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Crossroads - major exhibition on Sweden-Ukraine ties from Viking times to today / Crossroads: Sweden - Ukraine through a 1000 years
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January 11, 2024

Crossroads - major exhibition on Sweden-Ukraine ties from Viking times to today / Crossroads: Sweden - Ukraine through a 1000 years

The exhibition Crossroads will highlight the 1000-year relationship between Ukraine and Sweden through unique objects and documents from both Swedish and Ukrainian museums and institutions. Fabian Arnheim, director of the Army Museum, where the exhibition will take place, points...

AI and the impact of digitalization on the legal profession and legal technology
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1 July 2024

AI and the impact of digitalization on the legal profession and legal technology

Systems thinking, artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific advances can address many problems traditionally left to the legislator. Traditional ways of legislating are thus being challenged and the legal sector is being affected in a profound way. What are the requirements...

The 2024 Stockholm Prize in Criminology will be awarded during the Stockholm Criminology Symposium
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June 7, 2024

The 2024 Stockholm Prize in Criminology will be awarded during the Stockholm Criminology Symposium

Professors Gary LaFree and Tom R. Tyler are awarded this year's prize of SEK 1 million for their research on the democratic legitimacy and legal certainty of the state's relationship with citizens. They receive the Stockholm Prize in Criminology from H.M....

New Torsten Söderberg Academy Professorship in Medicine for research on diagnostic methods for Alzheimer's disease
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22 February 2024

New Torsten Söderberg Academy Professorship in Medicine for research on diagnostic methods for Alzheimer's disease

Professor Oskar Hansson, Lund University, has been appointed to a Torsten Söderberg Academy Professorship at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Vetenskapsakademien. Finding a safe way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease in primary care has long been his dream. The Academy Professorship runs...

Decision on appropriations in 2023
23 November 2023

Decision on appropriations in 2023

In 2023, the Torsten Söderberg Foundation has decided to allocate approximately SEK 25 million in medicine, economics, law and other subject areas. The decisions are based on the donors' intentions and the quality of the research projects.

Research on the links between the rule of law, legitimacy of societal institutions and crime receives the Stockholm Prize in Criminology 2024
Tom R Tyler, Gary Lafree. Photo John Consoli/Yale Law School
November 6, 2023

Research on the links between the rule of law, legitimacy of societal institutions and crime receives the Stockholm Prize in Criminology 2024

Gary LaFree and Tom R. Tyler are awarded the prize for studies on the democratic legitimacy and legal certainty of the state's relationship with citizens. The field of research on how policymakers can win, or lose, the public's willingness to comply with laws...

H.M. The King is honored - new chair in young leadership at the Stockholm School of Economics.
September 14, 2023

H.M. The King is honored - new chair in young leadership at the Stockholm School of Economics.

On the occasion of the celebration of King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50 years on the throne, a new professorship focusing on young leadership is being established at the Stockholm School of Economics. The Torsten Söderberg Foundation, together with the Ragnar Söderberg Foundation, has...

How political intentions become law - focus of new Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Professor of Law
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13 September 2023

How political intentions become law - focus of new Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Professor of Law

Mauro Zamboni will soon take up the Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Professor of Law at Stockholm University. His four years in the chair will be devoted to research on the legislative process - in particular the important phase when political intentions...

New holder of the Torsten Söderberg Research Chair studies how companies contribute to urban development and economic well-being.
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30 August 2023

New holder of the Torsten Söderberg Research Chair studies how companies contribute to urban development and economic well-being.

Alexander Styhre, the new holder of the Torsten Söderberg Research Chair at the Gothenburg School of Economics and Professor of Management, will spend three years studying how companies act to remain competitive while also contributing to...

Better real-time assessment of economic developments with machine learning methods?
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2 August 2023

Better real-time assessment of economic developments with machine learning methods?

A pandemic, the Russian war in Ukraine, rising commodity prices, inflation and interest rates, disruptions in global supply chains are challenging for economic policymakers. For...

Schizophrenia - a form of rheumatoid arthritis in the brain?
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June 28, 2023

Schizophrenia - a form of rheumatoid arthritis in the brain?

Schizophrenia is an illness that often starts in adolescence or early youth and is usually lifelong. Although current medications...

2023 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for research on measures against lawlessness and violence
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12 June 2023

2023 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for research on measures against lawlessness and violence

Professor Beatriz Magaloni is awarded the SEK 1 million prize for her research, which shows that demands for toughness in the justice system often lead to more violence and points to the methods that can instead...