Why are only full professors allowed to call themselves professor, wear a gown and confer doctorates? Assistant and associate professors ought to have that right too, in the view of The Young Academy.
Waarom mogen alleen hoogleraren zichzelf professor noemen, de toga dragen en de doctorstitel verlenen? Ook universitair docenten en hoofddocenten moeten dat recht krijgen, vindt De Jonge Akademie.
In order to combat ethnic discrimination and racism, collecting data on the migration background of students and staff may be a ‘necessary evil’. This is a tentative conclusion drawn by The Young Academy based on interviews.
Om discriminatie en racisme te bestrijden is het misschien een 'noodzakelijk kwaad' om data te verzamelen over de afkomst van studenten en medewerkers. Die voorzichtige conclusie trekt de Jonge Akademie op grond van interviews.
The first lockdown of the coronavirus crisis had a substantial impact on researchers. In particular, female researchers with young children experienced problems, according to a new report.
De eerste lockdown van de coronacrisis had een flinke impact op onderzoekers. Vooral vrouwelijke wetenschappers met jonge kinderen kwamen in de problemen, staat in een nieuw rapport.
‘More diversity?’ In academic circles this phrase often still means ‘more women’, says Saskia Bonjour, political scientist and member of The Young Academy. Too little is being done for other target groups.
‘Meer diversiteit?’ Dat betekent aan de universiteit vaak nog steeds ‘meer vrouwen’, stelt Saskia Bonjour, politicoloog en lid van De Jonge Akademie. Voor andere doelgroepen wordt te weinig gedaan.
The leading scientists of The Young Academy are squarely behind the new ‘recognition and reward’ system at Dutch universities, according to a collection of interviews and recommendations which they published this week.
De topwetenschappers van De Jonge Akademie scharen zich vierkant achter het nieuwe ‘erkennen en waarderen’ aan de Nederlandse universiteiten, blijkt uit een bundeling interviews en aanbevelingen die vandaag verschijnt.
The corona crisis has put research on hold. This impacts all science, but especially PhDs and young researchers are concerned about the situation. Many share the same fear: not being able to finish their research on time. ‘Most PhDs worry about the situation. None of them know if they will be allowed to extend their deadlines,’ says the PhD Network of the University of Twente (P-NUT).
The Young Academy of the University of Twente ([email protected]) organized their first meeting dedicated to tenure track today. The lunch discussion was led by Hans Hilgenkamp and Peter Apers and aimed to bring various tenure trackers together and provide them with useful advice: ‘Dare to be a leader.’
Since the 29th of March 2016, Tatiana Filatova is officially a member of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), a group of the top young scientists in the country. As such, she hopes to influence the research funding policy and to initiate a national evaluation of the tenure track system.
What is the beauty of science and why do scientists consider their work beautiful? That was the underlying question behind the latest Studium Generale lecture, during which UT scientists talked about their research and the beauty they have discovered through it.
Young Academy of the University of Twente is an association of excellent researchers and academic staff members from the UT. Only the best of the best can become members of Young Academy and get the chance to influence the scientific community. Two of the board members, Jacco Snoeijer and Joris van Hoof, explain more about the organization.