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'.  The benefits of Emeritus membership are laid out in our Alumni Policy.

 

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

Dr Louise Horsfall is a Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh. Louise believes that biotechnology has the potential to transform manufacturing by using waste as a feedstock, rather than it being an end product.

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