Sabrina Heike Kessler is elected as a member of the Swiss Young Academy (2020-2025). The Board of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences has elected the first 29 members of the Swiss Young Academy. They are characterized by their personal profile, their motivation and their great interest in inter- and transdisciplinary cooperation. For five years, they will represent young scientists in Switzerland and will help to shape the newly-founded Swiss Young Academy. The newly-established Swiss Young Academy brings together 29 talented scientists with broad interests from 25 different disciplines who work at 15 different universities and colleges.
The Swiss Young Academy gives young researchers the opportunity to carry out inter- and transdisciplinary projects. With their dedication and contributions, members pursue the early identification of challenges facing society, provide solutions for these challenges, and foster a dialogue between science and society.