GYA Alumnus Gergely Toldi wins YAE Prize 2022

GYA Alumnus Gergely Toldi (University of Auckland, New Zealand) has won the André Mischke Young Academy of Europe Prize for Science and Policy! The Young Academy of Europe Prize is awarded annually to mid-career professionals in recognition of their outstanding achievments and contributions to key areas of the YAE. In honor of the YAE Founding […]

Publication: Youth and Water Security in Africa

Youth and Water Security in Africa- This publication on Youth and Water Security in Africa, which comprises 25-refereed articles co-authored by youth including female scientists primarily from Africa,  derives  from  collaboration  among UNESCO, the  African  Ministers’  Council  on  Water (AMCOW)  and  the  International  Science Council  (ISC)  Regional  Office  for  Africa (ROA). Scientists,  engineers,  researchers,  and […]

Impressions from the last day of the 2022 International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting

Below are some impressions from the Closing Ceremony of the GYA’s International Conference of Young Scientists “Harmonising Reason with Sensibility: Regenerating science for an inclusive and sustainable future”, as well as the final day of the Annual General Meeting. On the final day of the Conference, President-elect of the International Science Council Motoko Kotani discussed […]

GYA elects new Co-Chairs and Executive Committee at 2022 Annual General Meeting

The GYA’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference successfully concluded today, and included the election of a new Executive Committee, To represent and lead them through the upcoming year, GYA members elected leaders hailing from North America, Africa, Asia and Europe – a majority of whom are women – to the Executive Committee (EC), […]

Impressions from Day 3 of the 2022 International Conference of Young Scientists

Below are some impressions from the 3rd day of the GYA’s International Conference of Young Scientists “Harmonising Reason with Sensibility: Regenerating science for an inclusive and sustainable future” In the Science Fiction Prototyping Workshop, “Find your inner sensibility and experience creativity,” Yoko Shimpuku (Hiroshima University, Japan) described the objectives as gaining an intuitive understanding of […]

Ukrainian scholars at risk: 2-year postdoc “SHAKE”

There is an opportunity for a 2-year postdoc to work on the project “Seismic Hazard Assessment from historical and instrumental earthquaKE catalogs for low- and middle-income countries (SHAKE)”. The position is at the Mediterranean Institute of Advanced Studies, Spanish National Research Council (IMEDEA-CSIC) at Esporles, Spain, with funding from CSIC. Interested researchers from Ukraine, please […]

Call for application: Join a GYA committee

Opportunity exclusively for GYA members and alumni  The GYA as a member-led organisation needs volunteers for our committees, to help run particular functions of the young academy.  By joining one or more of the GYA’s committees, members and alumni can build their capacity for international co-operation and leadership by working together in a self-organised way […]

Impressions from Day 2 of the 2022 International Conference of Young Scientists

Below are some impressions from the 2nd day programs of the GYA’s International Conference of Young Scientists “Harmonising Reason with Sensibility: Regenerating science for an inclusive and sustainable future”. In the Panel session “Aiming to build a social system that promotes citizen science,” Ryoji Noritake (CEO, Board Member, Health and Global Policy Institute) moderated the session. […]

GYA Connections #10 is now available!

The latest edition of GYA connections magazine is now available! The themed articles in Connections issue 10 examine “Leadership”, and explore the issue from various angles, including articles titled “Leadership skills in the scientific workforce”, “Leading during the COVID-19 pandemic: Notes from Egypt”, and “Defining science leadership for the GYA”. Other articles feature past GYA […]