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  • Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation – Jubilee symposia

    2017-01-31 News: To celebrate 100 years in support of excellent Swedish research and education, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation arranges, in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Swedish universities, a series of symposia in areas where the Foundation has provided substantial financial support throughout the years.
  • Six new members elected to the Academy

    2017-01-19 News: At the General Meeting on 11 January Rikard Holmdahl, Karolinska Institutet, Ruth Palmer, University of Gothenburg, Ove Nilsson, Umeå Plant Science Centre and Jarone Pinhassi, Linnaeus University were elected Swedish members of the Academy. Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, were elected foreign members of the Academy.
  • This year’s Crafoord Prize is awarded for fundamental discoveries in immune regulation

    2017-01-12 Press release: The Royal Science Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2017 Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis to Shimon Sakaguchi , Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Fred Ramsdell , Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA, and Alexander Rudensky , Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA