Recent grants and awards
Uppsala University Innovation Prize, ‘Hjärnäpplet’ awarded to Helena Danielson
03 juli 2019
The Uppsala University Innovation Prize ‘Hjärnäpplet’ for the outstanding transfer of knowledge has been awarded to Helena Danielson, Professor of ...
Burns Award 2019 to Peter Wallensteen
05 juni 2019
Peter Wallensteen, senior professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, has been awarded the James A. Burns, C....
Distinguished Teaching Award winners for 2019
24 maj 2019
The winners of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards teach subjects connected with history, peace and conflict research, medicinal chemistry an...
Joscha Legewie awarded the 2019 Hans L. Zetterberg Prize
22 maj 2019
Joscha Legewie is awarded the Hans L. Zetterberg prize for his innovative studies within classic and central fields in sociology, including, race, ...
More Uppsala Researchers Join the Young Academy of Sweden's Board
20 maj 2019
The Young Academy of Sweden has chosen a new Academy Board for the coming year. The new chair is Magnus Jonsson of Linköping University and the new...
Cancer researcher listed as Super Talent
16 maj 2019
Cancer researcher Sara Mangsbo has been named one of the most prominent individuals among Sweden’s 101 Super Talents listed by the Swedish magazine...
Four elite student athletes receive scholarship
10 maj 2019
Many students at Uppsala University participate in sports at the elite level in parallel with their studies, and for several years a special schola...
Caroline Sjöberg to be new Uppsala University Director
06 maj 2019
On 25 April, the University Board decided to appoint Caroline Sjöberg as Uppsala University Director.
Uppsala Researchers win Utilisation Award
06 maj 2019
This year’s SSF Utilisation Award from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research goes to Maria Strømme and Håkan Engqvist of Uppsala University...
Award for research and teaching on the Holocaust
11 april 2019
Tomislav Dulić, Senior Lecturer in History and Director of the Hugo Valentin Centre, has been awarded the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award 2019.
Several Uppsala researchers awarded major KAW grants
27 mars 2019
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has allocated grants in several of its major programmes of research. Six researchers at Uppsala University...
Lars Lannfelt’s award for excellent research from Swedish Alzheimer’s Foundation
01 februari 2019
This year, the Swedish Alzheimer’s Foundation (Alzheimerfonden) has awarded its major research prize, worth SEK 2.5 million, to Lars Lannfelt, Seni...
2018 awards and distinctions
24 januari 2019
Each year Uppsala University awards prizes, distinctions and medals to people who have promoted research, education or development at Uppsala Unive...
Göran Widmalm receives the Ulla and Stig Holmquist Prize
06 december 2018
Göran Widmalm, Professor of Organic Chemistry at Stockholm University, has been awarded the 2018 Ulla and Stig Holmquist Science Prize in Organic C...
Linnaeus and Rudbeck medal winners designated
05 december 2018
The Rudbeck Medal will be presented this year to Professors Per Artursson, Kristina Edström and Lars Engwall, while the Linnaeus Medal will be pres...
New Oscar prize-winners designated
30 november 2018
Uppsala University’s Oscar Prize for young researchers in 2018 has been awarded to Weronica Ek at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathol...
“Our challenge is to learn how to live differently”
27 november 2018
Hello there, climate researcher Keri Facer from the University of Bristol. You are Uppsala University’s third visiting Zennström Professor of Clima...
Emma Tysk: Uppsala Student of 2018
23 november 2018
This year’s Uppsala Student of the Year is studying in the Master Programme in Computer and Information Engineering, and also runs her own graphic ...
Keri Facer new Zennström Professor in Climate Change Leadership
22 november 2018
Climate researcher Keri Facer from the University of Bristol will be Uppsala University’s third visiting Zennström Professor of Climate Change Lead...
Ola Larsmo awarded Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Prize
16 november 2018
The Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Prize is Uppsala University’s foremost award for efforts to promote human rights and liberty. This year’s prize is a...