TWAS Iran Chapter to be Established in Shiraz

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:47

Iran Chapter of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) will be established at the venue of Regional Information Center for Science and Technology (RICST) in the city of Shiraz.

According to the Islamic World Science Citation Center, the decision was made during a meeting, which was held with TWAS representatives at the Center for International Scientific Studies and collaboration of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in Tehran.

At the meeting, participants discussed different ideas about establishment of Iran Chapter, which aims to increase the number of Iranian members at TWAS.

The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS), is a UNESCO program, based in Trieste, Italy. TWAS is the world's pre-eminent academy of sciences dedicated to the promotion of science in the South, with over 1,100 members representing the best of science in developing countries, including 15 Nobel laureates.

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