New Swedish registry study may change treatment for heart attacks
1 September 2013
Aspiration of blood clots from the coronary artery of the heart in cases of acute myocardial infarction does not save more lives than simple treatm...
SciLifeLab-DAY attracted a large audience
28 August 2013
The lecture hall was filled to the brim on Monday August 26th, when Uppsala and Stockholm arranged the first joint SciLifeLab-DAY. The event offere...
Kofi Annan and Jan Elliason in conversation on the United Nations
27 August 2013
On 2 September, in the Grand Auditorium at Uppsala University, former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan will take part in a semina...
Welcome to TEDxUppsalaUniversity
25 August 2013
On September 21st 2013 the inaugural TEDxUppsalaUniversity will come to Uppsala. TED and TEDx are highly successful world-wide concepts that allow ...
The Uppsala University Scholarship
20 August 2013
Scholarship at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
MicroRNAs targeting carbohydrates open up new ways for cancer drug design
8 August 2013
New research results from Uppsala University show that microRNAs, that regulate the formation of carbohydrates, affect cell behavior and potentiall...
350 years of riding at Uppsala University
30 July 2013
Uppsala University is home to the second oldest riding institution in the world after the Spannish Riding School in Vienna. The 12 September the 35...
“Valleytronics” – a new type of electronics in diamond
22 July 2013
An alternative and novel concept in electronics is to utilize the wave quantum number of the electron in a crystalline material to encode informati...
‘Impossible’ material made by Uppsala University researchers
18 July 2013
A novel material with world record breaking surface area and water adsorption abilities has been synthesized by researchers from Uppsala University...
The ribosome a new target for antiprion medicines
4 July 2013
New research results from Uppsala University, Sweden, show that the key to treating neurodegenerative prion diseases such as mad cow disease and Cr...
Armed conflicts decreased in 2012, but fatalities increased
1 July 2013
Last year the number of armed conflicts decreased markedly, at the same time as the number of battle-related deaths in these conflicts increased dr...
Link shown between Crohn’s disease and intestinal virus
27 June 2013
A new study reveals that all children with Crohn’s disease that were examined had a commonly occurring virus – an enterovirus – in their intestines...
Overweight causes heart failure – new method clarifies the association
26 June 2013
An international research team led by Swedish scientists has used a new method to investigate obesity and overweight as a cause of cardiovascular d...
Official opening of Uppsala University – Campus Gotland 1 July
19 June 2013
The 1 July, Gotland University will become part of Uppsala University under the name of Campus Gotland. Welcome to join us for the opening ceremony!
Donation enables clinical testing of new cancer treatment
15 June 2013
Uppsala University has received a donation of SEK 14 million from entrepreneur Vince Hamilton for research into a new virus treatment for neuroendo...
Sophisticated muscles evolved earlier than previously believed
14 June 2013
This week in the journal Science early online edition, Swedish and Australian researchers present the miraculously preserved musculature of 380 mil...
New study challenges prejudice about migrants from war-torn countries
12 June 2013
Events such as the Boston Marathon bombings seem to confirm people’s suspicions that migrants from war-torn countries harbour hatred resulting from...
Alumni invited to Gotland
12 June 2013
All Uppsala University alumni are welcome to a reception at Uppsala University Campus Gotland the 1 July.
Long-distance cross-country skiers at increased risk of heart rhythm disturbances
12 June 2013
Cross-country skiers who take part in one of the world’s most challenging ski races, the 90 km Vasaloppet in Sweden, are at increased risk of devel...
International study shows evolutionary consequences of self-fertilization in plants
10 June 2013
Many plants are self-fertilizing, which means that they act both as the mother and father to their own seeds. This can be a good strategy to guaran...