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Brexit: The Impact on Scotland

One year on from the Brexit Referendum vote, the Young Academy of Scotland have released a report, Brexit: The Impact on Scotland. The report comprises of ten articles, each focusing on the impact of Brexit on a different industry, sector or area of society in Scotland, written by a YAS member who is an expert in that field or expertise.

2017 AGM at the University of St. Andrews

This year's Young Academy of Scotland AGM was held by the seaside at the Univeristy of St. Andrews.

At-Risk Academics and Refugees Initiative

In 2016 the Young Academy of Scotland became the first young academy in the world to introduce at-risk academic and refugee (ARAR) professional membership. Now, one year after its conception, YAS has released its Year One Report on the initiative.

Short film based on research from a YAS member wins Edinburgh Film Festival’s Youth Hub Filmmaking Competition

Siobhán O’Connor, a member of the YAS Health and Wellbeing working group and lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University, was selected to take part in the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF)’s Youth Hub Filmmaking Competition. Along with two other female scientists, she presented her health research to a group of young Scottish filmmakers on Saturday 17th June 2017. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, the project was designed to engage young people in understanding how science and research is represented in film and to inspire them to produce their own short film to educate and inform the public about issues facing contemporary society.

A Case Study in Advanced Kidney Cancer

One of our YAS emeritus members, Ian Overton and his research group, supported by an RSE Scottish Government Fellowship, have published research entitled, "Overcoming intratumoural heterogeneity for reproducible molecular risk stratification: a case study in advanced kidney cancer"


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20 September 2017
One year on from the Brexit Referendum vote, the Young Academy of Scotland have released a report, B...