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  • Quantum researcher elected to the Academy

    2014-11-18 News: At the General Meeting on 12 November, Professor Mohamed Bourennane at the Department of physics, Stockholm University, was elected Swedish member of the Academy's Class for physics. 
  • Vacancy: Research Assistant at the Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere

    2014-11-07 News: We are currently looking for a research assistant with a Bachelor’s, or Master’s Degree to help us advance a new research initiative about financial markets and the biosphere. The research assistant should preferably have a background in trade economics, agricultural economics and/or financial economics. We expect you to write, and speak fluently in English.  
  • Open letter to decision makers in Europe on genetically modified crops

    2014-10-30 News: More than twenty of Europe's most prominent plant scientists, among them Professor Stefan Jansson,  member of the Academy's working group on GMO, today signed a joint letter warning that Europe will never meet agricultural targets unless it starts allowing GM crops.
  • The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

    2014-10-07 Press release: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to
    Isamu Akasaki, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan,
    Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan and
    Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
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Science in society


Recommendations for an ageing Europe
Low fertility rates, an ageing population and increased migration within Europe pose significant challenges for policymakers according to a joint statement published by eight European academies of science.

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KVATV.se

 

Interview on the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 with Per Delsing, Chairman of the Nobel Committee for Physics.

Watch the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics and more at KVATV.se

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

Prizes

The Nobel Lectures 2014

Welcome to the official Nobel Lectures held by this year's Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureate in Economic Sciences at Aula Magna, Stockholm, 8 December. You can also watch the live webcast here at the Academy's website.

The Nobel Lectures 2014
Nobel Posters

Why have the Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences received the world's most prestigious prize? Posters explaining the prize contributions are produced annually. The posters for 2014 are published the first week in December and may be ordered free of charge.

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Members

At the General Meeting on 12 November, Professor Mohamed Bourennane at the Department of physics, Stockholm University, was elected Swedish member of the Academy's Class for physics.

Members
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