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2020 Premi Ramon Margalef d’Ecologia

Candidatures to the Premi Ramon Margalef d’Ecologia Prize 2020.
The deadline for submitting proposals is May 15, 2020.

Sir John Cadogan (1930 – 2020)

Sir John Cadogan, a member of the Chemical sciences section and one of the early members of Academia Europaea, passed away on 8 February 2020.

MAEs play key role in Science Journal

Three members of Academia Europaea, Ole Petersen, Anant Parekh and Tullio Pozzan will play key roles in the development of a new journal of the American Physiological Society (APS)

André Mischke YAE Prize

Call for nomination for the André Mischke YAE Prize for Science and Policy 2020
Deadline for submissions: 29 February 2020.

Significance of Nuclear Energy

"What is the Significance of Nuclear Energy to the Future of Global Power Generation? - a new exptert report published by Acatech.

Year of the Rat

Wishes for the Chinese lunar New Year.

Cultural Heritage

Invitation to conference "The Role of Cultural Heritage in Socio-Economic Development and Preservation of Democratic Values - HERItage".
Venue: Rijeka, Croatia, European Capital of Culture 2020.
Date: March 11-13, 2020

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.

Donald Dingwell

2020 Arthur HOLMES Medal and Honorary Membership of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) awarded to Prof. Dingwell, the Vice-President of Academia Europaea.

Prof. Donald Dingwell

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

Laure Saint-Raymond

Prof. Laure Saint-Raymond awarded the 2020 Bôcher Memorial Prize.

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.

Amie Wilkinson

The 2020 Conant Prize awarded to Prof. Amie Wilkinson.

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'.

Strategic Plan 2019-2024

Read Academia Europaea's new strategic plan 2019 - 2024.


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.


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.

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.

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.

EASAC report on climate change and health

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

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