Swedesd participates at SASUF Research & Innovation Week in South Africa
15 May 2018
SWEDESD participates at the SASUF Research & Innovation Week in Pretoria 14-18 May to strengthen research partnership and professional development for sustainable development in higher education.
Premier of research documentary on alternative entrepreneurship
14 May 2018
An ethnographic research documentary on alternative entrepreneurship in Hungary will premier on the 16th of May. We talked to researchers Annika Skoglund and David Redmalm, members of the research group that created the documentary Pride - Alterna...
Is citizenship necessary for being part of a democracy?
26 April 2018
Nowadays, civil rights are usually connected with citizenship of a country. But how do growing globalisation and more mobility affect this?
”Summer a fine time to study Satan”
26 April 2018
The course Satan in the History of Ideas, new this year, is already one of Uppsala University’s most popular summer courses in terms of applicant numbers. But what is the attraction of a course on Satan at the height of the holiday season? To lear...
Mobilising for research on higher education
26 April 2018
Remarkably little research is conducted on higher education in Sweden, but a large share of existing research on the subject is at Uppsala University. Through a research network for research on higher education, researchers are now mobilising to d...
Two Uppsala researchers elected at American Academy
25 April 2018
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently elected new members. Two Uppsala researchers were elected as international honorary members.
New cooperation project with Latin America on innovation and entrepreneurship
16 April 2018
In competition with other universities, Uppsala University has won the bid to coordinate the capacity-building project LISTO (Latin American and European Cooperation on Innovation and Entrepreneurship), which is funded by the EU under the Erasmus+...
The Well-Laden Ship: Viking exhibition soon to reach America
11 April 2018
In late April, a ship will reach New York bringing the exhibition “The Vikings Begin” which will embark on a two-year tour of the US. On display will be a selection of 1,300-year-old items from the pre-Viking Age. Usually in storage at Gustavianum...
Intellectual property law collaboration with EU
10 April 2018
The Institute of Intellectual Property, Marketing and Competition Law (IMC) at the Faculty of Law is beginning a collaboration with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). IMC will assist decision-making bodies in the EU through a...
Art historian receives award from Vitterhetsakademien
9 April 2018
Every year, Vitterhetsakademien (The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities) confers prizes for outstanding scholarly achievements. PhD Hedvig Mårdh at Uppsala University was one of the 2017 prizewinners.
Jane Mansbridge is 24th laureate of the Johan Skytte Prize
6 April 2018
Jane Mansbridge, Charles F. Adams Professor in Political Leadership and Democratic Values at Harvard University, is awarded the 2018 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. Professor Mansbridge wins the prize for “with sharpness, deep involvement...
Most EEA countries benefit financially from EU mobility
28 March 2018
In a new report, Uppsala University researchers show that most countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) benefit financially when they receive a citizen from an EU country who moves there to live and work. The report includes migration between...
Sustainable peace is more than lack of violence
28 March 2018
In a world of conflict and violence new knowledge on how to build sustainable peace is urgently needed. In his dissertation, PhD candidate Florian Krampe emphasizes the need for helping countries to reset their internal relations on a peaceful path.
Focus on social work
26 March 2018
At Uppsala University’s newly established Centre for Social Work (CESAR), which has hit the ground running, numerous projects have started.
New study shows Europe’s fiscal winners and losers from EU immigration
22 March 2018
A large majority of European Economic Area (EEA) countries saw net fiscal benefits from EU immigration (people born in one EU country and living in another) between 2004 and 2015, the first major cross national analysis has shown.
She is researching human memory
6 March 2018
Hedvig Söderlund has recently been appointed professor of psychology with a focus on human memory. She is investigating, for instance, how gender, ageing and severe depression affect memory.
Antibiotics from a humanist perspective
21 February 2018
Hello there... Klara Bertils, linguist and doctoral student at the Uppsala Antibiotic Center, which analyses conversations between healthcare staff and patients in consultations where antibiotic prescription may be relevant.
Same mechanism explains Muslim and Western extremist violence
31 January 2018
Why do some Westerners attack Muslim minorities and asylum seekers and why do some Muslims support and engage in terror against the West? New research suggests that the reasons for such extreme behaviour might be the same in both groups. The resul...
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Report suggests new approach to fight antibiotic resistance
24 January 2018
An international consortium managed by the University of Geneva and AstraZeneca issues final report on its research-based suggestions for driving antibiotic development while ensuring access and sustainable use. Uppsala University is one of the pa...
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