Lightning Talks of the 2022 International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting

Tthe GYA’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and International Conference of Young Scientists successfully concluded on 19 June, and included member Lightning Talks – rapid-fire presentations on the speakers’ research and work on global problems and potential solutions for society. Featured speakers included Shalini Arya (Institute of Chemical Technology, India), Chris Barrington Leigh (McGill University, […]

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

Watch the recording here https://youtu.be/8TfJXb8joGg 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 […]

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

Watch the recordings here https://youtu.be/VJfNB9o6Cn4https://youtu.be/5BQ6Fjy0mTI 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 […]

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

Watch the recordings here https://youtu.be/4pIbrs9MYGshttps://youtu.be/7zh9OGlyAtg Below are some impressions from the 2nd day 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) […]

GYA 2021 AGM and Conference Report available

The Global Young Academy has published a full report on its 2021 online International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting on the topic “Trust in Science”. The report leads with a message from the GYA Co-Chairs, and includes summaries, insights and links to session recordings from the International Conference panels and GYA Working […]

Science with Society Project unveils new videos at the AGM and International Conference “Trust in Science”

During the “Improving Trust through Communication” session of the 2021 AGM and International Conference “Trust in Science“, Lisa Herzog (University of Groningen) unveiled “Science with Society” – the SCISO Project. The SCISO Project wants… … to raise awareness among (young) scientists about the role of science in society, science ethics, and science communication as a […]

GYA 2021 AGM and International Conference “Trust in Science”

The GYA held its second online Annual General Meeting from 1-4 June, together with an online International Conference of Young Scientists on the topic “Trust in Science”, which was open to public participation. Over 170 GYA members and alumni and over 490 external guests from 114 countries registered to take part in sessions throughout the […]

GYA members choose new leadership at 2021 Annual General Meeting

The Global Young Academy’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and International Conference of Young Scientists “Trust in Young Scientists” successfully concluded on 4 June, and included the election of new leadership. To represent and lead them through the upcoming year, GYA members elected leaders hailing from Africa, Asia and Europe to the Executive Committee (EC), which […]

New Members meet in online Science Leadership Workshop

part of collaborative leadership exersize

In preparation for the upcoming GYA 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) online, 34 particpants – mainly newly selected members – convened for an online Science Leadership Workshop in early May. Throughout the sessions, up to 12 seasoned GYA members (see below) joined as mentors. The workshop was designed to  give participants space to reflect together […]

2020 (e-)AGM: from Kolkata to Whova

GYA General Assembly Meeting on Zoom, June 2020

After many months of planning for a 2020 GYA in-person Annual General Meeting (AGM) and International Conference of Young Scientists in Kolkata, India, COVID-19 began to make its way around the world. With varying degrees of shutdowns, lock-downs and travel restrictions implemented in different countries and world regions, it became clear that 2020 would emerge […]

GYA members choose new leadership at Annual General Meeting

The Global Young Academy’s first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) successfully concluded on 12 June, and included the election of new leadership. To represent and lead them through the upcoming year, GYA members elected leaders hailing from South America, Africa, Asia and Europe – a majority of whom are women – to the Executive Committee […]