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Fake emails concerning the Nobel Prize in Physics with false sender addresses are currently in circulation. The Academy wishes to clarify that no statements regarding the Nobel Prize have been made by members of the Academy or its Nobel Committees.
The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA), with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as one of its 59 members, has made the following statement regarding the recent events in Turkey:
At the General Meeting on 8 June Susanne Åkesson and Christer Löfstedt, both Professors of ecology at Lund University, were elected members of the Academy’s Class for Biosciences.
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.
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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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2016-09-14 Popular science lectures:
Open Academy Lecture by Minik Rosing, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
2016-09-15 Teachers' days:
Välkommen till en av höstens sex avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
2016-09-15 Popular science lectures:
Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm University and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences are proud to present the Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2016, ‘The Artificial Leaf’, to be delivered by Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard.
Spinning Black Holes, Crafoord Laureate Roy Kerr, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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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.
The application/nomination period for the Wallenberg Academy Program in Mathematics ends 5 October.
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 will be announced at press conferences at the Academy 4, 5 and 10 October 2016, 11:45 CET at the earliest.
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 June Susanne Åkesson and Christer Löfstedt, both Professors of ecology at Lund University, were elected members of the Academy's Class for Biosciences.