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EU Future of research and innovation policy

Academia Europaea publishes a statement of principles for the Future of Research and innovation policy of the European Union – Forward from 2020.

Marja Makarow new President of the AE

Academia Europaea elects Professor Marja Makarow as the next President.
Prof. Makarow takes up the role in October 2021.

China and Europe on the New Silk Road

Connecting Universities Across Eurasia. A new publication by Marijk van der Wende, member of the Human Mind and its Complexity section, William C. Kirby, Nian Cai Liu and Simon Marginson.
Webinar on the occassion of the book launch. 5 November 2020
2–4 PM (CET).

Assar Lindbeck (1930 - 2020)

Professor Assar Lindbeck, member of the Economics, Business & Management section of Academia Europaea passed away 28 August 2020.
Read the commemorative words by Prof. Zimmermann, the Chair of the Economics, Business Management section.

Friedrich-Karl Thielemann

Karl Schwarzschild Medal 2020 awarded to Prof. Friedrich-Karl Thielemann.

The Politics of Maps

Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine.
A new publication by Christine Leuenberger and Izhak Schnell, member of the Human Mobility, Governance, Environment and Space section.

Jerzy Langer

Prof. Jerzy Langer elected to President of the Warsaw Scientific Society.

Christopher Smith

Prof. Christopher Smith appointed Executive Chair of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Nobel Prize in Physics 2020

Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 awarded with one half to Sir Roger Penrose, member of the Academia Europaea Mathematics section and the other half to Reinhard Genzel, member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section (jointly with Andrea Ghez).

Ulrich Teichler Publication

Autobiographic book by Ulrich Teichler, member of the section "Governance, Institutions and Policies: Education, Health and Welface" published.

2020 Elected members

Election and registration of new members 2020.

RSB COVID-19 Bulletin September 28

Academia Europaea would like to inform its members about the publication of the latest COVID-19 Bulletin of the Royal Society of Biology. The bulletin presents
interesting news about the COVID-19 research.
September 28, 2020.


Italian virologist Dr. Ilaria Capua is the winner of the second edition of the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize.

Call for nominations

Beijerinck Prizes for Virology 2021
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) invites researchers and scientific institutions to consider candidates for the M.W. Beijerinck Virology Prize. This Prize goes to an internationally recognized virologist from any part of the world with groundbreaking contributions to virology.
Members of Academia Europaea are also eligible to nominate candidates.
Deadline for nominations: 1 November 2020.

Balzan Prize 2020

Professor Jean-Marie Tarascon awarded the 2020 Balzan Prize for Environmental Challenges: Materials Science for Renewable Energy.

2021 Breakthrough Prize

Professor Sir Martin Hairer is the single winner of the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics.

Copley Medal

The Copley Medal 2020 is awarded to Sir Alan Fersht MAE.

COVID-19 Information

Academia Europaea provides links to information and research about the coronavirus.

YAE COVID-19 Impact Survey

Take part in the Young Academy of Europe’s COVID-19 Impact Survey. The purpose of the survey is to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the research and careers of young researchers.

Peter Day (1938-2020)

Professor Peter Day, member of the Chemical sciences section of the Academy, former Council member, Board member and for a long time the AE Honorary Treasurer passed away 19 May 2020.
Read the obituary by Michel Verdaguer and Graham Hutchings, Class chair of the Chemical sciences section.

Sustainability Plan

Academia Europaea and its Cardiff Knowledge Hub have led the work on sustainability planning for the future strategic development of SAPEA.


André Mischke YAE Prize 2020 awarded to Dr Grant Hill-Cawthorne in recognition of his internationally leading roles in academic research, management, and policymaking.

Human Diversity in Context

Human Diversity in Context: publication drawn from the Academia Europaea Curien Fund supported conference in Triest in 2018.
Hard copy and online access available.

A Sustainable Food System for the EU

SAPEA Evidence Review Report on “A Sustainable Food System for the EU” has been published today, Thursday 09th April 2020.

Gold Medal

The Gold Medal of Academia Europaea will be awarded to Professor Ole Petersen MAE FRS for his contribution to the development of European Science.

Assessing the Impact of Plan S

Read and download the report on the international symposium on the impact of Plan S on researchers, research-intensive institutions, societies and publishers.
The event was organised by the AE Cardiff Hub with KU Leuven Libraries.


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