Olle Matsson receives popular science award

2022-09-19

Olle Matsson
Olle Matsson

The Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Uppsala's Popular Science Prize 2022 goes to professor emeritus Olle Matsson. He recieves the prize for the popular science dissemination of his research and accumulated knowledge in chemistry, with a particular focus on the properties of poisons and their impact on the human body. Poisoning and evil sudden death are themes that frighten, but also fascinates us, and makes us want to read on. It increases the interest and understanding of the chemistry subject. Olle Matsson has spread his valuable knowledge in an impressively large number of different media, linking it to interesting cultural perspectives, thus he has reached a wide audience.

The Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Uppsala is a learned society of an interdisciplinary character, which offers a forum for discussion across disciplinary boundaries. The society also rewards achievements in the fields of popular science and interdisciplinary research.

Read more about the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Uppsala (KVSU).

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Last modified: 2022-09-22