The third annual meeting of the Young Academy of Europe will take place on 15 July 2014 in Barcelona. It is organized in conjunction with the Annual General Conference of the Academia Europaea (16 to 18 July). All YAE members are invited to also attend the AE meeting.


Tuesday 15 July 2014

09:00-09:15 Registration

09:15-09:20 Welcome

09:20-09:40 YAE: Presentation of activities and developments

09:40-10:40 Address & Discussion, Núria Sebastián Gallés (Vice-President, European Research Council), Pablo Amor (Director, European Research Council Executive Agency)

10:40-11:10 Coffee break

11:10-11:30 Status of member recruitment, introduction of new members

11:30-12:30 Election of Board members

12:30-13:30 Lunch/Networking

13:30-17:00 YAE scientific program

13:30-14:30 Talks and discussion
Jörg Peltzer: “Rank – New perspectives on studying socio-political orders in the Middle Ages”
Alexander Fidora: “The Latin Talmud and its place in Christian-Jewish polemic”
Simone Turchetti: “Deeply concerned with the environment? Revisiting the history of environmental science and politics”

14:30-15:30 Talks and discussion
György Gyürky: “How to study the stars in the lab?”
Heather Stoll: “Changing atmospheric CO2 – Stories of adaptation from the past and present ocean”
Kyle Jamieson: “SmartTap: Experiences taking wireless research to the market in the ERC Proof-of-Concept programme”

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:00 Talks and discussion
Nataša Pržulj: “Revealing the hidden language of complex networks”
Madelon Maurice: “Mechanisms, moves, and mutations of WNT pathway proteins in stem cells and cancer”
Gentiana Wenzel: “Laser hearing aids”

17:00-17:15 Eurodoc: Presentation by Jovan Shopovski

17:15-18:30 Plenary debate: “The Role of Young Academies in Europe”, Tine de Moor (Dutch YA), Ruth Bendels (German YA), Rob Jenkins (Global YA), Martin Högbom (Swedish YA), convenor: Andre Mischke (YAE)

Participation to the YAE Annual Meeting is open to current members of the YAE, to current members of the AE, as well as to other participants by invitation.

There will be a 70 EUR meeting fee.

Further information on the meeting will be added to this page as soon as it becomes available.

Please register for the YAE annual meeting by completing the following form. Note that a separate registration is required to attend the AE annual conference.


  • The YAE meeting will take place at the IEC (Institut d’Estudis Catalans):
    Carrer del Carme, 47
    08001 Barcelona