As part of this year's Prix Média & Newcomer award ceremony, our Fake News project group is organising a panel on the topic of fake news and conspiracy theories as well as learnings for the future.
The project group "Challenging Inequalities" is organising a retreat in Bern from 29 to 31 August for the exchange and networking of ECRs affected by racism and classism. The registration deadline is 14 August.
The Members' Assembly elected Florian Egli as the new Speaker for the term 2022/23. Mey Boukenna was appointed as the new Vice-Speaker. We are looking forward to a great cooperation!
The Board of Directors of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences has elected Edith Schnapper as a new member of the Advisory Council. We are pleased to have the SATW represented on the Advisory Board and to be supported and advised on our joint projects as well as on the personal interests of our members.
The core tasks of the Swiss Young Academy includes not only representing young researchers and promoting the science- and social-policy discourse, but also implementing inter- and transdisciplinary projects at the interface between science and society. For this purpose, each member has access to funding, which makes possible joint projects in groups of up to 6 people.
What are the reasons for the marginalization, growing competition over collaboration and precarity in (Swiss) academia? And what can be done about it?
What can we learn from COVID-19 fake news about the spread of scientific misinformation in general?
How can members of the SYA foster inter- and trans-disciplinary collaborations in order to contribute to societal challenges?
How does science get heard in the legislative process? How are scientific experts selected? How to ensure that interdisciplinary perspectives are incorporated?
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