Chemicals can be the cause of many growing diseases
The risks that chemicals pose to humans and the environment has been significantly underestimated, shows a new report from the UN’s Environmental P...
Active surface technology could reduce emissions
Using the right materials and coating techniques in machines and engines could further reduce emissions of both particles and greenhouse gases. Thi...
One million euro to strengthen the U4 Network
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has decided to provide close to €935,000 in funding for the U4 Network, a strategic partnership between...
Researchers are guardians of trust in biobank research
Do we trust biobank researchers? In a doctoral thesis from Uppsala University, medical doctor and bioethicist Linus Johnsson claims that we do: At ...
Nutrition information changes how you eat
New research from Uppsala University shows that information about how many calories your food contains affects how much you eat. The results have n...
Reactions in living cells possible to measure without disturbance
Researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University have developed a new method for measuring bonding reactions in living cells without subj...
AstraZeneca offering up to USD 5 million for interdisciplinary research
AstraZeneca and SciLifeLab are inviting researchers at the four universities behind SciLifeLab to apply for funding by submitting project pre-propo...
Uppsala University establishes ICCR Chair in Indian Studies
Uppsala University and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations have signed an agreement for a Chair in Indian Studies. The chair is intended for ...
Ethical challenges of human brain simulation
One of the greatest challenges of modern science is understanding the human brain. Uppsala University’s Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB...
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...