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Nobel Calling Stockholm 2020

In collaboration with the Nobel Prize Museum, Stockholm University hosted a range of activities and events, both on campus and in the city, to highlight the Nobel Prize.

Staff from the Nobel Prize Museum were on hand to give out Nobel medals – of the chocolate variety.

Nobel Calling Stockholm: A week of science, beauty – and a highly educated guess

During Nobel Week, the world's gaze turns to Stockholm. The University celebrated with lectures, live broadcasts, a competition – and a highly educated guess by Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek.

Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek and host Johanna Koljonen

Quantum mechanics is a beautiful thing and it is mind expanding

“There was a call”, Frank Wilczek told the crowded hall in his conversation on physics, the Nobel Prize, beauty and knowledge in Kulturhuset, Stockholm.

How to pick a Nobel Laureate

How are Nobel Laureates chosen?

How does the nomination process work? What does the will of Alfred Nobel say? Listen to experts talk about how the Nobel Prizes are chosen. 

Nobel Laureates at Stockholm University

Nobelmedaljen. Nobelmedaljen är ett av Nobelstiftelsens registrerade varumärken

Four researchers from Stockholm University have received the Nobel Prize and a fifth has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

Stockholm University researchers in the Nobel Committees

The secretaries of both the Committees of Chemistry and Economic Sciences are professors at Stockholm University. Other researchers at the University also participate in these committees as members.