Please find here a collection of resources, produced for and on behalf of the Young Academy of Scotland. As our membership grows and the Young Academy goes from stength to strength expect to see more and more resources here.

Please also see the Presentations page for some presentations given by YAS members on a variety of subjects. All our publications are available to download.


The Young Academy of Scotland On the dispute between UCU and UUK regarding reforms to the Universities Superannuation Scheme. -March 2018


The Young Academy of Scotland (special project in conjunction with University of St Andrews) Academic Women Now - June 2016

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 The Young Academy of Scotland: Excellence in Education Working Group: Numeracy Counts - September 2014 

Numeracy resource



The Young Academy of Scotland Arts, Humanities and Society Working Group: Arts and Humanities at the Parliament October 2014 



The Young Academy of Scotland. BREXIT: The Impact on Scotland, Health and Wellbeing Edition September 2018

YAS Brexit Impact Report HW cover only

The Young Academy of Scotland: Brexit Observatory (preliminary findings- project ongoing) October 2017

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The Young Academy of Scotland: BREXIT: The Impact on Scotland September 2017

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The Young Academy of Scotland, Advice Paper - Making Stronger Links: Inter-Disciplinary Learning in Scottish Schools October 2014

Making stronger links

The Young Academy of Scotland and the David Hume Institute: 'The Politicians and the Professionals' - Implications of Constitutional Change March 2014



The Global Young Academy: ‘The Global State of Young Scientists’ Project Report and Recommendations January 2014



The Young Academy of Scotland: Health and Wellbeing Working Group: Adressing Hate and Violence - The Scottish Experience of Communities and Complexities- July 2013

Hate and Violence


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Kathryn is a Lecturer in evolutionary biology at the University of Glasgow's Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine. Her research programme is motivated by a fascination to understand how local environments and genetic history promote the amazing variation and biodiversity we see in the natural world.