"to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society"

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  • New leaders elected for the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

    2014-12-18 Press release: At yesterday’s General Meeting, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences elected its two foremost representatives, who will take over the roles of the current President and Permanent Secretary on 1 July 2015.
  • Vacancy: Future Earth Secretariat Global Hub Director – Sweden

    2014-12-16 News: The Future Earth Secretariat is seeking a Director for its Global Hub in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • This year’s Wallenberg Academy Fellows

    2014-12-04 Press release: Sweden’s largest private investment in young researchers is continuing, with the announcement of 29 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. The programme is financed by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in order to provide young researchers with the opportunity to take on difficult, long-term research questions.
  • 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. 
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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.

Science in society

Events

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Press conference with the Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureate in Economic Sciences 2014.

Watch more video from the Academy 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

Postdoc scholarships to Japan may now be applied for in most subject areas. Grants/Funding

Nobel 2014

The official Nobel Lectures by this year's Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureate in Economic Sciences, was helt at Aula Magna, Stockholm, 8 December. The lectures will soon be available at KVATV.

The Nobel Lectures 2014
Vacancy

The Future Earth Secretariat is seeking a Director for its Global Hub in Stockholm, Sweden.

Global Hub Director

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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