The 2013 General Assembly took place from 15-18 May 2013 at the beautiful premises of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany. The meeting brings together 78 GYA members from 37 countries, distinguished members of the GYA advisory board, and senior science ambassadors from around the world. The theme of the 2013 meeting is “Demography and Global Research”.
In 2013 the GYA is conducting a precursor study on the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS). The GYA project Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) held its first International Expert Workshop hosted by the Volkswagen Foundation. In May 2013, the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) held an expert workshop in Hannover, Germany. Read
The panel discussion takes place within the “German-South African Year of Science 2012/2013” and rounds up the symposium of the participating academies on “Socio-Ecological Novelty – Frontiers in Sustainability Research” co-organized by the Global Young Academy, the Junge Akademie (Germany) and the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) and the senior academies Leopoldina and
Forty young scientists have become members of the Young Academy of Belgium (Jonge Academie). Bettina Speckmann (NL) represented the GYA at the event.
The regional workshop for Young Scientists in Chemical Sciences in West Africa was organized by the Nigerian Young Academy and attended by GYA member Emmanuel Iyayi Unuabonah.
The Global Young Academy co-organized this event together with the Junge Akademie (Germany) and the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) and the senior academies Leopoldina and ASSAf. Young scientists from Germany and South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Canada and linked to these young academies discussed significant global issues in the context of sustainable
The GYA Co-Chairs Bernard Slippers and Rees Kassen and immediate past Co-Chair Greg Weiss supported the organization of the IAP, the Global Network of Science Academies General Assembly science conference and meeting, hosted by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. The science meetings focused on “Grand Challenges and Integrated Innovation: Science for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable
The 2-day symposium “Shaping the Future of Young Academies” is co-organized by The Dutch Young Academy and the Global Young. The event aims to foster collaboration between existing National Young Academies and to help establish additional Young Academies. GYA participants present a precursor study of “Perceptions of Research Excellence in Thailand and Japan”.
With a program headlined by the South African Minister for Science and Technology, the Editor-in-Chief of Science magazine and other luminaries, the Global Young Academy (GYA) recently completed a very successful General Assembly meeting. The meeting, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, including 80 young scientists from 40 countries, distinguished senior scientists, and science administrators from