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

Press room

Welcome to the Academy's press room. Here, we publish the latest information for media about current and coming press actitivies.


The Crafoord Days 5–7 May 2014

Meet the Crafoord Laureate in Geosciences in Stockholm and Lund

Welcome to book an interview with this years Crafoord Laureate in Geosciences, Peter Molnar. He has contributed ground-breaking knowledge about the driving forces behind plate motions and the place of continents in the plate tectonic model of Earth’s evolution. The Laureate has also paved the way to a new understanding of the formation of mountain ranges and their role in global tectonics.  

Crafoord Days 2014 in Stockholm, KVA

5 May 8:45 am–6 pm, pre-registration is required
Crafoord Prize Symposium Mountain Belt Dynamics
The Laureate and leading scientists like Jean-Pierre Burg, Joann M. Stock, Dan McKenzie, Peizhen Zhang, Leigh Royden, Mike Searle and Randall R. Parrish will present the latest research.
The symposium will be webcasted live on this website and will be available as video on demand at
the Crafoord website
http://kvatv.se

Detailed programme and registration online

6 May 4:20–5:15 pm, pre-registration is required
Crafoord Prize Award Ceremony
H.M. the King of Sweden awards the 2014 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences.
Registration online

Crafoord Day 2014 in Lund, Lund University

7 May 3.30–5 pm, no pre-registration is required
Crafoord Prize Lecture 2014 (open lecture by the Laureate)
The Laureate will give a popular science presentation of his discoveries.
The lecture will be recorded and available as video on demand at
the Crafoord website
http://kvatv.se


Prize amount: SEK 4 million.
Prize award ceremony 6 May: The Prize is awarded by H.M. the King of Sweden (see above).
More information on the Crafoord Prize

Welcome to book an interview with Peter Molnar 5–6 May in Stockholm, and 7 May in Lund, please contact: Perina Stjernlöf, Press Officer, +46 70 673 96 50, perina.stjernlof@kva.se Limited number of interview times. 

Read the press release

 

This year marks the 275th anniversary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The Academy was founded in 1739 and is an independent organization whose overall objective is to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society. The Academy takes special responsibility for the natural sciences and mathematics, but endeavours to promote the exchange of ideas between various disciplines.

Contact

Perina Stjernlöf, Press Officer
+46 8 673 95 44
+46 70 673 96 50
perina.stjernlof@kva.se

 

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