On November 27 Takakki Kajita, PhD (University of Tokyo); Nobel Prize in Physics 2015, lectured at Uppsala University on his work in the Kamioka Nucleon Delay Experiment (Kamiokande).
On 15 November 2018 at Stockholm University, Tegmark lectured on Living in the Age of AI. Sponsored by Boston Consulting Group Gamma, this program was attended by 900 students, faculty and members of the general public.
On 13 December at KTH and on 14 December at Uppsala University, Björn Engquist, PhD (Univ. of Texas-Austin) gave lectures on multiscale modeling.
My Random Walk Through the Wonderful World of Physics, from 1957 to 2017... and Counting!
On the 24th of May 2017 at Uppsala University Frank Wilczek (Professor of Physics at MIT and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2004) spoke at the Department of Astronomy & Physics on the theme "time crystals".
The Program provided a multi-dimensional perspective on genocide by: (a) a Holocaust survivor, who can provided a personal, first hand account of persecution under Nazi rule (b) a social anthropologist who has done extensive field research in the Middle East and Asia, interviewing Al-Qaeda and Islamic State and other combatants and thus can provide...
On 19 January 2016, Harvard cognitive psychologist Elizabeth Spelke gave lectures and seminars at the departments of psychology at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institute, focusing on the origins of knowledge of number. She also gave a lecture at YBC gymnasium.
International tax and finance expert John Forry (J.D. Harvard Law School) gave a two day (12 hour) course on International Finance Techniques at Uppsala University (Uppsalaekonomerna). The course covered the topics listed below, as well as aspects of Islamic Finance and Investment Funds. The course was attended by about 70 students and provided...
On 22 and 23 October 2015 preeminent UK radio astronomer Ian Morison gave lectures on the search for life beyond earth at YBC gymnasium, Viktor Rydbergs Gymnasium and at the International English School. We have received much positive feedback from the schools about the program.
On 15 March 2013 internationally renowned theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss lectured on the discovery of the Higgs particle by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, explaining the significance of this remarkable discovery -- which is the hottest thing in science these days. The lecture was held at YBC Gymnasium in Nacka.