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2014

2014

January

  • Ordinary General Meeting January

    2014-01-15 General Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • Stem cells and their niche: lessons from the blood

    2014-01-15 Scientific lectures Open lecture with David Scadden, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University, Boston and Cambridge, MA, USA.

February

  • Ordinary General Meeting February

    2014-02-12 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • Archaeology of the local universe

    2014-02-12 Scientific lectures Open lecture with Gerry Gilmore, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University, UK and Fellow of the Royal Society. Gilmore specialises in study of the local universe, quantifying the structure and (dark) mass distribution in the Milky Way and its satellites.

March

  • Livets ursprung och evolution

    2014-03-05 Teachers' days Välkommen till en av vårens nio avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
  • Ordinary General Meeting March

    2014-03-12 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • Organic electronics

    2014-03-12 Scientific lectures Open lecture with Prof Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Mikroorganismer i vår närmiljö

    2014-03-13 Teachers' days Välkommen till en av vårens nio avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
  • Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2014

    2014-03-14 Popular science lectures The Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2014 will be given by Sybil Seitzinger, executive director of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The lecture will be followed by a discussion with time for questions.
  • Emerging technologies and the future of humanity

    2014-03-17 Popular science symposia A number of emergening and future technologies have the potential to transform - for better or for worse - society and the conditions for humanity. In order to avoid a situation where in effect we run blindfolded at full speed into unknown and dangerous territories, we need to understand what the possible and probable future scenarios are. The purpose of the meeting is to shed light on these issues and discuss how a more systematic treatment might be possible.
  • Planeter och liv i universum

    2014-03-19 Teachers' days Välkommen till en av vårens nio avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
  • Östersjön – ett hotat innanhav

    2014-03-25 Teachers' days Välkommen till en av vårens nio avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
  • Jordens resurser

    2014-03-26 Teachers' days Välkommen till en av vårens nio avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.
  • Högtidssammankomsten 2014

    2014-03-31 Meetings Kungl. Vetenskapsakademiens årliga högtidssammankomst.

April

  • Ingvar Lindqvistdagen 2014

    2014-04-01 Teachers' days Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien inbjuder lärare, skolledare och andra intresserade till en eftermiddag som fokuserar på frågeställningar i skolan och nya idéer kring undervisning. Årets Ingvar Lindqvistpristagare i matematik, fysik, kemi och biologi, alternativt NO, presenterar sin undervisning och tidigare pristagare berättar vad priset betytt för dem.
  • Gregori Aminoff Prize Lecture 2014

    2014-04-01 Scientific lectures The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has dedicated the award the Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography 2014 to: Yigong Shi Tsinghua University, Beijing, China ”for his groundbreaking crystallographic studies of proteins and protein complexes that regulate programmed cell Death”.
  • Ordinary General Meeting April

    2014-04-09 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • Den värdefulla kroppen – global handel med kroppsdelar

    2014-04-09 Popular science lectures Efter fyra år i svenska vårdköer tröttnade njursjuke Sam på att vänta. Han åkte till Pakistan där han köpte en ny njure. Men var kom det nya organet ifrån? Och var donatorn verkligen frivillig? Öppen föreläsning med Susanne Lundin, Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper, Lunds universitet samt ledamot av Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien.
  • Skogens möjligheter

    2014-04-14 Workshops Workshop med anledning av att intresset för svensk skog har ökat markant i och med att biobränslen blivit en allt viktigare del i vår energiförsörjning. Skogsbioenergin står för merparten av bioenergitillförseln i Sverige och potentialen för ökande bidrag från skogen är mycket stor. Samtidigt utvecklas förnybara material och kemikalier baserade på skogscellulosa.
  • Den mänskliga världens matematik

    2014-04-23 Teachers' days Välkommen till en av vårens nio avgiftsfria inspirationsdagar för lärare inom naturvetenskap i gymnasiet och grundskolan.

May

June

  • Protein Structure, Protein Evolution

    2014-06-02 Scientific symposia The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Jubilee Symposia.
    The conference theme highlights questions about protein structures and their roles and functions during evolution.
  • Chemical adventures using the unified principles of heterogeneous and homogenous catalysis

    2014-06-11 Scientific lectures Open lecture with Sir John Meurig Thomas, Department of materials science, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Ordinary General Meeting June

    2014-06-11 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • IceCube and the discovery of high-energy cosmic neutrinos

    2014-06-11 Scientific lectures Open lecture with Francis Halzen, Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center and Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA. The IceCube project has transformed one cubic kilometer of natural Antarctic ice into a neutrino detector. Professor Halzen will discuss the instrument, the analysis of the data, and the significance of the discovery of cosmic neutrinos.
  • Kleindagarna 2014

    2014-06-13 Teachers' days I juni varje år samlas ett tjugotal matematiklärare från gymnasiet tillsammans med professorer och högskolelärare i matematik på världsledande Institut Mittag-Leffler utanför Stockholm. Intressant matematik presenteras av forskare med spännande workshops där lärare och forskare byter erfarenheter och lärdomar av varandras matematiska synsätt och undervisningssituation.

July

September

  • Biological basis of radiotherapy: where do we stand?

    2014-09-04 Workshops This workshop aims to revisit the old school of radiobiology and identify new findings that have potential to impact on the clinical practice and lead towards the next big leap in clinical radiotherapy: the development of high precision individualised radiotherapy.
  • Föredrag med Göran Gustafssonpristagare

    2014-09-09 Popular science lectures Föredrag med Göran Gustafssonpristagare Årligen återkommande populärvetenskapliga föredrag där tidigare Göran Gustafssonpristagare berättar om sin forskning. I år föreläser Kurt Johansson (matematik 2002), Per Delsing (fysik 1999) och Johan Elf (molekylärbiologi 2010).
  • Teacher competence and the teaching profession

    2014-09-10 Scientific seminars Symposium on teacher competence and the teaching profession organized by the Wenner-Gren Foundations and the Academy's working group "Framtidens skola". Please note that the symposium is for invited guests only.
  • Ordinary General Meeting September

    2014-09-10 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • The Carl Gustaf Bernhard lecture:
    Finding the fish within

    2014-09-10 Scientific lectures Open lecture by Neil H. Shubin, University of Chicago, IL, USA. Shubin is well known for his discovery of Tiktaalik roseae, an extinct sarcopterygian (lobe-finned fish) from the late Devonian period.
  • Early learning and the child’s developing brain

    2014-09-24 Scientific lectures Open lecture by Patricia K. Kuhl, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. Kuhl is internationally recognized for her research on early language and brain development, and studies that show how young children learn.

October

  • Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

    2014-10-07 Press conferences Welcome to the announcement of the Nobel Laureates in Physics 2014. The press conference starts at 11.45 am CET at the earliest. NOTE! Press ID required. Please register below.
  • Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014

    2014-10-08 Press conferences Welcome to the announcement of the Nobel Laureates in Chemistry 2014. The press conference starts at 11.45 am CET at the earliest. NOTE! Press ID required. Please register below.
  • Ordinary General Meeting October

    2014-10-08 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • The Tham Lecture
    SimGlobe

    2014-10-08 Scientific lectures Open lecture by Per Krusell, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden.
  • Announcement of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014

    2014-10-13 Press conferences Welcome to the announcement of the Laureates in Economic Sciences 2014. The press conference starts at 1.00 pm CET at the earliest. NOTE! Press ID required. Please register below.
  • Humaniora som vetenskap

    2014-10-14 Popular science symposia Akademiens klass för humaniora och för framstående förtjänst om vetenskap uppmärksammar under en eftermiddag att humaniora är ett vetenskapsområde liksom andra vetenskapsområden, ett område för produktion av pålitlig och betydelsefull kunskap. Dagen inleds med en introduktion om vanliga missuppfattningar om vad humaniora är och borde vara.
  • The Rolf Schock Prize symposium in logic and philosophy

    2014-10-21 Scientific symposia Lectures by the 2014 The Rolf Schock Laureate in logic and philosophy Derek Parfit, University of Oxford, UK and invited speakers.
  • Prisceremoni - Rolf Schockprisen

    2014-10-22 Prize Award Ceremonies Prisceremoni för årets Rolf Schockpristagare. 
  • The Rolf Schock Prize symposium in mathematics

    2014-10-23 Scientific symposia Lectures by the 2014 The Rolf Schock Laureate in mathematics Yitang Zhang, University of New Hampshire, USA and invited speakers.
  • Ocean acidification

    2014-10-28 Scientific symposia The symposium will focus on the knowledge regarding the ocean acidification and its effect on the ecosystem in Swedish waters, but also what information is needed to assess ocean acidification impacts on the community and how this can be minimized.
  • The role of exposure treatment in functional somatic disorders

    2014-10-30 Scientific symposia In this symposium, leading researchers will present why and how exposure can be conducted in the treatment of functional somatic disorders and possible mechanisms through which it may work. The role of the Internet in the dissemination of exposure based cognitive behaviour therapy is also discussed.

November

  • Fossilfria transporter

    2014-11-05 Workshops Akademiens energiutskotts workshop om fossilfria transporter. Vad är möjligt inom 15 år? Målsättningen med workshopen är att identifiera vilka möjligheter vi har att reducera användningen av fossila bränslen inom transportsektorn.
  • Formal methods in philosophy

    2014-11-07 Workshops The use of logical and mathematical methods in philosophy has increased significantly during the last hundred years. Such use can lead to sharpened distinctions and improved argumentation, and it has strengthened the interaction between philosophy and other disciplines using mathematical modelling.
  • Crystallography – present and future

    2014-11-11 Scientific symposia Detta symposium är en del i firandet av International Year of Crystallography 2014 och hålls i Lund där två världsunika anläggningar för att bedriva bl.a. kristallografisk forskning nu byggs upp, MAX-IV och ESS.
  • Ordinary General Meeting November

    2014-11-12 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • Shale gas as a potential resource in Europe: Opportunities and challenges

    2014-11-12 Scientific lectures Open lecture by John Ludden, Executive Director British Geological Survey (BGS), UK.
  • Sweden-Japan Academic Network

    2014-11-13 Conferences If you are interested in studying, doing a postdoc or working in Japan, this event is for you. Swedish researchers and others interested in science in Japan are most welcome to attend.
  • Nordic nutrition recommendations 5th ed: International and national perspectives

    2014-11-25 Scientific symposia This symposium will highlight the process of evaluating scientific evidence for the purpose of generating nutrition recommendations and discuss methodological challenges.
  • Global social-ecological connectivity and the biosphere

    2014-11-27 Scientific seminars Seminar with the 2014 Volvo Environment Prize Laureate Professor Eric Lambin.

December

  • Press Conference during the Nobel week 2014 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

    2014-12-07 Press conferences Press Conference Sunday 7 december at 9 am CET for the Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureate in Economic Sciences. Individual interviews are held after the Press Conference at 9:30 to 10:30 am CET. Preregistration is required. Live webcast 09:00-09:30 CET on www.kva.se. 
  • The Nobel Lectures 2014

    2014-12-08 Scientific lectures The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureate in Economic Sciences. The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public.
  • Ordinary General Meeting December

    2014-12-17 Meetings Meeting for members of the Academy. Please note that only Academy members may attend.
  • Studying and controlling metabolism:
    From biotechnology to biomedical research

    2014-12-17 Scientific lectures Open lecture by Jens Nielsen, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden.
  • Crafoord Academy Lecture 2014

    2014-12-18 Scientific lectures Welcome to Crafoord Academy Lecture 2014 – The emergence of our complex cosmos with Sir Martin Rees, Crafoord Laureate in Astronomy 2005, University of Camebridge. Venue: Lund City Hall.
  • The Academy closed during holidays

    2014-12-22 General The Academy secretariat closes at 3 pm on Friday 19 December and reopens at 9 am on Wednesday 7 January.
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