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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.

300.000 pages of science right at hand!

What do mammoths, meteors and the principals of moral philosophy have in common? Each of them is a topic that you can look up on our brand-new publication platform – a public access, free of charge tool that allows you to browse through all of the scientific books and articles published by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters since 1745.

New President of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The new President, elected by the members of the Academy, is Marie Louise Nosch, Professor at the University of Copenhagen, historian specialized in ancient Greek history, and textile researcher.

New publication on models for measuring the behaviour of animals

Attempted Solution to a Fundamental Psychobiological Problem

New book

Women, children and family in ancient Palmyra

The Researcher-based education

The Annual Science-policy Meeting

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters elects new editor

After working for several years in Italy as the director of The Danish Academy in Rome, it is now time for Marianne Pade to return to Denmark where she will take on the job as editor at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. Marita Akhøj Nielsen, who has acted as the editor at the Royal Academy throughout the last 12 years, is very pleased to pass on her seat at the editor’s desk to Pade and predicts a bright future for the publishing department of the Royal Academy with Marianne Pade leading the way.