In light of the Conference and General Assembly of the Global Network of Science Academies in Rio, GYA member Javier Garcia Martinez published a piece in Chemistry International on the importance of science for poverty eradication and sustainbale development.
Former GYA Co-Chair Bernard Slippers about the need to improve communication and interdisciplinary science, as well as to encourage especially young researchers to wider engagement.
In connection to the Nobel Laureates Meeting, Patrick Arthur talked to "Deutsche Welle" about his research, his motivation and the importance of science for Ghana.
Nature Middle East interviewed GYA Co-Chair Sameh Soror
by Michael Sutherland and Javier Garcia-Martinez
Elisabeth Pain from Science Careers interviewed Irene Friesenhahn, Project Officer of GYA's Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) project, on her work.
Times Higher Education published an article on GYA's impact on establishing a British NYA - Interview with Martin Dominik.
Members of Global Young Academy test science game "Expedition Moondus" at South African township school
A report of the outreach activities of GYA- Members after the General Assembly 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa is highlighted at the website of the German- South African Year of Science. The science game motivates students to think like scientists and they get information about the work of researchers. Promoting the science game in other countries is a goal of one of GYA's working groups.
The General Assembly 2012 of the Global Young Academy is represented on the website of the German- South African Year of Science. As an outcome of the conference “The GYA Sandton Declaration on Sustainability” is emphasized, which outlines more effective strategies for young scientists to contribute to challenges in sustainability
GYA- Chairs Rees Kassen and Bernard Slippers about the chances and responsibilities of scientists as knowledge creators, working towards sustainable resource use. One important approach is to share knowledge more effectively - knowledge exchange as one of the goals of the Global Young Academy!
GYA Co-Chair Rees Kassen on the importance of effective communication of scientists. Political decisions can only be influenced by researchers, if they are willing to participate in political process and are able to make their voice heard.
The University of Pretoria (UP) relates to the very succesful General Assembly 2012 (based in South Africa) and is extremely proud to be associated with GYA, as Prof Bernard Slippers, Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics and a member of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, is one of the Co-Chairs.
The Egyptian newspaper "ahram" published an article about the foundation of a new Egyptian Young Academy.
GYA Member Marc Creus in an interview with a South African newspaper; about the importance of encouraging children to be interested in research and science.
The Global Young Academy moves forward in supporting the installation of national young academies worldwide. GYA's vision is to support the development of new young academies as well as the creation of a network of young academies all over the globe.