Genomic effects of inbreeding on Scandinavian wolves
10 februari 2022
For many years, researchers at Uppsala University have been exploring the genetic origins of the Scandinavian grey wolf population, which was founded by only three immigrating wolves. In their new ...
Uppsala University integrating into solar energy research
08 februari 2022
Marika Edoff, Professor and director for the Division of Solar Cell Technology will become the coordinator of Uppsala University’s new centre of excellence for solar energy, research – SOLVE. The a...
Dan Larhammar and Ulf Danielsson to be royally rewarded
02 februari 2022
King Carl XVI Gustaf has decided to award Dan Larhammar, Professor of Molecular Cell Biology, and Ulf Danielsson, Professor of Theoretical Physics, H.M. The King’s Medal.
Cleaner air on the bus could soon be a reality
01 februari 2022
During the corona pandemic, most people who had a choice steered away from travelling by bus. We have been urged to avoid and not contribute to congestion on board. New technology for air purificat...
The Ångström Library is relocating
25 januari 2022
The Ångström Library is relocating to house 10 (the new house at Ångström Laboratory) and will open in new premises on February 7.
Access to water – also a future issue in Sweden
24 januari 2022
There is enough water on Earth. Just not everywhere – and for everyone. Now researchers at Uppsala University and the Uppsala University Sustainability Initiatives (UUSI) network want to spotlight ...
Why did ocean productivity decline 4.6 million years ago?
21 januari 2022
By drilling deep down into sediments on the ocean floor researchers can travel back in time. A research team led from Uppsala University now presents new clues as to when and why a period often ref...
Previously unknown dinosaur habitat found in Poland
13 januari 2022
In summer 2021, in an opencast clay mine in Borkowice, Poland, researchers found what may be Europe’s largest array of dinosaur tracks. Several hundred very well-preserved footprints from at least ...
Uppsala University Library 400 years - anniversary book release
22 december 2021
Uppsala University Library celebrates its 400 years by publishing an anniversary book written by present and former coworkers. The anniversary book was handed over to Vice- Chancellor Anders Hagfel...
Doctoral student with key role in Uppsala municipality's energy future
21 december 2021
For almost three years, a strategic partnership agreement concerning research in the area of sustainable urban development has been in place between Uppsala University and Uppsala Municipality. Thi...
The University’s weather observations are some of the oldest in the world
19 december 2021
Hi there Erik Sahlée, Senior Lecturer in meteorology and responsible for Uppsala University’s weather observations, which will become 300 years long in 2022. This milestone will be marked by Uppsal...
Leadership – a key to achieving climate goals
10 december 2021
Everyone needs to be on board if climate goals are to be reached in time. Yet, the countries of the world continue debating how responsibility for climate solutions should be shared. Researchers in...
“Climate change demands collaboration across borders”
10 december 2021
“As a researcher, I thrive when I can work in an environment that combines social sciences and the humanities with natural science. It opens the way for a broader mindset.” So says Magdalena Kuchl...
“My research can be a bridge between materials research and electrical machine research”
08 december 2021
Hi there… Sandra Eriksson, recently appointed professor in electricity who specialises in permanent magnet electrical machines at the Department of Electrical Engineering, who is one of 86 new prof...
New telescope to reveal the universe’s infancy
06 december 2021
Delayed by a decade but ardently anticipated by astronomers, the James Webb Space Telescope is due to be launched just before Christmas. It will enable study of the universe's first bright objects,...
Major new research programme on materials of the future
30 november 2021
Uppsala University is among the higher education institutions jointly embarking on a big new materials research programme aimed at improving scope for a sustainable society. The programme is to be ...
“I’ve received an incredible kick-start to my career”
25 november 2021
Hello there... Martina Sjölander, student in the Master’s Programme in Industrial Analytics and the second Uppsala University student in a row at to be named Female Leader Engineer of the Year.
Uppsala alumna awarded for Master’s dissertation on nuclear power technology
24 november 2021
Uppsala alumna Emma Ekberg Berry recently accepted the Sigvard Eklund Prize for her degree project on wear in control rod drives at the Forsmark nuclear power plant. “I was pleasantly surprised a...
Blocking inhibits SARS-CoV-2 infection of human cells
24 november 2021
Viruses invade our cells and turn them into virus factories. Researchers at Uppsala University, together with a network of national and international collaborators, have identified the way SARS-CoV...
Instrument can lead to innovation opportunities for industry
22 november 2021
Swedish universities, institutes and companies collaborate on planning new instruments for installation at ESS, the world's most powerful research facility for neutron radiation, outside Lund. The ...