Major initiative targets more drugs for tuberculosis
Every year 1.8 million people die of tuberculosis, mainly in countries where health care is insufficiently developed. Now the EU has made a unique ...
Dialogue important in learning to read and write
“The ability to read and write in different subjects is of great importance for future choices in life. What is needed is highly distinct instructi...
Alumni event in Beijing
On February 17 more than 30 people joined together at the Uppsala University Alumni dinner in Beijing.
Uppsala University sums up 2010
Uppsala University has never had more students, the number of academic publications is growing, and collaboration with regional and international p...
Cars start due to relativity
A Swedish research team of Professor Rajeev Ahuja, Dr. Andreas Blomqvist, Dr. Peter Larsson and a Finish team of Prof. P Pekka Pyykkö & Dr. Patryk ...
Holocaust and genocide studies is focus of new master’s programme
Holocaust and genocide studies is a growing field of research with broad international relevance. As of the autumn term of 2011, Uppsala University...
New report: Fewer conflicts and fewer killed
The number of conflicts no longer seems to be increasing, and the number of people killed has declined radically since the early 1990s. This is rep...
Major grant for research in molecular biotechnology
Following multiple selective processes, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research has chosen eighteen young researchers to share SEK 180 millio...
SEK 47.5 million for interdisciplinary research on protein synthesis
Seven researchers at Uppsala University have been granted a full SEK 47.5 million from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to study the struc...
Commitment to medical law at Uppsala
With a co-funded grant of SEK 6.6 million from the Ragnar and Torsten Söderberg Foundations, Uppsala University will be reinforcing its research i...
First step toward housing guarantee
Uppsala University pledges to try to arrange a housing guarantee for fee-paying students as of autumn 2011. The decision is important to ensure rec...
Selected hens give new genetic insights
Studies of heavy, fast-growing hens and small, slow-growing hens provide important new knowledge on the origin of the genetic variation that has en...
Uppsala’s humanities and social science scholars best in Sweden
A major new research program is receiving SEK 38 million, eleven new projects have won grants, and two infrastructure projects are to be supported....
Magnetic camera reveals diseases of the brain
The anatomy, morphology, and function can be depicted in detail with the aid of a magnetic resonance camera. The images can reveal early stages of ...
Cheaper and more durable electric cars coming soon
Electric cars help to combat the greenhouse effect. But the weaknesses of the environmentally friendly electric cars on the road today are numerous...
Tomorrow’s nuclear energy plants will use today’s nuclear waste
In the future we may have an entirely new type of nuclear power, with reactors that are easy to situate and durable, and that can use nuclear waste...
High-tech research yields better understanding of severe diseases
Collaboration with the biotechnology and drug industries is helping scientists at Uppsala University better understand and alleviate neurological d...
Entirely new drug for Alzheimer’s now being tested on patients
An entirely new type of pharmaceutical substance for Alzheimer’s disease developed by Uppsala scientists is now starting to be clinically tested in...
Segregation research a burning issue
In Europe work migration is regarded today as an important and necessary way to deal with low birth rates and an aging population. At the same time...
The unexpected discovery of a new site yields extraordinary 500 million year old fossils
During an expedition into the Canadian Rocky Mountains in 2008, a Canadian-led team including researchers from Uppsala University found a new site ...