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, […]

Call for Virtual YSAP Missions 2021

The GYA Young Scientist Ambassador Programme working group (YSAP) is calling for proposals for online missions in 2021. All GYA members, irrespective of whether they are a member of the YSAP working group, can apply. Each proposal should come from two GYA members, one from a low/middle-income country, the other from a high-income country. For […]

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 […]

Welcome GYA New Members 2021!

The Global Young Academy is pleased to welcome 31 new members to its ranks. All new members were inaugurated at the opening of this year’s electronic Annual General Meeting (e-AGM) on 1 June 2021. The 2021 new GYA members represent 28 different countries, come from all GYA general disciplines, and include 19 females and 12 […]

Postponed – Science Leadership in South Asia: call for participants

This workshop has been postponed, and will take place later in 2021. Once new dates have been set, these will be posted here. ++++++++++++++++++++++++ Everything falls and rises on leadership. This is true even for research teams or institutes. The performance of a scientist or researcher or research institute depend to a large extent on […]

Global Young Academy achieves gender parity of membership with new member cohort

Under the leadership of Leila Niamir (Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, Germany) the 69-member Selection Committee of the Global Young Academy (GYA) has finalised the selection of 31 new members to join the GYA in June 2021 for a tenure of five years. The GYA new member cohort includes representatives from […]

Welcome GYA New Members 2020!

The Global Young Academy is pleased to welcome 40 new members to its ranks. All new members were inaugurated at the opening of this year’s electronic Annual General Meeting (e-AGM) on 8 June 2020. The 2020 new GYA members represent 30 different countries, come from all GYA general disciplines, and include 23 females, 1 non-binary, […]

Global Young Academy welcomes new members from 30 countries around the world

Under the leadership of Mohamed Elhadidy (Zewail City for Science and Technology, Egypt) the 51 member selection committee of the Global Young Academy has finalised the selection of 40 new members to join the GYA in June 2020 for a tenure of five years. Each application was evaluated by at least three selection committee members in […]

40 new GYA members to join the GYA in 2020

GYA leadership and its members are excited to announce that the invitations to our newly elected members of the 2020 cohort have just been been sent! We will introduce thw new members publicly on our website after we have heard back from all of them on Tuesday 24 March 2020.