Welcome to the Young Academy of Scotland

 

Made up of 126 young professionals, the RSE Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) fosters interdisciplinary activities among emerging leaders from science and humanities, the professions, the arts, business and civil society. Established by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2011, YAS provides a platform for innovative young entrepreneurs, professionals and academics to develop a coherent and influential voice, and to address the most challenging issues facing society in Scotland and beyond..

 

 

 

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Following the rejection of the Government’s proposed EU-withdrawal deal in the H...
YAS member Theodore Koutmeridis is organising a workshop on the Economics of Cri...

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Daniela is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work & Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde. Trained as a primary school teacher in Romania, Daniela’s research work focuses on the experiences of marginalised groups and issues of social justice, including approaches to tackling child poverty and minimising its impact on children's opportunities; children as service users and their involvement in consultation; multi-agency working; migration and its impact on children and inclusion of ethnic minority groups (especially Roma and Gypsy Travellers).

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16 January 2019
Following the rejection of the Government’s proposed EU-withdrawal deal in the House of Commons, YAS...