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  • Astrophysicist Axel Brandenburg new member of the Academy

    2014-04-11 News: At the General Meeting on 9 April 2014 Axel Brandenburg, professor of astrophysics at Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Nordita, was elected foreign member of the Academy's class for astronomy and spacescience.
  • Becoming number one – SEK 160 million to Swedish research in Mathematics

    2014-03-27 Press release: In order for Sweden to regain an international, cutting edge position in Mathematics, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, in cooperation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, will support 84 prominent researchers in Mathematics during 2014-2022. The funding amounts to a total of SEK 160 million, and in the first application round 15 positions have been filled.
  • Vacancy: Professor Bergianus

    2014-03-27 News: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is recruiting a Professor in Plant Systematics with focus on Evolution to the Bergius Botanic Garden, Stockholm University
  • The Rolf Schock Prizes 2014: Rolf Schock – uniting philosophy, mathematics, music and art

    2014-02-13 Press release: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, have decided to award the Rolf Schock Prizes 2014, amounting to a total of SEK 2.4 million, in the fields of:
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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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Press conference with Nobel and Economics Laureates

Press conference with the Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureates in Economic sciences, 2013-12-07.

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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

Post doc scholarships for stay in Japan are now available in all disciplines.

Grants/Funding

Prizes

The Crafoord Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Crafoord Prize in Geosciences 2014 to Peter Molnar, University of Colorado Boulder, CO, USA.

The Crafoord Prize
The Nobel Prize 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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Members

At the General Meeting on 9 April 2014 Axel Brandenburg, professor of astrophysics at Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Nordita, was elected foreign member of the Academy's class for astronomy and spacescience.

 

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