News on artificial intelligence
The AI tool quickly became good at Swedish
10 maj 2023
The AI tool Chat-GPT has stunned the world with its good language use. But how did the language model become so good at Swedish? We asked Joakim Ni...
His algorithm aims for better age assessments
28 mars 2023
Can a computer analyse a picture of a face and decide how old the person is? Anders Hast thinks it can. He is currently developing an algorithm tha...
AI may also replace skilled professions
20 mars 2023
When work tasks are replaced by new technology, changes in the labour market follow. Research shows that this has historically led to more jobs ove...
Development of robots that promote inclusion and diversity
03 mars 2023
How do we develop social robots that make everyone feel included and represented? This question is the focus of researchers Ginevra Castellano and ...
Bringing new research about forensic evidence to the courtroom
02 mars 2023
Are there better methods of assessing a person’s age, whether a person is lying, or whose DNA is at a crime scene? These are questions in some of t...
Reducing the risk of students using AI to cheat
01 mars 2023
How can we prevent students from using AI in examinations? And should this new technology be prohibited? Mats Cullhed and Sonja Bjelobaba have been...
Data-driven journalism for the future
23 februari 2023
Data-driven journalism is here to stay – and AI tools are only getting better and better. Måns Magnusson, researcher in machine learning and statis...
New investment in research into AI in Swedish workplaces
03 februari 2023
While automation, robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly used in Swedish workplaces, there is a lack of knowledge concerning how ...
Start-ups from Uppsala University on inspirational trip to the US
01 februari 2023
Hello there, Frida Henningsson Johnson, business advisor at UU Innovation, who’ll be taking three spin-off companies from Uppsala University to the...
Perseverant bacteria challenge antibacterial treatment
04 januari 2023
Bacterial perseverance is a new phenomenon that helps explain how bacteria adapt to survive antibiotic treatments. A group of researchers at Uppsal...
The man who has confidence in AI – but also reservations
12 december 2022
What happens if you are discriminated against by artificial intelligence (AI)? In the future, algorithms will take more and more decisions – for be...
Several innovation companies from Uppsala University on prestigious list
15 november 2022
Each year, Sweden’s Ny Teknik magazine presents a list of the top 33 young tech companies in Sweden that are judged to be a leader of the future, a...
The technology shift – how AI is transforming the workplace
07 september 2022
A major technology shift is happening in the workplace. What is the impact on the work environment when artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics a...
New model forecasts birth dates
06 september 2022
Since its launch in October last year, the Pregspect website has been used by approximately 18,000 pregnant women. Mikael Elinder, associate profes...
ERC grants for research on AI in emergency care
02 maj 2022
With the help of artificial intelligence, safety and efficiency in accident and emergency departments can improve. This hypothesis underlies Johan ...
Integrating AI into university courses and programmes
04 april 2022
Expertise in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is in high demand and has broadened to take in more professions. The new national WASP-ED pr...
The AI tool that predicts violence
18 februari 2022
“We are motivated by the possibility of solving a problem that is really serious,” says Nazar Akrami, a professor of psychology at Uppsala Universi...
Zebrafish and AI replace some mouse experiments
21 december 2021
Researchers at Uppsala University have used AI to develop a new method to study brain cancer. The method is based on transplanting tumour cells fro...
Looking for technosignatures from other civilisations
30 september 2021
Hello to Erik Zackrisson, Associate Professor (Docent) at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, whose research project consists in searching for...
UNITE4TB partnership focus on new Tuberculosis treatments
15 juli 2021
The partnership will accelerate the development of new Tuberculosis (TB) drug regimens as part of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a publ...