Joint Statement on Implementation Guidance for Plan S

Plan S is an initiative by cOAlition S to achieve full and immediate Open Access to scientific publications after 01 January 2020 in Europe. At the heart of the plan are 10 principles currently being developed into a set of implementation guidelines. We, representatives of early-career and senior researchers across Europe, have already commented on Plan S ...

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Press Release: Researchers Respond to Implementation of Plan S

A joint response to the implementation guidance for Plan S has today been issued by three organisations representing early-career and senior researchers in Europe. The response by the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc), the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), and the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) offers concrete ...

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YAE starts to debate Plan S

Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair Young Academy of Europe (YAE) contributing to the debate Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub’s 30th anniversary reception, held on 14th January, featured a lively discussion on Plan S, an initiative for open-access science publishing. Plan S was launched in September 2018 by an international consortium of research funders, cOAlition S, supported by the ERC and launched by Science Europe. Prof Ole ...

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YAE members receive ERC consolidator grant awards

Congratulations to the following members of the Young Academy of Europe who have been awarded an ERC consolidator grant: • Clemence Corminboeuf • Charlotte Ribeyrol • Thijs Ettema • Aikaterina Fotopoulou   8th January 2019. For further information please contact ...

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André Mischke (1972-2018)

There are no words that can express our sadness over the passing on 8 November 2018 of André Mischke - a loyal friend and dear colleague of the Founding Members and the Board of the Young Academy of Europe, and of the President and Board of Trustees of the Academia Europaea. André had a gentle and efficient approach to making a difference to society ...

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Joint Statement on Open Access for researchers via 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. The statement has been issued by the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc), Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), and Young Academy of Europe (YAE) in response ...

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

In 2015, the European Commission initiated a new Scientific Advice 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 Young Academy of Europe ...

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

Dr Gabi Lombardo is awarded the YAE Medal 2018 by YAE Chair Dr Mangala Srivinas and former YAE Chair Marcel Swart 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 experience in the ...

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YAE Statement on the next framework programme FP9

After the midterm evaluation of H2020 the next step towards "Maximising the Impact of EU Research and Innovation" is the preparation of the next framework programme, FP9. The YAE urges the EC to provide more funding for bottom-up blue-sky research with less administrative burden, in combination with strategies for supporting the brilliant minds of the whole ...

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The Joint YAE/AE/ALLEA Meeting

At the joint YAE/AE/ALLEA meeting in Budapest, it was great to see such a large input from many of our YAE fellows. One of the main contributions was from our Chair Marcel Swart, who was involved in a round-table session on SAPEA and joined by academies from the UK, Germany, Hungary, EURO-CASE, the Director-General Research and Innovation EU and the ...

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