Latest News

The latest news from the Young Academy of Scotland
1 minute reading time (106 words)

YAS member to speak at Glasgow Science Festival Zika virus panel

YAS member to speak at Glasgow Science Festival Zika virus panel

B - Zika Virus: Present, Past and Future

Sir Charles Wilson Building
15th June
18:30-19:30, followed by a Reception from 19:30-20:00
Tickets Free


On 15th June, YAS member Dr Heather Ferguson will join other experts in a Glasgow Science Festival panel discussion about the Zika virus. This interactive discussion, supported by the Glasgow Centre for International Development, will discuss current research into the Zika virus, how it was originally discovered and the ecological and public health factors that will affect how the outbreak is resolved.

For more information about the event and its speakers, visit the Glasgow Science Festival website.  To book a ticket, visit this Eventbrite page.

Academic Women Now: Experiences of mid-career acad...
YAS member Dr Theodore Koutmeridis gives TEDx talk...

Related Posts



Already Registered? Login Here
No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Our Members

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).

Latest News

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