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Academia Europaea 2021

Academia Europaea wishes everyone a restful and a safe holiday period.

A Farewell from the President

Farewell message from the outgoing President of the Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh.

Biodegrability of Plastic

Read the new SAPEA Evidence Review Report presenting the latest scientific evidence on the biodegradability of plastics in the open environment.

Valedictory Presidential Lecture

Valedictory presidential lecture by Professor Sierd Cloetingh, President of Academia Europaea from 2014 till 2020.

My time as President of Academia Europaea

Professor Sierd Cloetingh reflects on his time as President of Academia Europaea.

Siegfried Selberherr

Prof. Siegfried Selberherr, member of the Informatics section of Academia Europaea was elected Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association.

Ravikumar Majeti

Humboldt Research Award to Dr. Ravikumar Majeti, member of the Clinical & Veterinary Science section of Academia Europaea.

Award to Katalin Kariko

Professor Katalin Kariko, member of the Biochemistry and Molecular biology section of Academia Europaea, receives the 2021 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

Marja Makarow

Professor Marja Makarow appointed to the Board of the new European Innovation Council.

Fighting Over the Bible

A publication by Isaac Kalimi, member of the Philosophy, theology and religious studies section.
The book explores the conflicts between mainstream Jews and their internal and external opponents, especially between particular Jewish groups such as Pharisees, Sadducees, Qumranites, Samaritans, Rabbanites and Karaites, as well as with Christians and Muslims regarding their interpretations of Jewish Scripture.

Miguel Servet Award for Research Excellence

Professor Susana Onega, Professor Emeritus from the University of Zaranoza and a member of the Literary and Theatrical Section of Academia Europaea granted the Miguel Servet Award for Research Excellence.


SCIENTIFIC GRAND PRIZE 2021 - Call for nominations.
Deadline for the reception of the dossiers: January 14, 2022.

Gold Medal 2021

Professor Ole Petersen has received the Gold Medal for his contribution to the development of European science at Academia Europaea’s Annual Conference.

Maria Paradiso

Professor Maria Paradiso appointed in the Governing Board of the International
Science Council.

Gold Award

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

Erasmus Medal

The Academia Europaea are pleased to award an Erasmus Medal to Professor Roger Penrose, internationally renowned Mathematician and Physicist and Professor (emeritus) of Mathematics, Oxford University.
The event will take place on Wednesday 20 October, 2021.

Nikolaos Stampolidis

Professor Nikolaos Stampolidis elected as the first Director-General of the Acropolis Museum.

GÖMBÖC piece to Roger Penrose

As a compliment to the award of the 2020 Erasmus medal of the Academia Europaea, Professor Roger Penrose will also receive a unique GÖMBÖC piece.

Statement from the President on behalf of the Board of trustees

The statement concerns the Academy communications in relation to the action by the ‘Tribunal de Cuentas’ in Madrid.

Nobel Prize to three AE members

Breaking news: Prof. Syukuro Manabe and Prof. Klaus Hasselmann, members of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section and Prof. Giorgio Parisi, member of the Physics and Engineering Sciences section were awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Katalin Karikó announced NIHF Inductee

Prof. Katalin Karikó of Pensylvania University and a member of the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology section of the Academy is among the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) 2022 class of Inductees for her invention of Modified mRNA Technology Used in COVID-19 Vaccines.

ADVANCE NOTICE of the 2021 Members Business meeting (AGM)

ADVANCE NOTICE of the 2021 Members Business meeting (AGM) and of A SERIES OF ONLINE MEMBER BALLOTS.

Stig Strömholm

Stig Strömholm, the third President of Academia Europaea celebrates his 90th birthday.


Professor Benno Werlen has launched an international initiative to highlight the significance of attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before the 2030 target date.

2021 Elected members

Election and registration of new members 2021.

2021 William Prager Medalist

Professor Gerhard A. Holzapfel, member of the Physics and Engineering Science section of the Academy, was awarded the prestigious William Prager Medal.

Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize 2021

Call for Nominations for the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize (3rd edition, Humanities and Social Sciences).
Deadline for nominations: September 30, 2021.

Climate and Biodiversity Crisis

Key Messages from European Science Academies for UNFCCC COP26 and CBD COP15:
The urgency of the climate and biodiversity crises requires closer coordination between UNFCCC and CBD.
EASAC publishes a Commentary summarizing EASAC’s ten years of scientific analysis covering environmental, energy and biosciences set against the scary backdrop of an inexorable increase in temperature and humidity.

Donald Dingwell member of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

We are pleased to report that professor Don Dingwell, Chair of Class B (exact and Natural Sciences), Academic Director of the AE Knowledge Hub - Munich, has received the highest honour from the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

AE Newsletter August 2021

Read the newsletter from the President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh.
August 2021.

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