Recent grants and awards
Does dietary red and processed meat intake associate with type 2 diabetes risk?
12 september 2019
Shafqat Ahmad, researcher at Uppsala University, will receive the Rising Star Award during the European diabetes conference EASD in Barcelona start...
Two Uppsala researchers win ERC Starting Grants
05 september 2019
The European Research Council (ERC) has now announced which researchers have been awarded ERC Starting Grants in the 2019 call. A total of EUR 621 ...
Eric K. Fernström Swedish Prize awarded to Alkistis Skalkidou
12 augusti 2019
The prize committee for the faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy at Uppsala University has awarded Alkistis Skalkidou, a professor at the Department ...
Uppsala pedagogue joins Research Advisory Committee
09 augusti 2019
The Swedish Government has appointed a new Research Advisory Committee to consult on a number of issues, including drafting a new research policy b...
Seven Uppsala researchers receive excellent medicine prizes
30 juli 2019
Lina Bergman, Anahita Hamidi, Henrik Isackson, Mark Richards, Gull Rukh, Xiao Tan and Johan Virhammar at Uppsala University have been honoured by t...
Uppsala University Innovation Prize, ‘Hjärnäpplet’ awarded to Helena Danielson
03 juli 2019
The Uppsala University Innovation Prize ‘Hjärnäpplet’ for the outstanding transfer of knowledge has been awarded to Helena Danielson, Professor of ...
Lena Rydholm elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters
12 juni 2019
Lena Rydholm, professor of Chinese at Uppsala University’s Department of Linguistics and Philology, has been elected to the Royal Swedish Academy o...
Burns Award 2019 to Peter Wallensteen
05 juni 2019
Peter Wallensteen, senior professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, has been awarded the James A. Burns, C....
Distinguished Teaching Award winners for 2019
24 maj 2019
The winners of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards teach subjects connected with history, peace and conflict research, medicinal chemistry an...
Joscha Legewie awarded the 2019 Hans L. Zetterberg Prize
22 maj 2019
Joscha Legewie is awarded the Hans L. Zetterberg prize for his innovative studies within classic and central fields in sociology, including, race, ...
More Uppsala Researchers Join the Young Academy of Sweden's Board
20 maj 2019
The Young Academy of Sweden has chosen a new Academy Board for the coming year. The new chair is Magnus Jonsson of Linköping University and the new...
Cancer researcher listed as Super Talent
16 maj 2019
Cancer researcher Sara Mangsbo has been named one of the most prominent individuals among Sweden’s 101 Super Talents listed by the Swedish magazine...
Four elite student athletes receive scholarship
10 maj 2019
Many students at Uppsala University participate in sports at the elite level in parallel with their studies, and for several years a special schola...
Caroline Sjöberg to be new Uppsala University Director
06 maj 2019
On 25 April, the University Board decided to appoint Caroline Sjöberg as Uppsala University Director.
Uppsala Researchers win Utilisation Award
06 maj 2019
This year’s SSF Utilisation Award from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research goes to Maria Strømme and Håkan Engqvist of Uppsala University...
Award for research and teaching on the Holocaust
11 april 2019
Tomislav Dulić, Senior Lecturer in History and Director of the Hugo Valentin Centre, has been awarded the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award 2019.
Several Uppsala researchers awarded major KAW grants
27 mars 2019
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has allocated grants in several of its major programmes of research. Six researchers at Uppsala University...
Lars Lannfelt’s award for excellent research from Swedish Alzheimer’s Foundation
01 februari 2019
This year, the Swedish Alzheimer’s Foundation (Alzheimerfonden) has awarded its major research prize, worth SEK 2.5 million, to Lars Lannfelt, Seni...
2018 awards and distinctions
24 januari 2019
Each year Uppsala University awards prizes, distinctions and medals to people who have promoted research, education or development at Uppsala Unive...
Göran Widmalm receives the Ulla and Stig Holmquist Prize
06 december 2018
Göran Widmalm, Professor of Organic Chemistry at Stockholm University, has been awarded the 2018 Ulla and Stig Holmquist Science Prize in Organic C...