Weekly update (July)

Dear YAE Fellows, Apart from the usual feedback on activities (see below), we want to share you with some sad news about the passing away of Anne Buttimer. Apart from Vice-President of the AE and other positions, her connection to the YAE was probably the closest through the International Dialogue Project. This Dialogue project was started by Anne [...]

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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 [...]

YAE Board revokes membership due to scientific misconduct

It has recently been brought to the attention of the YAE Baord that a YAE Member has been found to have violated the standards of academic integrity. Irregularities have been [...]

Kick-off meeting of COST action Sci-GENERATION

The kick-off meeting of the COST Targeted Network Sci-GENERATION, initiated by the Young Academy of Europe, took place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 13 November 2013 (meeting [...]

Second Annual Meeting of the Young Academy of Europe

The second annual meeting of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) was held in Wroclaw, Poland, on 16 September. The meeting took place concurrently with the 25th annual [...]