ECR NoN Meeting – London

Early career researcher networks meet in London In January 2018 representatives from 17 international networks of early career researchers met in London to discuss new collaborations and the challenges facing professionals beginning careers in sustainability. The workshop, convened by Future Earth, brought together a range of networks and among them was YESS, represented by our […]

YESS @ SDG’s and the Future Earth Research Agenda- Perspectives of ECS

SDG’s and the Future Earth Research Agenda- Perspectives of Early Career Scientists: Summary Report German Community Future Earth meeting, 20-21 April 2017, Kiel, Germany Faten Bahar represented the YESS Community.   Read Faten’s short report below: Background of the meeting SDGS and the Future Earth research agenda – perspectives of Early Career Scientists The round […]

Science Highlights 2023

December Ali, J., Wahl, T., Enriquez, A. R., Rashid, M. M., Morim, J., Gall, M., & Emrich, C. T. (2023). The role of compound climate and weather extreme events in creating socio-economic impacts in South Florida. Weather and Climate Extremes, 42, 100625. Eischeid, J.K., M.P. Hoerling, X.-W. Quan, A. Kumar, J. Barsugli, Z.M. Labe, […]

Science Highlights 2022

August-December Ahmad Zakaria, Ramia Al Bakain, Mohammed Rasheed & Mervat El-Hoz (2022). Assessment and geographical prediction of sediments origin based on hydrocarbons content: application to the Gulf of Aqaba and Port of Tripoli. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry,  Bansal, B. K., Verma, M., Gupta, A. K., & Prasath, R. A. (2022). On mitigation […]

Call for applications

“Water Cycle in a 1.5°C warmer world: interdisciplinary approaches” – Joint Early Career Researcher Workshop YESS-APECS-YHS, supported by WCRP and AGU & ‘under the auspices of the WCRP Climate Science Week‘December 7, 2019 @ AGU Fall Meeting, Afternoon (12.30-18.00) Application deadline has passed. The joint early career researchers (ECR) workshop “Water Cycle in a 1.5°C […]

International participation

One of YESS main aims is to stimulate career development and to increase the opportunities for early career scientists on national, regional and international levels. One way to actively engage early career researchers and to ensure a common voice is coming across in the community to help shape the future of science is through engagement […]

YESS-YHS-APECS-AGU-WCRP Joint Early Career Researcher workshop

”Water Cycle in a 1.5°C warmer world: interdisciplinary approaches” AGU Fall Meeting 2019 December 7, 2019, 12.30-18.00 at Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero Co-organised by: YESS-APECS-YHSSupported by: WCRP & AGU* & under the auspices of the WCRP Climate Science Week The joint early career researchers (ECR) workshop “Water Cycle in a 1.5°C warmer world: interdisciplinary […]

YESS-PAUWES third webinar

The YESS Community, the Pan-Africann University, Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES), with the contribution of Future Earth’s Food-Water-Energy Nexus Knowledge-Action-Network (Nexus KAN) and the United Nations University (UNU), are pleased to announce the first edition of the webinar series on the Sustainable Development in Africa: the role of science and social engagement in […]


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Where we come from YESS was founded in Hamburg in October 2010 by PhD students from Earth system research centers across Germany. The network was established to be a bottom up network serving to enhance communication and collaborations between different graduate schools and between the multitude of diverse research institutes that define the Earth system […]