Uppsala University collaboration news
Joint centre for materials research infrastructure set up
The inauguration of Uppsala University’s new electron microscope, the Titan Themis, on 19 June was the occasion for a decision to be announced. Thi...
Major joint venture in medical technology
Technical expertise is becoming increasingly important in healthcare. Uppsala University Hospital and Uppsala University will now be the first in t...
U-FOLD leads new initiative to combat hepatitis C
U-FOLD is a network at Uppsala University that works against dependence on pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs. In line with the World Health Organiz...
New collaboration platform to optimise antibiotic use
Healthcare needs access to many different antibiotics, but some sorts are no longer profitable for pharmaceutical companies. PLATINEA, the new plat...
Infectious disease threats in focus at Uppsala Health Summit
Despite remarkable gains in health over the last century, infectious diseases remain a major threat. Alarming reports on outbreaks of Zika, Ebola o...
Mass youth experiment about source criticism
Young people around Sweden are being invited to take part in a major research project on source criticism in digital media. Signing-on starts in Ma...
AIMday format gets its North American premiere
At the end of March, the University of Saskatchewan in Canada held its first AIMday meeting, thereby introducing the popular collaborative format f...
Innovative business ideas from Uppsala University funded by Vinnova
In a new initiative from Vinnova, Sweden’s innovation agency, 117 business startups with innovative commercial ideas are sharing funds of SEK 35 mi...
Stable solar power requires reliable forecasts
How much sunlight will there be and how much electricity will society need in the next few days? These are questions that need clear answers if sol...
Report: Childhood obesity best fought through living environment
Measures to combat childhood obesity should be aimed at the obesogenic environment and not against individual children and their families. This is ...
New database of Swedish archaeological research in Greece
In a recently completed project at the Swedish Institute in Athens, materials from more than a hundred years of Swedish archaeological research in ...
Exciting new partnership with Southeast University
Uppsala University has recently signed a partnership agreement with Southeast University in Nanjing, China. The partnership will primarily focus on...
Sustainable society focus of new Swedish–Chilean cooperation
At a ceremony in November held in Santiago, Chile, Uppsala University signed an agreement for a project which will strengthen cooperation in resear...
Collaboration agreement for enhanced competitiveness
Uppsala University has signed an agreement of intent with Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), a network of Swedish research institutes. Competiti...
Kristina Edström appointed Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor for research infrastructure
Kristina Edström, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry (Ångström Laboratory) and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Science and...
Uppsala University Innovation strengthened by new adviser
With nearly 20 years’ experience of working with intellectual property (IP) law at patent law firms and in industry, Olivia Tolan has now taken the...
New university network brings Uppsala closer to Brussels
In November, a new university network held its kickoff event in Brussels. Uppsala University is one of the network’s founding higher education inst...
Uppsala’s FREIA Lab to help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider
The world’s largest particle physics laboratory, CERN, and Uppsala University have signed a deal worth SEK 20 million for accelerator development a...
Digitisation of cultural heritage discussed at AIMday
Cultural heritage has become a field of great importance for the development of modern society. Modern technology creates new opportunities for com...
Uppsala’s art treasures on display in large exhibit at the Zorn Museum
Unique 17th century curiosities, magnificent portraits, wonderful landscapes and serene still lifes – Uppsala University owns one of Sweden’s large...