Academia Europaea’s Translational Medicine project took a big step forward last week (23rd – 24th September 2019), when its Consensus Workshop on ‘Frontiers in Translational Medicine’ took place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest.
Following an Asthma UK meeting hosted by the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub last year, Asthma UK has released a new report Asthma still kills: Urgent priorities for the international research community to treat, prevent and cure asthma.
Ukraine is one of the poorest countries in Europe (according to the official GDP/capita figures) and is furthermore engaged in a war in the eastern part of the country, defending itself against a formidable aggressor state. In spite of these challenges, scientific work of high quality continues. One of the strongest scientific societies in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Physiological Society, held its 20th Congress in Kiev at the famous Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, from 27 – 30 May 2019, supported by Academia Europaea and UNESCO. The festive Opening Session of the Congress included colourful displays and impressive performances of Ukrainian folk songs.
The Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub was delighted to support the international conference, Sovereignty in a global perspective. The event, held by Professor Christopher Smith MAE, took place at the University of St Andrews on 29th-30th April 2019.
On 24th April 2019, the official opening of Academia Europaea’s 5th Knowledge Hub took place at Tbilisi State University in the presence of the Georgian Prime Minister, Mamuka Bakhtadze. The collaboration agreement between Academia Europaea and Tbilisi State University was signed by the President of Academia Europaea, Sierd Cloetingh MAE, and by the Rector (President) of Tbilisi State University, George Sharvashidze MAE.
The AE Cardiff Hub and the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) have entered a collaboration agreement with the aim of working together more closely and enhancing operational effectiveness.
The Academia Europaea has today issued a statement supporting the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Our 30th anniversary poster is now available to download. Learn all about our fascinating history and how we have grown into the academy we are today.
The Cardiff Hub’s 30th anniversary reception, held on 14th January, featured a lively discussion on Plan S, an initiative for open-access science publishing. Plan S was launched in September 2018 by an international consortium of research funders, cOAlition S, supported by the ERC and launched by Science Europe.
Prof Ole Petersen, the Hub’s Academic Director, and Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair Young Academy of Europe (YAE), introduced the topic, followed by audience discussion.