Tarja Halonen gives 2013 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture
Women’s participation in the sustainable world is the subject when Tarja Halonen, Finland’s president 2000–2012, gives this year’s Dag Hammarskjöld...
Slight increase in number of admitted Master’s students
The second round of selections for Uppsala University’s international Master’s programmes has been completed. 730 students have been admitted for t...
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...
Walloons and Swedes gather once again around raw materials
In 2010, Wallonie Bruxelles International and Uppsala University have signed an agreement aiming at promoting an increased collaboration between th...
What happens when we run out of oil?
No army can stop an idea whose time has come. This quote from Victor Hugo comes at the end of Professor Kjell Alekletts new book “Peeking at Peak O...
Green humanists join the environmental debate
In the environmental and climate debate, scientists are often brought in as experts. But let’s not forget humanists! ‘We can contribute expertise a...
Uppsala scientist receives funding for solar cell research
The scientific cooperation network KORANET has granted €50,000 in funding to Uppsala University professor Rajeev Ahuja at the Department of Physics...
Uppsala University new member of network for collaboration with China
Uppsala University recently became a member of a European university network in Beijing - European University Centre at Peking University (EUC) – t...
Ocean waves -- our new electricity supplier
Uppsala researchers have developed an entirely unique energy technology that is adapted to the slow movements of waves. Now this technology is to b...
Uppsala University competing for strategic funding
This week the Vice Chancellor submitted Uppsala University’s applications for the strategic research funding that the government made available wit...
New book provides social scientific perspective on sustainable fishing
Life is being threatened in our oceans, and many species are redlisted and in need of policies that can quickly lead to sustainable fishing. In a ...
New methods create superior solar-energy technology
Linda Brus has developed and tested new methods of making solar-energy plants more competitive.