Collaboration agreement for enhanced competitiveness
9 December 2016
Uppsala University has signed an agreement of intent with Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), a network of Swedish research institutes. Competiti...
Open seminar at Campus Gotland on Urban Sustainability
2 November 2016
'Sustainability Talks' is a series of transdisciplinary seminars at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland. On the 16th of November 2016, Thomas Elmqv...
Renewable energy – not always sustainable
28 October 2016
In a new thesis from Uppsala University, Simon Davidsson shows that a rapid expansion of renewable energy technology is not necessarily sustainable...
Conference: Southern Africa and Nordic countries explore alternatives to New Public Management
8 September 2016
On 7–9 September, university leaders and researchers from southern Africa and the Nordic countries will meet to discuss governance models beyond Ne...
Kevin Anderson is the new Zennström Visiting Professor of Climate Change Leadership
22 August 2016
Climate researcher Kevin Anderson will be Uppsala University’s second holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. ...
Measures to make Swedish universities more international – checklist presented to the government
18 July 2016
Uppsala University, SUHF and the Swedish Institute have produced a checklist of measures to further the internationalisation of Swedish universitie...
New paper filter can remove viruses from water
19 May 2016
A simple paper sheet made by scientists at Uppsala University can improve the quality of life for millions of people by removing resistant viruses ...
Focus on sustainable development
20 January 2016
Uppsala University has made a decision on how to proceed with its work on sustainable development. The strategic programme for this area which was ...
Uppsala students at COP 21 in Paris
8 December 2015
Participants from around 190 countries are gathering at the UN climate change negotiations COP 21 in Paris between November 30 and December 11. The...
Follow COP21 and the student delegation live at the Earth Sciences Library
27 November 2015
The Earth Sciences library will transform a part of the library into a COP21 (United Nations Climate Change Conference) information hub during the ...
SEK 8 Million grant for research in learning and sustainable development
5 November 2015
In stiff competition, SWEDESD together with international partners have been granted funding to conduct research over three years on social learnin...
Project seeks to answer how new genes arise
28 October 2015
One of the most thought-provoking questions in basic biology research is how life first arose and developed on Earth. A new research project is bri...
New material holds promise for future electric cars
23 September 2015
If electric cars are to be used in large numbers, the batteries presently available will need to be replaced by cheaper, safer ones. Researchers in...
Next Zennström Professorship holder to be appointed soon
17 August 2015
The process of appointing the University’s next holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership is set to begin soon. T...
Uppsala University to invest in new Antibiotics Centre
2 June 2015
An Uppsala Antibiotics Centre is to be created at Uppsala University. This was announced by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Anders Malmberg at the opening o...
SWEDESD becomes member of GAP Partner Networks
19 May 2015
UNESCO is setting up a global community of practice aiming to contribute to the five Priority Action Areas of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ...
Wind in the sails of sustainable development
27 April 2015
During a two-week sailing trip on the Baltic Sea, there's a lot of time to learn about sustainable development and make international contacts. And...
Growing interest in geotourism
27 April 2015
According to the Geological Survey of Sweden, (SGU), there is growing interest among the country's municipalities, organisations and other local in...
Zennström climate professorship to Doreen Stabinsky
26 January 2015
Climate researcher Doreen Stabinsky will be Uppsala University’s first holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership....
Facilitating multi-stakeholder collaboration – a new handbook
21 January 2015
SWEDESD and partners have published a handbook based on recent experiences and insights from collaborative learning initiatives in 18 cities on thr...