YAE Prize 2017: Prof. Rianne Letschert

Letschert_Rianne Prof. Letschert has had an outstanding academic career, working in the field of international law, with a focus on minority rights and human rights, and is now the Rector Magnificus (equivalent to Provost) of Maastricht University – the youngest female rector ever appointed at a Dutch university. She has been an active member of the Dutch Young Academy [...]

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Press release on Women in Science symposium

In celebration of the Year of Light, on 2015-05-22, the Young Academy of Europe and SciLifeLab coorganized a one-day symposium "Pathways to Excellence: Experiences of [...]

Joint YAE/AE symposium on clean energy and climate modeling

The Young Academy of Europe and Academia Europaea will hold a joint symposium on "Clean energy and climate modeling" in Bergen, Norway. The symposium will take place on 15 and [...]

YAE Annual Meeting 2015

The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Young Academy of Europe will be held in Darmstadt on 7 September 2015. Please see the meeting page for details on the program and [...]

Open letter to European Parliament opposing budget cuts to frontier science

The Young Academy of Europe reaches out to the European Parliament in an open letter to express its extreme concern about plans to cut the ERC budget by 221 M€. While the [...]

Women in Science Symposium organized by YAE

To celebrate the International Year of Light, the Young Academy of Europe, together with the Academia Europaea, SciLifeLab and Uppsala University presents a conference [...]

Young Academies criticize disbanding of EU Chief Scientific Adviser post

The Young Academy of Europe joins several national young academies in an open letter to Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. The letter criticizes the [...]

YAE statement on Open Science

Science is currently in transition with changing models of authorship and publication. While overall a positive trend, how these changes are implemented can have a massive [...]

YAE statement on planned changes to Horizon 2020 funding

The European Commission is planning to divert further €2.7 billion from the €28 billion Horizon 2020 budget for the years 2015–2017 (almost 10%). If these plans were to [...]

Third Annual Meeting of the Young Academy of Europe

The third annual meeting of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) took place in Barcelona, Spain, on 15 July. As usual, the meeting was organized in conjuction with the annual [...]

YAE Annual Meeting 2014

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Young Academy of Europe will be held in Barcelona on 15 July 2014. Please see the meeting page for details on the program and [...]