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 16th September. The meeting took place concurrently with the 25th annual conference of the Academia Europaea (AE), with which the YAE maintains close ties. Professor Helga Nowotny, President of the scientific council of the European Research Council (ERC), ...

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Scientists meet with French President Hollande to hand over petition signatures

On Monday 5th February 2013, at a reception given in honour of Serge Haroche, France's newest Nobel laureate, scientists met with François Hollande, President of France, and Jean-Yves Mérindol, advisor to the President. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Nobel laureate for Physics in 1997, and Michèle Leduc, President of the Association of French Learned Societies, ...

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Young Academy of Europe signs affiliation agreement with Academia Europaea

The signing ceremony Today, an affiliation agreement between the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) and the Academia Europaea (AE) was signed. The ceremony took place in Barcelona on the occasion of an AE Board meeting, in the presence of YAE Chair André Mischke, YAE Vice chair Thomas Schäfer, AE President Lars Walløe, and AE Vice President Sierd Cloetingh. The agreement ...

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Young Academy of Europe officially launched at first Annual Meeting in Brussels

The Young Academy of Europe (YAE) was officially launched at its first Annual Meeting in Brussels on 7th - 8th December 2012, hosted by European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST). The launch event was placed under the motto "How to enhance the European Research Environment for the Next Generation of Young Scientists" and brought together more ...

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Delegates hand over petition signatures to Presidents of EU Council, Parliament and Commission

Yesterday, a delegation of Nobel laureates, of the Initiative for Science in Europe and the Young Academy of Europe met with Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission. They handed over the signatures of more than 130,000 scientists ...

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YAE statement on EU research budget

The Young Academy of Europe has joined 50 Nobel and Fields Medal laureates in cautioning against cuts in the 2014–2020 EU research budget. Please read the YAE press release and consider signing the online petition set up by the Initiative for Science in Europe. Press coverage: Tagesspiegel, El Paìs, Research Professional, Chemical and Engineering ...

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