Our publications

Cover of A Beginner's Guide to Swedish Academia
Ewa Machotka
Frida Bender
Janina Seubert
Linda Andersson Burnett
Lucie Delemotte
Mia Liinason
Philippe Tassin
Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed
Sofia Lodén
Ylva Söderfeldt
Books
2022

Book: A Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Academia

A Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Academia is available digitally for free (Epub and pdf) and in a limited printed edition. As a new researcher in the Swedish system, you face a series of questions about what applies to academic merits, and what the networks look like, but also concrete...
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Ewa Machotka
Jessica Jewell
Mia Liinason
Reports and position statements
2023

Best practices for supporting success in ERC grant competitions

Learning from national leaders – Policy recommendations developed by the Young Academy of Sweden The ERC funding scheme is Europe’s flagship programme for cutting-edge curiosity-driven frontier research. Within the ERC programme, Sweden performs notably lower than comparable countries. In...
Omslag Forskardrömmar
Christer Nordlund
Christian Ohm
Mia Liinason
Robert Lagerström
Steffi Burchardt
Tove Fall
Books
2021

Children’s book: Researcher’s dreams–Stories for curious children

  Book cover Researcher Dreams – Stories for curious children: Kicki Ajax and Rasmus Larsson.  The Young Academy of Sweden (YAS) shows that many different people become researchers and that they research many different things! In the children’s book Forskardrömmar (Researche...
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Pontus Nordenfelt
Reports and position statements
2020

Assistant Professorships in Sweden — an Evaluation

The Young Academy of Sweden has carried out a comprehensive evaluation of how assistant professorships have been implemented. Through a survay to all faculties at Sweden’s higher education institutions we have investigated how assistant professorships are used, what problems the faculties r...
Illustration: Maja på Näset
Reports and position statements
2020

Help us write to politicians and protest against proposed cuts in the ERC budget

You have probably heard that the proposed long-term budget for EU includes cuts in the budget for the European Research Council (ERC). The long-term budget was negotiated this summer by member states and is now debated in the EU Parliament. Jean-Pierre Bourgionon (president of the ERC) held a fo...
Academies' logotypes
Karl Wennberg
Reports and position statements
2019

Nordic and Baltic statement on gender equality in academia

The purpose of this joint statement, developed at the initiative of the Nordic young academies and further reinforced with the support of the Baltic young academies, is to identify initiatives and strategies that may improve gender equality in academia. We take gender equality to be not only a ma...
Academies' logotypes
Reports and position statements
2019

Nordic and Baltic statement on gender equality in academia

The purpose of this joint statement, developed at the initiative of the Nordic young academies and further reinforced with the support of the Baltic young academies, is to identify initiatives and strategies that may improve gender equality in academia. We take gender equality to be not only a ma...
Expedition Mundus
Seminars
2017

The research game Expedition Mundus

Expedition Mundus is a fun educational game that familiarises scientific research. In this game ‘science’ refers to all branches of research; the sciences, mathematics as well as the humanities and social sciences. Mundus shows participants that science is not about ’knowing a lot’, but rather ab...
År 4 omslag
Annual reports
2016

Young Academy of Sweden Year 4

Why is there a Young Academy of Sweden? What is our contribution? The purpose of the Young Academy of Sweden is forward-looking; to promote the position o knowledge in Sweden, for instance, by creating crossboundary meetings and by challenging prevailing stereotype and preconcepti...
År 3 omslag
Annual reports
2016

Young Academy of Sweden Year 3

This was an eventful year for the Young Academy o Sweden as according to the original plans, it became a fully independent organisation. The Foundation for the Young Academy of Sweden was formed on 24 October 2013 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) and the Ragnar Söde...

Young Academy of Sweden Members

Find out who the current members of the Young Academy of Sweden are.

Members