February 2022 news from the Young Academies

Your input needed: the pandemic and Young Academies Last month we asked Young Academies the world over to share their experiences after two years into the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of interesting replies have come in, and we would be interested to hear back from more of you. We will then share feedback on trends […]

Two Open Science publications in CODATA

Members of the GYA working group on Open Science, together with members from the Global working group on Open Science, have led the publication of two articles on Open Science in CODATA (Committee on Data of the International Council for Science), one on “Open Science – For Whom?” and another on “Barriers to Full Participation […]

Largest-ever online meeting of Young Academies

The second online meeting of Young Academies from around the world took place on 30 September 2021. The meeting was the largest gathering of young academies so far, with more than 70 representatives from 50 young academies and initiatives (see here for a current list of young academies). The GYA was represented by EC members Lahcen El […]

2021 European Young Academies meeting

Young Academies from all over Europe met virtually on 7-8 May 2021. The meeting, organised and hosted by the Young Academy of Scotland, brought together representatives from 15 young academies and academy initiatives. The GYA was represented by Executive Committee member Maral Dadvar (Stuttgart Media University, Germany); several more GYA members participated wearing their respective […]

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 […]

D. R. Congo Young Academy of Sciences launched

In November 2020, the D. R. Congo Young Academy of Sciences (DRC-YAS) was officially launched at the Université Panafricaine de Gouvernance et Innovation (UPGI) in Kinshasa, DRC. The launching ceremony was partially supported by the German-Congolese NGO Förderverein Uni Kinshasa e.V., as well as the university’s administration committee. In the presence of a number of […]

GYA and NYAs organise New Voices in Global Health @ World Health Summit

GYA Global Health working group members and members of National Young Academies and similar early to mid-career scientist networks organised and contributed to a New Voices in Global Health session about “Perspectives and responses of young scientists to the coronavirus pandemic” at the digital World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany, in October 2020. The session […]

2020 European Young Academies meeting

Young Academies from all over Europe met online on 4-5 July 2020. The meeting was hosted by the Junge Akademie (Germany), who are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. The online meeting saw the highest number of participation ever, bringing together representatives from 22 young academies and academy initiatives. The GYA was represented by Immediate […]

Call for contributions to New Voices in Global Health 2020

Call for New Voices in Global Health at the World Health Summit 2020 The GYA is looking for 4–6 contributions from its members, and members of National Young Academies (NYAs), on “Perspectives and responses of young scientists to the coronavirus pandemic” for an interactive New Voices in Global Health session at the World Health Summit […]

Swiss Young Academy founded

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Before the year 2019 closed, the Swiss Young Academy was officially established, with support from the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. This support provides young academics in Switzerland with the opportunity to call attention to their particular concerns. The idea to form a young academy in Switzerland has been the subject of exploration since […]

4th ASEAN Science Leadership Programme and Young Scientists Network

From 1-4 December 2019, the 4th ASEAN Science Leadership Programme (SLP) was held in Hanoi, Viet Nam. The SLP was jointly hosted by the ASEAN Young Scientists Network, Center for Youth Development and International Cooperation (CYDECO), Ministry of Science and Technology Viet Nam, Phenikaa University, the Global Young Academy (GYA), Young Scientists Network-Academy of Sciences […]