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Brexit Observatory: Assessing the Impact of the Brexit Vote

Are you involved in research, innovation or further/higher education?
Are/were you based in Scotland or do/did you plan to come to Scotland?
Have you /your work been affected by the Brexit vote?
 
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Siobhan O'Connor
The winning entry "Malaria Hysteria" can be viewed on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq5NDCRl6RY&t=1s... Read More
Thursday, 13 July 2017
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Pinar Aksu is a Community Development Officer and a theatre maker. With years of experience, Pinar works with an integration network in Glasgow, coordinating projects for welcoming asylum seekers and refugees in the community.

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