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  • Snail removal according to science

    2014-05-19 News: In an article recently published by Physica Scripta, researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Exeter University show that removing the snails from the garden by a distance of 20 meters or more is just as effective as killing them.
  • Two new members elected to the Academy

    2014-06-17 News: At the General Meeting on 11 June 2014 Jens Nielsen, Chalmers University of Technology and Peter Schurtenberger were elected members of the Academy.
  • Policymakers must plan for a Europe with low fertility rates and longer lives

    2014-06-10 News: Low fertility rates, an ageing population and increased migration within Europe* pose significant challenges for policymakers according to a joint statement published today (10 June) by eight European academies of science.
  • Chemist Anders Hagfeldt new member of the Academy

    2014-05-16 News: At the General Meeting on 14 May 2014 Anders Hagfeldt, professor of physical chemistry at Uppsala University was elected new member of the Academy’s class for chemistry.
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Science in society

Unexpected benefits
The Academy is alarmed by the decline of recent years in conditions for open-ended research, and strongly supports initiatives to improve its funding. In the publication Unexpected benefits, the Academy aim to highlight a few examples of how basic research, without being driven by ideas about applications, has nonetheless yielded myriad everyday benefits.

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Events

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  • The Academy secretariat closed for vacations

    2014-07-07  General: The Academy secretariat is closed from 7 July and reopens on 11 August.
  • Biological basis of radiotherapy: where do we stand?

    2014-09-04  Workshops: This workshop aims to revisit the old school of radiobiology and identify new findings that have potential to impact on the clinical practice and lead towards the next big leap in clinical radiotherapy: the development of high precision individualised radiotherapy.
  • Föredrag med Göran Gustafssonpristagare

    2014-09-09  Popular science lectures: Föredrag med Göran Gustafssonpristagare Årligen återkommande populärvetenskapliga föredrag där tidigare Göran Gustafssonpristagare berättar om sin forskning. I år föreläser Kurt Johansson (matematik 2002), Per Delsing (fysik 1999) och Johan Elf (molekylärbiologi 2010).
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Crafoord Prize Lecture 2014: From the building of high mountains and plateaus to the initiation of ice ages, via tropical islands

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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.

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Prizes

The Nobel Prizes 2013

Watch the Nobel Lectures in physics, chemistry and economic sciences at KVATV.se and learn more about why particles have mass, chemistry labs in the computer and trendspotting in asset markets.

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Each year, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards many prizes in recognition of distinguished achievements. Mostly to researchers, but sometimes to teachers, writers and translators.

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Members

At the General Meeting on 11 June 2014 Jens Nielsen, Chalmers University of Technology and Peter Schurtenberger were elected members of the Academy.

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