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The announcements of this years Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and the Prize in Economic Sciences will soon be broadcasted live here at kva.se

 

Physics – Tue 7 October, 11:45 AM CET (at the earliest) 
Chemistry – Wed 8 October, 11:45 AM CET (at the earliest) 
Economic Sciences – Mon 13 October, 1:00 PM CET (at the earliest) 

News

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  • Gregori Aminoff Prize 2015

    2014-09-15 Press release: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Gregori Aminoff Prize for 2015 to Ian Robinson, London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, and Research Complex at Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK.
  • Vacancy: Finance Coordinator at the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

    2014-08-26 News: International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) is searching for a Finance Coordinator to its secretariat in Stockholm.
  • New members elected to the Academy

    2014-09-15 News: At the General Meeting on 10 September Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles, was elected to the Academy's Class for mathematics. Örjan Gustafsson, Stockholm University and H. John B. Birks, University of Bergen, was elected to the Academy's Class for geosciences.
  • Changing Planet: New cluster on global change research

    2014-09-12 News: How is the human enterprise shaping the biosphere and how can we become better stewards of planet Earth? These are some of the fundamental questions that will drive a new research cluster called Changing Planet, where researchers join forces to strengthen research on global social-ecological connectivity.
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The Academy in the media

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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.

Science in society

Events

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  • Humaniora som vetenskap

    2014-10-14  Popular science symposia: Akademiens klass för humaniora och för framstående förtjänst om vetenskap uppmärksammar under en eftermiddag att humaniora är ett vetenskapsområde liksom andra vetenskapsområden, ett område för produktion av pålitlig och betydelsefull kunskap. Dagen inleds med en introduktion om vanliga missuppfattningar om vad humaniora är och borde vara.
  • Early learning and the child’s developing brain

    2014-09-24  Scientific lectures: Open lecture by Patricia K. Kuhl, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. Kuhl is internationally recognized for her research on early language and brain development, and studies that show how young children learn.
  • Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

    2014-10-07  Press conferences: Welcome to the announcement of the Nobel Laureates in Physics 2014. The press conference starts at 11.45 am CET at the earliest. NOTE! Press ID required. Please register below. See the announcement from the press conference 2013 below.
  • Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

    2014-10-08  Press conferences: Welcome to the announcement of the Nobel Laureates in Chemistry 2014. The press conference starts at 11.45 am CET at the earliest. NOTE! Press ID required. Please register below. See the announcement from the press conference 2013 below.
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KVATV.se

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.

Education

Grants/Funding

Grants/Funding

The Nobel Prizes 2014

Live webcasts of the announcements!
Physics:
7 October,
11:45 CET at the earliest

Chemistry: 8 October,
11:45 CET at the earliest

Economic Sciences: 13 October, 13:00 CET at the earliest

The Nobel Prizes

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.

Prizes

Members

At the General Meeting on 10 September Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles, was elected to the Academy's Class for mathematics. Örjan Gustafsson, Stockholm University and H. John B. Birks, University of Bergen, was elected to the Academy's Class for geosciences.

Members
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