Recent grants and awards
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. ...
Four new Academy Fellows at Uppsala University
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s investment in young researchers continues with 29 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows, four of which are at U...
Antibiotics researchers get a SEK 10 million boost
A research group led by Dan I. Andersson at Uppsala University has secured a SEK 10 million grant from the Swedish Research Council for two researc...
Professor Per Artursson elected AAAS Fellow
Professor Per Artursson of the Department of Pharmacy has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He...
New prizes and distinctions to Uppsala researchers
The recipients of Uppsala University’s Oscar Prize, Geijer Prize and Torgny Segerstedt Medal have now been announced. The prizes and the medal will...
Three prominent Uppsala University researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced which researchers are being awarded Starting Grants for 2016. 325 research projects across the EU...
Uppsala Student of the Year: Allen Ali Mohammadi
Allen Ali Mohammadi wants to help people. He wants to save lives. He has already received an EU grant for his device which should be able to detect...
All new honorary doctors at Uppsala University in 2016
Every year, all faculties at Uppsala University appoint one or several honorary doctors which are connected to the respective faculties. The title ...
Three new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine
Three new honorary doctors have been appointed by the Faculty of Medicine: Dr Robert Califf, influential clinical researcher and Director of the US...
New honorary doctor at the Faculty of Social Sciences
The Faculty of Social Sciences at Uppsala University has appointed Professor Sylvie K. Chetty at the University of Otago, New Zealand, as honorary ...