The Young Academy responds to the Wet internationalisering in balans) bill: high-quality science and scholarship depend on the international exchange of knowledge, scholars and students. Moreover, The Young Academy sees language as an inadequate and inefficient instrument to control the inflow of international students in higher education.
Read more about Position Statement on Language in Higher Education and Internationalisation
In this new report, the PhD Network and The Young Academey argue for a fundamental national restructuring of the position and financing of international scholarship PhD candidates.
Read more about PNN monitor: international scholarship PhD candidates with a contribution by The Young Academy
Research is about more than answering only the most pressing questions, but the current funding model in fact channels more and more funding to such questions. This is detrimental to broader long-term research and, ultimately, to the structure of Dutch science.
Read more about Space to Think. An analysis of structural threats to academic freedom and integrity
The Society of Arts and The Young Academy recommend that the Minister of Education, Culture and Science sets up a national fund for experimental research and projects in the field of arts and science.
Read more about Enabling cross-fertilisation between art and science with a dedicated fund
The Young Academy’s investigation of the current facilities for at-risk scholars in the Netherlands and the obstacles encountered by universities and knowledge institutions. It also includes recommendations for
improving the situation.
Read more about Support for at-risk scholars in the Netherlands
The Young Academy explores in two reports the possibilities for collecting antidiscrimination data at Dutch universities.
Read more about Antidiscrimination data: practices worldwide and views of students and staff of colour
This guide, an introduction to Dutch research and higher education, serves as a support document for researchers and instructors who are unfamiliar with the Dutch academic setting.
Read more about A beginner’s guide to Dutch academia
The Young Academy is pleased that Robbert Dijkgraaf, the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, plans to set up a national centre for science communication in the Netherlands, and emphasises the importance of a dialogue with society.
Read more about Make science communication an integral part of scientific practice
The Young Academy comments on the policy letter on higher education and research.
Read more about You cannot lighten the workload with a new competition
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on the work and wellbeing of academics in the Netherlands. Coping with the consequences will take leadership, money and a personalised approach.
Read more about The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic first lockdown period on the work and well-being of academics
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