The UK Young Academy has been established as an interdisciplinary collaboration with prestigious national academies: the Academy of Medical Sciences, British Academy, Learned Society of Wales, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Irish Academy, Royal Society of Edinburgh, and the Royal Society. It joins the global initiative of Young Academies, with the UK Young Academy becoming the 50th to join the Young Academy movement.
I have been selected among the first members of the new UK Young Academy, a network of early career researchers and professionals established to help tackle local and global issues and promote meaningful change. This memebership officially took up their posts on Sunday 1 January and membership runs for five years. It is expected that the next call for applications will open later this year (2023).