President of the Academy announces Abel Prize winner

Hans Petter Graver, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Hans Petter Graver (photo), will announce the winner of the 2019 Abel Prize at the Academy on March 19. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the Abel Committee's recommendation. The chair of the Abel Committee, Hans Munthe-Kaas, will give the reasons for the awarding of the prize. The popular science presentation of the prize winner's work will be given by Jim Al-Khalili - a British physicist, author and broadcaster. He will also talk to the prize winner to get his/her immediate response to the news of being awarded the Abel Prize.  

(08.03.2019) More

In support of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters joins international calls to safeguard the academic autonomy of the Hungarian Academy of Science.

(25.02.2019) More

Sir Michael Atiyah, Abel Prize laureate, dies at 89

Sir Michael Atiyah

Atiyah was the recipient together with Isadore Singer of the Abel Prize in 2004, and he also received the Fields Medal, the American Philosophical Society’s Benjamin Franklin Medal, among many other honors. He was the former President of the Royal Society and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Atiyah was most recently an Honorary Professor in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. Sir Michael, working at Cambridge University before he retired, made outstanding contributions to geometry and topology.

(14.01.2019) More

New members of the Academy


The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters congratulate and warmly welcome our newest members; the laureates of the Academy’s international prizes, the Kavli Prize and the Abel Prize. These laureates become new members of the Academy, following tradition.

(17.12.2018) More

Vista seminar 2018: Presentations

Robert Armstrong Vistaseminar 2018

This year's topic was "The Role of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in closing the carbon window". Presentations from the seminar are now available.

(20.11.2018) More


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26 March 2019 at 15:00


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