News and events
Donations contribute to new research on COVID-19
19 maj 2020
The Einhorn Family Foundation has donated over SEK 500,000 to research at Uppsala University to help develop treatments against COVID-19. The donat...
Research on the corona virus
11 maj 2020
Why did the corona virus begin to spread among humans? What can we do to prevent the spread of infection so that healthcare has sufficient resource...
Uppsala University among Sweden’s most attractive employers
28 april 2020
Among Sweden’s 150 largest businesses and organisations, Uppsala University is ranked as the seventh most attractive employer. Among public authori...
SciLifeLab prepares for large-scale Covid-19 screening
28 april 2020
System developers at SciLifeLab in Uppsala have adapted the IT systems required for large-scale Covid-19 screening.
Major efforts in research on the coronavirus
09 april 2020
SciLifeLab now takes a holistic approach to life science efforts in the ongoing corona pandemic. In order to achieve progress rapidly, promising re...
Spring conferment ceremony moved to the autumn
08 april 2020
The Deans and Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University have decided that this spring’s doctoral degree conferment ceremony will be moved from Friday 2...
Climate-smart battery for sustainable energy storage
01 april 2020
Sustainable energy storage is in great demand. Researchers at Uppsala University have therefore developed an all-organic proton battery that can be...
No traditional Valborg celebrations in Uppsala
27 mars 2020
Activities connected with the traditional celebration of Walpurgis Eve (Valborg) will be cancelled. This is because of the government decision, at ...
Distance education now coming into effect at Uppsala University
17 mars 2020
The University will switch to distance teaching and assessment from 18 March 2020 onwards.
Donation provides support for Parkinson’s research
13 mars 2020
A donation in the form of a bequest from Arthur and Ruth Nilsson will provide a welcome contribution to research on Parkinson’s disease at Uppsala ...
Björn Olsen on the coronavirus: “We need smart strategies”
11 mars 2020
COVID-19 , the new coronavirus, will affect older and sick people for a long time to come – perhaps up to a year. More research is needed, both to ...
Who will be the Alumnus of the Year 2020?
04 mars 2020
Join in by nominating your favorite candidate! Each year, Uppsala University awards the title of Alumnus of the Year to an alumnus who has made an ...
She investigates the media’s view of the world
21 februari 2020
Alumnus of the Year 2019, Emma Frans, has a passion for spreading facts and punching holes in media myths – in books, newspaper articles, social me...
Big data creates new potential for heart research
12 februari 2020
Uppsala University is investing in a new environment within cardiovascular research based on data from large scale population registries and bioban...
Backing for new cardiac research environment
11 februari 2020
Thanks to a donation from the Ålandic businessman Anders Wiklöf, Uppsala University can invest in a new cardiac research environment based on data ...
Let the ball swing at the Ångström Laboratory
31 januari 2020
The Ångström Laboratory is getting a new attraction. Students, teachers, researchers and others will soon be able to marvel at a special device in ...
“Lethal” mutation makes tuberculosis bacteria resistant to antibiotic
28 januari 2020
Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis is a common and serious problem globally. In a new article, researchers from Uppsala University describe how tube...
The Winter Conferment Ceremony – A Celebration of Doctors, Honorary Doctors and Prize Winners
22 januari 2020
A conferment ceremony is a degree conferment celebration for those who have received PhDs during the year. On 31 January, degrees will be conferred...
Anna Jonsson Cornell: Legal education entails a social responsibility
13 januari 2020
At a time when illiberal forces are challenging the rule of law and more and more people have no one to safeguard their individual freedoms and rig...
Legendary runestone bears witness to climate anxiety 1,200 years ago
08 januari 2020
After more than 1,000 years, one of the greatest mysteries of the early Viking Age, the Rök runestone which bears the world’s longest runic inscrip...