"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.

Press conferences for the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the Prize in Economic Sciences 2014

Welcome to the announcements of this year’s Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry, and of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Note! The press conferences are only for the media. Press ID and personal ID-card is required. Limited number of places. Registration for media and booking of interviews with experts must be done at:

Registration Nobel Prize in Physics 

Registration Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Registration Prize in Economic Sciences

Times for announcements:

Physics – Tue 7 October, 11:45 AM CET (at the earliest)

Chemistry – Wed 8 October, 11:45 AM CET (at the earliest)

Economic Sciences – Mon 13 October, 1:00 PM CET (at the earliest)

Venue: Sessionssalen, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm, Sweden. Direction/map: http://kva.se/contact/

The moment the Permanent Secretary begins his announcement at the press conference, the following information material will become available at http://kva.se and at http://nobelprize.org:
• Live webcast from the press conference
• Press releases in English and Swedish
• An illustrated popular science presentation in English and Swedish
• Scientific background in English
• Illustrations, web links and further reading
• Recorded telephone interview with a Nobel Laureate (hopefully)

At the venue several experts will be available for interviews in Swedish or English, and hopefully we will have telephone contact with a Laureate, who has just received the information about the Prize.


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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.


Jessica Balksjö Nannini
Press Officer
+46 8 673 95 44
+46 70 673 96 50


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