Uppsala alumnus leads the first alumni network in South Africa
5 June 2018
Uppsala alumnus Irshaad Wadvalla is the first chairman of the newly founded Sweden Alumni Network in South Africa. “It’s very exciting, and we look...
Renewable – and ecologically sustainable?
1 June 2018
Sweden must phase out fossil energy sources – this is the general consensus. But opinions differ on what kinds of energy production society should ...
Launch of new Sweden–South Africa cooperation
17 May 2018
Yesterday, the South Africa Sweden University Forum (SASUF), was opened by Sweden's ambassador to Pretoria, the Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala Universi...
International Master’s programmes see 20 per cent boost in admissions
11 April 2018
Uppsala University’s international Master’s programmes continue their steady growth. The number of students admitted in the first selection round f...
Major collaboration on sustainable development starts with South Africa
15 March 2018
A new international collaboration has just started between Sweden and South Africa. The South Africa–Sweden University Forum (SASUF) is one of the ...
New policy report on innovation ecosystems in Europe
7 March 2018
The European university network – the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities (the Guild) – where Uppsala University is one of 19 member ...
Annual report and budget documents show stable development
1 March 2018
The annual report for 2017 shows that the University is continuing to enjoy stable development. Several important strategic investments have been m...
EIT Health grants millions for the development of innovative diagnostic tools
30 January 2018
With three million Swedish kronor from EIT Health, Peter Bergsten, Professor of Medical Cell Biology at Uppsala University, has joined DeTecT2D, an...
Report suggests new approach to fight antibiotic resistance
24 January 2018
An international consortium managed by the University of Geneva and AstraZeneca issues final report on its research-based suggestions for driving a...
Charter & Code, and The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R)
1 January 2018
Uppsala University is applying for the European Commission acknowledgement HR Excellence in Research, an award that indicates that Uppsala Universi...
Sensors to make waste management more climate-friendly
21 December 2017
The waste stations around Uppsala university’s campus area Ekonomikum now have sensors attached. The sensors measure how full the bins are and when...
Grants for research in sustainable global development
20 December 2017
The Swedish Research Council has announced Research Project Grants and Swedish Research Links Research Network Grants in the area of development re...
Malaria researcher receives first SIGHT Award in global health
13 December 2017
Andreas Mårtensson at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health will receive the SIGHT Award in recognition of excellent scientific achieveme...
Three new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Theology
7 November 2017
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
12 October 2017
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
20 September 2017
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
28 August 2017
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
17 May 2017
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
21 April 2017
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
5 April 2017
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...