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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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


Former YAE Chair Nicole Grobert joins Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to EC Commissioner Moedas

In 2015, the European Commission initiated a new Scientific Advise Mechanism (SAM). In SAM, a select Group of Chief Scientific Advisors coordinates evidence-based science policy for the European Commission. European Academies are included in this process through SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) of which the…


Second edition of the Annual YAE Prize awarded to Dr. Gabi Lombardo

We are pleased to announce that the second edition of the Annual YAE Prize has been awarded to Dr. Gabi Lombardo. This Prize will be awarded during the YAE Meeting in Barcelona next November. Dr Lombardo is an expert in global research funding, research and education policies, and international higher education. She has high-level experiences…


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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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Save the date! Annual Meetings Nov. 28-29, Barcelona #blockyouragenda

• 28/11, AGM YAE: elections, #FYAE talks, invited speaker
• 28/11, Reception, Disputatio
• 29/11, Joint @acad_euro/‪@yacadeuro‬ meeting: Building bridges
• 30/11, Excursion (regional olive oil and wine)
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