Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) Call for Membership

Applications 2019:

The call is open to all scholars working in any research-based discipline, including the social sciences, arts, humanities, education, law, sciences, medicine, engineering etc...Read More


2019 NYA Young Researchers' Prizes:

The Nigerian Young Academy (NYA) call for applications to her National Young Researcher's Prizes in Linguistics, Microbiology, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical and Health Sciences...Read More


4.1 Annual conference

The annual conference of the academy is held in the month of August. Seven editions of this conference have been held between 2011 and 2017 at Federal University of Technology, Owerri; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; University of Ibadan, Ibadan; University of Ilorin, Ilorin; Federal University of Technology, Minna; Sheraton Hotel, Lagos and Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun. Details of Our Annual Conferences: Dates and other relevant information can be found here.

4.2 Meetings

The meeting of the general assembly is held physically at least once in a year at the venue of the annual conference while emergency meetings can be held as deemed necessary either physically or virtually.

4.3 Research groups

From time to time, research groups are established to serve as platform for synergy among members to execute their projects. There are three research groups which include: Biological and Health Sciences; Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology; as well as Social Sciences and Humanities.  

 4.4 Workshops

The Academy organizes different categories of workshops and seminars in order to improve the capacity of members and other young academics and researchers. This include Capacity-building workshop, Anti-plagiarism workshop and Grant-winning research proposal writing workshop. Details of Our Workshops: Dates and other relevant information can be found here.