Abel in Paris, January 28th 2015

Lecture by Abel laureate Mikhail Gromov

Mikhail Gromov pĺ scenen i Gamle Logen under Abelprisseremonien. (Foto: Erlend Aas/Scanpix)

The Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris will host the "Abel in Paris" event in the afternoon of Wednesday January 28th.  In connection with the final meeting of the current Abel committee, whose task it is to select the Abel prize laureate for 2015, there will be an afternoon of lectures, aimed at a broad mathematical audience, by Abel laureate Mikhail Gromov (IHES) and Abel committee members Éva Tardos (Cornell) and Rahul Pandharipande (ETH Zürich).

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Women and Culture

The Academy Lecture in Humanities and Social Sciences

Raquel Fernández

Raquel Fernández, Professor of Economics, New York University (picture) will give the Academy Lecture 2015 titled "Women and Culture" at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters on 10 March.

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The Past Plague Pandemics | 19-20 November


Our current understanding of the three plague pandemics has rapidly expanded in the last decade, largely due to ancient DNA analysis of medieval remains, and the sequencing of a large number of current-day plague strains. This 2-day conference will offer ample opportunities for the exchange of information between scientists in a broad spectrum of fields, and discussions between scientists, speakers and the public, allowing for a rewarding exchange of information.

(17.11.2014) More

Stefan W. Hell awarded the Nobel Price in Chemistry

Stefan Hell

Stefan W. Hell is the fourth member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letter that has been awarded a Nobel Price this year. He was also one of this year's Kavli Prize Laureates in Nanoscience.
Hell is awarded the Nobel Price in Chemistry together with Eric Betzig and William E. Moerner for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy

(08.10.2014) More

Three members of the Academy awarded the Nobel Prize


The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters congratulates Edvard & May-Britt Moser and John O'Keefe with the 2014 Nobel Nobel Prize in Medicine. They have been awarded the prize "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning  system in the brain". John O Keefe was earlier this year awarded The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

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Forthcoming events

25 March 2015 at 12:00

Abel Prize announcement

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

The name of the 2015 Abel Laureate will be announced by the President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

19 May 2015 at 14:00

Abel Prize Award Ceremony

Location: University Aula, Oslo, Norway

The Abel Laureate will receive the Abel Prize at an award ceremony in the University Aula in Oslo, Norway. The ceremony will be followed by a reception and an interview with the Abel Laureate in front of a live audience.

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Telephone: + 47 22 12 10 90
E-mail: dnva@online.no
Web editor: Anne-Marie Astad
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