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
The International Conference on “Our Common Future under Climate Change” includes a session titled “Transforming Science to Transform Society”, co-organized by the GYA Working Group Climate Change. This session will deliver remarks on the role of young scientists in advancing understanding and sustainable solutions associated with climate change. GYA members Jauad El-Kharraz, Julia Baum and
After collecting proposals for “Invisible Worlds”, the GYA Working Group and the European Commission’s Joint Research Center co-organized a one day workshop. The workshop brings together GYA Co-Chair Sameh Soror, Managing Director Heidi Wedel, project coordinators Moritz Riede and Stefan Hild, the GYA Invisible World Working Group, a representative of the Scottish NYA and representatives