South African Women in Science Awards: call for applications

The Department of Science and Technology is calling for nominations for the South African Women in Science Awards.  The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and to profile them as role models for younger women.  The awards will be made to women who are South African citizens or permanent residents.

Deadline: 22.05.15.

Full details:


Evolution 2015 conference & video competition

Fifth Annual NESCent/HHMI/SSE Evolution Video Contest: Call for entries.

Submit your best evolution-themed video for screening at this year’s Evolution 2015 meeting to be held at the Casa Grande Resort in Guarujá, Brazil from 26-30 June.

Deadline: May 31 2015. More info:

Conference information:

Conference registration deadline: 15 April 2015

Africa Science Leadership Program

Call for applicants for the inaugural round of the Africa Science Leadership Program (ASLP).

The program will train fellows in advanced leadership skills and empower them to contribute to a new paradigm for African science. We invite applications from early- to mid-career researchers in all disciplines including natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts and the humanities.

For more information and the application form, please go to

Applications will close on the 20 March 2015


ASLP Press Release – GYA