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Nursing Stories from the First World War

The Women's Emergency Corps on the Western Front, 1914-1918© IWM (Q 2660)

The Young Academy of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh will co-host Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Diane AtkisonThis free event is being held on 9th November 2018 from 6 - 7:15pm at the Royal Society of Edinburgh (22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ)

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Four YAS Members named 2016 RSE Prizewinners

The Royal Society of Edinburgh has revealed it Prizewinners for 2016; we are pleased to announce that four of the individuals recognised for their significant contributions to academia are members of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland.

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Young Academy Members receive RSE awards

Two Young Acadmey Members - Dr. Per Ola Kristensson and Dr. Catherine Cazin - have been awarded prizes for the RSE/Makdougall Brisbane Medal (Early Career Prize) this year. Dr. Kristensson

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YAS members amongst RSE prize-winners

Three members of the Young Academy of Scotland were included in the RSE’s list of prize-winners this August. Dr Nicola Stanley-Wall (University of Dundee) received the RSE/Patrick Neil Medal, the early career prize in the field of life sciences, for her outstanding research work, leadership skills and public engagement activities. Dr Rob Jenkins (University of Glasgow) and Dr Sharon Ashbrook (University of St Andrews) shared the RSE/Makdougall Brisbane Medal, which recognises the excellent achievements of early career researchers in the physical sciences.

Full details of the RSE's 2012 prize winners can be found here.

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Sotiria Grek is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. She works in the area of Europeanisation of education policy with a particular focus on transnational policy learning, knowledge and governance. She has co-authored (with Martin Lawn) ‘Europeanising education: governing a new policy space’ (2012, Symposium) and recently co-edited (with Joakim Lindgren) 'Governing by Inspection’ (2015, Routledge).

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19 February 2019
by Silvia Paracchini, Jess Enright, Heidi Burdett, and Emilie CombetIn December, the Young Academy o...