YAS delegation in Umeå, clockwise from left: member Ellen Bushell, CEO Sverker Lundin, vice chair Mia Liinason, member Karolina Kauppi, chair Sebastian Westenhoff, alumnus Christer Nordlund and Vice chancellor of Umeå University Hans Adolfsson. Photo: SUA
The Young Academy of Sweden (YAS) met February 9-10. The meeting's two overarching themes were how breakthrough research can be promoted and academic freedom. An YAS delegation was present at Umeå University and welcomed guests in the temporary YAS studio.