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Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia | Finnish Academy of Science and Letters | Academia Scientiarum Fennica

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 is 31 October 2020.

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Spring 2020 and COVID-19

Following careful consideration of the current course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Finnish Academy of Science and Letetrs has made the decision to postpone all gatherings and meetings to Autumn. At the moment we are planning for our Autumn programme to go ahead but given the fluidity of the situation we will be closely monitoring government advice.

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Pirjo Markkola receives Gad Rausing Prize 2020

The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities has awarded the Gad Rausing Prize to member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Professor Pirjo Markkola. The prize of 1,5 million Swedish crowns is awarded for outstanding research in humanities.

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