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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

 

 

 

 

Opportunity: GYA is looking for Part-Time GloSYS Project Researcher (EG 13)

After having conducted a Precursor-Study on The Global State of Young Scientists” (GloSYS), the GYA is now preparing for follow-up regional GloSYS studies. Therefore the GYA is currently looking for a Part-Time GloSYS Researcher (four months 50%, with possibility to be extended) for the Executive Office hosted at BBAW, Berlin, Germany, to draft a major scientific research proposal for a three years GloSYS Africa study. Application Deadline: 22 September 2014.

 

The full job-ad can be found here.

 

 

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.

 

 

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’.

 

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

5 GYA members participate at WEF Annual Meeting of New Champions 2014

Five GYA members are going to participate at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of New Champions. Amongst them are Ivana Gadjanski, Maite Martinez-Aldaya, Vanny Narita, Noble Bannada, and Vidushi Neergheen-Bhujun.

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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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