13 September 2024 - 14 September 2024 All Day
Wolfson College, Oxford
Every year, the GYA At-risk scholars initiative co-organises a workshop that brings together at-risk scholars and volunteer experts in their fields. The event aims to support career development and professional skills in a broad academic context. Further details on this event will follow.
At-risk scholars professional skills workshop 2024
2 February 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Save the date and join us on 2 Feb. 2024 at 12:00 UTC for "Back to the drawing board: APCs and sustainable scholarly publishing" featuring Agata Morka of PLOS (read more about the GYA's partnership with PLOS here). The GYA’s Open Science working group is organising Open Science First Fridays – a series of discussions on current topics impacting Open Science, ranging from ChatGPT to Open Science policies on every first Friday of the month at 12:00 UTC. Open Science...
First Fridays Open Science discussion
26 April 2023 - 27 April 2023 All Day
The GYA Focus Group on addressing systemic discrimination has been working on how to support GYA members in reflecting on systemic bias that results in discrimination, and how to avoid this. This has led to the idea to develop a training workshop to look into best practices to combat systemic bias, to reiterate trust in fundamental human rights, in the self-respect and worth of the human in academia and other places. The group is now happy to announce the convening...
GYA Inclusive Leadership Workshop
1 February 2023 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
"The Global State of Young Scientists in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Exploration of Constraints and Strategies" analyses the experiences of early-career researchers from Latin America and the Caribbean to contribute to a better understanding of the social contexts in which they develop their careers. During the webinar, we will present the main findings of the report and discuss them with two prominent experts from the LAC region. Afterwards, participants will be invited to share their ideas about next...
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16 October 2022 - 18 October 2022 All Day
World Health Summit 2022Together with the World Health Organization (WHO)The World Health Summit and WHO join forces to bring you the world's leading international, inter-sectoral and inclusive global health conference that will set the agenda for a healthier future.The GYA's Global Health working group is organizing the session New Voices in Global Health session "COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Resistance: Connections and Consequences" on 17 Oct. from 09:00-10:30 (UTC), where members of Young Academies and similar early to mid-career scientist networks will...
World Health Summit 2022
29 October 2021 - 30 October 2021 11:00 pm - 12:30 am
Join the Global Young Academy, Inter American Institute for Global Change Research, and National Science Policy Network's Science Diplomacy Committee on Friday, October 29th from 4:00-5:30 pm CDT as we jointly host a learning opportunity and happy hour social. The event will explore the current challenges and experiences of early career researchers in Latin America and the Caribbean, aiming to highlight key experiences this demographic faces as they navigate their careers. Additionally, it will also provide participants the opportunity to connect with one another over...
Strategies, Constraints and the Professional Lives of ECRs in LAC
6 September 2019 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Hiddingh Hall Library, Cape Town
The World Economic Forum on Africa (link) meeting is being held in Cape Town from the 4 - 6 September 2019. In partnership with the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), the GloSYS Africa team and GYA will host a WEF affiliates breakfast session on the 6th of September 2019. Three of the GloSYS Africa champions (Abdeslam Badre, Anna Coussens and Fridah Erastus) will facilitate the session, and while the remaining two...
World Economic Forum Africa 2019
12 March 2019 - 13 March 2019 12:00 am
The 3rd International Women in Science without Borders (WISWB) Conference will take place 12-14 March 2019 in Egypt. After successful conferences in Egypt (2017) and South Africa (2018), the third conference will focus on ‘Science Diplomacy for Sustainable Development’. GYA alumna Amal Amin (Egypt) continues to act as the Conference Chair. The Conference will be preceded by a training programme on ‘Science diplomacy and science advice’ on 10-11 March 2019. See here for further details and how to apply to...
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22 October 2018 - 24 October 2018 All Day
Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall Hotel, Panama City
Members from the GYA working group on Do-it-yourself Biology will participate in the second CILAC Forum (Latin America and Caribbean Open Science Forum) in Panama in October 2018, by organising a panel session on the “Do-it-yourself biology movement in Latin America as a driving force of innovation and entrepreneurship”. The Global Young Academy (GYA) and the Interacademy Partnership (IAP) will convene a diverse group of interdisciplinary young scientists, from across the world, to participate in the CILAC conference, and in...
CILAC - 2nd Edition of the Latin America and the Caribbean Open Science Forum
12 October 2018 - 16 October 2018 All Day
Kosmos, Berlin
Members from the GYA working group Global Health will attend the 10th World Health Summit from 14-16 October 2018 in Berlin, Germany. In addition, two GYA-nominated young medical scientists have been invited to take part in the Young Physician Leaders programme 2018, which takes place from 12-14 October in conjunction with the World Health Summit. The WHS has grown into the world’s most prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society,...
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25 September 2018 - 28 September 2018 All Day
Kyushu University, Higashi-ku Fukuoka
GYA members from the Biodiversity for Survival via Biomedicine working group will participate in the World Social Science Forum 2018 by hosting a panel on "Biodiversity and Biomedicine: Sustainability for Human Health". The WSSF in 2018 will focus on security, currently one of the most pressing concerns of societies worldwide. Over the course of four days, the participants will look into various dimensions of security, interrogating how the demand for security relates to societies’ quest for equality and sustainability. Presenters...
World Social Science Forum 2018
5 September 2018 - 7 September 2018 All Day
Laxenburg, Austria, Laxenburg
The 2018 Evidence and Policy Summer School in Laxenburg, Austria is organised by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC), in collaboration with the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) and the Global Young Academy (GYA). The workshop will focus on the role of population and migration for sustainable development in the European Neighbourhood. In a world flooded with information making sense of and communicating knowledge, or evidence, is highly challenging. Evidence-informed...
Evidence and policy summer school – science, policy and demography
9 July 2018 - 14 July 2018 All Day
Toulouse, France, Toulouse
GYA Co-Chairs Tolu Oni (UK) and Connie Nshemereirwe (Uganda) will each moderate a panel at the one-day pre-conference event Young African Scientists in Europe (YASE) on 6 July at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF). The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public. Created in 2004 by EuroScience,...
8th ESOF - EuroScience Open Forum
3 July 2018 - 6 July 2018 All Day
Accra, Ghana, Accra
The GYA has nominated 5 members and 3 representatives from national young academies or academy initiatives to attend Sustainable African Cities from 3-6 July 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), will be hosting the conference. Besides developing a visionary outline for the future development of African cities, the conference...
Conference on “Sustainable African Cities”