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...
Otto Cars appointed to UN group on antibiotic resistance
20 March 2017
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
15 March 2017
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
8 March 2017
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
4 January 2017
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
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...