International Science Policy Foundation

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History

1964. Incorporated 1966, as Science of Science Foundation; name later changed to Science Policy Foundation and then to listed title. Registered in accordance with UK law. As of 2005 no longer active.

Aims

Promote the scientific investigation of science and technology as social phenomena.

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Activities

Provides centre for multidisciplinary scrutiny of social and economic problems arising from the impact of science, operating in the fields of education, social welfare, social studies, economic affairs, science, medicine, international relations, aid to less developed countries, conservation of natural resources. Concerns emphasize problems of governance, management, industrial productivity and economic growth. Organizes Annual Foundation Lecture, seminars, symposia, colloquia and regional symposia; administers biennial 'UNESCO Swraj Paul Awards for the Advancement of Science'.

Structure

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 19 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Social
  • Technology
    • Technology
  • Science
    • Science
  • Policy-making
    • Policy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

D0097

Last News Received

7. Oct 2005
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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