Recent grants and awards
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 ...
ERC grants SEK 80 million to research on material theory
16 oktober 2019
“This grant provides us with resources to meet one of science’s major challenges,” says Olle Eriksson, professor of theoretical magnetism, who is r...
Emma Frans named 2019 Alumnus of the Year
07 oktober 2019
The Alumnus of the Year award is being presented this year to researcher, author, popular educator and science writer Emma Frans for her “tireless ...
Grant to important research infrastructure at Uppsala University
03 oktober 2019
The Swedish Research Council has reached a decision on which applications have been successful in their call for Research infrastructure of nationa...
Alzheimer’s researcher receives six million from Hjärnfonden
25 september 2019
Charitable foundation Hjärnfonden has been willed SEK 70 million to conduct Alzheimer’s research. Six promising research projects will now share SE...
Uppsala philosopher elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
19 september 2019
Folke Tersman, professor of practical philosophy at Uppsala University, has been elected as a member of the class for humanities and for outstandin...
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.