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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Dr Ik Siong Heng is a physicist at the University of Glasgow. His main research focuses on gravitational wave astronmy. Gravitational waves, predicted by Einstein in his theory of General Relativity, are ripples in the fabric of the universe we live in (aka spacetime). These gravitational ripples will uncover the mysteries that lie in the darkest, densest regions of the Universe.

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10 July 2018
 YAS Welcomes 53 New Members New cohort of members includes outstanding members of Scotlan...