Five new medal recipients named
This year’s gold Linnaeus Medal is being awarded to Birgitta Bremer, Professor Bergiana at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Director of Be...
Multi-billion Euro initiative for sustainable use of materials
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has selected the consortium ‘RawMatTERS’, with more than 100 leading partners in industry...
Uppsala University part of large EU initiatives on health and materials
Uppsala University has been selected by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology as a partner for two large, new initiatives – so called...
Uppsala University part of multi-billion Euro initiative for health
The European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) has selected the consortium EIT Health as the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) f...
Winners of Science & SciLifeLab Prize for young scientists announced
The names of this years’ Science & SciLifeLab Prize winners are now official. The grand prize of USD 25,000 goes to Liron Bar-Peled. All four winne...
Smoking linked to loss of Y chromosome in men
In a new study, published in Science, researchers at Uppsala University demonstrate an association between smoking and loss of the Y chromosome in ...
New goals and strategies for Uppsala University
Uppsala University has now determined the direction of its future development. Last week, the University Board adopted a new Goals and Strategies d...
Seven Nobel Laureates to give lectures at Uppsala University
It is a long-standing tradition for the Nobel Laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the annual Nobel Prize ceremony in S...
Overview and analysis of ICT research gives fresh perspectives
The effect of Internet on our lives and society is a constant topic of interest for politicians, business leaders, the media and the general public...
New method for quickly determining antibiotic resistance
Scientists from Uppsala University, the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new ...
Uppsala professor Lars Wallentin gave prestigious Paul Dudley White lecture
Lars Wallentin, senior professor of cardiology at Uppsala University, became the second Swede ever to give the prestigious Paul Dudley White lectur...
Scientists X-ray tiny cell organelles responsible for carbon fixation
An international team of scientists led by Uppsala University has developed a high-throughput method of imaging biological particles using an X-ray...
US Alumni experienced Uppsala for one evening
The 13 November, some 40 Uppsala University alumni and friends gathered at the Harvard Club in New York for a traditional ‘gasque’ and the annual g...
TEDx Uppsala University – From antibiotics to natural cleaning products
TEDx Uppsala University is now officially a recurring event. For the second year in a row, a group of students at Uppsala University have organised...
Why glaciers that flow into the ocean are extremely sensitive to climate change
In a new paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience researchers present a new view of iceberg calving that explains the sudden collapse of ic...
Vaccine found to suppress tumor growth and spreading
In a new study published in the scientific journal Oncotarget, researchers from Uppsala University show that a therapeutic vaccine directed against...
Alumni events in Shanghai and Beijing
During the last week of October, Uppsala University arranged two events for its alumni in China. First an alumni dinner in Shanghai in conjunction ...
New classification improves risk prediction in chronic lymphocytic leukemia
If chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients with a good or poor prognosis could be identified already at the time of diagnosis, physicians would have ...
Increased dosing of malaria drug in children could decrease risk of infection
Piperaquine is a long-acting malaria drug that kills residual parasites and decreases the risk of reinfection. A study led by Uppsala University re...
First Swedish hard-rock diamonds discovered
An Uppsala-led research group has presented the first verified discovery of diamonds in Swedish bedrock. The diamonds are small, but provide import...