At their Members' Assembly, the members of the Swiss Young Academy elected a new Executive Board for the year 2022/23. With Sofie Behluli and Mey Boukenna, two members have been newly elected to the Executive Board.
The Administrative Office is looking for experienced researchers from academic or non-academic fields who would enjoy passing on their experience and advice regarding career-relevant topics to our members in the context of one-to-one mentoring.
What should statistics look like so that readers trust them? What does it take for graphics to be interpreted correctly? Based on their research, our "Fake News" project group at the European Journalism Observatory explains what makes graphic statistics understandable and trustworthy.
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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?
Karin M. Spycher, Head of Swiss Young Academy
House of Academies