Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Young Academy of Europe. The YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, scientific exchange and science policy. The YAE is organized as a bottom-up initiative of a dynamic and innovative group of recognized European young scientists and scholars with outspoken views about science and science policy. We provide input and advice from a younger generation's perspective – a vital requirement to shape EU-wide Science Policy for the prospering of science in Europe for future generations. Please use the menu on the left to find out more about our initiative.

Quick links: Annual meeting 2016, Nomination form


Latest News

Position of Young Academies on Open Access and Open Data

In preparation for the upcoming Open Science conference in Amsterdam, the YAE has joined forces with other Young Academies in Europe as well as the Global Young Academy, to prepare statements on both Open Science and Open Data. These statements will be officially presented to the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Carlos Moedas, at the conference on 2016-04-04. The statements can be found here and here.

Spreading Excellence in Europe workshop

As part of the initiative "Spreading Excellence in Europe", the YAE, in collaboration with the Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub Wroclaw, the Academy of Young Scholars and Artists and Nature Publishing Group, hosted the first "Excellent Science Days" in Wroclaw, on 2015-11-05/06. The major objective of this event was to promote excellence across Europe by strengthening the potential of young researchers from central and eastern Europe to become competitors in European excellence initiatives, as well as enhancing their capacity to successfully submit their research manuscripts to top-level natural sciences journals. Thanks to Aleksandra Nowak from the AE Knowledge Hub, Magdalena Rowinska Zyrek from Wroclaw University, Sabina Górska from the Polish Academy of Sciences, and Liesbeth Venema and Iulia Georgescu from Nature Publishing group for making this workshop such a success.

YAE Newsletter October 2015

For a brief summary of our recent activities, please see our Newsletter for October 2015.

Video recordings of Women in Science workshop available

On 2015-05-22, the Young Academy of Europe and SciLifeLab coorganized a one-day symposium "Pathways to Excellence: Experiences of Illuminating Science", in order to honor the contributions of outstanding women in research and academic leadership. The video recordings of eighteen of this workshop's sessions are now available for streaming on our website, courtesy of Sveriges Utbildningsradio AB.
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