Recent grants and awards
Börje Johansson awarded the Humboldt Research Award
15 June 2017
Börje Johansson, Senior Professor of Materials Theory at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, won the prestigious international Humboldt Resear...
Alzheimer’s researcher at Uppsala University awarded prize by Queen Silvia
7 June 2017
Stina Syvänen at the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, received the Queen Silvia Prize to a Young Alzheimer’s Researcher for her res...
Sociologist made a fellow of Gerontological Society of America
29 May 2017
Sandra Torres, Professor of Social Gerontology at the Department of Sociology at Uppsala University, has been made a fellow of the Gerontological S...
Winners of the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Awards selected
23 May 2017
This year’s Distinguished Teaching Award winners at Uppsala University teach subjects in the history of science and ideas, law, medicine and earth ...
Three Uppsala researchers awarded Royal scholarships
17 May 2017
Three Uppsala researchers in technology and natural sciences are to receive scholarships from King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50th Birthday Fund for Science...
Göran Gustafsson prizes to four Uppsala researchers
9 May 2017
On 5 May 2017, a grand prize ceremony was held in the Stone Gallery at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The Göran Gustafsson Foundation for Research ...
Amartya Sen awarded the 2017 Johan Skytte Prize
20 April 2017
The Johan Skytte Prize annually recognises the most valuable contribution to the field of political science. This year’s prize is awarded to Amarty...
Mandelgren Prize to Michael Neiß
13 April 2017
Svenska fornminnesföreningen (the Antiquarian Society of Sweden) has decided to award PhD student and archaeologist Michael Neiß the 2017 Mandelgre...
Four young Uppsala researchers to receive Ingvar Carlsson Award
13 April 2017
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research has decided to award a total of SEK 16 million to four young postdocs at Uppsala University. The proj...
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia the focus of new Wallenberg Clinical Scholar
23 March 2017
Professor Richard Rosenquist Brandell at Uppsala University’s Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology is one of this year’s two new Wallen...
Otto Cars appointed to UN group on antibiotic resistance
20 March 2017
Otto Cars, Senior Professor of Infectious Diseases at Uppsala University and founder of the international network ReAct, has been selected as a mem...
Kristina Edström appointed honorary doctor in Norway
13 March 2017
Kristina Edström, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry (Ångström Laboratory), has been appointed honorary doctor at the ...
2017 Gustaf Adolf Medals awarded
13 March 2017
Five Elder Gustaf Adolf Medals in gold and two in silver have been awarded to employees at Uppsala University.
How to pull off a climate change challenge
8 March 2017
Changing your behavior doesn’t happen overnight, but can it be done during 30 days? Students at CEMUS’ course Global Challenges and Sustainable Fut...
SEK 71 million in grants secured for science and technology research environments
6 March 2017
The Swedish Research Council has decided on grants for research environments in science and technology. Uppsala University is the recipient of thre...
Eva Åkesson appointed member of Tartu University Council
17 February 2017
The government of Estonia has appointed Uppsala University Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson as new member of Tartu University Council. Professor Åkesson...
Uppsala University big data research secures SEK 59 million
13 February 2017
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) will provide a total of SEK 200 million to seven different research projects on handling extrem...
Horizon award to Per Venge for quick blood test
9 February 2017
Per Venge, professor of clinical chemistry at Uppsala University’s Department of Medical Sciences, has been awarded the EU Commission’s Horizon Pri...
Uppsala researcher is Sweden’s most cited in computer sciences
7 February 2017
We had a few words with Peter Stoica, Professor of Systems Modeling at the Department of Information Technology who has been ranked number 1 in Swe...
Millions for Environmental Law Projects
17 January 2017
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency recently decided to fund two research projects connected to the Law Faculty. Jan Darpö, project leader ...