The Amsterdam Young Academy

Amsterdam Young Academy

Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA) is an independent platform where talented young scientists from different disciplines meet to develop views on science, scientific policy and how to build bridges between science and society in Amsterdam. Amsterdam Young Academy is an initiative of the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universtiteit and was officially launched on November 6th, 2018.

AYA R&R Awards 2023: education quality, Hack4Her and inclusion

The winners of the AYA 2023 Recognition & Reward Awards have won the prizes for their work on improving education quality, organizing events that are aimed on to involve more women and to make recruitment procedures more inclusive.

On Tuesday, 7 November, the rectores of VU and UvA handed out the second AYA Recognition & Reward Awards during…

Ten new AYA members!

This evening, ten new young academics have been inaugurated into the Amsterdam Young Academy

Six young academics from VU Amsterdam, three from the University of Amsterdam and one from Amsterdam UMC were appointed to the Amsterdam Young Academy during the inauguration on November 7.

Ten new members for AYA

Four young academics from VU Amsterdam, five from the University of Amsterdam and one from Amsterdam UMC were appointed to AYA. See who they are!

AYA grants first Recognition & Rewards Awards

Bregje van Groningen, Diletta Martinella and Floris Vermeulen are the first winners of AYA's first Recognition & Rewards Awards.

AYA Evaluation Report

(2018-2022)

With this evaluation, AYA would like to present what has been achieved over the last four years since the installment on 6 November 2018.

AYA Annual Report

(2020)

Here you can find AYA's Annual Report of 2020.

The Board

Tiago Matos Faculty of Medicine (AUMC/UvA)

Dermatologist and Research Fellow

Marie Deserno Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences UvA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Evgenia Lysova School of Business and Economics VU

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Alumni

Helmer Helmers [Alumni] Faculty of Humanities UvA

Assistant Professor Dutch Literature & NWO Veni Postdoc

Janna Cousijn [Alumni] Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences UvA

Assistant Professor Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Maria Themeli VUmc School of Medical Sciences

Assistant Professor Hematology

Martijn Stronks Faculty of Law VU

Professor Philosophy of Migration

Sebastian Altmeyer [Alumni] Faculty of Science UvA

Assistant Professor Computer Science

Susanne Wilken Faculty of Science UvA

Assistant Professor Aquatic Microbial Ecology

Thomas Mensink [Alumni] Faculty of Science UvA

Assistant Professor 3D Deep Learning

Maartje Stols-Witlox Faculty of Humanities UvA

Assistant Professor Painting Conservation

Francesca Righetti Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences VU

Associate Professor Experimental and Applied Psychology

Hanneke Stuit Faculty of Humanities UvA

Assistant Professor Literary and Cultural Analysis & Postdoctoral Researcher

Hans Koster School of Business and Economics VU

Professor in Urban Economics and Real Estate

Jos Akkermans School of Business and Economics VU

Associate Professor Sustainable Careers and Organizational Behaviors

Tom Seijkens [Alumni] Amsterdam UMC

Internist-hematologist in training