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We are currently looking for a research assistant with a Bachelor's, or Master's Degree to help us advance a new research initiative about financial markets and the biosphere.
2015-09-10 Press release:
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Gregori Aminoff Prize in crystallography 2016 to Professor Poul Nissen, Aarhus University, Denmark, and Professor Chikashi Toyoshima, University of Tokyo, Japan, “for their fundamental contributions to understanding the structural basis for ATP-driven translocation of ions across membranes”. The prize amount to in total 100.000SEK.
The seas and oceans are under pressure from a widening array of human activities including climate change impacts, pollution and growing coastal populations. These multiple pressures have created an increasing focus on the urgent need for coherent marine and maritime governance globally.
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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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2015-10-06 Press conferences:
Welcome to the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2015. The press conference starts at 11.45 am CET at the earliest. NOTE! Registration and press ID required. Please register below.
2015-10-07 Press conferences:
Welcome to the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015. The press conference starts at 11.45 am CET at the earliest. NOTE! Registration and press ID required. Please register below.
Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
2015-10-12 Press conferences:
Welcome to the announcement of the Sveriges Riksbanks Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The press conference starts at 1.00 pm CET at the earliest. NOTE! Registration and press ID required. Please register below.
The Road to Paris: A decisive year for the Climate Negotiations
Prof. Laurence Tubiana, Chief Negotiator and French Ambassador for the Climate Negotiations.
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
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.
The 2015 Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel will be announced 6, 7 and 12 October.
At the General Meeting on 20 May, Sofia Feltzing, Professor of Astronomy at Lund University, was elected Swedish members of the Academy's Class for astronomy and space science.