Marie-Laure Salles, Director of the Geneva Graduate Institute, has been nominated to become a member of the Academia Europaea. Established in 1988, the Academia Europaea is the Pan-European Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Letters. Members are leading experts in their fields dedicated to the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages. Members identify topics of trans-European importance to science and scholarship, and propose appropriate action to ensure that these issues are adequately studied, making recommendations to national governments and international organisations.
Invitations to join the Academia are made by peer group nomination, scrutiny and confirmation as to the scholarship and eminence of the individual in their chosen field. Election is confirmed by the Council of the Academia. Marie-Laure Salles is a member of the Swiss contingent of the Academia.
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