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The Science Academy Statement on Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Science (February 2018)

The Science Academy sees it necessary to publicly express once again its concerns on the growing restraints on freedom of science and on its sine qua non condition, the freedom of speech. We sadly observe that the problems we have previously pointed out regarding the freedom of speech are still present. The absence of any significant improvements, on the contrary, an increase in negative practices have turned the problem into a systematic issue.

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Interview with Erol Gelenbe (ACM)

An interview conducted for the website of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)  with The Science Academy Member Prof. Erol Gelenbe  can be found here.

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BAGEP 2018 Applications Now Open

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 …

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New Members of the Science Academy (December 2017)

The following scientists were elected as Science Academy, Turkey  members at the General Assembly on  2.12.2017.

HONORARY MEMBERS

Takhmasib Aliev  – Physics – Middle East Technical University

Ayşe Çağlar – Anthropology – University of Vienna

MEMBERS

Şermin Genç – Biology- Dokuz Eylul University 

Murat Karaçorlu – Ophthalmology – Istanbul Retina Institute

Bülent Mengüç- Business Administration – Kadir Has University 

Aydoğan Özcan – Physical and Wave Electronics – UCLA

Sinan Özeren- Geology – İstanbul Technical University

Altuğ Özpineci- Physics – Middle East Technical University

Necmettin …

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Celal Şengör Awarded the Arthur Holmes Medal & Honorary Membership of EGU

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.

Here’s a list of all prize winners in 2018 and the list of past Arthur Holmes medal winners can be seen here.

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Science Academy’s full membership to ALLEA confirmed

The Science Academy has been admitted as a full member of ALLEA, the ALL European Federation of Academies, in the General Assembly of ALLEA held on Sep. 4 2017, in Budapest.
The Science Academy will continue to uphold academic principles in Turkey and contribute increasingly to ALLEA projects and working groups where our members were already active since our associate membership in 2014.
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