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As the “voice of young scien­tists around the world,” the Global Young Academy aims to empower and mobilize young scientists to address issues of particu­lar importance to early career scientists. Cur­rent working groups focus on improving Early Scientific Careers, Science-Society Dialogue, Sci­ence-Education, and Interdisciplinary Re­search. Read more...

 

 

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Upcoming: GYA Annual General Meeting 2015

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The fifth International Conference for Young Scientists and the Annual General Meeting of the Global Young Academy will be hosted in Chateau Montebello, Quebec, Canada, from 25-29 May, 2015.

 

This years conference theme is ‘Innovation for Sustainable Globalization’. It provides a rallying point for outstanding young scientists from around the world to consider new mechanisms and initiatives to support innovation for sustainable development in an increasingly global world.

 

The application for travel co-funding is now possible. The deadline is 28 February 2015.

 

For detailed information about the conference and the program see http://www.gya-agm2015.ca/.

 

 

Do you want to know more about the GYA? Have a look at this video from the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting.

 

 

 

GYA Connections - Issue 2 online

 

 

News at a glance

Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS) successfully founded

After eight months of consultation, the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) approved the establishment of the ‘Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS)’ on 20 December 2014.

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The Global Young Academy calls to integrate science in the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Global Young Academy (GYA) today delivered a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that stressed the importance of science for achieving sustainability and poverty reduction. The letter, written in response to the report by the UN’s High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, contains five recommendations that were transmitted today by Managing Director Heidi Wedel and Rob Jenkins (member of the GYA Executive Committee) at the meeting of the UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in Paris.

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GloSYS ASEAN: A kickoffmeeting in Bangkok marks the beginning of a series of the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) regional studies

Members of the Global Young Academy (GYA) and external experts met for the first meeting of the GloSYS ASEAN project in Bangkok, Thailand. This kickoff meeting was the first regional workshop following up on the GloSYS precursor study published by the GYA earlier this year (Friesenhahn and Beaudry, 2014). The workshop was hosted by the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and the National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office (STI) on 3-4 November 2014.

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