An interview conducted by Meg Murphy with The Science Academy Member Prof Daron Acemoglu on technology and the future of work can be found here.
A top priority for the Science Academy is encouraging the youth to engage in good science, and rewarding the best examples. In order to choose and reward the best young academics and to support them in conducting new studies, an award program was initiated in the year 2013 and its fifth edition was held this year. Science Academy runs this program not with government funding, but with the support of the society at large.
The award-winning young academics are granted 15,000 TL per year for a period of two years to support them in their research. The objective here is to reward …
The following scientists were elected as Science Academy, Turkey members at the General Assembly on 2.12.2017.
ALLEA publishes statement on the patentability of inventions involving human embryonic stem cells in Europe.
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The Science Academy, Turkey member Prof. Dr. Celal Şengör was awarded the 2018 Arthur Holmes Medal & Honorary Membership of European Geosciences Union.
He will receive the medal at the EGU 2018 General Assembly, which will take place in Vienna on 8–13 April.
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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