Recent grants and awards
New honorary doctors at the Faculty of Social Sciences
American professors Henry Jenkins, who researches online activism, and I. William Zartman, who researches conflict resolution, have been appointed ...
New honorary doctors at the Faculty of Pharmacy
The Faculty of Pharmacy at Uppsala University has appointed Professor Christopher J. H. Porter at Monash University, Professor Fang-Rong Chang at t...
Two Uppsala researchers named Ragnar Söderberg fellows in medicine
Uppsala researchers Henrik Boije at the Department of Neuroscience and Kaska Koltowska at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, hav...
Beneficial research rewarded
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) for the first time is awarding a prize for making research useful – the Utilisation Prize. Thre...
Ola Larsmo and Quentin Skinner new honorary doctors
Author Ola Larsmo and Professor Quentin Skinner, University of London, have been appointed new honorary doctors at Uppsala University’s Faculty of ...
Equal Opportunities Award goes to Anita Hussénius
Anita Hussénius, head of the Centre for Gender Research, has received the 2016 Equal Opportunities Award for her gender-equal and inclusive leaders...
SEK 80 million to top international researchers
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has awarded a total of SEK 560 million to 18 research projects deemed to be of the highest international c...
Medical grants go to Uppsala researchers
The Swedish Society for Medical Research has presented the 2017 postdoctoral grants to a total of 34 researchers at six Swedish universities. Four ...
Anita Falkenek is Uppsala University Alumna of the Year 2017
Anita Falkenek is CEO of Krav and has long worked with environment and sustainability issues. She has a degree in ecotoxicology and biology from Up...
France Mentré new honorary doctor at the Faculty of Pharmacy
France Mentré, Professor of Biostatistics at INSERM – Paris Diderot University in France, has been appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Phar...
Five new honorary doctors named in science and technology
Five new honorary doctors have been named at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University. AbuBakr Bahaj, energy researcher, will be...
Four top researchers at Uppsala University to receive ERC Starting Grants
The European Research Council (ERC) has now publicised which researchers have been awarded 2017 ERC Starting Grants. 406 research projects across t...
First UNESCO Chair at Uppsala University
Ashok Swain at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research has been appointed a UNESCO Chair on International Water Cooperation.
Nordic medical prize to Uppsala researcher
Christer Betsholtz, Professor of Vascular and Tumour Biology at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University, is bein...
SEK 300 million invested in systems biology
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, is investing SEK 300 million in interdisciplinary research in systems biology. Two of the nine ...
Delia Baldassari first recipient of the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize
Professor Delia Baldassari at New York University is the first recipient of the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize in Sociology. She was awarded the prize at...
Börje Johansson awarded the Humboldt Research Award
Börje Johansson, Senior Professor of Materials Theory at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, won the prestigious international Humboldt Resear...
Alzheimer’s researcher at Uppsala University awarded prize by Queen Silvia
Stina Syvänen at the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, received the Queen Silvia Prize to a Young Alzheimer’s Researcher for her res...
Sociologist made a fellow of Gerontological Society of America
Sandra Torres, Professor of Social Gerontology at the Department of Sociology at Uppsala University, has been made a fellow of the Gerontological S...
Winners of the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Awards selected
This year’s Distinguished Teaching Award winners at Uppsala University teach subjects in the history of science and ideas, law, medicine and earth ...