Economist Mariana Mazzucato is the recipient of the 2019 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values, honouring her wide-ranging and stimulating work in the field of political economy and particularly her ground-breaking contributions to understanding the role of the state in innovation. Please click to read further..
In response to the latest actions taken by the Hungarian Ministry for Innovation and Technology concerning the allocation of funding to the research institutes of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, ALLEA reinforces its calls to protect the institutional autonomy and academic freedom of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
The Science Academy, Turkey endorses this ALLEA statement. To read the full statement, please click.
The following scientists were elected as Science Academy, Turkey members at the General Assembly on 1.12.2018.
Science Academy, Turkey honorary member Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell was awarded a special Breakthrough Prize for her discovery of pulsars in 1967 and her continued leadership in science.
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell announced the money will be used to fund scholarships to help women, refugees and people from ethnic minority groups into the sciences.
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ALLEA Statement on the political infringement on academic freedom in Hungary:
ALLEA re-iterates its previous pleas to uphold and guarantee the autonomy of academic organisations and
institutions in order for the scientific community of Hungary to fulfil its tasks and mandates, and to contribute
to the country’s social and economic well–being, and development.
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The Science Academy, Turkey member Prof. Dr. M. Pınar Mengüç, the Head of Mechanical Engineering Department and the Director of the Center for Energy, Environment, and Economy (CEEE), has been honored with the 2018 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Heat Transfer Memorial Award. This prestigious award is given to him in recognition of his original and lasting research contributions in radiative heat transfer, as well as in the development of diagnostic tools for particle characterization, nanoscale manufacturing techniques, and nanoscale energy transport. Since 1974, the award has been received by faculty members from the world’s leading universities, including Stanford, …
David Pines, Honorary Member of Bilim Akademisi, passed away on 3 May 2018, at the age of 94 years in his home surrounded by loved ones.
He was a distinguished professor of physics, University of California, Davis, research professor of physics and professor emeritus of physics and electrical and computer engineering in the Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and a staff member in the office of the Materials, Physics, and Applications Division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and was associated with many universities around the world. In Turkey, he was an adjunct professor and one …