Blood fat medicine can kill cancer cells
21 November 2008
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
13 November 2008
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
12 November 2008
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
6 November 2008
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
23 October 2008
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
16 September 2008
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
9 September 2008
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
9 September 2008
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
20 August 2008
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
20 June 2008
SEK 184 million over ten years in Linnaeus Grants. This is what Uppsala University received when the Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Rese...
Kai Siegbahn exhibition opens with symposium
23 April 2008
The Uppsala professor and Nobel prizewinner Kai Siegbahn, who would have been 90 in April, is getting his own permanent exhibition at the Ångström ...
New methods create superior solar-energy technology
17 April 2008
Linda Brus has developed and tested new methods of making solar-energy plants more competitive.
More reliable forecasts regarding algal bloom in lakes
17 April 2008
One method of reducing algal blooms in eutrophied lakes is to build purification plants or manure pits nearby. In order to estimate whether this is...
Main contact a clue in the battle against cancer
15 April 2008
By cutting off the nutritional supply to tumours through treacherous blood vessels, it will perhaps be possible to gain ground in the battle agains...
Promising new material for hydrogen storage
11 April 2008
You can investigate the hydrogen storage properties of different materials effectively with the aid of heavyweight computer calculations. Carlos Mo...
Several of Sweden's hottest technology companies stem from Uppsala research
12 March 2008
The Swedish magazines Ny Teknik (New Technology) and Affärsvärlden (Business World) have jointly identified the 33 most interesting new technology ...
Major investment gives new boost to microtechnology research for space
13 February 2008
VINNOVA and the Swedish National Space Board are making a major investment in research and development of pioneering space technology at Uppsala Un...
Custom-tailored courses for employers forge new contacts
5 February 2008
Uppsala University Education, the University’s unit for commissioned education, is making major commitments in the form of custom-tailored courses ...
Bioethics and research ethics in focus
10 January 2008
Uppsala University pools its resources and focuses on research ethics. This year a new Interfaculty Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics has been...
Uppsala Health Summit seeking smart solutions in ageing society
30 November 0002
Get set for 3-4 June: Uppsala University, together with seven other Swedish actors, has invited politicians, opinion-makers and experts from health...