Following the initiative of the four members of de Jonge Akademie from TU Delft and with the supports of the Executive Board and the deans  the Delft Young Academy was founded on February 15th 2022 combined with the appointment of the first DYA Board. The official launch of the DYA and presentation of the board will take place on March 15th 16:00-17:00. The (live streamed) program will start at 16:00 sharp!

Delft Young Academy: our vision

The Delft Young Academy (DYA) is envisioned to be an inclusive platform (with members and an active board) for the development of academic leadership of and cooperation between early career researchers. Future leaders of TU Delft should be prepared and capable to think beyond the borders of their own discipline and faculty. The DYA can prepare early career researcher for their future roles and helps to build a university wide network of scientists.

In Delft the goals of the Young Academy are:

  • Spark dialogue and cooperation between disciplines and faculties
  • Facilitate that early career academics develop a vision on academic policy and have a voice
  • Support the professional development of early career academics
  • Connect science, technology and design with society.

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