“FOI wants closer collaboration with Uppsala University”
27 november 2023
Jens Mattsson, Director General of the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), recently met with researchers and representatives of the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University during...
SSF film on Uppsala research in cyber security
13 november 2023
As society becomes more digitalised, the need for protection against intrusion and disruption in various control systems is increasing. André Teixeira at Uppsala University is researching methods ...
73 project grants for research in science and technology
08 november 2023
The Swedish Research Council has decided on a number of grants within natural sciences and engineering for 2023. The Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology at Uppsala University is awarded 7...
New nuclear technology collaboration
30 oktober 2023
Small modular reactors (SMRs) are expected to play an important role in the energy system of the future. This nuclear technology is also the focus of the national competence centre ANItA, which is ...
Industrial Engineering and Management the most popular choice of engineering programme
26 oktober 2023
Since it started in 2020, the Master's Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management has attracted the most applicants of all the engineering programmes in Uppsala. Management, engineering and...
Four research infrastructures at Uppsala University receive funding
10 oktober 2023
The Swedish Research Council has decided on funding for Swedish and international research infrastructures of national interest. Of these, four will receive funding with Uppsala University as the m...
Retirement time for Svante
29 september 2023
He has taught countless students how to build Stirling engines and hundreds of secondary school girls how to operate workshop machinery. His fingerprints are - literally - on many components as he ...
22 million SEK for research projects on strategies for sustainable climate and biodiversity
26 september 2023
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency recently granted a total of SEK 21 996 806 to the project 'Navigating the Political Landscape: Barriers and Synergies in Climate and Biodiversity Strateg...
A tool to increase the utility of ocean observations
13 september 2023
Life in the ocean is the focus for the major new EU project BioEcoOcean. One main task will be developing a working method for supporting the development and coordination of ocean observations and ...
Svante Pääbo named Alumnus of the Year 2023
11 september 2023
He opened up a completely new field of research by sequencing the genome of our long-extinct relatives. For his scientific accomplishment, Svante Pääbo was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or ...
Benzelius Award to computational biologist
29 augusti 2023
Tobias Andermann, computational biologist at the Department of Organismal Biology, has been honored with the Benzelius Award 2023 in the natural history and medicine class by the Royal Society of S...
The first neutrino image of our galaxy
30 juni 2023
For the first time, researchers have produced an image of the Milky Way using neutrinos, which were observed with the IceCube telescope in the Antarctic ice. The neutrino image suggests that cosmic...
DNA analysis of environmental samples can secure biodiversity
20 juni 2023
To counteract the current biodiversity crisis, we need more effective monitoring of biodiversity. Can DNA-based analysis of environmental samples be a solution? This is the theme of a panel discuss...
Can we transition to a society that respects biodiversity?
13 juni 2023
Scientists have long warned that the depletion of species and the limits of the world’s ecosystems are approaching a tipping point. We also know that the problem lies in how we produce and how we c...
Nine years of visions and goals
09 juni 2023
After nine years, Johan Tysk is stepping down from his role as Vice-rector for the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology. “It’s been a wonderful role to have.”
Negligent not to warn about ticks
31 maj 2023
He has 10,000 ticks in a freezer and is one of the media’s frequently hired experts on the subject. Professor Thomas Jaenson has dedicated the last 40 years to studying ticks and the diseases they ...
Barren habitat for sows leaves imprint on piglets’ brains
26 maj 2023
In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University, together with colleagues in Brazil, have investigated the impact that a barren living environment for sows leaves on the next generation. The pi...
Aviation fuel from carbon dioxide, water and sunlight
26 maj 2023
In the quest for fossil-free fuels for aircraft, a new study shows that isoprene could be part of a future solution. Isoprene can be produced by blue-green algae from sunlight, water and ordinary c...
Breaking the isolation of Ukrainian university teachers
17 maj 2023
During the spring, around 80 Ukrainian university teachers have had the chance to take a course on online teaching and learning from Uppsala University. The hope is to give them new perspectives on...
International conference on the battery technology of the future
08 maj 2023
On 9-10 May, the EU flagship Battery 2030+ will be hosting its annual conference at Uppsala University. To promote new innovations in the field of battery research, 300 representatives from the res...