Gerald Haug was elected the new president of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina by the Leopoldina Senate. On 1 March 2020 Mr Haug, a renowned climatologist, will take over the position from Jörg Hacker. More information is available here.
Conference website now live!
The website of the GYA Annual General Meeting and International Conference of Young Scientists 2020 in Kolkata, India is now live and can be found here.
7-8 June – Science Leadership Workshop for New GYA Members
8 June – Optional Pre-AGM workshops
9-12 June – AGM and International Conference of Young Scientists
10-11 June – Public Conference days
SAVE THE DATE!
The 2021 GYA Annual General Meeting and International Conference of Young Scientists will be held in Tokyo, Japan from 16-21 May 2021.
Humans of the GYA videos highlight members' accomplishments
The Humans of the GYA campaign showcases the diversity and excellence of GYA membership. Check out the latest video, which features Bernardo Urbani (Venezuela) speaking about his work with primates.
The Alumni of the Month campaign showcases alumni's time with the GYA and how it has affected their research careers. The latest video features past Executive Committee member Adewale Adewuyi (Nigeria), who discusses how the GYA helped him build capacity as a researcher and a leader.
Harnessing Science, Engineering and Medicine to Address Africa's Challenges: The Role of African National Academies
This report makes the case for strengthening the science-policy interface in Africa to accelerate the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s (AU) STI Strategy for Africa (STISA -2024).
World Forum for Women in Science, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10-14 February 2020
The World Forum for Women in Science – Brazil 2020 (4th International Conference for Women in Science without Borders) will take place 10-14 February 2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It will be organised by the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, and is a multidisciplinary conference open to both male and female researchers. More information is available on the GYA Events page here.