Member and alumna host 1st Central Asia Genomics Symposium

GYA member Paulina Carmora-Mora (University of California-Davis, USA) and alumna Dilfuza Egamberdieva (National University of Uzbekistan) hosted the 1st Central Asia Genomics Symposium in December 2021. The symposium is intended to be a hub for genomics-related research in Central Asia, where participants can learn, network and engage to empower new research using genomic tools in […]

GYA represented at ISC 2021 General Assembly

In 2020, the GYA became an Affiliate Member of the International Science Council (ISC). The ISC strives to be the global voice for science, and promotes science as a global public good. The online General Assembly (GA) in October 2021 brought ISC members – international science unions, science academies and organisations – together to review […]

GYA Working Groups and Incubators in 2021

For the 2021 funding period, GYA members will continue to be active in 17 working groups and three Incubators within the three GYA Themes of Science & Society, Research Environment, and Science Education and Outreach. The Critical Experiments incubator group, which was established in January 2020, will continue to operate in 2021. In addition to […]

GYA Science Diplomacy in South Asia webinar series

The GYA Science Diplomacy in South Asia working group organised a five-day online workshop on Science Diplomacy in South Asia in November and December 2020. A total of 100 participants from seven countries (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Bhutan) with diverse backgrounds were selected based on a competitive application procedure. 61% of […]

Science Diplomacy for Asia: call for workshop participants

Call for Participants for Science Diplomacy in South Asia workshop, 2020 “Science Diplomacy is the torch that can light the way, where other kind of politics and diplomacy have failed.”   To enlighten South Asia with the torch of Science Diplomacy, the GYA Science Diplomacy in South Asia working group is organising an online workshop […]

IUPAC Centenary highlights young scientists

GYA members at IUPAC 2019

It is no secret that chemistry has played a vital role in human civilization, and in today’s modern society, chemistry is equally important in tackling global challenges. Its contribution to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 for the year 2030 is highly anticipated. Concurring […]

TWAS regional workshop on science diplomacy at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

GYA member Mohamed Elhadidy (Egypt) spoke at the June 2019 BA-TWAS-AAAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy.  The workshop was held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in Alexandria, Egypt, in cooperation with The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries’ Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP) and the American Association for the Advancement […]