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The awkward origin of extinction

Royal Academy Lectures in Humanities and Social Sciences with anthropologist and professor at University of Iceland Gísli Pálsson.

The Circadian Rhythm Story: Past, Present and Future

Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, Professor Michael Rosbash, gives a public lecture

The Joy of Discovery

The 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Ben Feringa gives Royal Academy Nobel Laureate Lecture


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Professor Thomas Sinkjær Elected new secretary general at the royal academy

The members of the 278 years old academy have elected a remarkable person in Danish science as their new Secretary General. Professor Thomas Sinkjær has occupied great posts in governing boards of foundations and is behind the publishing of more than 200 scientific articles.

Carlsberg Foundation Research Prizes 2021

The Royal Academy hereby call for nominations for the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prizes 2021. Deadline is May 10th 2021 at 12.00 a.m.

New initiative prepares scientists for communication and debate

In the course of the next three years, more than 250 scientists will have the opportunity to participate in “the Academy of Communication” (“Formidlingsakademiet”) when the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters this autumn presents a large-scale course on communications. The project is funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and the Novo Nordisk Foundation with more than 4 million DKK.



HCØ - Kampen om videnskaben

Special publication. A comic about the Danish psysicist and chemist H.C Ørsted.

H.C. Ørsted: Scientific Papers.

Collected Edition with two Essays on his Work by Kirstine Meyer, née Bjerrum.

Danmarks Havalger bind 1-2

Danmarks Havalger (Seaweeds of Denmark) is the most comprehensive Danish algal flora to date. It includes descriptions with illustrations of all the marine red, brown and green macroalgae recorded from Danish waters.

From the early years of Phonology. The Roman Jakobsen - Eli Fischer-Jørgensen correspondence (1949-1982)

For more than 30 years, from 1949 till 1982, the two influential linguists Roman Jakobson (1896-1982) and Eli Fischer-Jørgensen (1911-2010) regularly exchanged letters. Now, almost 40 years after the last letter of the correspondence was signed, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is publishing the entire collection of preserved letters.