Uppsala students at COP 21 in Paris
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
SWEDESD and partners have published a handbook based on recent experiences and insights from collaborative learning initiatives in 18 cities on thr...
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...
Improved catalysers could reduce nitrogen oxides in diesel exhausts
It is fully doable to reduce environmentally harmful nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel engines by improving the aftertreatment system in catalys...
Innovations in hot IT area to be led from Uppsala University
Almost everything in our environment can now be equipped with a sensor and a chip and connected to the Internet. Possible applications are availabl...
Uppsala seminar to strengthen education for a sustainable planet
125 researchers, policy makers, teachers and educators are invited to join the seminar “ESD – Call for Action” on 3 June 2014 at Blåsenhus, Uppsala...
Twenty-six per cent increase in admitted international Master’s students
The second round of selections for Uppsala University’s international Master’s programmes has just been announced. The number of admitted students ...
Professor Leif Andersson awarded Wolf Prize
Professor Leif Andersson of the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, has been awarded a 2014 Wolf Prize in Agri...
Record number of applicants for international Master’s programmes
7,132 students have applied for Uppsala University’s international Master’s programmes starting autumn 2014, an increase of 52 per cent since 2013....
Welcome to TEDxUppsalaUniversity
On September 21st 2013 the inaugural TEDxUppsalaUniversity will come to Uppsala. TED and TEDx are highly successful world-wide concepts that allow ...