President Şeker Attended ISC Meeting
The President of TÜBA Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Şeker attended the International Science Council’s 2023 mid-term meeting titled “Capitalizing on Synergies in Science”.
Prior to the meeting in Paris, which was also attended by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Nuri Yurdusev who is TÜBA Full Member and the Acting President of the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA), TÜBA Full Member Prof. Dr. Pınar Bilgin and representing TÜBA Young Academy Assist. Prof. Mürsel Doğrul who is the Advisor to the President of TÜBA, “Conference on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility" was held by ISC and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to raise awareness about the importance of scientific freedom and responsibility and to encourage efforts to strengthen its implementation.
The program was opened by the President of ISC, Peter Gluckman and followed by the moderation by Mathieu Denis, ISC Senior Director.
During the three-day program, a total of 15 sessions, some of which included parallel sessions, were held. Exchanges of ideas, discussions and question-and-answer sessions were carried out at the end of each session that was attended by ISC members, executives, members of science academies from many countries across the world, representatives and presidents of global science organizations. Important topics such as the inclusion of women in science, gender equality in science, interdisciplinary developments in science, scientific work in times of crisis, scientific freedom and responsibility were also highlighted.