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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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Upcoming: GYA Annual General Meeting 2015

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The fifth International Conference for Young Scientists and the Annual General Meeting of the Global Young Academy will be hosted in Chateau Montebello, Quebec, Canada, from 25-29 May, 2015.

 

This years conference theme is ‘Innovation for Sustainable Globalization’. It provides a rallying point for outstanding young scientists from around the world to consider new mechanisms and initiatives to support innovation for sustainable development in an increasingly global world.

 

The official registrations are now closed. In case you would still like to attend the AGM, please contact info@globalyoungacademy.net

 

GYA Members who would like to to apply for the AGM travel co-funding may still send their applications to info@globalyoungacademy.net

 

For detailed information about the conference and the program see http://www.gya-agm2015.ca/.

 

 

Year Review 2014 available to download

 

 

 

 

Call for Contributions to GYA-IAP project on Solid Waste Management and Green Economy

IAP and GYA have issued a call to their respective membership for experts in the fields of solid waste management, environmental science, green economy and sustainable development to participate in policy report on Solid Waste Management and Green Economy.

 

 

 


Do you want to know more about the GYA? Have a look at this video from the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting.

 

 

 

News at a glance

GYA AGM 2015 - Outstanding young scientists from around the world gather in Ottawa region

OTTAWA, 18 May 2015 — The Global Young Academy (GYA) is hosting their 5th International Conference for Young Scientists and Annual General Meeting 2015 at the Chateau Montebello, Quebec, Canada, from 25 to 29 May 2015, with the theme Innovation for Sustainable Globalization as its backdrop.

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YSAP outreach in the Netherlands: Ghada Bassioni and Wilfred van der Wiel meet Dutch 8th graders

Dedicated to encouraging knowledge transfer, Young Scientist Ambassador Program (YSAP) fosters GYA members to serve as scientific ambassadors between developed and developing countries. The latest activity led Ghada Bassioni (Egypt) to the Netherlands, where she conducted an outreach activity to Dutch 8th-graders from an Islamic elementary school “Al Unmah” from Enschede and the elementary school “Stichting Proo” from Nunspeet together with Wilfred van der Wiel (The Netherlands).

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Sabina Leonelli presented at ICSU CODATA International Training Workshop

GYA member Sabina Leonelli presented the GYA position statement and findings from her own research on Open Science at the ICSU CODATA International Training Workshop on Big Data, 18-19 March 2015.

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