December 11 at 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Science and SciLifeLab Scientific Syposium: Finding your way in Science. Featuring Nobel Prize Laureate Edvard Moser
Come hear Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine Edvard Moser discuss his groundbreaking discoveries about the human "GPS" system – "The brain’s positioning system: How do we know where we are?" – followed by presentations from this year's winners of the Science & SciLifePab Prize for Young Scientists.
December 11 at 2:00 PM – December 13 at 4:00 PM
The Hägerström Lectures 2017 – Kendall Walton
Kendall Walton, Charles L. Stevenson Collegiate Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus, University of Michigan, and Bonsall Visiting Professor, Stanford University: "Abstraction and Aboutness in the Arts"
December 12 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Philosophy Tea - Ibn Khaldun
Professor Peter Wallensteen and Lecturer Daniel Ogden will continue their popular Philosophy Tea talks. The individuals they highlight have contributed to global thinking in different ways: through high-level diplomacy, utopian writings and historical studies.
December 13 at 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Nobel lectures 2017: Physics
The 2017 Nobel Laureates in physics, Professor Rainer Weiss, Professor Barry C. Barish and Professor Kip S. Thorne, visit Uppsala University and give a public lecture on the research that led to their Nobel Prize.
December 13 at 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Nobel lectures 2017: Chemistry
One of the 2017 Nobel Laureates in chemistry, Professor Joachim Frank, visits Uppsala University and gives a public lecture on the research that led to their Nobel Prize.
December 13 at 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Nobel lectures 2017: Physiology / Medicine
Two of the 2017 Nobel Laureates in physiology or medicine, Professor Michael Rosbash and Professor Michael Young, visit Uppsala University and give a public lecture on the research that led to their Nobel Prize.
December 13 at 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Nobel lectures 2017: The Peace Prize
An open panel discussion is held on the topic of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Panelists: Beatrice Fihn, ICAN, and Josefin Lind, Svenska Läkare mot Kärnvapen. Moderator: Professor Peter Wallensteen
December 14 at 3:15 PM
Brahe Lecture: Multiscale Modeling
In multiscale processes different phenomena interact on different scales in time and space. Computer simulations of such processes are challenging since the smallest scales must be accurately represented over domains that cover the largest scales.
December 18 at 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Colloquium: Albert Einstein on Light; Light on Albert Einstein
Where does deep insight in physics come from? For those who view physics as a highly rational science grounded in strict mathematics, it is tempting to think that it comes from the purest and most precise of reasoning, following ironclad laws of thought that compel the clear mind completely rigidly. And yet the truth is quite otherwise.
January 23 at 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Henry Jenkins
Lecture by the Faculty of Social Sciences’ honorary doctor 2018 Professor Henry Jenkins with the title Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination.
January 24 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Quentin Skinner
Lecture by the Faculty of Arts’ honorary doctor 2018 Quentin Skinner with the title Thomas Hobbes: Picturing the State.
January 24 at 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Johan Heilbron
Lecture by the Faculty of Educational Sciences’ honorary doctor 2018 Professor Johan Heilbron, with the title Making Sense of Globalizing Social Science.
January 24 at 1:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Mini symposium with Honorary Doctor Henry N. Chapman
Mini symposium with the Faculty of Science and Technology’s honorary doctor 2018, Professor Henry Chapman, with the title Incoherent Diffractive Imaging.
January 24 at 2:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Laurent Gosselin
Lecture by the Faculty of Languages’ honorary doctor 2018 Professor Laurent Gosselin, with the title Aspect itératif et pluralité de procès.
January 24 at 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Walter Doerfler
Lecture by the Faculty of Medicine’s honorary doctor, Professor Walter Doerfler, with the title Epigenetic Re-programming upon Foreign (Viral) DNA Invasion into Cells.
January 24 at 4:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Geoffrey Khan
Lecture by the Faculty of Languages’ Honorary Doctor 2018, Professor Geoffrey Khan, with the title Some aspects of the copula and cleft constructions in Hebrew and Aramaic.
January 25 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Ola Larsmo
Lecture by the Faculty of Arts’ honorary doctor 2018 Ola Larsmo with the title En skrämmande lycka – Ett återbesök hos Erik Gustaf Geijer.
January 26 at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor AbuBakr Bahaj
Lecture by the Faculty of Science and Technology’s honorary doctor 2018, Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, with the title Sustainable Energy across Scales.
January 26 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Kari Alitalo
Lecture by the Faculty of Medicine’s honorary doctor 2018 Kari Alitalo, with the title Translational insights to vascular growth factors.
January 26 at 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Lecture by Honorary Doctor Jean-Pierre Sauvage
Lecture by the Faculty of Science and Technology’s honorary doctor 2018, Professor Jean-Pierre Sauvage, with the title From Charge Separation to Light-driven Molecular Machines.
January 30 at 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Political Conflict and Memory in Medieval Latvia and Estonia
Uppsala Forum Guest Lecture with Visiting Fellow Gustavs Strenga, Senior Researcher at the National Library of Latvia. Case focus: Late medieval Livonia (modern day Latvia and Estonia).
February 6 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Welcome to Philosophy Tea at Regina Theatre.
February 8 at 9:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures 2018
On Thursday February 8, the doors will again open for the traditional lectures in memory of Anders Celsius and Carl Linnaeus.
February 13 at 12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
A quarter on altmetrics
Have a cup of coffee and listen to Daniel Wadskog, bibliometrician at Uppsala university library, who will talk about altmetrics and how it can be useful for researchers.
February 14 at 12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
A quarter on open access to research data and data sets in DiVA
Have a cup of coffee and listen to Christer Lagvik från the Electronic Publishing Centre, Uppsala university library, who will talk about open access to research data and how to publish data sets in DiVA.
March 21 at 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Statistiken och verkligheten
A lecture on new statistic tools and methods. The lecture will be held in Swedish.
May 16 at 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Academic Publishing in the 21st Century: Markets and Technology, Survival and Change
An eye-opening lecture on academic publishing in the 21st century (covering the state of the market for scholarly publications, online publishing, open access and more) with opportunities for questions and discussion.