Research at Uppsala University
Aviation fuel from carbon dioxide, water and sunlight
26 May 2023. In the quest for fossil-free fuels for aircraft, a new study shows that isoprene could be part of a ...
New therapy helps immune system eradicate brain tumours
12 May 2023. Researchers from Uppsala University have developed a method that helps immune cells exit from blood ...
When Swedes agree to pause democracy
12 May 2023. Swedish people are very positive about their democracy and how it works. Despite that, a majority th ...
Search for research projects
Search among research projects at Uppsala University funded by the main Swedish funding bodies.
Research spotlight: The war in Ukraine
Tackling nuclear threat through knowledge
Since the war in Ukraine broke out, nuclear weapons have once again become a genuine threat to human ...
Cultural heritage – a target in war
In the world heritage city of Visby, Mattias Legnér conducts research into cultural heritage in conf ...
Putin’s vision of a conservative orthodox superpower
Following traditional, conservative and Christian Orthodox ideals, in contrast to the “morally adrif ...
Research on energy conversion, storage, fuels and energy transmission, energy efficiency and negative emissions and energy transition of society.
Research on biodiversity is hugely important for achieving the goal of sustainable development for future generations. How are we to develop and conserve biodiversity nationally and globally?
AI – Artificial intelligence
Uppsala University’s ambition is to establish a position of strength in research and education on our digital future.
Collaboration in research and development
Uppsala University’s Innovation Partnership Office (UU Samverkan) supports collaboration between researchers and society. Uppsala University can provide your company or organisation with a range of ways to develop. Our researchers are ready for research collaborations, our students can be your new employees and our contract courses can raise your organisation to an entirely new level.
Uppsala University’s researchers share their knowledge in public lectures. Every year, the University is visited by leading researchers and influential people from around the world. At Uppsala University, you can hear Nobel laureates, researchers, authors, politicians and many others give lectures. Here we present some of the most prominent, annually occurring lectures at Uppsala University.
University research areas
The University has more than 50 research areas divided by subject area and department.