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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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New Members of the Royal Academy

The Royal Academy recently elected 15 new members for its Class of Natural Sciences.

HM queen margrethe II’s science award

Enjoy images from the award ceremony.

New ALLEA Report

A new ALLEA report delves into academia’s impact on the climate through its own operations from the perspective of various stakeholders that play a key role in shaping the academic system. The report goes on to make a series of tailored recommendations to mitigate detrimental effects.



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.