Uppsala University collaboration news
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...
Childhood obesity on the agenda as experts gather in Uppsala
At Uppsala Health Summit on childhood obesity, which starts today on World Obesity Day, experts from health organisations, the academic community, ...
Dysfunctional breathing often wrongly thought to be asthma
Many people with breathing difficulties remain undiagnosed or are diagnosed wrongly as having asthma when the problem might actually be dysfunction...
Upptech – A new centre for technology in Uppsala
Upptech, or Uppsala University School of Technology, is a new centre founded by the Faculty of Science and Technology. The centre will focus on pro...
Uppsala Health Summit 11–12 October: Pre-conference report
A report has been released for the upcoming Uppsala Health Summit on ending childhood obesity, outlining the challenges, including the effectivenes...
Conference: Southern Africa and Nordic countries explore alternatives to New Public Management
On 7–9 September, university leaders and researchers from southern Africa and the Nordic countries will meet to discuss governance models beyond Ne...