Recent grants and awards
Anita Falkenek is Uppsala University Alumna of the Year 2017
6 October 2017
Anita Falkenek is CEO of Krav and has long worked with environment and sustainability issues. She has a degree in ecotoxicology and biology from Up...
France Mentré new honorary doctor at the Faculty of Pharmacy
6 October 2017
France Mentré, Professor of Biostatistics at INSERM – Paris Diderot University in France, has been appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Phar...
Unanimous University Board proposes re-appointment of Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson
5 October 2017
On 5 October, the University Board unanimously decided to follow the proposal made by the recruitment committee and the consultative assembly and p...
Five new honorary doctors named in science and technology
21 September 2017
Five new honorary doctors have been named at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University. AbuBakr Bahaj, energy researcher, will be...
Four top researchers at Uppsala University to receive ERC Starting Grants
7 September 2017
The European Research Council (ERC) has now publicised which researchers have been awarded 2017 ERC Starting Grants. 406 research projects across t...
First UNESCO Chair at Uppsala University
5 July 2017
Ashok Swain at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research has been appointed a UNESCO Chair on International Water Cooperation.
Nordic medical prize to Uppsala researcher
21 June 2017
Christer Betsholtz, Professor of Vascular and Tumour Biology at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University, is bein...
SEK 300 million invested in systems biology
19 June 2017
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, is investing SEK 300 million in interdisciplinary research in systems biology. Two of the nine ...
Delia Baldassari first recipient of the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize
15 June 2017
Professor Delia Baldassari at New York University is the first recipient of the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize in Sociology. She was awarded the prize at...
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...