Recent grants and awards
Jon Elster awarded this year’s Johan Skytte Prize
This year's Johan Skytte Prize for outstanding contribution to Political Science is awarded to Professor Jon Elster, Robert K. Merton Professor in ...
Mathematics research to be given a boost
Fifteen prominent mathematicians will receive funding to bring Swedish mathematics research back to the international top. Four of them are based a...
Uppsala physicist ranked as one of Europe’s foremost
Henrik Johansson, senior lecturer in theoretical physics at the Department of Physics and Astronomy and ranked as one of the foremost researchers i...
Three UU researchers granted positions by the Swedish Cancer Society
The Swedish Cancer Society has decided to award Anna Dimberg, Patrick Micke and Marika Nestor grants for research positions. Researchers from the D...
Five Uppsala researchers to receive ERC grants following the 2015 calls
The European Research Council, ERC, has now released a complete list of researchers who are to receive Starting Grants and Consolidator Grants foll...
Stefan Swartling Peterson appointed Chief of Health at UNICEF in New York
Stefan Swartling Peterson, Professor of Global Health at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, has been appointed the Chief of Health at...
Increased funding for international initiative against antibiotic resistance
The Swedish Research Council has decided to back two international projects following the 2015 call for proposals from JPIAMR (Joint Programming In...
Biochemist receives Chinese award
Jan-Christer Janson, professor emeritus of biochemistry, has been presented with a prestigious award in science and technology at a ceremony in Bei...
Two Uppsala researchers receive grants to establish strong research environments
The Swedish Research Council has approved ten researchers as recipients of the Grants for Distinguished Professors 2015, which entails ten years wo...
Uppsala researchers to receive prestigious international grants
Two Uppsala researchers have chosen as recipients of the European Research Council’s (ERC) Starting Grant of EUR 1,5 million. The prestigious resea...
Three Rudbeck medallists and a Linnaeus medallist announced
The Linnaeus Medal 2015 is being awarded to Göran Arnqvist, Professor of Animal Ecology at Uppsala University. In addition, three recipients of the...
Four new Wallenberg Academy Fellows to Uppsala University
Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a career programme for promising young researchers of all disciplines. Four researchers have now been offered to beco...
Giuliano Di Baldassarre adjunct professor at UNESCO-IHE
Giuliano Di Baldassarre, a professor at the Department of earth sciences research program LUVAL, has been awarded the prestigious honorary title of...
Lightning researcher awarded Honorary Doctorate in Sri Lanka
Vernon Cooray, Professor at the Department of Engineering Sciences, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka.
Heléne Lööw to be awarded the Martin H:son Holmdahl Scholarship
The Martin H:son Holmdahl Scholarship is Uppsala University’s most prestigious award for the furthering of human rights and liberty. This year, the...
New honorary doctorates awarded by the Faculty of Theology
Two British researchers, Professor Denise Cush and Dr Rowan D. Williams, have been awarded honorary doctorates by the Faculty of Theology at Uppsal...
Three new honorary doctorates in Science and Technology
Two leading international researchers and an Uppsala-based entrepreneur have been awarded honorary doctorates by the Department of Science and Tech...
Childhood and adolescence researchers awarded honorary doctorates
Professor Emeritus William Corsaro, Indiana, and Professor Jane Humphries, Oxford, have been given honorary doctorates by the Faculty of Educationa...
New honorary doctorates in Social Sciences: Two professors and an editor-in-chief
Emeritus Professor Robin Boadway from Queens University, Canada, Professor Richard Swedberg, Cornell University, USA, and Editor-in-chief Kay Glans...
New honorary doctorate at the Department of Pharmacy
Professor Kathleen M. Giacomini has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University.