News and events
Continued support opens doors for more international students
04 december 2020
The Kjell and Märta Beijer Foundation has an agreement with Uppsala University to contribute nearly SEK 10 million in scholarships for internationa...
This year’s Little Polhem Prize to Uppsala alumnus
30 oktober 2020
The 2020 Little Polhem Prize has been awarded to Uppsala alumnus Richard Hedlund for his degree project on a drone-based detection system for avala...
Taking shortcuts to new virus and cancer treatments
22 oktober 2020
The growth of viruses and tumours can be slowed by turning off a specific gene. The researchers behind this discovery are now turning their attenti...
AI methods of analysing social networks find new cell types in tissue
22 oktober 2020
In situ sequencing enables gene activity inside body tissues to be depicted in microscope images. To facilitate interpretation of the vast quantiti...
Golden lustre on Uppsala’s battery research
21 oktober 2020
Kristina Edström, battery researcher and professor of inorganic chemistry at the Department of Chemistry – Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala Universit...
Antibody treatment can help slow Alzheimer’s Disease
20 oktober 2020
Alzheimer’s disease makes up about 60 per cent of all cases of dementia. There is still no cure or treatment that can slow the progression of the d...
Just over 60,000 applicants to Uppsala University in the spring
16 oktober 2020
By 15 October, the deadline for applications to courses and programmes in the spring 2021, there were 60,497 applicants to study at Uppsala Univers...
Alumnus of the Year organises humanitarian aid in megadisasters
07 oktober 2020
Worldwide, within 48 hours, he should be able to arrive on site to organise relief wherever there is a humanitarian catastrophe. Jamie LeSueur, glo...
AI4Research project officially inaugurated
05 oktober 2020
AI4Research was inaugurated at Uppsala University on Friday afternoon. The project will gather researchers with a wide range of knowledge from all ...
Contribution to sleep research at Uppsala University
16 september 2020
The Department of Medical Sciences has received a donation of SEK 600,000 for research on sleep. The donation will be used, among other things, to ...
Partnership agreement signed with Hitachi ABB Power Grids
27 augusti 2020
Uppsala University and ABB can look back on a long tradition of collaboration. On Monday, a ceremony was held to spotlight the signing of an agreem...
New series of podcasts from SCAS
24 augusti 2020
The Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) has launched a new series of podcasts: SCAS Talks. The first three episodes of SCAS Talks discuss t...
Corona crisis scholarships for international students
23 juni 2020
Many international students have suffered financially during the coronavirus pandemic. Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson yesterday approved coronavirus-r...
Innovation Prize to Sara Mangsbo
22 juni 2020
This year, the Uppsala University Innovation Prize for outstanding transfer of knowledge – the Hjärnäpple* –goes to Sara Mangsbo, Assistant Profess...
Anders Hagfeldt proposed as new Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University
17 juni 2020
On 17 June the University Board decided to propose Anders Hagfeldt, Professor of Physical Chemistry, as new Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University f...
“The American dilemma is far from resolved”
15 juni 2020
The police violence in Minneapolis that resulted in the death of George Floyd has once again thrust relations between black and white Americans ont...
New professor leads the initiative for AI as a research tool
08 juni 2020
Use of AI and large quantities of data are increasing continuously and will influence tomorrow’s society. Major initiatives in the field are underw...
Research on the corona virus
08 juni 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...
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...
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...