The Hub holds its third Steering Group Meeting

The Hub holds its third Steering Group Meeting

On 14th January, the Cardiff Hub held its annual Steering Group meeting in the Glamorgan Building at Cardiff University.

Professor John Skehel MAE chaired the meeting which was attended by Professor Yves-Alain Barde MAE, Professor Theo D’Haen MAE, Professor Dianne Edwards MAE, Professor Genoveva Marti MAE, Professor Ole Petersen MAE and Professor John V. Tucker MAE. Assistant Professor Mangala Srivinas FYAE, Chair of the Young Academy of Europe, was invited as a guest.

Members of the Cardiff Hub Steering Group with guest Mangala Srivinas, Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (front middle)
Members of the Cardiff Hub Steering Group with guest Mangala Srivinas, Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (front middle)

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AE’s 30th Annual Conference takes place in Barcelona

AE’s 30th Annual Conference takes place in Barcelona

Over 100 members of Academia Europaea travelled from far and wide to attend Academia Europaea’s 30th Annual Conference, Building Bridges, in Barcelona which took place on 29th November 2018. The event was held at the atmospheric Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC), home to the Barcelona Knowledge Hub.

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Download our 30th anniversary commemorative brochure

Download our 30th anniversary commemorative brochure

Our 30th anniversary commemorative brochure is now available to download.  Learn all about our fascinating history and how we have grown into the academy we are today.  The brochure also includes a photo gallery of our anniversary celebrations at the Royal Society in September.

30th anniversary commemorative brochure cover

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Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub hosts Asthma UK meeting

Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub hosts Asthma UK meeting

On 6th November, the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub hosted an Asthma UK meeting, Curing and Preventing asthma; where do we go next? The meeting, held at the Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, was chaired by Academia Europaea member and Founder Chair of the Clinical & Veterinary Section of Academia Europaea, Professor Stephen Holgate CBE MAE.

Dr Samantha Walker, Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS MAE, Professor Sven-Erik Dahlén MAE and Professor Stephen Holgate CBE MAE
Dr Samantha Walker, Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS MAE, Professor Sven-Erik Dahlén MAE and Professor Stephen Holgate CBE MAE

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Cardiff and Bergen Hubs strengthen cultural ties: Prisoner of War exhibition in Cardiff Bay

Cardiff and Bergen Hubs strengthen cultural ties: Prisoner of War exhibition in Cardiff Bay

The Cardiff Hub was delighted to be one of the invited guests to the opening of a new art exhibition at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay.  Prisoner of War is the work of Bergen artist Bodil Friele and draws on wartime experiences of her father, recorded in his notebooks and poems.  He was in a Halifax bomber plane shot down near Hamburg in 1943 and spent the rest of the war in a Nazi POW camp.

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Academia Europaea Vice-President at the Armenian National Academy’s 75th Anniversary

Academia Europaea Vice-President at the Armenian National Academy’s 75th Anniversary

Armenia’s National Academy of Science, now officially named the National Academy of Sciences Republic of Armenia (NASRA), was established in 1943 and celebrated its 75th Anniversary on 17th and 18th October.

Panel discussion with the Armenian Prime Minister.
Panel discussion with the Armenian Prime Minister. From left to right: Graham Caie (Vice-President of ALLEA), Ole Petersen (Vice-President of AE), Tadej Bajd (President of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts), Chunli Bai (President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Foreign Member of AE), Radik Martirosyan (President of NASRA) and Nikol Pashinyan (Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia) (Image courtesy of the Press Office of the Armenian Government)

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