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  • Fake emails in circulation

    2016-08-17 News: Fake emails concerning the Nobel Prize in Physics with false sender addresses are currently in circulation. The Academy wishes to clarify that no statements regarding the Nobel Prize have been made by members of the Academy or its Nobel Committees.
  • ALLEA critical of the development in Turkey

    2016-08-03 News: The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA), with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as one of its 59 members, has made the following statement regarding the recent events in Turkey:
  • Two ecologists elected to the Academy

    2016-06-13 News: At the General Meeting on 8 June Susanne Åkesson and Christer Löfstedt, both Professors of ecology at Lund University, were elected members of the Academy’s Class for Biosciences.
  • Bengt Sjöberg donates SEK 2 billion to cancer research

    2016-05-10 Press release: Bengt Sjöberg, resident in Hong Kong but originally from Lysekil, Sweden, has founded the Sjöberg Foundation, to which he has donated SEK 2 billion. His hope is that this donation will make a difference to cancer research and the treatment currently received by cancer patients.
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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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Spinning Black Holes, Crafoord Laureate Roy Kerr, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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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

The application/nomination period for the Wallenberg Academy Program in Mathematics ends 5 October.

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 will be announced at press conferences at the Academy 4, 5 and 10 October 2016, 11:45 CET at the earliest.

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 8 June Susanne Åkesson and Christer Löfstedt, both Professors of ecology at Lund University, were elected members of the Academy's Class for Biosciences.

Members