science-Funding Gap.” Belmont Forum, along with our partner START, look forward to seeing you there!

São Paulo, Brazil, 8 November 2017: The Belmont Forum Executive Council agreed by consensus, at its meeting in São Paulo, Brazil, on 7 November 2017, to accept the bid submitted by the IAI Directorate to host its Secretariat in Montevideo, Uruguay.