Governmental decision to back commercial wave power
Today the Swedish Energy Agency decided to contribute SEK 139 million to a full-scale wave power array outside of Smögen, off the west coast of Swe...
Footprints that alter history
Researchers at Uppsala University, working with Polish scientists, have discovered fossil footprints from land-dwelling animals that are 395 millio...
Uppsala University readies for future challenges
A new program for internationalization and an action plan for stable growth with quality and the future in focus. These, among other things, were a...
Dinosaurs all day – in English
It is time for Dinosaur Day once again this coming Sunday. For the third year in a row, the Museum of Evolution will offer a special day of lecture...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to lecture at Uppsala University
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to visit Uppsala University and give a public lecture in the Grand Auditorium of the University Main ...
Positive signals about strategic allocations
Today the research councils in Sweden presented their proposals regarding how funding for strategic research in the first 20 of a total of 24 selec...
No new mathematical solution by Swedish Teen
Swedish and international media have recently reported that a 16-year old Swede has presented the solution to the Bernoulli numbers. This is not co...
Unauthorized work published in the University’s Acta Series
The manuscript Textual Analysis of a Recovered Memory Trial Assisted by Computer Search for Keywords was not approved for publication by the Uppsal...
Uppsala University competing for strategic funding
This week the Vice Chancellor submitted Uppsala University’s applications for the strategic research funding that the government made available wit...
DNA-analysis of hair in project aiming at identification of Copernicus
In a collaborative project between Swedish and Polish scientists large efforts has been made in a project to identify the remains of Nicolaus Coper...
Blood fat medicine can kill cancer cells
The substance simvastatin kills cancer cells and can reduce the risk of blood clots in cancer patients. Experimental studies also show that low do...
Violent video games affect biological systems
An article published electronically yesterday in the scientific journal Acta Paediatrica, describes how heart rate and sleep in boys are affected b...
Dinosaurs - in English
On Sunday, November 16, the Museum of Evolution will present a whole day for English-speaking residents of Uppsala.
New strategic commitments decided for 2009
Uppsala University is continuing its strategic commitments, focusing on quality and renewal. Energy research, peace research, and medical research...
New methods takes temperature of fusion reactor
For fusion energy to be commercially viable, better methods are needed for metering the temperature and output in a fusion reactor. In his doctoral...
More students taking master’s programs taught in English
Nearly 400 students have registered for this autumn’s master’s programs taught in English at Uppsala University. Most of them are from countries i...
New book provides social scientific perspective on sustainable fishing
Life is being threatened in our oceans, and many species are redlisted and in need of policies that can quickly lead to sustainable fishing. In a ...
New material repairs teeth and fractured vertebrae
Dental and medical care is constantly looking for new materials to improve care procedures. In his doctoral dissertation Jesper Lööf has worked wi...
Uppsala University on prestigious ranking list
Uppsala University occupies 71st place in the major ranking of the world’s universities that is carried out every year by Shanghai Jiao Tong Univer...
Linnaeus Grants to strong Uppsala teams
SEK 184 million over ten years in Linnaeus Grants. This is what Uppsala University received when the Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Rese...