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  • This year’s Crafoord Prize is awarded for fundamental discoveries in immune regulation

    2017-01-12 Press release: The Royal Science Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2017 Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis to
    Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan,
    Fred Ramsdell, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA, and
    Alexander Rudensky, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Four new members elected

    2016-12-19 News: At the General Meeting on 14 December, Anders Ynnerman, Linköping University, was elected Swedish member of the Class for engineering sciences, and Søren Brunak, University of Copenhagen, Tönu Pullerits, Lund University and Julius Rebek Jr, The Scripps Research Institute, were elected foreign members of the Class for chemistry.
  • Investment in young researchers to boost Swedish research

    2016-12-01 Press release: The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s investments in young researchers continue with 29 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. The research challenges that this year’s Academy Fellows are tackling include important issues for the future, such as energy provision and public health.
  • Uppsala researchers elected to the Academy

    2016-11-14 News: At the General Meeting on 9 November, Mats André was elected to the Academy’s Class for astronomy and space science, and Gesa Weyhenmeyer was was elected to the Academy’s Class for geosciences.
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Science in society


Academy statement on homeopathic products
In May 2015, the Academy made a critical statement concerning a report from the Swedish Medical Products Agency (MPA) on homeopathic products.

Science in society

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The Long Odyssey from Einstein to Gravitational Waves
Open Academy Lecture by Prof Barry C. Barish, LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.

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Education

The Academy has long considered it important to foster the teaching of science and mathematics in Swedish schools. Since the beginning of the 1980s, the Academy has initiated and become involved in many activities seeking to improve school teaching and attract people to learn natural science.

Education

Grants/Funding

It is now possible to apply for postdoctoral fellowships to Japan in most scientific fields.

Grants/Funding

Prizes

Nobel 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been announced.

Nobel Prizes

Each year, the Academy awards the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, but also many other prizes in recognition of distinguished achievements.

Prizes

The members

At the General Meeting on 14 December, Anders Ynnerman, Linköping University, was elected Swedish member of the Class for engineering sciences, and Søren Brunak, University of Copenhagen, Tönu Pullerits, Lund University and Julius Rebek Jr, The Scripps Research Institute, were elected foreign members of the Class for chemistry.

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