Welcome to the website of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE). The YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, scientific exchange and science policy. The YAE is organized as a bottom-up initiative of a dynamic and innovative group of recognized European young scientists and scholars with outspoken views about science and science policy. We provide input and advice from a younger generation’s perspective – a vital requirement to shape EU-wide Science Policy for the prospering of science in Europe for future generations. Please use the menu above to find out more about our initiative.
  • YAE Prize 2017 YAE Prize 2017 The first Annual Prize was awarded to Rianne Letschert, Rector Univ. Maastricht
  • New Board 2017-18 New Board 2017-18 During the Budapest meeting our new Board was elected.
  • AGM Budapest AGM Budapest We had a workshop on time management, the Launch Party for the YAE Charity, discussions on the Bylaws, presentation of several National Young Academies, research talks, and elections for the Board.


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ERC Consolidator Grant

Congratulations to the following members that have been awarded an ERC consolidator grant.
• Clemence Corminboeuf
• Charlotte Ribeyrol
• Thijs Ettema
• Aikaterina Fotopoulou


André Mischke (1972-2018)

There are no words that can express our sadness over the passing on 8 November 2018 of André Mischke – a loyal friend and dear colleague of the Founding Members and the Board of the Young Academy of Europe, and of the President and Board of Trustees of the Academia Europaea…


Plan S

Three organisations representing early-career and senior researchers across Europe have today released a Joint Statement on Open Access for Researchers via Plan S


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Hubs presentation
The Future of UK Research and Scholarship [Updated]

Report on the event: The future of U.K. research and scholarship, at the Academia Europea Cardiff Hub – 11 Nov 2016
In the wake of the referendum result on the UK’s membership of the European Union, many questions have been raised around the future of UK research and scholarship in a post-Brexit world. This panel session will explore constructive ideas about how best to pursue European …


President of the Management Board of The EIT Wroclaw Research Centre

   Municipality of Wroclaw is looking for President of Management Board of the EIT+ Wroclaw Research Center. The Mayor of Wrocław – the European Capital of Culture 2016 – is seeking to select by competition …


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Marcel Swart
Marcel Swart
Mangala Srinivas
Mangala Srinivas
Sebastian Leidel
Sebastian Leidel
monica brinzei
Monica Brinzei
yan lavallee
Selection Committee Chair:
Yan Lavallee

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Young Academy of Europe

Do not miss this opportunity.
Hans Clevers, one of the main researchers in stem cells, is one of the participants in the Scientific Dissemination Event that we organise in CosmoCaixa next Thursday 29 November.
Remember that the lectures are in English (without simultaneous translation) and that to attend it is necessary to register on-line in the following link:
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2 months ago

Young Academy of Europe

Scientific Dissemination Event at CosmoCaixa (Barcelona).
This multidisciplinary event will be held within the framework of the annual conferences of the Academia Europaea (AE) and of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE), which bring together top scholars from Europe and beyond, and is organised by the Barcelona Knowledge Hub (BKH) of the AE.
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