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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.

2020 Balzan Prizewinners

The President of the International Balzan Foundation "Prize" Alberto Quadrio-Curzio and the Chairman of the Balzan General Prize Committee Luciano Maiani will announce via live streaming the names of the 2020 Balzan Prizewinners.

Copley Medal

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

Psychiatric face of COVID-19

A review by Luca Steardo Jr, Luca Steardo MAE and Alex Verkhratsky MAE highlighting the importance of appropriate management of psychiatric aspects of COVID-19.

RSB COVID-19 Bulletin August 24

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.
August 24, 2020.

Peter Trudgill

Professor Peter Trudgill awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Murcia University.

SYMBIOTIC LIFE

Academia Europaea Barcelona Knowledge Hub presents several short documentaries on different examples of symbiotic relationships existing in nature, presented in a visually striking format.

Richard Catlow

Professor Richard Catlow, of Cardiff University and University College London and member of the Chemical sciences section has been awarded the prize for his contribution to physical chemistry.

Trusting Politicians Trusting Experts

There is a high level of trust in scientists and a low level of trust in politicians. How is working together likely to impact on levels of trust in scientists and politicians and the relationship between scientists and politicians?
Article by Baroness Onora O’Neill, member of the Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies section of Academia Europaea.

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.

Leopoldina International Virtual Panel Series

German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina starts a new virtual format together with its global partners: Leopoldina International Virtual Panel Series: “Contact Tracing Apps: Promising Tool in the Fight Against COVID-19?”
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 · 11:00 to 12:15 GMT+2

COST special edition newsletter June 2020

COST actions and COVID-19 created an interdisciplinary network booklet, featuring a full list of the expertise offered and details on how to connect.

Arkadiusz Wojs

Professor Arkadiusz Wójs, Academic Director of the Academia Europaea Wroclaw Knowledge Hub and member of the Physics and engineering sciences section, was elected Rector of the Wrocław University of Science and Technology.

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.


Mission Covid-19

Read the new COVID-19 position paper by EASSH (European Allience for Social Sciences and Humanities.

Endocytic Uptake of SARS-COV-2

Endocytic Uptake of SARS-COV-2: Roles of pH, Ca2+ and NAADP.
New article by Ole Petersen, Vice President of Academia Europaea.
The paper highlights how interdisciplinary research will help to understand how SARS-COV-2 affects the gastrointestinal system.

Sustainability Plan

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

RSB COVID-19 Bulletin June 15

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.
June 15, 2020.

Gilles Brassard

Award of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences to Prof. Gilles Brassard.

The Higgs Boson and the Coronavirus

The webinar "The Higgs Boson and the Coronavirus (Basic Science after the Pandemic)" will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 4:00 pm CET.

YAE Symposia on COVID-19

Call for speakers for the YAE Symposia on COVID-19.

Culture and Education during the COVID-19 pandemic

Invitation to a webinar on culture and education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organized by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).
June 3, 2020 13:00.

Erik Swyngedouw

Prof. Swyngedouw awarded two Honorary Doctorates by Swedish and Danish universities.

Leon O. Chua

Leon O. Chua receives the 2020 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics.

RSB COVID-19 Bulletin June 1

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.

AE Newsletter May 2020

Newsletter from the President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh.
May 2020.

EDS Celebrated Member

Prof. Leon O. Chua has been named a Celebrated Member of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS).

From Research to Public Health Policy

Professor Martin McKee talks about Public Health, his role at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and his latest research on the adverse effects of movement restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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