Scientific and Strategic Experience in Leading Sustainability Science in Taiwan – Development and Opportunities for Transdisciplinary Research (2022/6/22)

by Yang-Kuang Chao
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This session is co-organized by Academia Sinica (AS) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan. AS is the most preeminent academic institution in Taiwan, with diverse research areas. One of the unique responsibilities of AS is providing policy suggestions directly to the President of Taiwan. In addition, MOST is the government funding agency sponsoring science and technology development. Both AS and MOST are committed to promoting sustainability science in Taiwan and both are members of the Belmont Forum.

In this session, the organizers will highlight the scope and achievements of sustainability research in Taiwan, emphasizing current contributions to Future Earth and Belmont Forum, the two most important global sustainability science programs. Moreover, we will present future opportunities for collaborative transdisciplinary research and capacity-building programs, especially for the scientists from Asia and the Pacific.


Academia Sinica
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Date & Location

Date & Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CST on Wednesday, 22 June

Location:   Online

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Tzu-Hsien Kuo (Erica), Ph.D.

Program Manager
Department of Natural Sciences and Sustainable Development,
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
TEL: 02-2737-8011