News from Uppsala University
Ahtisaari this year´s Dag Hammarskjöld lecturer
The former president of Finland, Martti Ahtisaari will deliver this year´s Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture on September 18 in the presence of Crown Prince...
New book provides social scientific perspective on sustainable fishing
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
Dental and medical care is constantly looking for new materials to improve care procedures. In his doctoral dissertation Jesper Lööf has worked wi...
Significance of milk in development of culture to be studied
The capacity to drink and tolerate milk may have been of tremendous importance for the cultural development of Europe. In a major EU project, being...
25 years of conventional evaluation of data analysis proves worthless in practice
So-called intelligent computer-based methods for classifying patient samples, for example, have been evaluated with the help of two methods that ha...
New discovery about growth factor can be breakthrough for cancer research
A research team at the Ludwig Institute and Uppsala University has discovered an entirely new signal path for a growth factor that is of crucial im...
Blood vessel cells are instructed to form tube-like structures
How do blood vessel cells understand that they should organise themselves in tubes and not in layers? A research group from Uppsala University show...
Collaboration with India to provide nanotechnology with new tools
A research team at the Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University will be leading a collaborative project between the EU and India in theoretical ma...
Uppsala University on prestigious ranking list
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...
The genetics of the white horse unravelled
The white horse is an icon for dignity which has had a huge impact on human culture across the world. An international team led by researchers at U...
New discovery a step towards better diabetes treatment
In today's issue of the prestigious journal Cell Metabolism Uppsala scientists are presenting new findings that shed light on the processes that de...
Closing the gap between fish and land animals
New exquisitely preserved fossils from Latvia cast light on a key event in our own evolutionary history, when our ancestors left the water and vent...
Researchers find an evolutionarily preserved signature in the primate brain
Researchers from Uppsala University, Karolinska Institute, and the University of Chicago, have determined that there are hundreds of biological dif...
Linnaeus Grants to strong Uppsala teams
SEK 184 million over ten years in Linnaeus Grants. This is what Uppsala University received when the Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Rese...
A promising step towards more effective hydrogen storage
An international research team led by Professor Rajeev Ahuja, Uppsala University, has demonstrated an atomistic mechanism of hydrogen release in ma...
Full glory of Vendel Era on display at Valsgärde exhibition
Adorned helmets, magnificent swords, ceramics and everyday items. The Vendel Period, which took place before the Viking Age, takes centre stage in ...
Shopping is a way of interacting with the world around us
Our relationship with objects is multilayered and often very emotional, and this is expressed in the way we shop. Swedish ethnologist Erik Ottoson ...
Why rebel groups attack civilians
In civil war, rebel groups often target civilians despite the fact that their actual target is the government and that they are often dependent on ...
Important conference on research for global development
What research is needed to be able to create a sustainable future, and how can we attain good global cooperation? For three days, May 27-29, Uppsal...
Time for accreditation for Tosca
The unique production of the opera Tosca is being premiered on 13 June in Uppsala's historic quarter. Media representatives are invited to apply fo...