Perspectives – growing our knowledge

Viking raids – how did it all start?

Everyone is familiar with the Viking raids, when warlike Scandinavians headed out on plundering expeditions in Europe. But how did it start, exactly? Excavations of burial sites in Uppsala and Estonia may provide new answers.

Researcher Profiles

Here we present a few of Uppsala University’s prominent researchers and the people behind the research.

“This is a major challenge”

Using nanotechnology, Zhen Zhang hopes that an entirely new kind of sensor for environmental control will become reality. His research team built up a process flow for the production of nanocomponents and an advanced test lab at the Ångström laboratory.

Researcher Profiles