John Bohannon’s article on Turkey: Turkish government tightens grip on universities
Please click to read the joint statement by the British Academy, Royal Society and the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the current situation in Turkey.
The 10th General Assembly of the Science Academy was held on May 7, 2016. Here are the Science Academy’s five new Honorary Members.
The Science Academy member İlhan Tekeli was awarded the Jury prize at Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards 2016.
This year the awards main focus was “New Centers in Turkey: Economy, Education, Art and Peace in Cities”.
The Special Jury Prize was given to İlhan Tekeli for his work on urban and regional planning, planning theory, macro-geography, migration geography and political behavior, history and theory of local administrations in Turkey, urbanization and urban policy, economic policy, the economic history of Turkey, and urban and community studies.
German mathematical society (Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung), the German geoscientific societies (Dachverband Geowissenschaften), and the German society for mathematical logic and philosophy of science (Deutsche Vereinigung für Mathematische Logik und für Grundlagenforschung der
Exakten Wissenschaften) have sent a joint open letter to the attention of the Prime Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoğlu.
To read the letter, please click.
BAGEP 2016 Award Ceremony was held on April 14, 2016 at the METU Conference Center.
The winners (see below) received their awards. For photos from the ceremony please click.
BAGEP 2016 Winners