“Impact of the pandemic on early-career researchers” – results of the YAE survey published in Nature

In summer 2020, a survey was initiated within the framework of Young Academy of Europe (YAE) and the CALIPER project about the situation of early-career researchers under the COVID-19 pandemic. The main aim of the survey was to get a better picture of how independent young group leaders experienced the pandemic, and especially about which type of ...

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Young Academy of Europe 2021 Annual General Meeting

Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding travel restrictions, the 2021 YAE AGM will be a virtual meeting. This would have been our 10th annual meeting, and we will certainly miss seeing you all for in-person networking, but we know that the decision to go virtual is the right one, and the safe one. The good news is that the academic community is rapidly ...

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Read about our latest news in the June 2021 Newsletter

Read about our recent activities, events and latest developments in the June 2021 Newsletter. If you would like to receive our newsletters, please subscribe. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by contacting us at office@yacadeuro.org. For more information on how we process and secure your data, please view our Privacy Policy. June 2021. ...

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Article on the Young Academy Movement by Katalin Solymosi et. al.

For the 21st anniversary of the 1st Young Academy (YA), Katalin Solymosi, member of the YAE board & co-chair of the Hungarian YA has co-authored a piece in Nature Careers about best practices & benefits of the Young Academy Movement. The article is available at ...

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Fifth edition of the annual André Mischke YAE Prize awarded to Marian Verhelst

We are delighted to announce that the André Mischke YAE Prize 2021 for Science and Policy was awarded to Prof. Marian Verhelst. Prof. Verhelst is working in microelectronics and chip design, pioneer in custom AI processors, is the scientific director of imec and the head of a research team at the MICAS laboratories (MICro-electronics And Sensors) of the ...

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Read about our latest news in the May 2021 Newsletter

Read about our recent activities, events and latest developments in the May 2021 Newsletter. If you would like to receive our newsletters, please subscribe. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by contacting us at office@yacadeuro.org. For more information on how we process and secure your data, please view our Privacy Policy. May 2021. ...

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Summary of the cOAlition S webinar: The Rights Retention Strategy and what it means for EU13 & Associated Countries

At the beginning of 2021, cOAlition S started implementing its Rights Retention Strategy (RRS). This strategy is to give researchers supported by a cOAlition S the freedom to submit manuscripts for publication to their chosen journal, including subscription journals, whilst obeying Plan S principles. It is obligatory for the funded researchers to assign an ...

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Insight Out rescheduled! Insight Out event for women in exact, technical and natural sciences.

Save the date for the Insight Out event! The third edition of the event themed ‘Learning from and inspiring each other’ will take place on the 7, 14, 21 and 28 of June 2021, from 13:00-15:15 CEST. Insight Out – Inspiring women in STEM is a career event for women in exact, technical and natural sciences, organised by NWO, with input from LNVH, ECHO, ...

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Webinar on research integrity: supporting early-career researchers in cases of alleged scientific misconduct

On 22 March, the Young Academy of Europe, SAPEA, the European Group on Ethics (EGE) and the AE Cardiff Hub organized an international webinar on the issue of scientific misconduct and support of early-career researchers in reporting such cases. The webinar was chaired by the Vice-President of Academia Europaaea, Professor Ole Petersen MAE. Almost 200 ...

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Workshop: The impact of the pandemic on young scientists

The COVID-19 pandemic has been highly disruptive to scientific research, with a range of impacts on early career researchers and their career prospects. Various YAE members have voiced their frustration around the particular challenges they are facing – from conducting research to securing funding or building a curriculum vitae for instance – and saw ...

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