Eggs of enigmatic dinosaur discovered
An Argentine-Swedish research team has reported a 70 million years old pocket of fossilized bones and unique eggs of an enigmatic birdlike dinosaur...
Three-spined stickleback’s genes show adaptation to fresh water
The genome of the three-spined stickleback has now been mapped by an international research group led by researchers at Uppsala University and Broa...
Historic investment in SciLifeLab welcomed
The presidents of the four Swedish universities behind the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) welcomes the huge new investments in life scien...
Uppsala University a perennial top university
Uppsala University is regarded as one of the 100 best universities in the entire world. This is seen in a new ranking done by Times Higher Educatio...
A matter of great weight
Obesity is described today as a global epidemic. If no action is taken, a billion people will be overweight by 2030. This is an acute challenge to ...
European neandertals on the verge of extinction even before the arrival of modern humans
New findings from an international team of researchers show that most neandertals in Europe died off around 50,000 years ago. The previously held v...
Improved wave power yields more energy
Wave power is a huge unexploited source of renewable energy. Uppsala University is conducting research on wave energy in a facility off the west co...
The Nobel Lectures in Uppsala
For many years it has been a tradition to invite the new Nobel Prize laureates to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize festivities...
Concerted action to fight resistance to antibiotics
Uppsala is mustering its forces to enhance our knowledge of infectious diseases, antibiotics resistance, and contagion under the motto ‘‘One Health...
Water supply – from theory to reality
Sometimes mathematics is closely related to real problems. Mouhamadou Samsidy Goudiabi has created a mathematical model of how the water of the Sen...
Symbols of the old regime live on
Revolutions are no longer things of the past but rather something happening right now. Even though many people in general share the political goals...
Revolution in the age of social media
Have social media changed the conditions for uprisings and protest movements around the world? New concepts like ‘‘Twitter revolution” are widely u...
Dramatic start sparked will to struggle
A Tunisian vegetable vendor immolates himself in protest against the country’s government. The event launches an uprising that brings down the pres...
New research collaboration on free electron lasers
Today, November 28, Uppsala University, together with the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Stockholm University, is signing a declaration of...
New Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Uppsala University with new year
It has now been decided who will be the new Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Uppsala University. On January 1, Eva Åkesson will become...
Expert evaluation gives high marks to research
Research at Uppsala University meets a high standard, with more than 90 areas of research warranting classification as “world-leading.” This is one...
New analytical method enhances the possibility of selecting optimal cancer treatment
For a cancer treatment to be adapted to each individual patient, a large number of tumor samples need to be examined carefully. Collaboration betwe...
Time to talk about ethics!
The Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB) is starting an ethics blog! In the blog, researchers from CRB discuss their own research and comme...
Smart materials that get bone to heal
Bone tissue is very good at self-healing, but in many situations the natural healing process is not sufficient. In a dissertation at Uppsala Univer...
Uppsala University visits China
In early November, the vice-chancellor Professor Anders Hallberg is traveling to China together with a delegation from Uppsala University to partic...