Jane Mansbridge is 24th laureate of the Johan Skytte Prize
06 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 mars 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 mars 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 mars 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 mars 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
06 mars 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 februari 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 januari 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...
- 1.5 million Danish Krone to a new Nordic Master Programme in Environmental Law 30 januari 2018
Report suggests new approach to fight antibiotic resistance
24 januari 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...
Uppsala peace researchers: Was 2017 end of ‘Islamic State’?
19 januari 2018
When peace researchers at Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) summarize the conflict situation for the world in 2017, much focus is on the so-called Islamic State, IS. During the year, both Iraq and Syria claimed that IS had been defeated.
Muslims in the Baltic Sea region since the Middle Ages
03 januari 2018
Since the Late Middle Ages, Muslim Tatars have been settling in the Baltic region and continuing to practice their religion. Wooden mosques, such as those in Finland and the Baltic States, provide clear testimony to the long Muslim heritage in the...
Nobel Lectures available online
21 december 2017
In case you missed them: The Nobel Lectures in Uppsala on the 13 December are available to watch online.
New Oscar Prize winners announced
21 december 2017
Uppsala University’s Oscar Prize for young researchers has been awarded to Eric Cullhed, Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Linguistics and Philology and Oskar Karlsson, Doctor of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences.
Grants for research in sustainable global development
20 december 2017
The Swedish Research Council has announced Research Project Grants and Swedish Research Links Research Network Grants in the area of development research. Six of the grants will go to researchers at Uppsala University.
New thesis on 21st-century Swedish crime fiction: A Market of Murders
20 december 2017
Why have Swedish detective stories become so immensely popular in our century? What murder motives and weapons are most common in the genre, and why? And is it true that Swedish crime fiction is characterised by social criticism? A new thesis from...
Collaboration for new knowledge in culture and society
09 december 2017
Uppsala University is aiming to develop new research collaborations spanning different research subjects. The newly created Centre for Integrated Research on Culture and Society at the Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences will fac...
Inauguration of The Swedish Centre for Studies of the Internationalisation of Higher Education
05 december 2017
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson has inaugurated The Swedish Centre for Studies of the Internationalisation of Higher Education.
Martin H:son Holmdahl Scholarship to theologian and lawyer
29 november 2017
The Martin H:son Holmdahl Scholarship is Uppsala University’s foremost award for action to promote human rights and freedoms. This year it goes to Elena Namli, Professor at the Department of Theology and the Institute of Russian and Eurasian Studi...
The brain chemistry of shyness
22 november 2017
Welcome, Tomas Furmark, Professor in the Department of Psychology. You’ve received research funding from the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences to examine the chemical processes behind shyness and social anxiety disorder. What ...
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