Author: Riikka Hiltunen

Apply for membership in Young Academy Finland!

Dear Early Career Researcher! Do you wish to be part of a multidisciplinary community that aims to promote research and strengthen the status of science […]

Our new science education video encourages women and girls to pursue careers in science

The video is available also with subtitles in English!   11 February is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science and Technology. […]

YAF ratified the Stockholm Charter for Academic Freedom

Today, 24th of January 2024, the Stockholm Charter for Academic Freedom was launched. The charter was initiated by the Young Academy of Sweden, but many […]

Young Academy Finland wishes you a happy summer!

The spring season of the Young Academy Finland has been packed with events, international cooperation, and impact work. Staff will be on holiday from 28 […]

Aftermaths of the Helsinki 2022 international meeting

In Helsinki 2022, the associations and academies of the Baltic and Nordic countries gathered to discuss two main themes, the war in Ukraine and multidisciplinary […]

YAF attended the meeting of European Young Academies in Stockholm to discuss academic freedom

Photos: Erik Thor/Young Academy of Sweden, Salla-Maaria Laaksonen The Young Academy of Sweden hosted the meeting of European National Young Academies (ENYA) in Stockholm on […]

Академія наук молодих вчених Фінляндії вивчила потреби українських дослідників

Звіт, складений координаторкою короткострокового проєкту Мариною Смагіною, тепер можна прочитати на сайті Академії наук молодих вчених Фінляндії. Після повномасштабного вторгнення Росії в Україну в лютому […]

Young Academy Finland investigated the needs of Ukrainian researchers

A report compiled by short-term project coordinator Maryna Smahina has now been published. Following the full-scale invasion of Russia into Ukraine in February 2022, the […]

Apply for membership in Young Academy Finland!

Dear Early Career Researcher! Do you wish to be part of a multidisciplinary community that aims to promote research and strengthen the status of science […]

Our new chair Olli-Ville Laukkanen wants to strengthen the role of the Young Academy Finland as an amplifier for the voice of young researchers

D.Sc. (Tech.) Olli-Ville Laukkanen was elected as the new chair of the Young Academy Finland in September. In this interview, he shares his views on […]

Estonian guests visited November’s Academy club

In November, the first completely English-language Academy Club of the Young Academy Finland was organized. In addition to our members, Estonian Young Academy of Sciences […]

Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies took place in November – YAF was represented in a panel on greater inclusion

The Triennial Conference of the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Worldwide Meeting of Young Academies took place from 1-3 November 2022, both online and at […]

YAF’s video on the well-being of young Finns available now also with subtitles in English and Swedish

In October, Young Academy Finland published a video targeted at upper elementary schools and high schools, addressing the well-being of young Finns from many different […]

Maryna Smahina will coordinate support for Ukrainian early-career researchers

Young Academy Finland has employed Maryna Smahina as a short-term project coordinator. Maryna will work part-time until 15 January, and her main task is to […]

Open position: Short-term investigator / coordinator − creating networks between Ukrainian and Finnish early-career researchers

Academic communities all over the world wish to offer their help to their Ukrainian colleagues, but there is a lot of obscurity in what Ukrainian […]