Biodiversity makes us more resilient
08 mars 2021
Biodiversity is declining globally. Why is it so important, in the forest and for humans? Can it protect us from the effects of climate change? What can be done at a political level to preserve bio...
New light shed on the early evolution of limb bone marrow
03 mars 2021
When and how bone marrow first originated in the limbs of early four-legged animals is disputed in evolutionary biology. With the help of powerful X-ray technology, an international research team, ...
Uppsala researchers involved in multimillion SEK project on wireless body area networks
01 mars 2021
The idea that we humans could control prosthetic parts of our bodies with our thoughts is no longer a utopian fantasy. The first steps are now being taken as part of an EU project in which research...
Enlight European University Kick-off Week
26 februari 2021
In July 2020, Uppsala University’s application was accepted to become one of nine European universities in the three-year European pilot project called Enlight, which is part of the prestigious Eur...
New method for finding Earth-like planets
24 februari 2021
A new technique for reducing light interference during telescope observations enables imaging of earth-like planets in nearby solar systems. An international team of astronomers and physicists, inc...
Uppsala researchers review IPCC’s climate reports
23 februari 2021
Roughly once every seven years, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes an assessment of the state of knowledge on climate change. In the interim, the IPCC also publishe...
Digital visit by over 100 high school students
22 februari 2021
On 16 February, just over 100 high school students participated in a digital open house, which was the Faculty of Science and Technology's digital version of University Day.
Hat-trick of grants for researching smart electricity grids
19 februari 2021
The Uppsala Smart Energy Research group (USER) has been granted funding by the Swedish Energy Agency for three different collaborative projects in the field of demand response.
Grants to research into sustainable energy systems
17 februari 2021
Eight research projects within the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology at Uppsala University have received grants in the call for curiosity-driven research into sustainable energy systems...
Producing more sustainable hydrogen
12 februari 2021
Hydrogen for energy use can be extracted in an environmentally friendly way from water and sunlight, using photocatalytic composite polymer nanoparticles developed by researchers at Uppsala Univers...
“Courses in the humanities provided a great deal of insight”
09 februari 2021
Hello there, Gabriella Hammarin, a graduate of the Master’s Programme in Sociotechnical Systems Engineering in 2012 and currently working on game development for interactive entertainment company K...
Stefania Barca the new visiting Zennström climate professor
08 februari 2021
Stefania Barca, from the University of Coimbra in Portugal, is to be Uppsala University’s fourth Zennström Professor of Climate Change Leadership. In her research, she focuses particularly on issue...
Warmer climate may make new mutations more harmful
03 februari 2021
A warmer global climate can cause mutations to have more severe consequences for the health of organisms through their detrimental effect on protein function. This may have major repercussions on o...
Uppsala researchers developing flatworm-inspired robots as part of EU project
03 februari 2021
The EU project SOMIRO began at the turn of the year with the goal of developing technology that will help to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture. The project is being coordinated by Upps...
Ions in molten salts can go “against the flow”
27 januari 2021
In a new article published in the journal Communications Chemistry, a research group at Uppsala University show, using computer simulations, that ions do not always behave as expected. In their res...
This semester's workshops and lectures from the Library
25 januari 2021
The University Library offers a wide range of open workshops, lectures and other events during the spring semester. Below, you can find the program with our events, that are all held through Zoom.
Sustainable development the focus of new graduate school at Campus Gotland
21 januari 2021
On 18 January, Uppsala University’s new multidisciplinary graduate school opened at Campus Gotland. Its focus is on sustainable development. This involves research on key societal challenges within...
“Sweden’s basement rock could become a future key source of sustainable energy”
15 januari 2021
Hello there Jenny Andersson, state geologist at the Swedish Geological Survey (SGU), who has received funding from Strategic Mobility, a Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) initiative, ...
New agreement with the IEEE database
29 december 2020
Uppsala University Library has now signed an agreement and renewed the subscription to the IEEE database. Information sent out to the database's users before Christmas, stating that the agreement e...
Primitive fish fossils reveal developmental origins of teeth
18 december 2020
High-resolution X-ray imaging of primitive bony fish fossils reveal the developmental and evolutionary relationship between teeth and dermal odontodes, hard structures made of dentine found on the ...