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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6th Annual Meeting of the Young Academy of Europe, 2017: an update from the Board

Dear Members of the Young Academy of Europe, Many of you joined us in Budapest for our Annual General Meeting and joint meeting with the Academia Europaea. Those who were there, will agree that is was a wonderful occasion held in a beautiful backdrop of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. We had a very productive first day where we were joined by hfp ...

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First edition of the Annual YAE Prize awarded to Rianne Letschert

Rianne Letschert is awarded the YAE Medal 2018 by Marcel Swart, former YAE Chair During the Joint AE/ALLEA/YAE Meeting in Budapest, we awarded the first edition of the Annual YAE Prize to Rianne Letschert. Professor 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 ...

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5th Annual Meeting of the Young Academy of Europe, 2016: an update from the Board

Dear Members of the Young Academy of Europe, Some of us are just back from the Annual General Meeting which took place at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Those who were there will agree that it has been a wonderful occasion and a feast in celebration of excellent scholarship, good company and delicious food! The Board would like to thank Nicole Grobert ...

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