How do we assess scientific quality

Datum: 2019-05-23

Tid: 09:30 - 17:00

Adress: Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Lokal: Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien

Can breakthrough science be predicted? Do we encourage bold science and are we able to identify worthy risks? Or do we favour productivity rather than creativity? The purpose of the symposium is to invite to a thorough discussion on how breakthrough science may be identified and supported in a rapidly changing scientific landscape. Video now available.

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and The Young Academy of Sweden


Liselotte Højgaard, The Danish National Research Foundation
Chonnettia Jones, Wellcome Trust
Wilhem Krull, Volkswagen Foundation
Göran Sandberg, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Thomas Sinkjæer, The Lundbeck Foundation
Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President of the European Research Council
Commentaries by leading representatives from Swedish foundation agencies, and others.
Organising committee:

Hans Ellegren
, Vice President, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Christina Moberg, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Maria Tenje, Chair The Young Academy of Sweden
Anna Wetterbom, Chief Executive Officer, The Young Academy of Sweden
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Peter Brandén
Program Coordinator