Microparticles with feeling
25 maj 2022
An international research team headed by the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, Aarhus University and Uppsala University has developed tiny particles that measure the oxygen co...
Building 10 at New Ångström inaugurated
17 maj 2022
The official inauguration of Building 10 at the New Ångström Laboratory with ribbon cutting by Crown Princess Victoria was held on 13 May. “With its fantastic flexible classrooms and modern lab...
New Ångström will inspire creativity and an inter-disciplinary approach
16 maj 2022
The expansion of the Ångström Laboratory is now complete and the new Ångström was officially opened by Crown Princess Victoria on 13 May. The intention, with various types of places to meet, art wo...
Ångström Explanatorium inaugurated
12 maj 2022
The exhibition Ångström Explanatorium opened on the first floor of Building 1 of the Ångström Laboratory on 4 May. The interactive stands were thoroughly tested by visitors to the premiere. “It was...
Space researcher honoured as innovative entrepreneur
12 maj 2022
Anders Ajaxon Persson, a researcher in space technology at Uppsala University and co-founder of the company Fourth State Systems, is one of the ten innovative entrepreneurs in Sweden to be awarded ...
45 million to research on sustainable landscapes
09 maj 2022
Uppsala University receives a grant of SEK 45 million for research on sustainable landscapes in the LAND-PATHS programme. The overarching aim is to develop more sustainable and integrated practises...
Climate resilient microalgae could help restore coral reefs
29 april 2022
Coral species exhibit different temperature tolerances. This is in part due to the composition of their microalgae symbionts. With a new method, researchers from Uppsala University were able to pre...
“Without Otto Zdansky, this museum in Uppsala wouldn’t have existed”
26 april 2022
Hello, Jan Ove R. Ebbestad, Curator of the Museum of Evolution. You and Jan Romgard co-wrote the book Otto Zdansky: The scientist who discovered Peking Man and explored China’s fossil past, about t...
Major donation for research on ecology and genetics
26 april 2022
The entrepreneur Sverker Lerheden has resolved to donate SEK 100 million to promote basic ecology and genetics research. Through the newly formed Birgitta Sintring Scholarship Fund, scholarships wi...
Partnership agreement for sustainable vehicles signed
21 april 2022
Battery technology is hot. Tomorrow’s electric vehicles will need highly efficient, sustainable batteries and the industry is currently suffering a shortage of labour; meanwhile, academia needs ind...
Are there earthquakes in Sweden?
14 april 2022
On average, a couple of earthquakes occur daily in Sweden. Most of them are so minor as to be detected by instruments only, but sometimes there are powerful tremors felt over large areas. This is r...
Theme week in Science and Technology
11 april 2022
In connection with the inauguration of the new Ångström Laboratory, everyone interested is welcome to a theme week in Science and Technology between 16-20 May, with discussions about research and s...
Running of the Falls is back in all its glory
08 april 2022
On 30 April, it is once again time for over one hundred rafts to set off on the Fyris River. This will be the first full-scale Running of the Falls event for two years – and the storehouse is cramm...
Secrets being revealed at atomic level
08 april 2022
With its six radiating beam lines, this machine looks a bit like a giant steel hydra. At around 50 metres long, it occupies most of the space in the 750-square-metre underground hall in which it is...
Spruce trees reconquered Sweden 10,000 after the ice age
08 april 2022
A new study from scientists at Uppsala University shows that it took more than 10 millennia from when the first spruces returned to Sweden after the glacial stage of the last Ice Age until the spec...
Star discovered 28 billion light-years away
05 april 2022
As part of an international collaboration, researchers at Uppsala University have succeeded in resolving what appears to be an individual star whose light was emitted from a region in space that is...
Waste as a resource
29 mars 2022
Waste and refuse are no longer just rubbish, but have become an important resource. Today, even a banana peel can be transformed into fuel in the form of biogas, but the most valuable waste is IT p...
Eliminating the bottlenecks for use of lithium-sulfur batteries
28 mars 2022
Energy storage in lithium-sulfur batteries is potentially higher than in lithium-ion batteries but they are hampered by a short life. Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have now identif...
ERC grants to three Uppsala researchers
18 mars 2022
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded 313 new ERC Consolidator Grants for projects in 24 different countries. Among the winners are two researchers at Uppsala University: Maria Tenje and ...
“There are many, many steps from a nuclear reactor to a nuclear weapon”
17 mars 2022
Hi there… Sophie Grape, senior lecturer in applied nuclear physics, group leader in Technical Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Safeguards, and work package leader in the Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear...