News

Network announcements, press releases and other updates from the SAR Secretariat

Afghan chemists are afraid and uncertain
“Afghan chemists are afraid and uncertain.” A piece by Andrea Widener for Chemical and Engineering News. A year ago, women chemists in Afghanistan were excited about the future. Young girls had started to think they didn’t have to be teachers

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Helping at-risk scholars
A piece by Iryna Zenyuk, for UCI News.  Reflections from Iryna Zenyuk, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Feb. 24, 2022, was a regular day in the lab for me, with a proposal review panel and meetings – nothing extraordinary.

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SAR has identified the following job opportunities and other relevant funding resources. SAR will continue to update this list with the hope that they may be useful, especially for students and others who may not qualify for SAR’s protection services.

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Network Reflections: American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association (APA) is an enthusiastic and long-term affiliate member of Scholars at Risk (SAR). Our strategic plan includes several components that underlie our engagement. One of our strategic goals is to “utilize psychology to make a positive

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Network Reflections: ​​Remote Scholars Program
Carleton University began hosting scholars at risk remotely in the spring of 2020. It was interesting timing because it coincided with the onset of the global pandemic and it felt like everyone was working remotely at the beginning. Despite the

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In search of a research haven
  A piece by Michele Catanzaro for Nature.  From Syria to Ukraine, Italian universities have set up projects to host displaced scholars. Now they need to look beyond the emergency and offer systematic solutions, experts say. In Trento, Ghanya Al-Naqueb extracts

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