News 2021

Väisälä Prize 2021

Väisälä Prize 2021 goes two Professor Emilia Kilpua and Assistant Professor Christian Webb. You can also watch the recordning of the prize ceremony. Väisälä…

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The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters Humanities Award 2021 goes to Assistant Professor Kaius Sinnemäki

The 2021 Humanities Prize of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters has been awarded to Assistant Professor Kaius Sinnemäki. The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding researcher in the humanities at an early stage in his or her career, who’s already achieved international recognition. The prize is worth 15,000 euros and was distributed in 2021 for the 10th time.

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Maupertuis Program: Call for proposals open

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 for submission is 31 October 2021.

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Theme Night – the new members event 13 September 2021

The Theme Night of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters on Mon 13.9.2021 will celebrate the arrival of new members in the Academy. The event will be broadcast live from the Academy’s n Mariankatu premises in Helsinki. The event is bilingual. Two presentations will be heard and the new members will be introduced through video interviews. There is also time for discussion. The event is open to the public!

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Finnish Academy of Science and Letters takes part in a science diplomacy report

The importance of science diplomacy, i.e. activities that combine science and foreign relations, has become ever more important in the field of international relations. According to a report prepared jointly by Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and Frisky & Anjoy, the coordination of science diplomacy and the dialogue between significant actors in the field of science diplomacy should be strengthened. Science diplomacy promotes international cooperation and solutions to wicked problems that humanity is facing.

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