Press releases from Uppsala University
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.
Turning a new page on antibiotics
For 70 years the world has mismanaged the common good of antibiotics. The result is a growing global burden of antibiotic resistance, threatening t...
UN’s Francis Deng to give this year’s Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture
This year’s Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture will be given by Dr. Francis M. Deng, UN Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide. Dr. Deng previously s...
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...
Invitation to the press: World gathers for unique conference on antibiotic resistance
The growing problem of antibiotic resistance, which compromises our ability to treat common infections, represents one of the greatest threats to p...
Warmer climate entails increased release of carbon dioxide by inland lakes
Much organically bound carbon is deposited on inland lake bottoms. A portion remains in the sediment, sometimes for thousands of years, while the r...
New discovery brings hope to treatment of incurable blood cancer
Multiple myeloma is one of the most common blood cancers, and at present considered to be incurable. In a new study from Uppsala University, resear...
Unique conflict database now iPhone application
The Conflict Database at Uppsala University gathers neutral information about all wars and conflicts in the world. Now the popular database is also...
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...
New, sought-after standard for diagnosis within neurology
For the first time, researchers from Sweden and the US have succeeded in identifying the majority of the detectable proteins in the cerebrospinal f...
Clear association between obesity and vitamin D deficiency
A study conducted at Uppsala University has demonstrated that obese people often suffer from serious vitamin D deficiency and poor calcium metaboli...
Cross-disciplinary research on nerve system at Uppsala
Dementia and chronic pain are two pathological conditions that are on the rise in society, which increases the need for better diagnosis and treatm...
Two Uppsala researchers named Wallenberg Scholars
Per Ahlberg and Olle Eriksson have been named Wallenberg Scholars by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. They will be receiving a five-year g...
Uppsala and US most popular among post-doc applicants
A plurality of those seeking a position in Sweden want to come to Uppsala University. For those seeking scholarships for positions abroad, the US i...
Sweden and Europe creating world’s largest innovation factory
In late May the massive European initiative InnoEnergy was launched, bringing together Europe’s very best universities and companies in the field o...
A stone says more than a thousand runes
It was not necessary to be literate to be able to access rune carvings in the 11th century. At the same time those who could read were able to glea...
Vilks will complete interrupted lecture at Uppsala University
The Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University has decided to invite the artist Lars Vilks during the fall term, provided that all arrangements...
Commentary with regard to the debate about Lars Vilks
In the aftermath of Lars Vilks’ interrupted lecture at the University, many people are questioning how he could have been invited to speak here in ...
Duties to human remains in universities and museums
Human remains are stored in universities and museums all over the world. A recent example of genetic testing on old human remains is the results fr...
Press invitation, conference: Is Medical Ethics Really in the Best Interest of the Patient?
When is it right to terminate treatments? Is it alright to conduct medical research on children? Who should receive treatment when resources are sc...