Member News Archive#

Junguo Liu

Professor Junguo Liu, Foreign Member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section of Academia Europaea, has been elected as a member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Science (SATW).

Harald zur Hausen (1936 - 2023)

Prof. Harald zur Hausen, member of the Cell and Developmental Biology section of Academia Europaea since 1990 and Nobel Prize Laureate 2008 passed away on 28th May, 87 years old.
Read the obituary by Professor Crisanto Gutiérrez, the Chair of the Cell and Developmental Biology section.

2023 Shaw Prize to Patrick Cramer

Academia Europaea announces the prestigious award of the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine 2023 to Professor Patrick Cramer, member of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology section.

The Book of Esther between Judaism and Christianity

Read the new publication by Prof. Isaac Kalimi where he demostrates why the book of Esther became one of the central books of Judaism and one of the most neglected books in Christianity.

AE Wrocław Knowledge Hub Jubilee Event

Academia Europaea Wrocław Knowledge Hub celebrates the anniversary of its presence in Poland.
View the recording of the event.

Meeting of AE Knowledge Hubs

Representatives from the seven Academia Europaea Knowledge Hubs and the Graz Information Centre met in Wrocław, Poland.

Telling the story of émigré scientists - An interview with Istvan Hargittai

Read the interview with Professor Istvan Hargittai where he discusses his motivation for writing his latest book ‘Brilliance in Exile,’ which explores the lives of Hungarian émigré scientists who have made significant contributions to science after leaving their country of birth.

Honorary doctorate to Professor Dingwell

Professor Dingwell receives an honorary doctorate from Simon Fraser University.

Telling the stories of women scientists - Interview with Magdolna Hargittai

Magdolna Hargittai discusses her latest book which focuses on the achievements of female scientists and the importance of role models in promoting and supportint more women in STEM.

Gustav Steinmann Medal to Donald B. Dingwell

Prof. Donald B. Dingwell is awarded the Gustav Steinmann Medal of the DGGV, the German national Geology Society.

Meeting the Challenge - Top Women in Science

Throughout history, women have overcome tremendous odds to make lasting contributions to science. In Meeting the Challenge, Magdolna Hargittai, member of the Chemical Sciences section, shares their stories.


Call for nominations for the 2023 ERASMUS MEDAL in a field of Class A1 (Humanities).
Closing date for the nomination is 31st of May 2023 (midnight GMT).

Presentation of the Academia Europaea Barcelona Knowledge Hub

On 25 April 2023, Marja Makarow, President of Academia Europaea and Jaume Bertranpetit, Director of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub, hosted an event on at the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona to present the hub’s new institutional framework and programming.

Sydney Brenner Medal - Call for nominations

Nominations for the new Academia Europaea Sydney Brenner Medal.
The closing date of the nomination period is the 31st of May 2023 (midnight GMT).

Brilliance in Exile

Brilliance in Exile: The Diaspora of Hungarian Scientists from John von Neumann to Katalin Karikó.
Read the new publication by Professor István Hargittai, member of the Chemical Sciences section of Academia Europaea, and Balazs Hargittai.

Claude Lorius (1932 - 2023)

Professor Claude Lorius, climatologist and member of Academia Europaea since 1989, passed away on Tuesday March 21, 2023.
Read the obituary by Prof. Mike Burton, the Chair of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section.

Interview with Jaume Bertranpetit

Read the interview with Professor Jaume Bertranpetit, the new Academic Director of the Barcelona Knowledge.

Interview with Susan Wray

Read an interview with Prof. Susan Wray, member of the Physiology and Neuroscience section, to mark the International Women’s Day 2023. Prof. Wray shares her passion for physiology, and the people who have had the greatest impact on her work and career.

Ole Petersen celebrates his 80th birthday

Academia Europaea congratulates its Vice-President and Director of the AE Cardiff Knowledge Hub, Professor Ole Petersen, to his 80th birthday.

Angela McLean appointed UK Chief Scientific Adviser

The UK government has appointed Professor Angela McLean, member of the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology section of Academia Europaea since 2018 as its chief scientific adviser. She will become the UK’s first female chief scientific adviser.

Future of Arctic Science and Science Diplomacy

Watch the video of the recording of the side event co-organized by Academia Europaea Bergen Knowledge Hub at the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø February 3rd, 20223, titled “The Future of Arctic Science and Science Diplomacy”.

AE Newsletter February 2023

Newsletter from the President of Academia Europaea, Professor Marja Makarow.
Febrary 2023.

The Poetics and Ethics of (Un-) Grievability

The Poetics and Ethics of (Un-) Grievability in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction.
Read the new publication by Professor Susana Onega and Professor Jean-Michel Ganteau, members of the Literary and Theatrical Studies section of Academia Europaea.

Global Consequences of Russias Invasion of Ukraine The Economics and Politics

Global Consequences of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: The Economics and Politics of the Second Cold War.
Read the new publication by Professor Grzegorz W. Kołodko, member of the Economics, Business and Management Sciences section of Academia Europaea.

Nomination cycle 2022-2023

The nomination period 2022/2023 opened on 1 October 2022 and will close on 31 January, 2023.
Academia Europaea encourages all its members to nominate scientists and scholars of international distinction.

Erol Gelenbe Award

Professor Erol Gelenbe awarded the Honour of Commander of the Order of the Crown of Belgium.

Barry Potter Honorary Fellowship

Professor Barry Potter elected to Honorary Fellowship of the British Pharmacological Society.

Academia Europaea Translational Medicine (AETM) Working Group

Call for participation in the newly established Academia Europaea Translational Medicine (AETM) Working Group.
Deadline: 23 December 2022.

European Review Volume 30 - Issue 6

Content alert: Do not miss out on reading the articles in the latest issue of the European Review, the journal of Academia Europaea.

European Review ICONOCLASM

Content alert: Have a look at the special issue of the European Review presenting articles from the ICONOCLASM symposium in Wroclaw organized by the History and Archaeology section of Academia Europaea and sponsored by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

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