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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...
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Do you want to know more about the GYA? Have a look at this video from the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting.
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’.
A short summary can be downloaded as PDF.
GYA Connections - Issue 2 online
Issue 2 of the GYA Connections- the Magazine of the Global Young Academy was launched just in time for distribution at the AGM in Chile.
The current issue features articles about the experience of addressing the UN Scientific Advisory Board (Sherien Elagroudy), a summary of the key findings in the GloSYS precursor study (Irene Friesenhahn) and insights on mentorship and mobility of young scholars (Catherine Beaudry). James Tickner reports on the new GYA members and Phil Gona on the First Africa Young Academies Regional Conference.
The full issue can be downloaded as PDF. Happy reading!
News at a glance
The Beijing Declaration calls on IAP member academies, governments, the private sector and UNESCO to strengthen science education around the world - with a focus on the proven methods of inquiry-based science education (IBSE). GYA Co-Chair Sameh Soror participated in the IAP SEP meeting preparing this declaration.
The EU is currently consulting on the Science 2.0 approach, which discusses ways of developing research in Europe and making it available.
The GYA submitted input to the consultation on “Science 2.0: Science in Transition” by the European Commission.