Silvia has been elected as new member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland. The RSE Young Academy of Scotland fosters interdisciplinary activities among emerging leaders from the disciplines of science and humanities, the professions, the arts, business and civil society. The Young Academy of Scotland is part of a growing international movement in which national academies are establishing young academies across Europe and beyond. Silvia is looking forward to working with the YAS together with current and newly elected members.