May 2017

45 Years of Supporting Young Scientists Across the World – and Counting!

Dear Members of the IFS Family On the occasion of our 45th anniversary as an international community that has supported early-career scientists across the globe, we at the IFS Secretariat want to say THANK YOU to all current and former grantees, staff, advisers, board members, partner organizations and funders, and especially to our founders. They first came together at the Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs in Venice in 1965, where one of their recommendations was to establish the International Foundation for Science “in order to address the stultifying conditions under which younger faculty members in the universities of developing countries are attempting to do research.”

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