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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...
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...
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 ...