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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.

2020 Elected members

Election and registration of new members 2020.

COVID-19 Information

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

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.


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

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.

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.

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.

YAE Symposia on COVID-19

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


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

Wider health effects of COVID-19 response

Martin McKee, member of the Behavioural Sciences section of Academia Europaea, has published a new article on the Wider health effects of COVID-19 response.

International Federation for Information Processing

10 members of the Informatics section of Academia Europaea elevated to First Cohort of Fellows by IFIP, the International Federation of Information Processing.

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.

Neuroinfection and COVID-19

Luca Steardo, Robert Zorec and Alex Verkhratsky, members of the Physiology and Neuroscience section of Academia Europaea, have published a commentary entitled ‘Neuroinfection may contribute to pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of COVID-19’.

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.

Gold Medal

The Gold Medal of Academia Europaea will be awarded to Professor Ole Petersen MAE FRS for his contribution to the development of European Science.

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.


Read papers from the 2017 Budapest Academia Europaea General Meeting published in European Review.
Volume 27 / Issue 1, February 2019

Crossing over to the Future Symposium Volume

Read the papers from the Academia Europaea Symposium "Crossing over to the Future: Interdiscplinarity in Research and Higher Education" published in European Review.


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