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As the “voice of young scien­tists around the world,” the Global Young Academy aims to empower and mobilize young scientists to address issues of particu­lar importance to early career scientists. Cur­rent working groups focus on improving Early Scientific Careers, Science-Society Dialogue, Sci­ence-Education, and Interdisciplinary Re­search. Read more...

 

 

Photo: Cristián Prado

 

 

 

 

Call for Membership 2014 is open!

The Call for Membership 2014 is open and we are looking forward to your application. The full call and application form can be found in our "Membership"-section.

 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 11 pm UTC, Sunday 28 September 2014. No late entries will be accepted.

 

 

Upcoming: "Mediale Welten" by Akademieunion and Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, supported by GYA

 

 

 

GYA Annual General Meeting 2014 successfully completed

The Fourth International Conference for Young Scientists and GYA Annual General Meeting took place at the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences of the Universidad de Chile and Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago de Chile, Chile, from 21 to 25 May 2014. The theme of this year’s Conference was ‘Natural Resources in a Finite World’.

 

More information can be found on the conference website. Visual impressions can be found on Flickr.

A short summary can be downloaded as PDF.

 

 

GYA Connections - Issue 2 online

 

 

News at a glance

Brainstorming meeting with EU Commission Joint Research Center is starting point to structural dialogue

Last Friday, 11 July 2014, a GYA brainstorming session with the EU Commission’s Joint Research Center and the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) took place in Brussels, in order to identify undetected challenges for research.

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GYA addressed hundreds of Young Scientists at the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting

GYA members Ghada Bassioni, Marc Creus and Managing Director Heidi Wedel held a GYA session on “Excellent Young Scientists Aiming to Change the World” at the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on 2 July 2014.

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GYA nominated Young Scientists for UN Preparatory Committee Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction

The GYA was invited to nominate members for the delegation to the UN Preparatory Committee Meeting for the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, that will take place 14-18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan.

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