"to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society"
2017-03-24 Press release:
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is continuing its investments in Swedish mathematics research. This year’s grants will make it possible for 13 mathematicians to develop their research, search for the solutions to unsolved problems and to boost Sweden as a research nation.
2017-03-23 Press release:
This year’s two Wallenberg Clinical Scholars are each taking on an important medical challenge. Professor Birgitta Henriques Normark wants to find out how new strains of S. pneumoniae form and become resistant to antibiotics. Professor Richard Rosenquist Brandell will study blood cancer cells.
2017-03-15 Press release:
The recipients of this year’s Rolf Schock Prizes have had a huge impact in their fields. Thanks to the breadth of the prizes, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music are able to present four outstanding laureates in widely differing disciplines.
The Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere (GEDB) is now hiring a research assistant to help advance a range of new research initiatives.
Science in society
ICSU calls on the United States to rescind the travel bans
ICSU calls on the government of the United States of America to rescind the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” which is effectively banning entry to the United States for citizens of seven countries.
Science in society
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2017-03-30 Scientific lectures:
On 30 March the official Sjöberg Prize Lectures will be held by this year’s laureates: James P. Allison and Tony Hunter
2017-04-01 Popular science lectures:
Vingslag över Haga är en föreläsningsserie i samarbete mellan sex akademier och Kommittén för Gustavianska Parken.
2017-04-04 Scientific symposia:
Welcome to the jubilee symposium
Big Questions in Astrophysics
– The Next Decades
to celebrate Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's 100 years anniversary.
Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
A Complete Artificial Photosynthesis: Fuels from Sunlight, Air and Water
Open Academy Lecture by Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University.
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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.
Scholarships open for application
The 2016 Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been announced.
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.
At the General Meeting on 8 March, Per Salberger, Professor at the department Mathematical Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, was elected Swedish member of the Class for mathematics.