Zennström climate professorship to Doreen Stabinsky
Climate researcher Doreen Stabinsky will be Uppsala University’s first holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership....
New step towards future production of solar fuels
One way of storing solar energy is to transform the energy directly into a fuel. Researchers at Uppsala University have shown a reaction which make...
Gene causing late foetal death identified
Researchers at SciLifeLab, Uppsala University and Uppsala University Hospital have identified a gene which can cause foetal deaths at a late stage ...
Fossils survive volcanic eruption to tell us about the origin of the Canary Islands
The most recent eruption on the Canary Islands – at El Hierro in 2011 – produced spectacularly enigmatic white ‘floating rocks’ that originated fro...
Facilitating multi-stakeholder collaboration – a new handbook
SWEDESD and partners have published a handbook based on recent experiences and insights from collaborative learning initiatives in 18 cities on thr...
Uppsala ‘milk study’ ranked 23rd most mentioned in 2014
In October, Uppsala University researchers published an article that showed a correlation between high milk consumption in adults and increased mor...
Sudden rise in the number of wars
The number of on-going wars exceeded ten during 2014, which is high compared to previous years since the new millennium. The increase from seven wa...
How host–virus coevolution unmasked from the genomic record
Retroviruses are important pathogens, which have attacked vertebrate hosts for millions of years. Researchers now provide new knowledge about the l...
New Uppsala University Scholarship recipients in Hong Kong and New York
Two students, Anna Reibring and Karin Lind, have been awarded Uppsala University Scholarships to work in Hong Kong and New York. Reibring will take...
Several Uppsala researchers involved in top breakthroughs of 2014
Rosetta’s arrival at the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko and the landing of Philae is this year’s greatest scientific achievement, according to jou...
Five new medal recipients named
This year’s gold Linnaeus Medal is being awarded to Birgitta Bremer, Professor Bergiana at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Director of Be...
Multi-billion Euro initiative for sustainable use of materials
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has selected the consortium ‘RawMatTERS’, with more than 100 leading partners in industry...
Uppsala University part of large EU initiatives on health and materials
Uppsala University has been selected by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology as a partner for two large, new initiatives – so called...
Uppsala University part of multi-billion Euro initiative for health
The European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT) has selected the consortium EIT Health as the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) f...
Winners of Science & SciLifeLab Prize for young scientists announced
The names of this years’ Science & SciLifeLab Prize winners are now official. The grand prize of USD 25,000 goes to Liron Bar-Peled. All four winne...
Smoking linked to loss of Y chromosome in men
In a new study, published in Science, researchers at Uppsala University demonstrate an association between smoking and loss of the Y chromosome in ...
New goals and strategies for Uppsala University
Uppsala University has now determined the direction of its future development. Last week, the University Board adopted a new Goals and Strategies d...
Seven Nobel Laureates to give lectures at Uppsala University
It is a long-standing tradition for the Nobel Laureates to be invited to Uppsala University in connection with the annual Nobel Prize ceremony in S...
Overview and analysis of ICT research gives fresh perspectives
The effect of Internet on our lives and society is a constant topic of interest for politicians, business leaders, the media and the general public...
New method for quickly determining antibiotic resistance
Scientists from Uppsala University, the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new ...