One of the main functions of the IUSSP is to stimulate and consolidate high-level scientific research on critical population issues and to develop and improve training and research in the population field. IUSSP Scientific Panels play a key role in achieving this goal.


The Council, in carrying out its mandate to set the Union’s scientific programme, will review all proposals submitted by IUSSP members, and select those it considers of greatest priority, taking into account the limit to the number of Panels the IUSSP can manage at a given time.


If you wish to propose a new panel, your proposal will be strengthened by following three steps: 

Consult the IUSSP website to review current or past issues addressed by IUSSP Scientific Panels.

•Familiarise yourself with the new short Guidelines for IUSSP Scientific Panels.

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