“Crimea Is Ours!” Russian geopolitics and digital irony
In a new article published in the Journal of Eurasian Geography and Economics Mikhail Suslov, researcher at Uppsala University, analyzes how the an...
SciLifeLab widens its infrastructure offer
SciLifeLab strengthens its available infrastructure and offers further support to Swedish researchers with activities at universities in Gothenburg...
Delayed cord clamping improves fine motor skills
The importance of the umbilical cord not only for the foetus but for newborn infants too was shown by Swedish researchers a few years ago. In a fol...
124 new PhDs at the Spring Conferment Ceremony
The 29 May is the day of Uppsala University’s Spring Conferment Ceremony. 124 new PhDs and 11 jubilee doctors will be conferred under festive forms...
The Library celebrates WB Yeats
The 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, the irish Nobel Prize-winning poet, is being marked this year with hundreds of events a...
Exhibition: Andreas Vesalius and the Anatomical Renaissance
This year’s exhibition at Carolina Rediviva celebrates the quincentenary of Andreas Vesalius’s birth. The exhibition will be on display from May 22...
SWEDESD becomes member of GAP Partner Networks
UNESCO is setting up a global community of practice aiming to contribute to the five Priority Action Areas of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ...
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson new chairperson of international network
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson was recently elected the new chairperson of the Executive Board of the international Matariki Network of Universities. ...
“Global Swede” award to Uppsala University student
Tsun-Kang “Trent” Chiang, a student in the Master Programme in Economics at Uppsala University, was given the honour “Global Swede” by the Minister...
Malaria testing yet to reach its potential
In a study published this month in Malaria Journal, researchers from Uppsala University and other institutions present a new model for systematical...
Uppsala University dissertations 1602–1855 being digitized
More than 2,000 dissertations from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries have been digitized and made searchable and readable online. They are accessib...
How does a honeybee queen avoid inbreeding in her colony?
Recombination, or crossing-over, occurs when sperm and egg cells are formed and segments of each chromosome pair are interchanged. This process pla...
This year’s Johan Skytte Prize winner announced
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University, is awarde...
Uppsala Health Summit publishes pre-conference report
For the upcoming Uppsala Health Summit on antibiotic resistance, 2–3 June, a report has now been published focusing on some of the most pressing is...
Researchers discover missing link in the evolution of complex cells
In a new study, published in Nature this week, a research team led from Uppsala University in Sweden presents the discovery of a new microbe that r...
Ten Uppsala University subjects ranked top 100
Uppsala University is a broad university with world-leading research at all nine faculties. This is reflected in the recently published QS World Un...
Gender inequalities exist for fathers in the Swedish child health field
Fathers in Sweden are not provided with the same opportunities as mothers when it comes to learning about how to take care and raise their children.
A Google for handwriting
To be able to use computers to analyse and search handwritten texts would revolutionise research in the humanities. And the technology to digitise ...
The history of Russia becomes clearer
How much do we actually know about our neighbours in the east? Following the opening of archives in Russia and the former Soviet Union, it has beco...
A Christian voice in the public debate
Antje Jackelén is back in Uppsala, which she visited as a guest student from Germany in the late 1970s. As a newly appointed archbishop, she is hap...