Combining two tests can provide better asthma diagnosis
24 September 2013
It was previously thought that the two test methods signalled the same type of asthma. But a new study, led by researchers at Uppsala University, S...
Researchers present largest-ever mapping of functional genetic variation
19 September 2013
In collaboration with several European research institutes, researchers at Uppsala University are presenting today a map of genetic causes of diffe...
Game design students and researchers take part in Tokyo Game Show
18 September 2013
Uppsala University and the Department of Game Design at Campus Gotland has, as the only western university, been invited to take part in Tokyo Game...
All free tickets for Uppsala Student Race taken
17 September 2013
The 5 October it is time for this year’s Uppsala Student Race. Uppsala University has 100 pre-paid starting positions available for students at the...
Lifespan of fruit flies is primarily inherited within the sexes
13 September 2013
An individual’s lifespan is to some extent determined by genetic factors. These can affect disease risk and are in general believed to have the sam...
Uppsala University maths courses deemed ‘high quality’
12 September 2013
The Swedish Higher Education Authority has evaluated the quality of all Swedish higher education courses in mathematics. Uppsala University’s cours...
New world ranking: Uppsala University in 79th place
10 September 2013
Uppsala University strengthens its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world. In the latest ranking from QS World University Rankin...
Swedish royal couple visited Campus Gotland
9 September 2013
On Saturday 6 September the royal couple visited Gotland and were given a presentation of Campus Gotland by Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson.
Uppsala University celebrates 25th ‘Culture Night’
6 September 2013
As one of the major cultural institutions in Uppsala, Uppsala University will offer a wide selection of events and exhibitions for Uppsala Culture ...
Grand Auditorium packed when Kofi Annan visited Uppsala University
3 September 2013
The conversation between Kofi Annan and Jan Eliasson attracted a large audience, filling the University Grand Auditorium to the brim. 1,800 people ...
Mechanical chest compressions for cardiac arrest just as good as manual
2 September 2013
In the event of cardiac arrest outside of a hospital it is important to provide effective chest compressions without interruption. Creating blood f...
New Swedish registry study may change treatment for heart attacks
1 September 2013
Aspiration of blood clots from the coronary artery of the heart in cases of acute myocardial infarction does not save more lives than simple treatm...
SciLifeLab-DAY attracted a large audience
28 August 2013
The lecture hall was filled to the brim on Monday August 26th, when Uppsala and Stockholm arranged the first joint SciLifeLab-DAY. The event offere...
Kofi Annan and Jan Elliason in conversation on the United Nations
27 August 2013
On 2 September, in the Grand Auditorium at Uppsala University, former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan will take part in a semina...
Welcome to TEDxUppsalaUniversity
25 August 2013
On September 21st 2013 the inaugural TEDxUppsalaUniversity will come to Uppsala. TED and TEDx are highly successful world-wide concepts that allow ...
The Uppsala University Scholarship
20 August 2013
Scholarship at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
MicroRNAs targeting carbohydrates open up new ways for cancer drug design
8 August 2013
New research results from Uppsala University show that microRNAs, that regulate the formation of carbohydrates, affect cell behavior and potentiall...
350 years of riding at Uppsala University
30 July 2013
Uppsala University is home to the second oldest riding institution in the world after the Spannish Riding School in Vienna. The 12 September the 35...
“Valleytronics” – a new type of electronics in diamond
22 July 2013
An alternative and novel concept in electronics is to utilize the wave quantum number of the electron in a crystalline material to encode informati...
‘Impossible’ material made by Uppsala University researchers
18 July 2013
A novel material with world record breaking surface area and water adsorption abilities has been synthesized by researchers from Uppsala University...