Launch of the Young Academy of Scotland

The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy, welcomed members of the new “RSE Young Academy of Scotland” to an event on Tuesday 29th November.

The launch event was chaired by the journalist Kenneth Roy and also involved Shami Chakrabarti (Director of Liberty), Professor Anne Glover (Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government), Professor Steve Jones (geneticist at University College London), and Dr Martin Parker (composer).

View RSE report on the launch (PDF).

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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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