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...
Materials science researchers achieve top rankings
28 april 2023
Four of Uppsala University’s materials science researchers are among the most prominent in Sweden within the field, according to Research.com’s recently published ranking list. Top of the list is V...
Electric aviation makes new demands on future airports
25 april 2023
In just a few years all domestic aviation in Sweden is due to be fossil-free. Electric aircraft could be part of the solution. However, this in turn makes new demands on airports, which must be abl...
Student project turned into start-up idea
24 april 2023
Hello Ivana Suchankova and Chiara Dalla Santa. You are Master’s students from Uppsala University competing with your start-up idea in the Venture Cup Startup regional final in May 2023.
She is keen to increase gender awareness in research and teaching
21 april 2023
How are we affected by our environment and the materials around us? Just how gender equal are courses and programmes today and what part do gender stereotypes play in who learns what? Anita Husséni...
"We hope to gain a broader understanding of the armed forces and their needs"
20 april 2023
This spring, the Swedish Armed Forces will visit the Faculty of Science and Technology at Uppsala University on a number of occasions. What’s the purpose of these visits, Marcus Lindahl, Professor ...
Inequality leads to higher mortality during flood disasters
19 april 2023
A new study led by researchers from Uppsala University shows a clear link between economic inequality and mortality during severe flood disasters. Countries with an uneven distribution of income ha...
Swimming pools of the rich make cities thirsty
12 april 2023
Rich elites with large swimming pools and well-maintained lawns are leaving poorer communities without basic access to water in cities across the world. New research, led by Uppsala University, pub...