Conference Proceedings “Socio-Ecological Novelty. Frontiers in Sustainability Research” online

The prodceedings of the Interdisciplinary German-South African Symposium on the topic “Socio-Ecological Novelty. Frontiers in Sustainability Research” (18-20 March 2013, Berlin, Germany) is available online on our website. Sustainability is becoming a significant topic in a wide range of scientific contexts, covering amongst others health, food, climate change orenergy. An important concept in this discourse […]

GloSYS Report released

We are proud to release the report on our BMBF-funded project “Global State of Young Scientists” (GloSYS). The study, authored by Catherine Beaudry (Canada) and Irene Friesenhahn (Germany), explored the concerns and opportunities for career development of young researchers. The project team collected 650 survey responses and 45 interviews with participants from all five world […]

GYA Honored to Receive Funding for Next Three Years

In her keynote speech at the Global Young Academy General Assembly 2013, German State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Ms Quennet-Thielen announced funding of the GYA initially for three years. The GYA is excited about this great news for young scientists from around the world. The funding from the BMBF […]

80 top young scientists from 40 countries to attend the Global Young Academy’s General Assembly meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa

The Global Young Academy (GYA) together with the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) will be hosting an International Conference and General Assembly meeting from 20-24 May 2012 at the University of Pretoria, Gordon Institute of Business Studies, Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference is supported by the South African Department of Science and Technology […]