Recent grants and awards
Innovation Prize to Sara Mangsbo
22 juni 2020
This year, the Uppsala University Innovation Prize for outstanding transfer of knowledge – the Hjärnäpple* –goes to Sara Mangsbo, Assistant Profess...
Anders Hagfeldt proposed as new Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University
17 juni 2020
On 17 June the University Board decided to propose Anders Hagfeldt, Professor of Physical Chemistry, as new Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University f...
Uppsala researcher new chair of the Young Academy of Sweden
05 juni 2020
The end of May saw the election of the Young Academy of Sweden’s new Academy Board for the year 2020/2021. The Academy Board’s new chair is Sanna K...
Distinguished Teaching Awards 2020 announced
05 juni 2020
This year’s winners of Uppsala University’s Distinguished Teaching Awards teach subjects in the fields of pedagogy, political science, surgery and ...
Millions of euros to interdisciplinary research around extreme weather
04 juni 2020
Why does a specific type of weather extreme occur? How can we use this knowledge to better predict it? These are topics for a big international EU-...
Three candidates for Vice-Chancellor called for interview
20 maj 2020
The Recruitment Committee decided today to put forward three candidates for the post of Vice-Chancellor for interview by the University’s Electoral...
New Uppsala University Board members
30 april 2020
The Swedish Government has now appointed eight external members to the Uppsala University Board for the three-year period ahead. The new Chair is A...
New Chair seeks to protect freedom of research
30 april 2020
Anne Ramberg, an advocate and former Secretary General of the Swedish Bar Association, will soon take up her position as new Chair of the Uppsala U...
Kerstin Lindblad-Toh new member of National Academy of Sciences
28 april 2020
Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Professor of Comparative Genomics at Uppsala University, has been elected as one of 146 new members of the National Academy o...
Peter J. Katzenstein awarded 2020 Skytte Prize
09 april 2020
Peter J. Katzenstein, Cornell University, USA, has been named the 26th recipient of the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. He is awarded the ...
Donation provides support for Parkinson’s research
13 mars 2020
A donation in the form of a bequest from Arthur and Ruth Nilsson will provide a welcome contribution to research on Parkinson’s disease at Uppsala ...
Major Grant to Study Aggressive Intestinal Bacteria
10 mars 2020
What happens when aggressive intestinal bacteria invade the intestinal mucosa? And are there substances in our normal intestinal flora that can pre...
Investment in Research on Secure Systems to Withstand Cyberattacks
10 mars 2020
Cybersecurity has become increasingly important as the digitalisation of industry gathers pace. Attacks on digitally controlled physical systems su...
History professor given prestigious assignment
22 januari 2020
Maria Ågren, professor of history, has been awarded a distinguished professor grant of SEK 50 million over 10 years by the Swedish Research Council...
Winner of the 2019 Geijer Prize Named
14 januari 2020
The Geijer Prize for history 2019 has been awarded to Mia Kuritzen Löwengart for her doctoral thesis A Matter of Social Urgency: The emergence of a...
Linnaeus and Rudbeck Medals Awarded
12 december 2019
The Rudbeck Medal has been awarded to professors Tobias Ekholm, Ulf Gyllensten and Anna Lindström, while Professor Gunnar Broberg of Lund Universit...
New study will contribute to increased integration in the workplace
02 december 2019
Through the Swedish government’s fast track programme, many highly qualified refugees have found jobs in occupations facing labour shortages. In a ...
Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Prize goes to Afaf Doleeb and Patricia Lorenzoni
21 november 2019
The Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Prize is Uppsala University’s foremost award for contributions to the promotion of human rights and liberty. This ye...
ABB Research Award 2019 to Battery-free Sensor Research
13 november 2019
Ambuj Varshney, post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Information Technology has been awarded the ABB Research Award 2019 for his research ...
New Honorary Doctors Appointed at Uppsala University
21 oktober 2019
The nine faculties at Uppsala University have decided on who they wish to appoint as honorary doctors this academic year. The new honorary doctors ...