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As the “voice of young scientists around the world,” the Global Young Academy aims to empower and mobilize young scientists to address issues of particular importance to early career scientists. Current working groups focus on improving Early Scientific Careers, Science-Society Dialogue, Science-Education, and Interdisciplinary Research. Read more...
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Year Review 2014 available to download
2014 was a fruitful year for the Global Young Academy. To give you an insight into the work of the GYA in 2014, we compiled 12 compelling stories. The year review is available as download.
Do you want to know more about the GYA? In this video our Co-Chair Eva Alisic summarizes what the GYA is all about.
News at a glance
On Monday, 4 May 2015, a delegation of major Canadian universities started their visit to Germany to learn about the German education system. In a first meeting in Frankfurt, representatives of the German Higher Education System provided an overview of different aspects.
Berlin, 9 June 2015 - Twenty outstanding scientists from all major regions within Africa will participate in the inaugural Africa Science Leadership Program (ASLP). The scientists represent basic and applied sciences, and span a wide variety of disciplines including the social sciences and humanities. Among them are six members and one alumnus of the Global Young Academy (GYA).
The Global Young Academy has just completed its Annual General Meeting, which this year was held in Canada. Members elected their new leadership and for the first time, the election brought to the head of the academy two female Co-Chairs. Dr. Orakanoke Phanraksa from Thailand was elected for the first time, alongside the re-elected Co-Chair Dr. Eva Alisic (Australia).