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What’s under a volcano… and how do we know? A new paradigm provides new perspectives

Katharine Cashman, University of Bristol, UK. Introduction by Hans Annersten, member of the class for geosciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. From: Open Academy Lecture, 2019-01-16.

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Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond, Day 1

Welcome remarks and introduction of symposium objectives by Dan Larhammar, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Minna Epps, Director for the Global Marine and Polar Program, IUCN. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 1: Micro-plastic distribution and toxicity, 2019-06-13.

Distribution of micro-plastics in the marine environment

Martin Hassellöv, University of Gothenburg. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 1: Micro-plastic distribution and toxicity, 2019-06-13.

“Balticus Plasticus”: Micro-plastics in the Baltic: Outcomes of IUCN report on micro-plastic pathways, country footprints and impacts on biodiversity

Joao Sousa, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 1: Micro-plastic distribution and toxicity, 2019-06-13.

What do we know about the toxicity of micro-plastics in the marine environment?

Bethanie Carney Almroth, University of Gothenburg. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 1: Micro-plastic distribution and toxicity, 2019-06-13.

Toxicity; human health & ocean plastics

Panel discussion with Bethanie Carney Almroth, University of Gothenburg; Martin Ogonowski, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Stefan Bertilsson, Uppsala University. Moderator: Dan Larhammar, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 1: Micro-plastic distribution and toxicity, 2019-06-13.

Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond, Day 2

Introduction Day 2 by Martin Jakobsson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 2: Exploring solutions and way forward, 2019-06-14.

Formation of micro-plastics by degradation and their fate in the marine environment

Ignacy Jakubowicz, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE). From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 2: Exploring solutions and way forward, 2019-06-14.

Enzymes and degradation of micro-plastics

Verena Reiser, Novozymes A/S. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 2: Exploring solutions and way forward, 2019-06-14.

Risk assessment and regulation of micro-plastics

Kristian Syberg, Roskilde University. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 2: Exploring solutions and way forward, 2019-06-14.

Bioengineered solutions; microbial and fungal enzymatic degradation

Panel discussion with moderator Carl Gustaf Lundin, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Kari Koivuranta, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Stephanie Wright, Kings College, London. From: Solutions to Plastics in the Ocean – the Baltic and Beyond. Day 2: Exploring solutions and way forward, 2019-06-14.

Den svåra konsten att leva

Akademiföreläsning med Ulf Ellervik, akademiledamot och professor i bioorganisk kemi vid Lunds Universitet. Introduktion av Hans Ellegren, 2:e vice preses, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien. Från: Akademiföreläsning, 2019-06-12.

How do we assess scientific quality?

Opening address by Hans Ellegren, Vice President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Maria Tenje, Chair of the Young Academy of Sweden. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.

How ERC changed the European research landscape

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President of the European Research Council, EU. Introduction by symposium moderator Eva Krutmeijer. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s strategy for excellence in research

Göran Sandberg, Executive Director of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden. Introduction by moderator Eva Krutmeijer. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.

How scientific quality was improved in Denmark

Liselotte Højgaard, member of the Board of Directors of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, Denmark. Introduction by moderator Eva Krutmeijer. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.

Can we learn something from Denmark? How should faculty appropriations/external funding be balanced?

Conversations with Gunnar Öquist, former Secretary General, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; Mia Phillipson, Uppsala University; Sven Stafström, Director General of the Swedish Research Council; Astrid Söderbergh Widding, President of Stockholm University. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.

Quality, Originality, and Risk-taking. Experiences and Experiments of the Volkswagen Foundation

Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation, Germany. Introduction by moderator Eva Krutmeijer. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.

What is meant by strategic research? How to ascertain high quality?

Conversation with Lars Hultman, Chief Executive Officer of the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research and Klas Kärre, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. From: How do we assess scientific quality? 2019-05-23.
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