"to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society"
At the General Meeting on 11 May, Johan Elf, Uppsala University, Kálmán Szabó, Stockholm University and Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, Chalmers University of Technology were elected Swedish members. Michael Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany, and Michael J. Puett, Harvard University, MA, USA were elected foreign members.
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.
The research programme Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere (GEDB) is hiring one (possibly two) Post-Doctoral Fellow(s) to develop our work to understand how various aspects of the global economy are driving and affecting social-ecological dynamics across multiple scales.
2016-04-13 Press release:
The five clinical researchers study common diseases such as Parkinson’s, kidney failure, osteoporosis, dementia and cardiovascular diseases. The individual funding of SEK 15 million provides them with the opportunity to deepen their research and disseminate their results in healthcare.
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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.
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2016-05-26 Prize Award Ceremonies:
The Crafoord Prize Award Ceremony 2016.
2016-05-27 Scientific symposia:
Symposium in honour of the Abel Prize Laureate 2016 with Sir Andrew J. Wiles and invited speakers.
Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
2016-06-08 Popular science lectures:
Open Academy Lecture by Michael Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.
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 Crafoord Days 2016 are celebrated in Stockholm and Lund from 24 to 26 May with Prize symposiums, Prize lectures and the Prize award ceremony.
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 11 May,Johan Elf, Uppsala University, Kálmán Szabó, Stockholm University andPernilla Wittung-Stafshede, Chalmers University of Technology were elected Swedish members. Michael Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany, and Michael J. Puett, Harvard University, MA, USA were elected foreign members.