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December

  • Tree new members elected to the Academy

    2013-12-17 News: At the General Meeting on 11 December 2013 Anders Irbäc, Lund University, Anders Karlhede, Stockholm University, and Yoshinori Tokura, Tokyo University were elected members of the Academy.

October

September

  • Climate change: Bert Bolin and beyond

    2013-09-25 News: Den 27 september kommer FN:s klimatpanel, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), att presentera Working Group I (WGI) bidrag till IPCCs femte Assessment Report (AR5) i Stockholm. För att hedra professor Bert Bolins betydande insatser som en av initiativtagarna till IPCC och hans arbete som dess förste ordförande 1988-1997, kommer rapporten Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science...
  • Climate change: Bert Bolin and beyond

    2013-09-25 News: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will present the Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) in Stockholm 27 September. In order to honour the significant achievements of Prof. Bert Bolin as one of the founding fathers of the IPCC and its first chairman from 1988 to 1997, the WGI Assessment report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis...
  • Two new members elected to the Academy

    2013-09-19 News: At the General Meeting on 11 Sep Mats Carlsson, University of Oslo and Jan-Erik Wahlund, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala, were elected members of the Academy.

August

  • New telephone system

    2013-08-28 News: From September 2 to 4, there will be telephone disturbance at the secretariat due to change of the regular phone system. Mobile telephony will operate as usual.

July

  • Physica Scripta paper casts new light on spin-bowling

    2013-07-05 News: In a paper published by Physica Scripta today, Garry and Ian Robinson, Honorary Visiting Fellows at the University of New South Wales and the University of Melbourne respectively, have presented equations that govern the trajectory of a spinning ball as it moves through the air in the presence of a wind.

May

  • Three new members elected to the Academy

    2013-05-28 News: At the General Meeting on 15 May Olof Ramström, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mikael Akke, Lund University and sir John Meurig Thomas, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, were elected members of the Academy.

March

  • Maria Strømme elected to the Academy's Class for Engineering sciences

    2013-03-28 News: At the General Meeting on 13 Mars Maria Strømme, Professor of Nanotechnology at Uppsala University, was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
  • Stefan Thor and Peter Pagin elected to the Academy

    2013-03-28 News: At the General Meeting on 13 Mars Stefan Thor, Professor of biology at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University and Peter Pagin, Professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University were elected members of the Academy.
  • North is becoming south, new study in Nature Climate Change

    2013-03-19 News: An international team of 21 authors from 17 institutions in seven countries, amongst others Academy researcher Terry Callaghan, published a study in the journal Natural Climate Change on March 10. It shows that, as the cover of snow and ice in the northern latitudes has diminished in recent years, the temperature over the northern land mass has increased at different rates during the four...

February

  • Professor Eric S. Lander elected to the Academy's Class for biosciences

    2013-02-25 News: At the General Meeting on 13 February Eric S. Lander, Professor of Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Professor of systems biology at Harvard Medical School, and President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, was elected to the Academy's Class for biosciences.
  • New statement on stem cell research

    2013-02-13 News: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 was awarded to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the fundamental discoveries that demonstrated that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent. But stem cell research has also been the subject of much debate.

January

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