Nobel walk on Frescati campus

Get to know Stockholm University's Nobel Laureates in a digital guided tour with Olof Somell of the Nobel Prize Museum, who has lectured on the Nobel Prize and the laureates all over the world. (In English)

Date/time: 5-12 October 2020, online from 06:00. Venue: online.

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Svante Arrhenius - Sweden's first Nobel Laureate

If you are a regular visitor to Stockholm University, you are probably familiar with the Arrhenius Laboratories. But how much do you know about Svante Arrhenius? Did you know that he described the greenhouse effect as long ago as 1896? Or that he was the first Swede to be awarded the Nobel Prize? Find out about the life and work of Sweden's first Nobel Laureate in this short video.

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Open lecture

Where are we in the hunt for a cure for covid-19, in Sweden and internationally? In collaboration with the Nobel Prize Museum, Stockholm University and Kulturhuset Stadsteatern will hold a public lecture on the theme of protecting the world's population against covid-19 and future pandemics. (In Swedish)

Date/time: 6 October, 2020, 17:30-18:30. Venue: Kulturhuset Stadsteatern and online. 
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Digital event

Focus on aging in a unique meeting between art and science
Research on aging and health presented in new ways by the Aging Research Center (ARC) in collaboration with Fotoskolan STHLM. Explore exhibitions, lectures and films in digital format. (In Swedish)

Date/time: 5-12 October 2020. Venue: online.
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Other events

Two more events with a connection to Stockholm University will be held during Nobel Calling Stockholm, 5-12 October:

How mathematics makes the world more manageable

Digital lecture with Stefan Buijsman, who became Sweden's youngest PhD at the age of 20 when defended his dissertation on the subject of mathematical philosophy at Stockholm University.

Date/time: 5 October, 10.00-11.00.
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What does the Nobel Peace Prize mean – really?

The Nobel Peace Prize is makes big headlines every year, all around the world. But what does the Peace Prize really mean? A Panel discussion with Beatrice Fihn and others. (In Swedish)

Beatrice Fihn is Secretary General of ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The organization received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons. Beatrice Fihn studied at Stockholm University and has a degree in international relations. 

Date/time: 9 October, 18.00 – 19.00.
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Nobel Calling Stockholm

Nobel Calling Stockholm 2020 is a series of open events linked to the Nobel Prize and contemporary scientific issues, held during the week in October when this year's Nobel Prizes are announced.
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