Current

Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees

Science Academy member Ayhan Kaya’s presentation at the 28th annual Academia Europaea Conference on June 2016 can be found here.

Please click to read the report by Ayhan Kaya and Aysu Kırac named “Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Istanbul”

By |Comments Off on Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees

ICSU Statement on Recent Developments in Turkey

International Council for Science (ICSU) urges Turkey to restore the Principle of Universality of Science. Please click to read the statement.

By |Comments Off on ICSU Statement on Recent Developments in Turkey

Science Academy’s Statement on Academic Freedoms, Reason, Science and Merit

The Science Academy has issued a statement on Academic Freedoms, Reason, Science and Merit. Please click to read the statement.

By |Comments Off on Science Academy’s Statement on Academic Freedoms, Reason, Science and Merit

Joint Statement by The British Academies on the Current Situation in Turkey

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.

By |Comments Off on Joint Statement by The British Academies on the Current Situation in Turkey

ALLEA Statement on Recent Developments in Turkey

ALLEA – All European Federation of Academies issued a statement rejecting the attempted coup in Turkey. The statement also calls for respect for academic freedom and autonomy.

Please click to read the statement.

By |Comments Off on ALLEA Statement on Recent Developments in Turkey

Statement on the Attempted Coup of July 15 2016

We strongly condemn the attempted coup. In the light of reason and science the preservation and further development of democracy  is indispensable for the welfare of our people and country, and for the flourishing of science and civilization.

The Science Academy

By |Comments Off on Statement on the Attempted Coup of July 15 2016

New Honorary Members of the Science Academy

The 10th General Assembly of the Science Academy was held on May 7, 2016. Here are the Science Academy’s  five new Honorary Members.

Prof Dr. Orhan Altan

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Prof Dr Martin Chalfie ( 2008 Nobel Prize, Chemistry)

Prof Dr Ayla Gürsoy 

Prof Dr John Polanyi ( 1986 Nobel Prize, Chemistry) 

By |Comments Off on New Honorary Members of the Science Academy

Namık Kemal Pak – Obituary

The Science Academy member Durmuş Ali Demir penned an obituary for Namık Kemal Pak, Science Academy member we lost in November 2015.

To read the article please click.

By |Comments Off on Namık Kemal Pak – Obituary

İlhan Tekeli Awarded Jury Prize, Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards

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.

 

By |Comments Off on İlhan Tekeli Awarded Jury Prize, Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards

German Mathematical Societies’ Joint Open Letter

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.

By |Comments Off on German Mathematical Societies’ Joint Open Letter