||The Young Academy offers a high level of visibility and recognition to a key group of Scotland’s most talented younger academics and professionals. The Young Academy offers a unique range of activities that are intended to complement, extend and strengthen activities already available to younger academics and professionals in Scotland.
||Through a range of meetings, seminars and workshops it fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and career development, contributes to policy development for specific disciplines and broader societal issues, develops strong international links with Young Academies elsewhere in Europe, and undertakes public engagement and outreach, especially with younger people.
||The Young Academy gives particular emphasis to interdisciplinary working amongst the academic disciplines and the professions. Networking with industry and encouraging entrepreneurial activity is given special prominence.