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The Nobel Lectures 2015

The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureate/s in Economic Sciences. The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public.

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Date

2015-12-08

Time

09.00 - 14.10

Venue

Aula Magna, Stockholm University

Address

Directions

Organizer

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Fee

The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureate in Economic Sciences. The Nobel Lectures 2015 will be webcast live here and at www.nobelprize.org. The lectures will also be available as video on demand at http://kvatv.se.

09.00-09.05 Welcome address

Christina Moberg, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

09.00–10.20 The Nobel Prize in Physics 
Metamorphosis in the particle world
Introductions by Anne L'Huillier, The Nobel Committee for Physics

Discovery of atmospheric neutrino oscillations
Takaaki Kajita, Super-Kamiokande Collaboration, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Observation of flavor change for solar neutrinos
Arthur B. McDonald, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada

10.50–12.40 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The cells' toolbox for DNA repair
Introductions by Sara Snogerup Linse, The Nobel Committee for Chemistry

The intrinsic fragility of DNA
Tomas Lindahl, Francis Crick Institute, Clare Hall Laboratory, Hertfordshire, UK

Mechanisms in E. coli and human mismatch repair
Paul Modrich, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA

Mechanisms of DNA repair by photolyase and excision nuclease
Aziz Sancar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

13.30–14.10 The Prize in Economic Sciences

Consumption, great and small
Introduction by Mats Persson, The Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Measuring and understanding behavior, welfare, and poverty
Angus Deaton, Princeton University, NJ, USA

The Nobel Lectures will be broadcast live as web-TV at http://kva.se and http://nobelprize.org, and will within a week be available on demand at http://kvatv.se 

•  A copyright agreement with the Nobel Media is needed to film and broadcast the Nobel Lectures. It may be obtained via e-mail from the Press officer at the Academy, Hans Reuterskiöld,hans.reuterskiold@kva.se when registrating for the event, or from Nobel Media,allegra.grevelius@nobelmedia.se. The completed and signed agreement must then be sent to Nobel Media at the latest 2 December. The address is written in the agreement.

 The lectures will be held in English. The hall will be open from 08.40, the lectures start at 09.00. Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.

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