Recent grants and awards
Amartya Sen awarded the 2017 Johan Skytte Prize
The Johan Skytte Prize annually recognises the most valuable contribution to the field of political science. This year’s prize is awarded to Amarty...
Mandelgren Prize to Michael Neiß
Svenska fornminnesföreningen (the Antiquarian Society of Sweden) has decided to award PhD student and archaeologist Michael Neiß the 2017 Mandelgre...
Five young Uppsala researchers to receive Ingvar Carlsson Award
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research has decided to award a total of SEK 20 million to five young postdocs at Uppsala University. The proj...
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia the focus of new Wallenberg Clinical Scholar
Professor Richard Rosenquist Brandell at Uppsala University’s Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology is one of this year’s two new Wallen...
Otto Cars appointed to UN group on antibiotic resistance
Otto Cars, Senior Professor of Infectious Diseases at Uppsala University and founder of the international network ReAct, has been selected as a mem...
Kristina Edström appointed honorary doctor in Norway
Kristina Edström, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry (Ångström Laboratory), has been appointed honorary doctor at the ...
2017 Gustaf Adolf Medals awarded
Five Elder Gustaf Adolf Medals in gold and two in silver have been awarded to employees at Uppsala University.
SEK 71 million in grants secured for science and technology research environments
The Swedish Research Council has decided on grants for research environments in science and technology. Uppsala University is the recipient of thre...
Eva Åkesson appointed member of Tartu University Council
The government of Estonia has appointed Uppsala University Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson as new member of Tartu University Council. Professor Åkesson...
Uppsala University big data research secures SEK 59 million
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) will provide a total of SEK 200 million to seven different research projects on handling extrem...
Horizon award to Per Venge for quick blood test
Per Venge, professor of clinical chemistry at Uppsala University’s Department of Medical Sciences, has been awarded the EU Commission’s Horizon Pri...
Uppsala researcher is Sweden’s most cited in computer sciences
We had a few words with Peter Stoica, Professor of Systems Modeling at the Department of Information Technology who has been ranked number 1 in Swe...
Millions for Environmental Law Projects
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency recently decided to fund two research projects connected to the Law Faculty. Jan Darpö, project leader ...
Research grants awarded to fight dementia
Dementia is one of the world’s greatest health issues. 47 million people around the world are affected and a new case is discovered every three sec...
SEK 12 million to nanosensor research
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research has selected 20 researchers at Swedish higher education institutions who will receive SEK 12 million ...
2016 Ulla and Stig Holmquist prizewinner selected
Professor Kristina Luthman at Gothenburg University’s Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology has been selected winner of the Ulla and Stig H...
Science & SciLifeLab Grand Prize to Neir Eschel at Stanford University
Neir Eshel, psychiatry resident at Stanford University, has discovered how interactions between brain neurons make us able to predict the consequen...
2016 Holmdahl Scholarship recipients selected
The Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Scholarship is Uppsala University’s finest award for efforts that further human rights and freedoms. This year, the ...
Kristina Edström appointed Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor for research infrastructure
Kristina Edström, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry (Ångström Laboratory) and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Science and...
Rudbeck and Linnaeus medallists selected
This year’s Rudbeck Medal goes to professors Sverker Gustavsson, Lena Kjellén and Peter Stoica, and the Linnaeus Medal to Professor Hans Ellegren. ...