Are you interested in interdisciplinary issues or transdisciplinary collaboration? Do you have an academic connection to Switzerland and are not yet 40 years old? Then apply for a five-year membership of the Swiss Young Academy by 28 February 2023.
Exploring the boundary between science and activism, formulating recommendations for improving the working conditions of non-professorial teaching staff, fostering transdisciplinarity through targeted science communication and establishing a science policy and diplomacy network for young scientists – these are the topics that the four latest project will be addressing in 2023.
The Board of Directors of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences has elected Christoph Falk as a new member of the Advisory Council. We are pleased to have the Innosuisse represented on the Advisory Council and to be supported and advised on our joint projects as well as on the personal interests of our members.
Sharing knowledge, meeting stimulating people and using interfaces.
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?
House of Academies
In dieser spannenden Position unterstützen Sie die Projektgruppe «Science vs Activism? Exploring the Boundary» der Jungen Akademie Schweiz.