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Solar cells deliver world-record performance
16 april 2021
Hello there Vice-Chancellor Anders Hagfeldt, former Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Laboratory of Photomolecular Science, Swiss Federal Inst...
This year’s Johan Skytte Prize winner announced
15 april 2021
David D. Laitin, Stanford University, is this year’s recipient of the Johan Skytte Prize, known by many as the ‘Nobel Prize in Political Science’. ...
Uppsala University on Clubhouse
08 april 2021
Uppsala University now also has an account on the new social media app Clubhouse. Under the club name ‘Uppsala University’, all affiliated with the...
A Linnaeus manuscript donated to Uppsala University Library
22 mars 2021
A manuscript from 1745 bearing the signature of Carl Linnaeus has been donated to Uppsala University Library by Professor Robert A. Stein through t...
He analysed Alfred Nobel’s chemicals
15 mars 2021
In collaboration with the Swedish National Heritage Board and Uppsala University, the Nobel Prize Museum has determined the contents of 43 old bott...
Who will be the Alumnus of the Year 2021?
15 mars 2021
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 ...
New model can predict how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance
08 mars 2021
Using theoretical models of bacterial metabolism and reproduction, scientists can predict the type of resistance that bacteria will develop when th...
Biodiversity makes us more resilient
08 mars 2021
Biodiversity is declining globally. Why is it so important, in the forest and for humans? Can it protect us from the effects of climate change? Wha...
Lessons from the Ebola disaster can be applied to COVID-19
22 februari 2021
How can we build trust in the community in the midst of a crisis, such as the Ebola disaster in the Democratic Republic of Congo? And can it be rel...
New biomarkers can lead to breakthrough in diabetes research
18 februari 2021
With the discovery of two new biomarkers, Olof Eriksson, researcher in translational imaging, may lead the way to the scientific breakthrough that ...
All known runestones now documented digitally
02 februari 2021
Have you ever wondered whether there is an interesting runestone nearby? Or would it be useful for you as a researcher to have access to specific r...
Runic research in Uppsala receives support from USA
01 februari 2021
Over the course of many years, Swedish-American Myrna G. Smith has supported runic research at Uppsala University. Now she has pledged a legacy of ...
Prize for global work to promote child health rights
29 januari 2021
Stefan Swartling Peterson, Professor of Global Health at Uppsala University and UNICEF health specialist, has been awarded the 2020 Martin Henrikss...
Uppsala University joins Wellcome Leap Global Network
29 januari 2021
Uppsala University has joined the Leap Health Breakthrough Network, a global group of 21 leading academic and research institutions, representing a...
Traditional Valborg celebrations in Uppsala cancelled
22 januari 2021
The celebration of Valborg was cancelled last year because of the pandemic. The actors involved in Valborg activities have now reluctantly conclude...
Disrupted immune cell navigation in lymph nodes of breast cancer patients
14 januari 2021
In breast cancer, tumours of different types have divergent effects on the functioning of the lymph nodes. In patients with invasive breast cancer,...
Mamduh Halawa, Uppsala Student of the Year 2020
28 december 2020
A sense of meaning: that is what the Uppsala Student of the Year 2020 hopes to help as many people as possible discover. While studying on Uppsala ...
New Centre for Nuclear Disarmament for Uppsala University
22 december 2020
Today, the Swedish Government decided to assign to Uppsala University the task of setting up a new national knowledge centre for research on nuclea...
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...
Sweden’s oldest academic ritual objects
03 december 2020
In connection with the succession of Vice-Chancellors, the University’s symbols of this high office are ceremonially handed over from the outgoing ...