Finnish Academy of Science and Letters is participating in a seed funding program to initiate and strengthen bilateral cooperation in science, innovation and higher education in fields of excellence in Finland and France. Call for proposals is now open! Deadline is 25 January 2019.
Academy Research Fellow Kaisa Matomäki from the University of Turku receives the New Horizons in Mathematics Prize for fundamental breakthroughs in the understanding of local correlations of values of multiplicative functions.
Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Academician Markku Kulmala received the award at Chinese Government Friendship Award Ceremony in Beijing in September.
Conference "Europe on Test: Narratives of Union and Disunion – the Nordic Perspective" 14th November
Conference "Europe on Test: Narratives of Union and Disunion – the Nordic Perspective" is held in Helsinki 14 November. Registration open until 31 October. Conference is hosted by the Council of Finnish Academies. It belongs to a conference series managed by ALLEA.
New book on the Folklore Fellows' Communications series has been released: "Atlantic Outlooks on Being at Home. Gaelic Place-Lore and the Construction of a Sense of Place in Medieval Iceland" by Matthias Egeler.
Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae Mathematica vol. 43:2 has been published and is now online.
EASAC has released a commentary to re-emphasise its original points on the policy report "Multi-functionality and Sustainability in the European Union’s Forests". The EU’s renewable energy ambitions: Bioenergy from forests is not always carbon neutral - and may even increase the EU’s carbon emissions.
Lecture given by Professor Claire Voisin, followed by discussion. The seminar will be organised in Helsinki at the Europe Hall on Monday 27 August at 15:30.
Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) has awarded their 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Professor Atte Moilanen. He has been a member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters since 2017.
Academician Eva-Mari Aro was awarded the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters Academy Award 2018. Academician Aro, molecular biologist and professor at the University of Turku, is one of the world’s leading experts on photosynthesis.
- Symposium "Culture in Political Context – Theorizing Engagements in Contemporary Societies", 31 May - 1 June 2018
- Young Academy Finland Club February 14, 2018
- Seminar Chemistry in Finland 2018, April 20, 2018
- Call for proposals open
- Negative emission technologies will not compensate for inadequate climate change mitigation efforts, say European science academies
- Young Academy Finland Club January 22, 2018
- Application procesess for grants open until 31 May 2018