Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, KVA

PRESS CONFERENCES for the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the Prize in Economic Sciences 2012

Pressmeddelande   •   Aug 22, 2012 16:47 CEST

Welcome to the announcements of this year’s Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry, and of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

N.B.! The press conferences are only for the media. Press ID is required. Limited number of places.
Registration for media and booking of interviews with experts must be done at the Academy’s website http://kva.se/en/pressroom

Times for announcements:

PHYSICS Tuesday 9 October 11:45 AM at the earliest

CHEMISTRY Wednesday 10 October 11:45 AM at the earliest

ECONOMIC SCIENCES Monday 15 October 1:00 PM at the earliest

Venue: The Session hall, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm, Sweden.
How to get to the Academy: http://kva.se/en/contact

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At the moment when the Permanent Secretary begins his announcement, the following information material will be available at http://kva.se and at http://nobelprize.org:

• Live webcast from the press conference
• Press releases in English and Swedish
• An illustrated popular scientific presentation in English and Swedish
• Scientific background in English
• Illustrations, web links and further reading

At the venue several experts will be available for interviews in Swedish or English, and hopefully we will have telephone contact with a Laureate, who has just received the information about the Prize.

Registration and booking of interviews with experts must be done at the Academy’s website http://kva.se/en/pressroom

Welcome!

P.S. Information about the other Nobel Prizes:
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: www.nobelprizemedicine.org
Nobel Prize in Literature: www.svenskaakademien.se/en
Nobel Peace Prize: http://nobelpeaceprize.org
Nobel Foundation: http://nobelprize.org

Press contact:
Erik Huss, Press Officer, RSAS, phone +46-8-673 95 44, +46-70-673 96 50, erik.huss@kva.se

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, founded in 1739, is an independent organization whose overall objective is to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in society. The Academy takes special responsibility for the natural sciences and mathematics, but endeavours to promote the exchange of ideas between various disciplines.