Mathematician Aydın Aytuna penned an article on Science Academy member Tosun Terzioğlu we lost in February 2016.
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The British Academy makes updates on the current situation in Turkey. Please click to read.
On October 29th, Day of the Republic, the Executive Decree no. 676 issued under conditions of State of Emergency has established a new system to designate university presidents. From now on, presidents of state universities will be appointed by the President of the Republic from among three candidates nominated by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), and presidents of private foundation universities will be appointed again by the President of the Republic from among three candidates nominated by the board of trustees and approved by YÖK. Please click for the full text.
Please click to read the Science Academy’s statement regarding the suspension of the archeological excavations in Ephesus and Limyra.
The Science Academy released its latest report on academic freedoms in Turkey including important developments for University autonomy in the period of 2015-2016.
The Science Academy deems it necessary to share with the general public its opinion on the dismissal of academics from public service within the scope of the ongoing state of emergency. Click here to read the statement.