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New professors to be inaugurated today

13 November 2015

Following a week of installation lectures, thirty-nine new professors will be inaugurated in the Grand Auditorium at Uppsala University today.

The Inauguration of Professors is a public ceremony with medieval roots where newly appointed professors are installed in office by the Vice-Chancellor and deliver their inaugural addresses. Alongside the Conferment Ceremony for doctorates, inaugural ceremonies for professors are a tradition observed by all Swedish universities and by university colleges with a research dimension.

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Learn more about the 39 new professors 2015