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Sidinh Luc (medicin), Shervin Bagheri (teknik), Giulia Andrighetto (samhällsvetenskap), Antti Kauppinen (humaniora), Agnese Bissi (naturvetenskap)  – fem av 2016 års Wallenberg Academy Fellows. Foto: Markus Marcetic.
  • Investment in young researchers to boost Swedish research

    2016-12-01 Press release: The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s investments in young researchers continue with 29 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. The research challenges that this year’s Academy Fellows are tackling include important issues for the future, such as energy provision and public health.
  • Uppsala researchers elected to the Academy

    2016-11-14 News: At the General Meeting on 9 November, Mats André was elected to the Academy’s Class for astronomy and space science, and Gesa Weyhenmeyer was was elected to the Academy’s Class for geosciences.
  • The Prize in Economic Sciences 2016

    2016-10-10 Press release: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 to
    Oliver Hart, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, and
    Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

    2016-10-05 Press release: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 to
    Jean-Pierre Sauvage, University of Strasbourg, France,
    Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA and
    Bernard L. Feringa, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
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Science in society


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.

Science in society

Events

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  • Press Conference December Nobel week

    2016-12-07  Press conferences: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences holds a press conference with the Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and the Laureates in Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel.
  • The Nobel Lectures 2016

    2016-12-08  Scientific lectures: The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureates in Economic Sciences.
  • Crafoord Academy Lecture 2016
    What we can learn from ancient genomics

    2016-12-13  Popular science lectures: Welcome to the Crafoord Academy Lecture 2016 – What we can learn from ancient genomics, with Eske Willerslev, University of Copenhagen. Venue: AF-borgen in Lund.
  • Jordens resurser

    2016-12-14  Teachers' days: Välkommen till en av höstens sex avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
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KVATV.se

Interview on the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016, Thors Hans Hansson, member of the Nobel Committee for Physics.

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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

It is now possible to apply for postdoctoral fellowships to Japan in most scientific fields.

Grants/Funding

Prizes

Nobel 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been announced. Don't miss the Nobel Week in December:

Press Conference with the Laureates (7 Dec)

The Nobel Lectures 2016 (8 Dec)

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.

Prizes

The members

At the General Meeting on 9 November, Mats André was elected to the Academy’s Class for astronomy and space science, and Gesa Weyhenmeyer was was elected to the Academy’s Class for geosciences.

Members