Press release: Researchers call on EU institutions to ensure free circulation of scientific knowledge

Brussels, 17 February 2020 A joint statement calling on EU institutions to ensure the right of researchers to share their research findings without embargoes or restrictions has today been issued by three organisations representing early-career and senior researchers in Europe and beyond. The statement by the European Council of Doctoral ...

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Joint statement: Researchers call on EU institutions to ensure free circulation of scientific knowledge

Brussels, 17 February 2020. Please reference the joint statement using:http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3669124 European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc), Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), and Young Academy of Europe (YAE), who together represent researchers at all career stages across Europe and abroad, call on the ...

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Horizon Europe budget petition

The YAE supports the campaign started by the Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) asking Member States to keep their commitment to Horizon Europe as high as proposed by the Parliament despite an overall lower investment in the Multiannual Financial Framework.  We agree with ISE that investing in Education, Research, and Innovation is of ...

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Read our December 2019 Newsletter

YAE 2020: Message from the Chair What a year – not even talking about events outside the YAE! We saw several major changes, such as officially becoming a registered charity and soon an employer. You may have noticed that our website and communications have improved vastly, in large part due to help from the AE Cardiff Knowledge Hub. Our column in ...

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Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Young Academies

The Young Academy of Europe has joined almost 40 young academies throughout the world to sign a joint "Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Young Academies". The statement, which was coordinated by the Global Young Academy (GYA) can be read in full here (PDF). The declaration was officially launched today at the World Science Forum in ...

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YAE statement on ‘Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication’

The Board of the Young Academy of Europe wrote a brief and supportive statement in response to a consultation by the European Commission on the future of scholarly publishing. The stakeholder statements have now been published: In January 2019, the European Commission published the “Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication”, a ...

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Read about our AGM in our November 2019 Newsletter

Read all about our recent AGM which took place in Barcelona at the end of October in our November 2019 Newsletter. If you would like to receive our newsletters, please contact us at info@yacadeuro.org to subscribe. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by contacting us at the same email address. For more information on how we ...

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André Mischke YAE Prize for Science and Policy 2019 in Barcelona

Acceptance speech by Andre Mischke YAE Prize 2019 winner Prof. Janusz Bujnicki. This year’s prize was awarded to Prof. Janusz Bujnicki, Professor of Biology, and head of a research group in the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB) in Warsaw and at the University of Poznań. By awarding the YAE Prize, we recognise his ...

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YAE contribute to international symposium on the impact of Plan S

An international symposium on the impact of Plan S, organised by the AE Cardiff Knowledge Hub in collaboration with  the Young Academy of Europe, KU Leuven Libraries and Cardiff University, took place at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019. An audience of around 130 gathered at the historic Leuven Institute for Ireland in ...

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Science communication initiative supported by YAE

YAE is contributing to a newly established COST Cross-Cutting Activity (CCA) on science communication. Mangala Srinivas, Chair YAE, attended the kick-off meeting, which took place on 2 October 2019 in Brussels. Image courtesy of COST This initiative aims to achieve high-quality, evidence-based and cross-sectoral science communication across Europe. ...

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