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 […]

Conversation with Early Career Researchers in LAC

Together with the Inter American Institute for Global Change Research and the National Science Policy Network‘s Science Diplomacy Committee, the GYA hosted a joint learning opportunity and happy hour social event to explore the current challenges and experiences of early career researchers in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The workshop included a key-note presentation […]

Professional development workshop held for at-risk scholars

The second GYA professional development workshop for at-risk scholars was held from 9 – 11 September, hosted at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. The in-person workshop, aiming to support the career development of outstanding early-career at-risk scholars and scientists, was conceptualised and run by the GYA At-Risk Scholars Initiative, in cooperation with the Young Academy […]

GYA member elected as INGSA Vice President for Capacity Building

In early September, the 2021 INGSA International Conference on Science Advice to Governments took place as a hybrid meeting. The conference with the theme “INGSA2021: Build Back Wiser: Knowledge, Policy and Publics in Dialogue” focused on improving our understanding of the changing nature and contexts of work at the interface between science and public policy, […]

Capacity-building continues to be a cornerstone of the GYA

Screenshot from Webinar on the Role of Young Academies in the Development of Africa, October 2020.

The GYA and its members have embraced the opportunity to meaningfully collaborate online by organising and participating in a number of international, thematic workshops and capacity-building initiatives for its members and alumni, as well as for early-career researchers (ECRs) from the global network of Young Academies. Online skills training workshops from the last quarter of […]

GYA Research Leadership Workshop at Wolfson College, Oxford

Research Skills Workshop Wolfson College

The GYA At-Risk Scholars Initiative held an Academic Interdisciplinary Research Leadership Workshop, hosted by Wolfson College, University of Oxford, from 5-7 September. The workshop aimed to empower outstanding at-risk or displaced researchers to excel in their new higher education environments, by imparting practical skills, and addressing opportunities within and outside of academia. Over 20 UK-based early-career […]

TWAS regional workshop ‘Building Skills for Scientific Research’

Group photo workshop participants. Photo courtesy of TWAS

GYA member Suraj Bhattarai spoke at a Regional Research Grants Workshop titled ‘Building Skills for Scientific Research’. The three-day workshop in June was organized by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), in Kathmandu, Nepal. Over 40 TWAS Research Grant awardees from Asia and Latin America attended the workshop. Suraj Bhattarai was invited to speak at […]