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8 September 2011
On September 8 the central Web pages within www.uu.se are being moved to a new publishing system.
Uppsala University best in Sweden in new world rankings
5 September 2011
Uppsala University is among the top 100 and ranks best in Sweden as QS World University Rankings 2011/12 ranks universities throughout the world.
Lizard genome mapped for first time
31 August 2011
A lizard genome has been mapped for the first time ever, by an international research team led by Kerstin Lindblad-Toh of the Broad Institute (U.S....
Exciting discovery about the origin of humans
22 August 2011
A major evolutionary biological study, performed partly by researchers at Uppsala University, reveals what has driven the evolution of new forms of...
Major advanced cancer study to be led by Uppsala University
18 August 2011
Several prominent cancer researchers are now joining forces in an advanced new cancer study. The goal is to understand which tumors will be difficu...
Uppsala University places high in world ranking
15 August 2011
This year’s edition of the prestigious Shanghai ranking shows that Uppsala University is one of the 100 foremost universities in the world. The Uni...
Silver Bible added to Memory of the World Register
26 May 2011
The Silver Bible at Uppsala University Library is Sweden’s most precious book and one of the world’s most famous manuscripts. It was written in Ita...
4th Uppsala-Hallym Symposium a success
9 May 2011
Hello there… Kjell Öberg, professor of oncological endocrinology, who was in charge of The 4th Uppsala-Hallym International Symposium – Biomarkers:...
Research collaboration with Hallym University expands
28 April 2011
On Wednesday the 4th of May, an all-day symposium on biomarkers, involving researchers invited from Hallym University in South Korea, will be held ...
One of Sweden’s largest health studies starting
26 April 2011
One of the largest research studies in Sweden is now starting. It is to investigate the connections between lifestyle factors and genes in the emer...
Uppsala University new member of network for collaboration with China
26 March 2011
Uppsala University recently became a member of a European university network in Beijing - European University Centre at Peking University (EUC) – t...
Europe comes together to develop cancer diagnostics based on genetics and protein chemistry
21 March 2011
Uppsala University is participating in Europe’s largest academic-industry collaboration aimed at developing new diagnostic methods for, in the firs...
Major initiative targets more drugs for tuberculosis
10 March 2011
Every year 1.8 million people die of tuberculosis, mainly in countries where health care is insufficiently developed. Now the EU has made a unique ...
Dialogue important in learning to read and write
24 February 2011
“The ability to read and write in different subjects is of great importance for future choices in life. What is needed is highly distinct instructi...
Alumni event in Beijing
24 February 2011
On February 17 more than 30 people joined together at the Uppsala University Alumni dinner in Beijing.
Uppsala University sums up 2010
23 February 2011
Uppsala University has never had more students, the number of academic publications is growing, and collaboration with regional and international p...
Cars start due to relativity
28 January 2011
A Swedish research team of Professor Rajeev Ahuja, Dr. Andreas Blomqvist, Dr. Peter Larsson and a Finish team of Prof. P Pekka Pyykkö & Dr. Patryk ...
Holocaust and genocide studies is focus of new master’s programme
28 January 2011
Holocaust and genocide studies is a growing field of research with broad international relevance. As of the autumn term of 2011, Uppsala University...
New report: Fewer conflicts and fewer killed
28 December 2010
The number of conflicts no longer seems to be increasing, and the number of people killed has declined radically since the early 1990s. This is rep...
Major grant for research in molecular biotechnology
20 December 2010
Following multiple selective processes, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research has chosen eighteen young researchers to share SEK 180 millio...