MG 8851Our membership currently stands at 126, our first cohort intake in 2011 was 68.

YAS membership currently stands at 53% female, and the average age on appointment is 36.5

If you are interested in seeing who our members are you can browse and search 'YAS Members'.

 

At the end of their 5 year term, YAS members have the opportunity to become 'Emeritus' members, these members are still involved in YAS activities and receive additional benefits not available to YAS alumni such as invitations to annual dinners, events and AGMs, mentoring and access to funding opportunities. To find out more about members, you can browse 'Emeritus Members'.

 

Our next recruitment drive is in Spring 2018. For information about membership criteria and the application process, please visit the 'Membership Criteria' page.

 

Our Members

Verena Rieser is a assistant professor in the Interaction Lab at Heriot-Watt University Computer Science department. Trained as a computational linguist, Verena has applied her expertise in machine learning and natural language processing to several areas of artificial intelligence, including spoken dialogue systems, natural language generation, sentiment analysis and computational sustainability. She also works closely with industry in bringing speech technology to the market.

Latest News

06 August 2018
New YAS member and Director of the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) Dr Allison J...