News Archive#

Academia Europaea 2019

Academia Euroapea thanks its members, patrons, institutional sponsors and partners and all visitors of its web site for a fruitful 2019.
Holiday closure of AE headquarters, Knowledge Hubs and the Graz Information Centre.

Prof. Donald Dingwell

Prof. Dingwell, Vice-President of Academia Europaea, awarded Honorary doctorate of the National University of Mexico.

2019 Erasmus Medal

The AE is pleased to announce the award of the 2019 Erasmus Medal to Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
The Erasmus Medal will be presented Wednesday 23 October 2019, at the Atenau of Barcelona.

Aleida Assmann

The Board of trustees of the AE are pleased to announce the award of an Erasmus Medal to Prof. Aleida Assmann MAE for her sustained scholarship in the field of literary studies.

Ole Petersen appointed editor-in-chief

Professor Ole Petersen appointed as the Founding Editor-in-Chief of a new American Physiological Society publication 'FUNCTION'.

Michel Che (1941 - 2019)

Michel Che, former Section Chair of the Chemical Sciences section and a member of the Council and the Board of Academia Europaea died 7 August 2019 at the age of 77.


CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF NOMINATIONS IS: Noon (UK time) on 30th November 2019.

Abraham-Gottlob-Werner Medal

Abraham-Gottlob-Werner Medal for Professor Donald B. Dingwell.

Interview with Johan Rooryck

Interview with Professor Professor Johan Rooryck MAE, Professor of French Linguistics at Leiden University and an Open Access Champion.

Evidence in policymaking

Representatives from SAPEA, EU Commission, science advisors, and EU Science Hub
addressed a packed room on how to ensure EU policy is informed by the best available evidence.

Interview with David Prangishvili

Interview with Professor David Prangishvili MAE, Professor at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and Academic Director of the AE Tbilisi Knowledge Hub.

International Research Award

The Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg are inviting nominations for the International Research Award.
Closing date for applications: 15 November.

Alan Dixon

Professor Alan Dixon to be awarded the second Adam Kondorosi – AE Advanced Award for Research in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the field of Plant-Microbe symbioses. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday 24 October 2019, at the Academia Europaea annual conference in Barcelona.


31th Annual Plenary Conference of Academia Europaea in Barcelona, Spain.
Website and registration now open!
October 23-24, 2019.
Updated draft programme available (1 July, 2019).

Interview with Mangala Srinivas

Interview with Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

New SAPEA Evidence Review Report

A new Evidence Review Report entitled "Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty" published by SAPEA.
9th July 2019.

Interview with Theo Dhaen

Read the interview with Professor Theo D’haen, Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature, KU Leuven.

Interview with Peter Hegyi

Read the interview with Professor Peter Hegyi, Director of the Centre of Transnational Medicine, the University of Pécs.

Appointment of AE members to ERC Scientific Council

Professor Milena Žic Fuchs and Professor Eystein Jansen appointed to the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC), the Scientific Council

Transforming the Future of Ageing Report

SAPEA publishes the report “Transforming the future of ageing”. This is the second report published since Sierd Cloetingh, the President of Academia Europaea, was elected Chair of SAPEA.

Adrian Bejan Receives Humboldt Research Award for Lifetime Achievement

Prof. Bejan receives an award for his pioneering contributions to modern thermodynamics and "Constructal Law".

Venice Biennale

Alexandru Nicolau and his team create three art installations at the Vencice Bienalle interacting with viewers through artificial intelligence.

Commandeur Award to Erol Gelenbe

Award of the honour of Commandeur de l’Ordre National du Merite to Erol Gelenbe.

Interview with Rosalind L Smyth

Read the interview with Professor Rosalind L Smyth, Director and Professor of Child Health UCL Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health

Donald Bruce Dingwell

VIP Career Achievement Award to Donald B. Dingwell, the Vice-President of Academia Europaea, by the Geological Association of Canada (CAC).

EASAC report on climate change and health

The imperativ of climate action to protect human health in Europe
New EASAC policy report
June 2019

Mission Boards

A call by the European Commision for experts to join ‘Mission Boards’.
Deadline: 11 June 2019.

Tbilisi Regional Knowledge Hub

Academia Europaea and the Young Academy of Europe formally launch a new Regional Knowledge Hub in Tbilisi (Republic of Georgia) on 24 April 2019.

Adam Kondorosi Academia Europaea Award for Advanced Research

Call for nominations for the Adam Kondorosi Academia Europaea Award for Advanced Research.
Deadline for nominations: June 1st 2019.

Why the Days Seem Shorter as We Get Older

Article by Adrian Bejan ranked 1st in a list of trending papers in the category 'All Categories' among all works published in March 2019.
Enjoy reading!

Ewald R. Weibel

Ewald R. Weibel (1929 – 2019)

Post-doctoral researchers hired

The Université de Nantes, the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Università di Napoli l’Orientale, the University of Kent and the University of Amersterdam are hiring post-doctoral researchers for the project “The European Qur’an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion (1150-1850)” (EuQu).
Application deadline: April 1st, 2019.

Doctoral Scholarships on the Qur’an

Doctoral candidates for work on the project “The European Qur’an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion (1150-1850)” (EuQu) recruited.
Application deadline: April 1, 2019.

2020 Millennium Technology Prize

Technology Academy Finland TAF calls for nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize.
1 April – 31 July 2019

Lord Martin Rees

Interview with Astronomer Royal Professor Martin Rees on occassion of the publication of his latest book On the Future: Prospects for Humanity.

Nomination cycle 2018-2019

The nomination period 2018/2019 opened on 1 December 2018 and will close on 31 March, 2019.

Nationalities Papers

Complimentary access for members of Academia Europaea to the first issue of Nationalities Papers published by Cambridge University Press.

Hungarian Academy

Statement on the situation of HAS.
The Academia Europaea expresses its anxiety at the restrictions now forced upon the operations of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

Call for Nominations.
Deadline for Submission: 1 March 2019.

EASAC report on Decarbonisation of Transport

Public launch of the EASAC report on Decarbonisation of Transport: Options and Challenges
Wednesday 20 March 2019, 12:00 – 14:00, Brussels

Jean Bourgain (1954 - 2018)

Jean Bourgain, a member of the Mathematics section of Academia Europaea and a recipient of the Fields Medal, died December 22 at the age of 64.

Letter from the Honorary Treasurer

Newsletter from the new Honorary Treasurer Veljko Milutinovic concerning present and future strategic plans.

Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize

The Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize awarded to Dr. László Lovász, AE member and current President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

New SAPEA Report

Handover of new SAPEA report to the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors

Tbilisi Knowledge Hub

Establishment of a new regional Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Award to Marja Makarow

Award of the Chevalier dans l’ordre de la Légion d’honneur to Professor Marja Makarow.

Sierd Cloetingh Royal Astronomical Society

Professor Sierd Cloetingh made Honorary Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society


A popularization project of 3D animation movie about the place of humanity in the universe and the environment.

Genoveva Marti

Professor Genoveva Marti elected Vice President of Academia Europaea

Veljko Milutinovic

Professor Veljko Milutinovic elected Honorary Treasurer of Academia Europaea.

André Mischke

André Mischke (1972-2018)

30 years Academia Europaea

Academia Europaea publishes an anniversary brochure in celebration of its 30th anniversary.


An article by Prof. Hans Ulrich Jessurun d’Oliveira.
Presented at the History & Archaeology Section first bi-annual workshop
in the Wrocław Knowledge Hub, 3-4 September 2018.

Academia Europaea 30th Anniversary celebration

On Monday 24th September, more than 80 members of Academia Europaea (MAEs) gathered at the Royal Society in London to mark the Academia Europaea’s 30th anniversary.


Call for Nominations for the first edition of the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize.
Deadline for nominations: October 31, 2018 at 5 pm.

Elected members 2018

Announcement of the 2018 elected members.

Robert-Jan Smits

Gold Medal awarded to Robert-Jan Smits MAE (h.c).
Monday 24th September 2018, at the Royal Society, London.

2018 Balzan Prizes

Academia Europaea is pleased to report the award of the 2018 Balzan Prize to Professor Eva Kondorosi (member of the AE Board), Professor Juergen Osterhammel and Professor Marilyn Strathern.

Cardiff Knowledge Hub Half-year report

Half-year report available now.

30th Annual Business Meeting of Members

Advance notice: The 30th Annual Business meeting of members of the Academia Europaea will take place on 28 November 2018 at the Institut D’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, 15:00 – 16:00.

Professor John Tucker

Interview with Professor John Tucker MAE, Professor of Computer Science, Swansea University

Nominations for the President of the European Research Council

Deadline to receive nominations is 1 October.

2018 Erasmus Medal

The Board of trustees and Council are pleased to announce that the 2018 Erasmus Medal will be presented to Hans Clevers at the 30th annual meeting of the Academia, Barcelona – 29th November, 2018.
Professor Clevers will deliver the 2018 Erasmus - Heinz-Nixdorf Lecture entitled “Stem cell based organoids as avatars in human disease”.

Petition to double the budget for research and innovation

Academia Europaea invites its members to sign the petition.

BREXIT and Science

Academia Europaea issues an OPEN LETTER to Mr Michel Barnier and Mr David Davis

Securing a strong BREXIT deal on science and innovation

Academia Europaea has expressed strong support for the recent letter signed by 153 Directors of the Max Planck Society Institutes.

30th Anniversary Tea Party at Darwin College

On 12 April, an afternoon informal tea-party in the presence of Professor Arnold Burgen, the founding President of the Academy, was hosted at the Darwin College Cambridge in recognition of the establishment of Academia Europaea in 1988.

Academia Europaea supports Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Letter by Sierd Cloetingh to Minister László Palkovics regarding the proposed amendment of the Law on the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Law on the 2019 State Budget of Hungary.

Sir Roger Elliott (1928 - 2018)

Sir Roger Elliott, former Treasurer of Academia Europaea, passed away on April 16, 2018.

AE position on UK-EU relationship for research – post BREXIT

The Academia Europaea strongly supports the recent views expressed by the Wellcome Trust in its report "Building a Strong Future for European Science: Brexit and Beyond"

Cardiff Knowledge Hub Newsletter

Spring 2018

Head of Communications

Job advertisement: Head of Communications in SAPEA
Starting date: As soon as possible, ideally 1 July 2018
End date: 31 October 2020 (provisional termination of SAPEA grant)
Location: Brussels, Belgium

Nicole Grobert

Nicole Grobert, Professor of Nanomaterials at the Department of Materials in the University of Oxford, and former Young Academy of Europea (YAE) Chair joins Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to EC Commissioner Moedas.

Transforming the Future of Ageing

URGENT SAPEA call for experts.
Call for nominations for: an international Working Group, one Working Group Vice-Chair, independent reviewers, position of scientific writer, and a published report.
Deadline for response: 10 May 2018.

Judith Lockett

Judith Lockett, the Executive Officer of the Cardiff Knowledge Hub, has retired.

Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship

Ole H. Petersen, Vice President of Academia Europaea, is awarded the Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship.

The Brain Prize for 2018

The Brain Prize for 2018 is awarded to Bart De Strooper and Christian Haass.

BarceloNews 1 2018

BarceloNews - Newsletter of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub
No. 1/2018, March 2018

KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for the second KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award. The deadline for nominations is 1 May 2018.

Physiology and Pathophysiology 2018

Physiology and Pathophysiology 2018. Symposium to mark the 75th birthday of Professor Ole Petersen, Vice President of Academia Europaea


Deadline for the nomination: September 30, 2018.

University Governance and Creativity

The 2016 Hannover symposium volume on ‘University Governance and Creativity’ was now published in the European Review. All articles are open access.

World Scientific Publishing

World Scientific Publishing
Free access for Academia Europaea until 31 March 2018

Sjöberg Prize 2018

The Sjöberg Prize 2018, is awarded to cancer researchers Zhu Chen, MAE, Anne Dejean, MAE and Hugues de Thé.

Postdoctoral positions at the University of Oxford

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Single Molecule Transistors and Nanodevices Department of Materials, University of Oxford
Closing Date: 18 January 2018

Lund University 350 Years Jubilee

Lund University celebrates its 350th anniversary with an extensive programme of events and activities.

Letter from the Class Chair Svend Erik Larsen

Letter to members of Class A1: Humanities from the Class Chair Svend Erik Larsen
December 4 2017

Research for a Democratic Union and the European Social Dimension

Position paper: The European Alliance for SSH calls on the EU to make an ambitious investment in Democracy and the European Social Dimension.

Kim Nasmyth

2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences awarded to Prof. Kim Nasmyth, member of the Cell and Developmental Biology section

Erol Gelenbe

The Mustafa Prize 2017 awarded to Prof. Erol Gelenbe, member of the Informatics section

Adrian Bejan

Adrian Bejan named 2018 Franklin Institute Award Laureate.

Fotis Kafatos

Fotis Kafatos, founding President of the European Research Council (ERC) and a distinguished member of the Cell and Developmental Biology Section of Academia Europaea passed away 18 November 2017.

Treasurer of the Academia Europaea

Call for nominations for election as Treasurer of the Academia Europaea.
Deadline for receipt of nominations is midnight on 31 October 2017.

Vice President of the Academia Europaea

Call for nominations for election as a Vice President of the Academia Europaea.
Deadline for receipt of nominations is midnight on 31 October 2017.

Patentability of inventions involving human embryonic stem cells in Europe

ALLEA Press Release, 19 October 2017.

Onora O'Neill

2017 Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture awarded to Prof. Onora Sylvia O’Neill

Senior Scientific Policy Officer

Job advertisement: Senior Scientific Policy Officer
For the EU-funded project SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) acatech is seeking a full-time Senior Scientific Policy Officer (SSPO).
Application deadline: September 22, 2017

Maurice Nivat

Prof. Maurice Nivat, distinguised member of the Informatics section of Academia Europaea, passed away 21 September 2017.

Maria da Graça Carvalho

Professor Maria da Graça Carvalho, Member of the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) Unit of the European Commission and Professor at IST, University of Lisbon, has been elected Honorary member of Academia Europaea.

Election of Sierd Cloetingh as President

The re-election of Professor Sierd Cloetingh (University of Utrecht) to the Presidency for a second term confirmed by the membership of the Academia Europaea at their Annual Business Meeting on 4 September 2017 in Budapest.
Read the President's election statement.

Allan Downie

The first AE-Adam Kondorosi prize awarded to Professor Allan Downie

2017 Erasmus Medal

2017 Erasmus Medal for individual scholarship and career-long achievement to Professor Andreu Mas-Colell.

Gold Medal of the Academia Europaea

Gold Medal of the Academia Europaea to Professor Helga Nowotny MAE

Framework Agreement for continuation of Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub in Wroclaw

The President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh and the Mayor of Wrocław, Rafał Dutkiewicz signed the official Framework Agreement for Continuation of Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub in Wrocław.

Importance of research and innovation in Europe

Call for participation in survey on research & Innovation in Europe.
The participation in the survey is endorsed by Academia Europaea.

Anne Buttimer (1938–2017)

Anne Buttimer, Vice President of the Academia Europaea, passed away on July 15, 2017

Krijn de Jong

Krijn de Jong, Professor at Utrecht University has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Francois Gault Lectureship.

2018 Millennium Technology Prize

Call for nominations for the Millennium Technology Prize. The nomination period will close on July 31, 2017.

The Future of University Development Cooperation

Save the date: The Future of University Development Cooperation. Perspectives of Leading Research Universities.
Leuven, 2 June 2017


Academia Europaea is now associated to the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanties (EASSH).

Young Academy of Europe April 2017

Message from the Chair of the Young Academy of Europe.
April 2017

Letter to Hungarian Prime Minister Orban

The President of the Academia Europaea Sierd Cloetingh writes to Hungarian Prime Minister Orban expressing concern at proposed legislative impacts targeting the Central European University

Holberg Prize 2017

The Holberg Prize 2017 awarded to British scholar and Philosophy Professor Onora O'Neill.

Young Academy of Europe March 2017

Message from the Chair of the Young Academy of Europe.
March 2017

The 2016 AE Russia Prizes

The 2016 AE Russia Prizes awards ceremony.

Cardiff Knowledge Hub Newsletter Winter 2016

Winter 2017

Call for presentations

Call for presentations on behalf of the History and Archaelogy section at the Academia Europaea 29th Annual Conference 2017 in Budapest
Provisional programme now available

Sonata a tre

The complete catalogue raisonné of the Sonata a tre edited by Ludwig Finscher, Laurenz Lütteken and Inga Mai Groote

Laura Shannon Prize

Nominations for the $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies.
Deadline: January 31, 2017

2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

The Jacobs Foundation invites members of the Academy of Europe to nominate candidates for the 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize.
Deadline for Submission: 1 March 2017.

Petition in support of Professor Hans Thybo

Signatures on a petition in support of Professor Thybo MAE

Ole Petersen

Interview with Professor Ole Petersen, Vice-President Academia Europaea and
Cardiff Hub Academic Director

Consequences of Brexit for universities in Europe

Introductory talk by Academia Europaea President Sierd Cloetingh at panel discussion at the Free University in Berlin.

Paul Hagenmuller

Paul Hagenmuller, member of the Chemical Sciences section, passed away on January 7, 2017

Award to Herbert Gleiter

Award of the "Medal of Friendship-Order of Merit" and election to the rank of Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI) to Prof. Herbert Gleiter.

Balzan Prize 2016

Balzan Prize 2016 awarded to Piero Boitani, Federico Capasso and Reinhard Jahn.

2016 Annual Balzan Lecture

2016 Annual Balzan Lecture held by Pascale Cossart at EPFL in Lausanne, December 14, 2016.

Cardiff Knowledge Hub Newsletter Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016

Honorary Membership of SLE

Honorary membership awarded at the SLE 2016 to Anna Giacalone Ramat and Paolo Ramat.

BarceloNews December 2016

Newsletter of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub
December 12, 2016

Sierd Cloetingh Emil Wiechert Medal

Emil Wiechert medal to AE President Sierd Cloetingh

Alex Verkhratsky

Alex Verkhratsky named Niels Bohr Professor at the University of Copenhagen

Sir Ralph Kohn

Sir Ralph Kohn, an Honorary Member of Academia Europaea, died November 11, 2016.

Carlo Doglioni

Prof. Carlo Doglioni nominated President of the INGV - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - Rome

Hagit Amirav

Hagit Amirav elected President of the Young Academy of Europe.

Science and Policy Making

Summary report of the joint conference of the European Commission and International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA)
29th-30th September 2016, Brussels

Data Protection Directive

Academia Europaea supports the latest advice on adoption and implementation of the new general Data Protection Directive as it applies to European research

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 awarded to Ben Feringa (jointly with Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Sir J. Fraser Stoddart).

Antoine Bailly

Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University Ioan Cuza of Iasi for Antoine Bailly

Zoltan Esik

Zoltán Ésik died May 25, 2016.

Sybille Guenter

EPS Emily Noether Distinction for Women in Physics awarded to Prof. Sybille Günter

Press Release

The Academia Europaea urges the government of the Republic of Turkey to uphold the rights of individual scholars and researchers, students and teachers.

Xavier Costa-Guix

Elected as an independent member of Council

EuroScience Open Forum 2016

International and multidisciplinary event about frontiers of scientific and technological research in Europe.
Manchester, United Kingdom.
24-27 July 2016


At their meeting on 26 June, The Council of the Academia Europaea confirmed the election of new members to the four Classes of humanities; social and related sciences; exact sciences and life sciences.

2016 Erasmus Medal

The Academia Europaea have awarded the 2016 Erasmus Medal to Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees FRS MAE at their annual meeting and conference in Cardiff.

Academy of Young Scholars and Artists

New strategic partner of the AE`s Wrocław Knowledge Hub.

Academia Europaea Information Leaflet 2016

A new information leaflet about Academia Europaea now available

Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub Region Bergen

A new collaboration agreement signed by Academia Europaea president Sierd Cloetingh and University of Bergen Rector Dag Rune Olsen

Erasmus Medal 2017

Second call for nominations for the 2017 Erasmus Medal to a scholar from the field of Behavioural sciences, Social sciences, Law or Economics, business
and management sciences
Deadline: October 1, 2016.

Janette Atkinson

2016 Davida Teller Award to Janette Atkinson

Sir Richard Blundell

The 2016 Nemmers Prize in Economics awarded to Sir Richard Blundell

Sir Partha S. Dasgupta

Sir Partha S. Dasgupta awarded the 2016 John and Alice Tyler Prize of the University of Southern California

Sir Andrew J. Wiles

Abel Prize 2016 to Sir Andrew J. Wiles.

Travel Grants

Application for travel grants to the conference "UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE: IMPEDING OR FACILITATING CREATIVITY?"
Deadline: April 30, 2016.

Brain Prize 2016

The Brain Prize 2016 awarded to Profs. Timothy Bliss and Graham Collingridge, members of the Physiology and Neuroscience section

Letter to the President of the Ukraine

The Board of Trustees have published a letter to the President of the Ukraine on the issue of science funding in the Ukraine.

Press statement in support of Turkish Academicians

The Board of Trustees have issued a press statement concerning the recent repression of academics in Turkey.

Writing Residency

Writing Residency Programme is intended to support and promote artists representing a variety of literary genres, forms as well combining differnt styles. Call for applications!

Global Scientific Policy Advice Needed

Op-ed by Klaus Zimmermann, the chair of the Economics, Business and Management Sciences section

Maurizio Brunori

2016 Eraldo Antonini Award to Maurizio Brunori

Landscapes of Realism

The Nottingham-led International Research Network “Landscapes of Realism: Rethinking Literary Realism(s) in Global Comparative Perspective” funded by the Leverhulme Foundation.

Academia Europaea 2015

Academia Euroapea thanks its members, patrons, institutional sponsors and partners and all visitors of its web site for a fruitful 2015.

Adrian Bejan and the Sagrada Família

New article in The National Geographic about the final phase of construction of The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Lisa Jardine

Lisa Jardine died October 25, 2015.


Newsletter of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub
November 2015

Report on Gain of Function research

EASAC Press Release

Evguenii Burov

Evguenii Burov died October 9, 2015

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

Tomas Lindahl awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

Elected members 2015

248 new members elected

Tony Atkinson

2015 EIB Outstanding Contribution Award to Sir Anthony B. Atkinson

Millennium Technology Prize

Invitation to nominate candidate(s) for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize awarded by Technology Academy Finland

The Abel Prize

Call for Nominations 2016

Zdeněk Bažant

Elected to Royal Society of London

European Review - New Publications

Volume 23 - Supplement S1 (Mobility and Migration in Science) - Mai 2015
Volume 23 - Issue 03 (Early Modern Print Culture in Europe) - Juli 2015


Presentations from the symposium now available!

Holberg Prize 2016

Call for nominations
The Holberg Prize is awarded annually to scholars who have made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social science, law or theology.

Research Excellence at the Science Academies of Europe

Extensive study of science academy research and the potential for collaboration

2015 Erasmus Medal

Professor Dame Edith HALL, the acclaimed International Classicist, to receive the 2015 Erasmus Medal on September 7th, at the 27th Annual conference to be held in Darmstadt

Science Advisory Mechanism

European Academy Organisations' statement on President Juncker's announcement
of the new mechanism for independent scientific advice

Marja Makarow

Appointed Chairperson of the Board of Technology Academy Finland

José Mariano Gago

José Mariano Gago died April 17, 2015.

Proposed Directive on the Use of Animals in EU Research

Support by Academia Europaea

European Academy Organisations Sign Memorandum of Understanding

PRESS RELEASE - 26 March 2015, by ALLEA
(All European Academies)

New President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Professor Jerzy Duszyński elected President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Relocation of London AE Headquarters

New address of the London AE office

Sierd Cloetingh Vice President of the European Research Council

Sierd Cloetingh appointed new Vice President of the European Research Council

The big question

An invitation to Senior Academia Europaea members - submit your answers for "The big question" to the Young Academy 2015

The European Fund for Strategic Investment

Statement of the Board of trustees of the Academia Europaea

Special Issue Humanities

Guest editor: Cinzia Ferrini
Contributing authors: members of the Academia Europaea

Young Academy Statement

Open Letter to the Members of the European Parliament to express extreme concern about plans to cut the ERC budget by 221 M€.

Carl Djerassi

Carl Djerassi died January 30, 2015.

Central Europe and Colonialism organising committee meeting

The organising committee for the conference on "Central Europe and Colonialism" will meet on 12 December for the first time.

AE Press release Horizon 2020

AE comment on the proposal of the President of the European Commission for a significant change of policy and budget for the Horizon 2020 support program for research and innovation

Nominations 2015

The 2014/2015 NOMINATIONS CYCLE closed April 31, 2015.

Ivan Stojmenovic

Ivan Stojmenovic, a member of the Informatics Section, died November 3, 2014.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014

May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser awarded Nobel Prize
Statement by Prof. Cloetingh, the President of the Academy

Albert Shiryaev

80th anniversary

Vautrin Lud Prize in Geography

Awarded to Anne Buttimer


Start date: 31 August, 2014
End date: 3 October, 2014

Statement by the President

Post-election Statement by Sierd Cloetingh

Academia Europaea Press Release - New President

Download the document

Sierd Cloetingh new president of Academia Europaea

New president elected

New Members 2014

List of new members.

The Most Influential Scientific Minds of the World 2014

by Thomson Reuters

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Quantum Nanodevices Juli 2014

Postdoctoral positions at the Department of Materials, University of Oxford.
Closing Date: 12.00 midday on Thursday 31 July 2014.

2014 Erasmus Medal

2014 Erasmus Medal awarded to Professor Dr. Kurt Mehlhorn MAE

Josef Penninger

Wittgenstein Award for Josef Penninger.

The Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub Region Bergen

New Academia Europaea Hub opens.

Europa Una Lecture

Public lecture by Professor Horst Möller on "First World War: the Great Seminal Catastrophe of the 20th Century" in Wrocław, Poland.

Sierd Cloetingh

Order of the Netherlands Lion (Knight) for Sierd Cloetingh

Cooperation Agreement with Wrocław University of Technology

At the end of March 2014 Academia Europaea signed bilateral agreement with Wrocław University of Technology

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Experimental Quantum Nanodevices March 2014

Postdoctoral positions at the Department of Materials, University of Oxford. Closing Date: 12-Mar-2014

Wilfried Bauer

Wilfried Brauer, a member of the Informatics Section, died February 2014.

Video with the highlights of the Barcelona Disputatio 2013

Video with the highlights of the Barcelona Disputatio 2013

Anne Buttimer

AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors for Anne Buttimer

Research Europe

Research Europe analyses the role of the Academia Europaea.

Annual Conference Wroclaw - Video

Watch the video from the Annual Plenary Conferences of the Academia in Wroclaw

Alexei Verkhratsky

Alexei Verkhratsky elected member of The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

2013 Balzan Prize

Balzan Prize awarded to three members of the Academy: Pascale Cossart, Alan Aspect and Manuel Castells

IEEE Fellowship

IEEE Fellowship awarded to Franco Zambonelli

Young Academy of Europe

The Young Academy of Europe was formally established at a constitutive annual meeting held in Brussels on 7/8 December 2012.

2013 Erasmus Medal

2013 Erasmus Medal Awarded to the international historian, Professor Norman Davies.

Seamus Heaney

Irish poet Seamus Heaney died August 30, 2013.

Nominations to Council

Call for Nominations for Elections as INDEPENDENT Members of the Council
Closing date for receipt of valid nominations - 31 July 2013.

Nominations for Presidency

Academia Europaea members ONLY.

Anton Zeilinger

Anton Zeilinger new president of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Turkish Academy of Sciences

A letter by the Board to the Government of Turkey expressing the Academy's wish to see a strong, independent and viable Turkish Academy.

Standing Panel

The Board of the Academy have agreed to establish a standing panel for the Humanities and Social Sciences, to be an active focus for our policy and activities.

John Gurdon

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012

Robert Edwards

Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 2010 to Robert G. Edwards

AEKH Wroclaw

Launching of the Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub – Wroclaw, 16 December, 2011

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