News from Uppsala University
Multidisciplinary center focusing on Russia
A new Center for Russian Studies is taking shape at Uppsala University. It will be the only one of its kind in Sweden and will pursue multidiscipli...
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...
Religion – a social factor of ever greater importance
Religion, society, and law – what do they have to do with each other? A great deal, is the answer from two of the 40 Uppsala researchers who are pu...
Solar energy has potential to provide electricity for all
The solar cells that are installed around the world today produce as much energy as an entire nuclear power station. The supply of solar energy is ...
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...
Mutations can be detected directly in an active gene
Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method to reveal mutations and other minor genetic variations in active genes. They are very...
Ocean waves -- our new electricity supplier
Uppsala researchers have developed an entirely unique energy technology that is adapted to the slow movements of waves. Now this technology is to b...
Database on conflicts can help promote peace
At Uppsala, information is collected about all the wars, conflicts, and peace processes in the world. All this information is stored in a conflict ...
Put political rhetoric under the magnifying glass
Politicians and interest groups vie for the attention and support of the audience and the media. Everyone wants to be seen and have their message h...
Infants can do more than we think
- Infants have great social competence by the age of six months. They perceive much of their surroundings and can do more than we think, says Profe...
Natural disasters call for coordinated research efforts
Knowledge about how natural disasters can be predicted and how help to afflicted communities should be implemented exists in many different researc...
Individually tailored heart care within reach
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death and lies behind the greatest number of emergency admissions to hospitals in Sweden. At Upp...
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...
Research for life
What happens in the cells of humans when they developed cancer, diabetes, or some other public health disorder, and how can we prevent it? These ar...
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...