Research that can decrease the number of animal experiments
The absorption and metabolism of drugs in liver cells – this is the focus for Per Artursson, a professor of drug formulation. Ultimately his resear...
E-science builds bridges for research
eSSENCE is a research program designed to bring together disparate competencies and research fields in order to better exploit the potential of e-s...
Crises will always come back – but the impact can be mitigated
We have learned a few things from previous economic crises. But our thinking about the future is still too short-sighted, and we forget that crises...
SciLifeLab Uppsala launches demonstration projects
With cross-disciplinary collaboration and large-scale technology, it is possible both to carry out pioneering medical research and to bring benefit...
More effective treatment for diabetes coming
Diabetes research at Uppsala University is taking great strides forward. Transplantation of insulin-producing cells in the arm muscle is moving on ...
Treatment program for traumatic stress
It can be hard to cope with the news that you have a disease, especially cancer or other life-threatening disorders. Many people feel terrible afte...
Kick-off for major diabetes research initiative
In Malmö the kick-off is underway for the strategic research field in diabetes, Exodiab, jointly run by Uppsala University and Lund University.
Birds’ genes can explain how new species emerge
How does a new species arise? Mapping the genes of flycatchers may reveal the answer.
The political entrepreneur – a new breed of politician
A sweeping change is underway in the Swedish democratic system. The number of people who are members of a political party is shrinking, and voters ...
Uppsala University ranked highly in world
Uppsala University is highly ranked in the world. This is shown by this year’s edition of the prestigious Shanghai rankings. Uppsala is in 66th pla...
Wireless sensors – soon of use nearly everywhere?
Tiny, cheap, and reliable smart wireless sensors open up unimagined potential. In the near future we will have sensors that can measure pollution i...
Multidisciplinary center focusing on Russia
A new Center for Russian Studies is taking shape at Uppsala University. It will be the only one of its kind in Sweden and will pursue multidiscipli...
Religion – a social factor of ever greater importance
Religion, society, and law – what do they have to do with each other? A great deal, is the answer from two of the 40 Uppsala researchers who are pu...
Solar energy has potential to provide electricity for all
The solar cells that are installed around the world today produce as much energy as an entire nuclear power station. The supply of solar energy is ...
Fees for students from outside Europe established
The fees to apply, beginning with the autumn term of 2011, for students from countries outside Europe were established in the course of last week’s...
Mutations can be detected directly in an active gene
Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method to reveal mutations and other minor genetic variations in active genes. They are very...
Ocean waves -- our new electricity supplier
Uppsala researchers have developed an entirely unique energy technology that is adapted to the slow movements of waves. Now this technology is to b...
Database on conflicts can help promote peace
At Uppsala, information is collected about all the wars, conflicts, and peace processes in the world. All this information is stored in a conflict ...
Put political rhetoric under the magnifying glass
Politicians and interest groups vie for the attention and support of the audience and the media. Everyone wants to be seen and have their message h...
Infants can do more than we think
- Infants have great social competence by the age of six months. They perceive much of their surroundings and can do more than we think, says Profe...