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Donald Dingwell elected to the Royal Society

Prof. Donald B. Dingwell, Academia Europaea Vice-President and a member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section of Academia Europaea elected as Fellow of the Royal Society.

Christian Dustmann

Professor Christian Dustmann, member of the Economics, business and management sciences section of Academia Europaea has been awarded the Carl-Friedrich-von-Weizsäcker-Prize 2020.

Nominations for the 2022 Novo Nordisk Prize

Call for Nominations for the DKK 5 million (appr. EUR 672,000) 2022 Novo Nordisk Prize.
Deadline: 1 June, 2021.

Recent cuts to the UK Overseas Development Aid research budget

Press release: Academia Europaea asks the UK Government to re-consider UK Government decision to cut research funding for overseas collaborative research development projects.
April 16, 2021.

Arctic Marine Operations and Shipping

Arctic Marine Operations and Shipping: Green Initiatives and Challenges”, organized by the Academia Europaea Bergen Knowledge Hub (AE-Bergen), Pacific Environment, University of Bergen, and Arctic Frontiers on April 7th 2021, is now available as a recording.

Postdoc position

Bioelectrodynamics Research team, Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Position can be started from June 2021, but no later than January 2022.

Pieter Muysken (1950 – 2021)

Professor Pieter Muysken, member of the Linguistics section of Academia Europaea passed away 6 April 2021.


A committee chaired by Prof. Erol Gelenbe, member of the Informatic section of Academia Europaea, published a report addressing key problems in scientific and technical communication, and peer review.

Gold Award

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

2021 Premi Ramon Margalef d'Ecologia Open Call

Invitation to AE members to submit nominations for the 2021 Premi Ramon Margalef d'Ecologia.
Deadline: 31st April, 2021.

2021 Abel Prize

Academia Europaea are proud to announce the award of the 2021 Abel Prize to the distinguished member Professor László Lovász MAE, the Academic Director of the AE Budapest Knowledge Hub and a member of the Mathematics section of Academia Europaea.

AE Newsletter March 2021

Read the newsletter from the President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh.
March 2021.

Science in London

Magdolna Hargittai and István Hargittai, members of the Chemical Sciences section, have published a new book: Science in London: A Guide to Memorials.

Press release

The Board of trustees of the AE publissh a statement responding to the recent attacks on the academic freedom of the institution and staff of Boğaziçi University in Turkey.

Andrei Sakharov

An article by István Hargittai, member of the Chemical sciences section on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Andrei Sakharov.
Published in the European Review.
Open access.

Erasmus Medal

The Academia Europaea are pleased to award an Erasmus Medal to the internationally renowned Mathematician and Physicist, and Professor (emeritus) of Mathematics, Oxford University.
The event will take place on Thursday 21st October, 2021.

Wolf Prize 2021

2021 Wolf Prize awarded to two members of Academia Europaea, Professor Joan Steitz and Professor Giorgio Parisi.

COVID-19 Information

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


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


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

Academia Europaea Information Leaflet 2020

A new information leaflet about Academia Europaea now available.

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.

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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