The Science Academy endorses all value judgements and findings of ALLEA (All European Academies) regarding good research practices and violations of research integrity, as stated in its “European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity” in 2017.
Blocking access to an encyclopedia that is used as a reference material at every level of education, and thus severing a channel of access to information deprives our society from information and open debate. Such an approach seriously undermines Turkey’s image in the 21st century.
Please click to read the Science Academy’s statement about the ban on Wikipedia in Turkey.
The Science Academy is working on a detailed study of the new education curriculum drafted by the Ministry of National Education. In this statement, we would like to draw attention to the main features of this curriculum. Please click to read the full statement.
The Science Academy, Turkey member Daron Acemoglu has won this year’s BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Economics, Finance, and Management, in honor of his prolific research contributions that have helped reshape his discipline over the last two decades.
The BBVA Foundation awards are high-profile prizes across a range of disciplines. The foundation honors recipients in eight intellectual and artistic categories for “contributions of broad impact for their originality and theoretical significance,” including “research work that successfully enlarges the scope of our current knowledge.”
Daron Acemoglu is the Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics at MIT.
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The Science Academy welcomed world-renowned historian Prof. Timothy Garton Ash , in the second of its recently launched Annual Lectures. At the conference held on 16 February 2017 at Boğaziçi University, Prof. Garton Ash gave a lecture on free speech titles “Free Speech Under Attack”
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Please click to read two articles published on the latest Nature Magazine (no 542)
The Science Academy deems it necessary to underscore once again its “Statement on the Academics Dismissed from Public Service under State of Emergency” issued on October 3, 2016.
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The International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRNASS) released a statement on President Trump’s executive order banning entry to US for citizens of 7 countries.
Please click to read ICSU’s statement.