Recent grants and awards
Three new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine
27 October 2016
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
21 October 2016
The Faculty of Social Sciences at Uppsala University has appointed Professor Sylvie K. Chetty at the University of Otago, New Zealand, as honorary ...
New honorary doctor appointed by the Faculty of Educational Sciences
19 October 2016
Jim Ryder, Professor of Science Education at the University of Leeds, has been appointed new honorary doctor at Uppsala University’s Faculty of Edu...
Radio journalist appointed new honorary doctor
18 October 2016
Radio show host and journalist Peter Sandberg has been appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Theology, Uppsala University.
Allergy researcher appointed new honorary doctor
7 October 2016
Gunnar O. Johansson, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Immunology, Esp. Allergology, at Karolinska Institutet, has been appointed new honorary doctor ...
Two new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Law
7 October 2016
The Faculty of Law has appointed two leading researchers, Professor Emeritus Markku Helin and Professor Emerita Adrienne Héritier, as new honorary ...
Faculty of Languages appoints two new honorary doctors
6 October 2016
Professor Stephen C. Levinson of the Max Planck Institute in the Netherlands and Helmer Gustavson, former department head at the Swedish National H...
Archaeologist appointed new honorary doctor
5 October 2016
Archaeologist Jeremy B. Rutter, Professor Emeritus at Dartmouth College, USA, has been appointed a new honorary doctor at the Faculty of Arts.
Lena Marcusson to investigate the handling of last year's refugee situation
3 October 2016
Professor Emerita in Administrative Law Lena Marcusson has recently been appointed expert counsel in an investigation that will document and analys...
Trita Parsi named Alumnus of the Year 2016
28 September 2016
Uppsala University’s Alumnus of the Year award 2016 goes to political adviser and Iran expert Trita Parsi. His studies at Uppsala University became...
SEK 5 million grant to art project
27 September 2016
The Swedish Research Council has selected seven art research projects to receive grants, out of a total of 51 applications. One of the grants is aw...
New honorary doctors in science and technology
23 September 2016
Three new honorary doctors have been named by the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University: mathematician Yakov Eliashberg, biologis...
This year’s Björkén Prize to energy researchers
21 September 2016
Auli Niemi, Professor of Groundwater Modelling at the Department of Earth Sciences and Anders Hagfeldt, solar cell researcher and guest professor a...
Donation enables new sociology prize
9 September 2016
Uppsala University has received its first donation for sociology to be used for the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize ‘to be awarded yearly to a younger res...
ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Sascha Ott
1 September 2016
Sascha Ott, Professor of Synthetic Molecular Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded EUR 2 million in a Consolidator Grant from ...
Maria Strømme receives Uppsala University Innovation Prize
1 September 2016
The Uppsala University Innovation Prize is an award given to recognise successful transference of knowledge. This year, the prize is being awarded ...
Kevin Anderson is the new Zennström Visiting Professor of Climate Change Leadership
22 August 2016
Climate researcher Kevin Anderson will be Uppsala University’s second holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. ...
Winners of 2016 Distinguished Teaching Awards selected
25 May 2016
This year’s winners of the Distinguished Teaching Awards teach subjects related to linguistics, economics, medical cell biology, and physics and as...
Professor Johan Sundström to receive Viviane Conraads Award
11 May 2016
Johan Sundström, professor of epidemiology and scientific director of Uppsala Clinical Research Center, has been selected to receive the 2016 Vivia...
Major international meeting on cultural heritage held
16 April 2016
Uppsala University’s Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson and Professor of Building Conservation Tor Broström at Campus Gotland participated in a large inte...