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Nomination cycle 2020-2021 open

Academia Europaea members are invited to submit nominations for membership. The nomination cycle opened on 1 November 2020 and will close at 31 March 2021.

Cardiff Knowledge Hub Annual Report 2020

AE Cardiff Hub’s Annual Report 2020 is available now.

Academia Europaea Information Leaflet 2020

A new information leaflet about Academia Europaea now available.

Paul Crutzen (1933 - 2021)

Professor Paul J. Crutzen, Nobel Prize Laureate for Chemistry 1995, Erasmus Medal winner 1997 and member of the Earth and Cosmic Science section of Academia Europaea passed away 28 January 2021.
Read the commemorative words by Professor Sierd Cloetingh, the President of Academia Europaea.


Deadline for the nomination: 31st of August 2021 (midnight GMT).

André Mischke YAE Prize

Call for nominations for the André Mischke YAE Prize for Science and Policy 2021.
The deadline has been extended until 15 April 2021.

Daniel Carasso Fellowship

The Daniel Carasso Fellowship is an initiative to support research on sustainable food systems.
Call for nominations.
Call closure: 05.03.2021

BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

2021 Nominations open: BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards.
The closing date for submissions is June 30, 2021, at 23:00 GMT.

AE Newsletter December 2020

Read the newsletter from the President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh.
December 2020.

Biodegrability of Plastic

Read the new SAPEA Evidence Review Report presenting the latest scientific evidence on the biodegradability of plastics in the open environment.

The Temptation of Homo Europaeus

A new edition of the book by Prof. Victor Neumann, member of the History and archaeology section of the Academy.

New AE Budapest Knowledge Hub

The new AE Budapest Knowledge Hub was launched on 9 December 2020.

Donald B. Dingwell

2020 Harry H. HESS Medal of the American Geophysical Union awarded to Donald B. Dingwell.

Sir John Meurig Thomas (1932 - 2020)

Sir John Meurig Thomas, member of the Chemical science section of Academia Europaea passed away 13 November 2020.

Marja Makarow new President of the AE

Academia Europaea elects Professor Marja Makarow as the next President.
Prof. Makarow takes up the role in October 2021.

The Politics of Maps

Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine.
A new publication by Christine Leuenberger and Izhak Schnell, member of the Human Mobility, Governance, Environment and Space section.

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.

COVID-19 Information

Academia Europaea provides links to information and research about the coronavirus.

Sustainability Plan

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


André Mischke YAE Prize 2020 awarded to Dr Grant Hill-Cawthorne in recognition of his internationally leading roles in academic research, management, and policymaking.

Human Diversity in Context

Human Diversity in Context: publication drawn from the Academia Europaea Curien Fund supported conference in Triest in 2018.
Hard copy and online access available.

A Sustainable Food System for the EU

SAPEA Evidence Review Report on “A Sustainable Food System for the EU” has been published today, Thursday 09th April 2020.

Assessing the Impact of Plan S

Read and download the report on the international symposium on the impact of Plan S on researchers, research-intensive institutions, societies and publishers.
The event was organised by the AE Cardiff Hub with KU Leuven Libraries.


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