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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
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.
Registration closes on 21 April 2015.
For detailed information about the conference and the program see http://www.gya-agm2015.ca/.
Year Review 2014 available to download
2014 was a fruitful year for the Global Young Academy. To give you an insight into the work of the GYA in 2014, we compiled 12 compelling stories. The year review is available as 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.
Reminder: Submissions for JRC-GYA project "Invisible Worlds"
The first joint project of the GYA with the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission will focus on the topic Invisible Worlds: what complex “worlds” usually go unnoticed in every day's life, but make the world go around.
The project invites members from the GYA and National Young Academies to produce one or more one-page abstracts in which examples of invisible worlds are briefly presented and supported by relevant literature. Deadline for Submission is 31 March 2015! More information on the project and the abstract template for download can be found on the project page.
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 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.
From 14-18 March 2015, prospective Global Young Academy (GYA) member Eijiro Sumii (Japan) attended the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR).
Eight young scientists nominated by the Global Young Academy (GYA) for the Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting 2015 have been selected in a highly competitive process. Among the participants is GYA member Vidushi Neergheen from Mauritius.