Resource Directory


How economics shapes science (Paula Stephan, Harvard University Press)

Frontiers Of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress (Daniel Serewitz)

The Politics of Evidence-based Policy Making

Science, Technology and Innovation in BRICS countries

Science and Diplomacy: A New Dimension of International Relations (Pierre-Bruno Ruffini)

Dangerous Science: Science Policy and Risk analysis for Scientists and Engineers

Science for Policy Handbook

The Science of Science Policy

The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

How Economics Shapes Science

Permissionless Innovation: The Continuing Case for Comprehensive Technological Freedom

Science, Technology, and Society: A Sociological Approach Science, Technology, and Society: A Sociological Approach

Innovation by India, for India: The need and the challenge                       

India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development

New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization

The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (4S)

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Science and Diplomacy: Negotiating Essential Alliances (Springer)

Sustainable Energy Technology and Policies

Technology Security and National Power: Winners and Losers by Stephen Bryen

Science and Technology: Governance and Ethics (Springer Open Access)

Communicating Science- A Global Perspective (ANU Press)

Technology and International Relations: Challenges for the 21st Century (ICWA)

Ethics in Science Education, Research and Governance (INSA)

Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology: Lessons from India (Springer)

Dialogue: Science, Scientists and Society (Indian Academy of Science Publication)

Journal in Science Policy and Governance

Science Diplomacy Review (RIS)

Science, Technology and Society (SAGE Journals)

Minerva (A review of Science, Learning and Policy – Springer)

Science and Public Policy (Oxford press)

Environment, Science and Technology (ACS)

Science, Technology and Human Values (SAGE Journals)

Regional Science Policy and Practice (Wiley)

Issues in Science and Technology

Life Sciences, Society and Policy (BMC, Springer)

Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management (Emerald publishing)

Research Policy

Engaging Science, Technology, and Society (4S)

Science, Technology & Human Values (4S)

Journal of Scientometric Research

Journal of World Intellectual Property (Wiley) 

Journal of Responsible Innovation (Taylor & Francis) 

Technology in Society (Elsevier)

Indian Journal of Science Communication (ISCOS, Lucknow) 

Gender, Technology and Development (SAGE)

Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics

Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy

East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal

Energy Policy (Elsevier)

Science and Culture (Indian Science News Association) 

Innovation and Development (Taylor & Francis)

International Journal of Energy Sector Management (Emerald Group Publishing)

Technological Forecasting and Social Change (Elsevier)

International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (NISCAIR, New Delhi)

The Journal Coverage of Web of Science, Scopus and Dimensions: A Comparative Analysis

PNAS: Science policy for scientists: A simple task for great effect

Rational policymaking during a pandemic

Rethinking policy ‘impact’: four models of research-policy relations

How to communicate effectively with the policymakers: combine insights from psychology and policy studies (Nature) 

Technological development for sustainability: The role of network management in the innovation policy mix

Technology Policy for the sustainable development goals: From the global to the local level

Coevolution of policy and science during the pandemic

Collaboration and Competition: The Twofold Logic of Science Diplomacy

Digital Technologies for Open and Equitable Sharing of Scholarly Knowledge in India (OSF Preprints)

Accelerating Universal Health Coverage through technology (RIS)

STI for SDGs: G20 partnerships and national imperatives (RIS)

Public Goods and STI Policy (RIS)

Global Governance of Technology and Institutional Architecture (RIS)

Science Diplomacy Policy Processes in Comparative Perspective: The Use of Scientific Cooperation Agreements in Canada, India, Norway, and the UK

Quantitative indicators for high-risk/high-reward research

National AI Policy/Strategy of India and China: A Comparative Analysis (RIS, New Delhi)

Diplomats in Science Diplomacy: Promoting Scientific and Technological Collaboration in International Relations

New Technologies demand new rituals

A new mandate highlights costs, benefits of making all scientific articles free to read

The importance of increasing access to high-quality health data

Hidden in plain sight: A mental health crisis in academia (IndiaBioScience) 

Post-pandemic recovery: use of scientific advice to achieve social equity, planetary health, and economic benefits (EASAC)

India: Technology Transfer Agreement: Intellectual Property Rights and Competition law

Science Careers and mental health

The limits of a technological fix

UNESCO embraces open science to shape society’s future

Is it time for a global plastics treaty?

Solar Make-in-India needs a long-term strategy

Foreign Direct Investments in R&D: Trends and Policies in India

Open Letter: Gender Inclusion in STEM

Health Data Management Policy: Importance and Public views

Towards an Internship Policy in STEM

Future earth annual report: ‘Towards Transformative Sustainability Science’

UNESCO Open Science

Improving Scientific Input to Global Policymaking with a Focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (IAP)

Evolution of STI Policies for sustainable development in East Asia:

Open Science for the 21st Century (International Science Council)

Review of the World Climate Research Programme

Motherhood in Science – How children change our academic careers (GYA)

CTIER handbook: Technology and Innovation in India 2019

TIFAC: Technology Vision 2035

CTIER: Understanding India’s Innovation Systems

DST: India R&D Statistics at a glance 2019-20

The impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development (UNCTAD)

AAAS report: Connecting Scientists to Policy around the world

Science for achieving sustainable development: SDG 2019 report

UNESCO-IOC Global Ocean Science Report 2020

IPR, Technology transfer and Open Science: Challenges and Opportunities (European Commission)

Bouncing forward sustainably (ISC-IIASA report on Covid recovery)

Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Effective University-Industry Partnerships (WIPO)

ASEAN Plan of action on Science, Technology and Innovation 2016 -2025 (Implementation Plan)

IoT Adoption in Indian Agriculture: A 2020 Landscape (NASSCOM)

Towards Technology Driven Healthcare in India (NASSCOM)

Vaccines! How can we use science to help our community make decisions about vaccines? (Smithsonian + IAP)

Survey on Biotechnology Capacity in Asia Pacific (RIS)

Effective policies to foster high-risk/high-reward research (OECD)

Perspectives on Public Engagement with Science in India: A Survey of India Alliance Grantees (India Alliance)

India Innovation Index Report 2020 (NITI Aayog)

Women In Science – Reports & Recommendations (India Alliance)

Fostering International Cooperation: Enabling Mobility, Research, and Capacity Building (India Alliance)

UNESCO Science Report 2021

Is Your Research at Risk? (PET, Denmark)

Risky Business: Rethinking Research Cooperation and Exchange with Non-Democracies (GPPI)

Draft 5th National STI Policy

Draft National Policy on Academic Ethics (PSA office)

Responsible AI #AIFORALL (Approach document by NITI Aayog)

National Research Foundation: Project Report and Feedback (PM-STIAC)

National Innovation and Startup Policy for Students and Faculty 2019

DBT and DST Open Access Policy 2014

Scientific Values: Ethical Guidelines and Procedures (IASc)

Capacity Building

Biosecurity, Biosafety course

Data-driven decision-making course:

Health care policy course

European Science Diplomacy Course (S4D4C)

UN CC: Human health and Climate change

UN CC: Cities and Climate change

UN CC: Gender and Environment

UN Disarmament courses:

INASP course: Research writing in the Social Sciences

Coursera: Impact of Technology

Coursera: Qualitative Research Methods

edx (MIT): Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation

edx: Data for Effective Policy Making

Technology and Policy (Graduate certificate, Takshashila Institution)

Public health and Biotech Policy (Graduate certificate, Takshashila Institution)

Methods and Statistics in Social Science (Coursera)

Tools for Academic Engagement in Public Policy (Edx, MIT)

Qualitative Comparative analysis

Methods and Statistics in Social Science Specialization

Research for Impact

Comparative Research Designs and Methods

Harvard Kennedy School: Implementing Public Policy Program

Digital Diplomacy Course (Global Diplomatic Forum)

Science for Policy – Maximise your Policy Impact (EU Academy)

Co-creation for policymakers: an introductory course (EU Academy)

Measuring Sustainable Development (Edx)

VOSviewer (Quantitative analysis and visualisation)

Gephy (Network analysis)

Dimensions (collection of Publications, Patents, Policy Documents etc)


AAAS Resource Center

WIPO Academy: Distance learning program

OECD STI statistics, databases and publications

US National Science Policy Network (NSPN) Resources


The Royal Society: Policy projects

OECD STI Outlook

UNESCO: STI database

WIPO: Data for Researchers

Agricultural Science and Technology indicators (ASTI)

Global Innovation Index 2020 – Analysis

Policy Lab- Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC)

ESEP S&T Policy Resources 

Track Science Policy (Duke University)

The Innovation Policy Platform (IPP)

India Science, Technology and Innovation Portal

Global Open Access Portal

Indian Science, Technology and Engineering Facilities Map (I-STEM): PSA office   

Transform21 (ISC portal on climate change)

National Social Science Documentation Centre: Open Digital Resources Access Portal

India Energy Portals

India Environment Portal

India Biodiversity Portal

India Water Portal


Centre for Studies in Science Policy (CSSP), Jawaharlal Nehru University

CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (CSIR–NISTADS)

DST Centre for Policy Research, Panjab University

IISc Centre for Society and Policy

IIT Delhi School of Public Policy

IIT Madras Centre for Technology and policy

IIT Bombay Centre for Policy Studies

Centre for Science and Environment

Forum for Indian Science Diplomacy (RIS New Delhi)

TISS School of Public Policy and Governance

TERI School of Advanced Studies


Centre for Studies in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (CSSTIP), Central University of Gujarat

Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

Centre for the fourth industrial revolution – India (WEF)

Ashoka Science Policy Initiative


Centre for Internet and society

Ramiah Public Policy Centre

Institute of Studies in Industrial Development

Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP)

National Science Library (NISCAIR)

NLU Delhi Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

National Innovation Foundation

ORF- Centre for Security Strategy and Technology

Centre for Digital Future (IDF, Gurugram)

World Resource Institute- India

Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, Colorado University

Harvard Kennedy School, Belfare Center: Program on Science, Technology and Public Policy

UNESCO International Centre for South-South Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Euraxess India

Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex

Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, Taiwan

Canadian Science Policy Centre

The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)

OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

MIT Science Policy Initiative

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Maastricht University – Science, Technology and Society Studies (MUSTS)

Institute of Technology Assessment and Systems analysis (KIT, Germany)

Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK, HSE University, Russia)

World Data System

Duke University: Centre on Science and Technology Policy

Science History Institute

Science, Technology and Society Unit (TU Graz)

ESRC Societal, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) Centre

Middle Eastern Technical University: Science and Technology Policy Studies, Turkey

Science and Technology Policy Institute, South Korea

Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (Japan)

Centre for Science and Technology Policy (The Asan Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea)

Tech Policy Institute (Israel)

Centre for Information Technology Policy (Princeton University)

Centre for Science and Commercial Diplomacy (Denmark)

WHO Academy

Centre for Democracy and Technology (US)


Maharshi Kanad Post-Doctoral Fellowship (DU IoE)

New America India-US Fellows Exchange

Young leaders in Tech Policy Fellowship – IIC (University of Chicago)

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships[b1c6968e9d]

PhD in Sustainability Science (United Nations University)

German Chancellor Fellowship 

Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowships

Membership in the ‘Young Academy for Sustainability Research” (FRIAS)

TWAS Visiting Researcher Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethics of AI (Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto)

Technology and Public Purpose Fellowship (Harvard Belfer Centre)!about-the-fellowship-

Mozilla Fellowships

Centre for Democracy and Technology Fellowship

Swiss Government Scholarship for Foreign Scholars

John Hopkins Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellowship

United Nations University Open Positions

INGSA-Asia: Regional Programme Officer (31st August Deadline)

ISC Opportunities

UN Youth for Disarmament Career Opportunities

Director, Research and Development (Bangalore Science & Technology Cluster, IISc)

Project Associate- Science Communication and Digital Outreach (IndiaBioScience)

Program Manager- Science Communication (IndiaBioScience)

Program Manager- Digital Initiatives (IndiaBioScience)

Director – Policy and Technology (Wadhwani Foundation)

Technology Policy Analyst (Wadhwani Foundation)

Takshashila Institution: Research Analyst – High Tech Geopolitics Programme 

CIIPC Open Science Research Consultant


OECD Research Support Officer 

Centre for Civil Society- Lead, Science & Technology Policy (Deadline 31 August, 2021)

Young Researchers, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Austria (Deadline: 10th September 2021)

World Resource Institute -India Careers


IIT Bombay e-School on Climate Science and Policy (16-27th August)

TIPC Conference (17-21 January 2022)

BRICS- Young Scientist Forum 2021-NIAS, Bengaluru (September, 13-16, 2021)

International Conference on Policy Analysis and Management (July 22-23, 2021)

AGU Fall Meeting: Science and Society (November 13-17, 2021)

2nd UN Open Science Conference (July 21-23, 2021)

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Leadership Seminar (November 15-18, 2021)

Canadian Science Policy Conference (22-26 November 2021)

Pathways to Linking Science and Policy in the Field of Global Risk (CSaP, Cambridge): 7th June

Regional and Global perspectives on climate change and health (IAP)

Science Policy Memo Competition (JSPG)

Sao Paulo Innovation and Science Diplomacy School 2021 (Deadline: May 31, 2021)

Euraxess Chai Science Diplomacy (21 May, 2021)

CTIER-AU conference: Changing Nature of Innovation (May 26-29, 2021)

FP Virtual Dialogue: Women, Peace & Security for the Digital Age (6th May, 2021)

Foreign Policy magazine: Virtual Climate Summit (27-28 April 2021)

UNESCO Expert Meeting on Open Science and Intellectual Property Rights (April 23rd, 2021)

INGSA 2021 conference: Digital posters (Deadline: 11th April 2021)

Improving Science Literacy (WEF-2021)

AAAS 2021 Science Policy Networking Mixer (Date: 10th February, 2021)

International Science Council (ISC): Covid-19- From recovery to sustainability (25th to 27th Jan)

AAAS Annual Forum on Science and Technology Policy 2020

INGSA Global Week of dialogue: ‘Science Advice and Covid-19: what are we learning’

InsSciDE webinar on Science and health diplomacy

SCO Young Scientist Conclave (upcoming)

CyFy Conference on Technology, Innovation and Security (Observer Research Foundation)

AI for social good summit 2020

Falling Walls and the Berlin Science Week: The World Science Summit

Global Technology Summit 2020 (Carnegie India)

Asia Health 2020 (CII)

Foundation Day event GITA (Global Innovation and Technology Alliance)

Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020

India International Science Festival (IISF 2020)

Indo-German Research Day (3rd December)

Euraxess India Science Slam 2020 (12th December, 2020)


Latin America and the Caribbean Open Science Forum

Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC)

European Forum for the Study of Policies for Research and Innovation (EU SPRI)

Sustainability Transitions Research Network

Globelics – The Global Research Network

Union of Concerned Scientists

US National Science Policy Network (NSPN)

OECD Global Science Forum

Society for Social Studies of Sciences (4S)

Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN)

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

Global Technology Assessment (GlobalTA)

Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy Coalition (US)

AAAS Science Diplomacy Education Network

ISC Science Communication Network


Open Access India

Open Innovation Community

Information and Communication Society of India

Higher Education Institutions & Responsible Research and Innovation

Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI)


Vigyan Prasar NETwork of Science Clubs (VIPNET)

Climate Technology Centre Network

Combatting Predatory Academic Journals and Conferences (IAP)

Eu-India Technical Cooperation for Environment in India

Mission Innovation: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution

UN: STI for SDG roadmaps

Gender in science, innovation, technology, and engineering (GenderInSITE)

EU: Horizon Europe Programme (brief intro)

Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator

International Innovation Corps (IIC) – India Program (University of Chicago)

UN Institute for Disarmament Research: Security and Technology programme

UNESCO: STEM and Gender Advancement

India Research Management Initiative (DBT- Wellcome Trust India Alliance)

Open Research Europe platform

Indian Science, Technology and Engineering Facilities Map (I-STEM): PSA office 

Intellectual Property Models for Accelerating Sustainability Transitions (IPACST)

India Innovation Growth Program 2.0

OECD International Survey of Science 2021

IAP Science Education Programme

Frontiers Policy Lab

GYA Citizen Science for the 2030 SDG Agenda

Gender and Technology communication (Vigyan Prasar)

The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence

Bengaluru Science & Technology Cluster (BeST, IISc)

Science and Global Security Program (Princeton University)

Frontiers for Young Minds

Frontiers Forum 2021

UNESCO Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

INGSA COVID-19 Evidence-to-Policy Tracker

International Public Policy Observatory, UK

UNESCO Global Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Instruments (GO-SPIN)

IAP Biosecurity Working Group

Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP, Japan)

EU Science Diplomacy Alliance

IAP Science for Poverty Eradication

Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS, Japan)

World Climate Research Programme

India Science Festival 2022

An evening with Stephen Fry and Venki Ramakrishnan (Royal Society, UK)

Science and Policy podcast series: CSAP, Cambridge

International Science Council: Global science TV

The Royal Institution: Christmas lectures

Science Diplomacy: An Introduction (AAAS)

Sustainable Development and Science Policy Interface (UN DESA)

Crash Course: History of Science

Right/wrong: How Technology transforms our ethics (Carnegie)

Improving Science Literacy (WEF-2021)

Right/wrong: How Technology transforms our ethics (Carnegie)

Improving Science Literacy (WEF-2021)

Joint workshop on “Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for Transformative Change” by DST CPRs and SPRU

IRMI Webinar: Developing and Managing International Partnerships in Research

Race Against Time for Smarter Development (UNESCO)

INGSA Horizon Series

Science Policy Memo Writing Workshop (JSPG & GYA)

Science in Exile (TWAS)

The ‘gender-equality paradox’ in STEM fields (BBC)

Innovation and R&D highlights of Union Budget 2021-22 (PSA office)

Unleashing the potential of citizen science data for monitoring the SDGs (UNITAR)

ISC Awards Programme: Call for nomination

UNITAR White paper on Emerging Technologies

OECD Recommendation of the Council on International Co-operation in Science and Technology

Call for Proposals: Policy Recommendations and Regulatory Measures on Frontier ICTs

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