Three new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Theology
Professors Lori G. Beaman, Sidnie White Crawford and Elaine Scarry have been appointed new honorary doctors at Uppsala University’s Faculty of Theo...
Threats from infectious diseases on Uppsala Health Summit agenda
At the Uppsala Health Summit Tackling Infectious Disease Threats 10–11 October, experts and decision makers from ministries, academia, companies an...
New development plan for Campus Gotland
The Board of Uppsala University has approved a five-year development plan for Campus Gotland, which clarifies the aims and focus of activities there.
Uppsala University to coordinate national collaborative project with South Africa
In competition with other Swedish higher education institutions, Uppsala University has been granted SEK 5 million by the Swedish Foundation for In...
Three Uppsala researchers awarded Royal scholarships
Three Uppsala researchers in technology and natural sciences are to receive scholarships from King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50th Birthday Fund for Science...
Admitted international Master’s students up by one third
The numbers are in from the second selection round for international Master’s programmes, showing that 32 per cent more students have been admitted...
Revealed: The genes that affect spawning season in herring
It is very important for all animals to reproduce at the time of year which gives their progeny the best chance of surviving. A new study, which co...
Otto Cars appointed to UN group on antibiotic resistance
Otto Cars, Senior Professor of Infectious Diseases at Uppsala University and founder of the international network ReAct, has been selected as a mem...
Recommendations for reorienting teacher education to advance Sustainable Development Goals
SWEDESD is presenting the results from the first Swedish International Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development conference ...
How to pull off a climate change challenge
Changing your behavior doesn’t happen overnight, but can it be done during 30 days? Students at CEMUS’ course Global Challenges and Sustainable Fut...
North–South divide in science may hinder action on climate change
Northern domination of science relevant to climate-change policy and practice globally and lack of research led by researchers in southern countrie...
Collaboration agreement for enhanced competitiveness
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Participants from around 190 countries are gathering at the UN climate change negotiations COP 21 in Paris between November 30 and December 11. The...