Ability to digest human foods important in domestication of dogs
Scientists at SciLifeLab Uppsala and the Broad Institute show, in a study published in Nature today, that the genome of dogs and wolves differ in s...
Greater demand for Uppsala University’s international Master’s programmes
The 15 January was the last day to apply for Uppsala University’s international Master’s programmes autumn 2013. The number of applicants has incre...
Solar energy research scores funding hat trick
Three research groups at Uppsala University have been granted a total of SEK 80 million by the Swedish Energy Agency, out of a total of SEK 108 mil...
Fulbright lecture: Native populations in a global perspective
Researcher of American studies Susan Hegeman will give this year’s Fulbright lecture the 30 January in the University Main Building. She will talk ...
Synchrotron radiation uncovers new information about the first vertebrates
By bombarding 360 million year old fossils with high energy synchrotron radiation, an international research team has managed to document the compl...
Swedes in favour of multiple welfare providers
Swedes are predominantly positive to non-profit or commercial actors providing welfare services, especially those aimed at homeless, unemployed, il...
Carin Göring’s remains identified by researchers at Uppsala University
The putative remains of Carin Göring, wife of Nazi leader Herman Göring, were found in 1991 at a site close to where she had been buried. In a rece...
Uppsala professor awarded by Nature journal
Anders Hagfeldt, professor of physical chemistry at Uppsala University, has been awarded by the journal Nature for his work with mentoring young re...
Olle Jansson appointed adviser to the Vice-Chancellor for Campus Gotland
Today Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson decided to appoint Olle Jansson, the current acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Gotland University, as her adviser ...
Come and skate in the Botanical Gardens!
An old tradition from the 19th century has been revived – skating in the Botanical Gardens. Last weekend a skating ice in front of Linneanum was op...
New scholarship holder soon at the SACC in New York
Uppsala student Jonas Nilsson has been awarded a scholarship by Uppsala University that gives him the opportunity to work at the Swedish–American C...
Doctoral grants being phased out
Uppsala University will be phasing out doctoral grants as a source of income for doctoral students, from January 2015. This has recently been decid...
Walloons and Swedes gather once again around raw materials
In 2010, Wallonie Bruxelles International and Uppsala University have signed an agreement aiming at promoting an increased collaboration between th...
Gotland University soon to become Uppsala University – Campus Gotland
As expected, the Swedish parliament have said yes to the unification of Gotland University and Uppsala University. The two universities will become...
Available knowledge can save two out of three children
When a child in Uganda develops a fever it is vital for the child to get the right treatment – but who makes the decision? It is a question of reso...
Which society can best handle the global economic crisis?
Will our societal structure cope with strain of a global economic crisis? Political scientist Joakim Palme aims to find out.
New software for calculating segregation in different parts of the world
John Östh at the Department of Social and Economic Geography has developed a new piece of software that can calculate segregation with higher accur...
How the common “cat parasite” gets into the brain
Toxoplasmosis is a common "cat parasite", and has previously been in the spotlight owing to its observed effect on risk-taking and other human beha...
Five young Uppsala researchers named Wallenberg Academy Fellows
Five researchers at Uppsala University have been granted long-term support from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to pursue their scientific...
Research brings hope of restoring eye-sight for blind
Millions of people over the world are blind due to diseases or damage to the retina. One way of repairing the retina and thereby vision could be to...