Uppsala-taken picture of giant virus named one of the best science images in the world
The scientific journal Nature has chosen the ten best scientific images of 2015. Uppsala-based researcher Tomas Ekeberg, at the Department of Cell ...
Peace researchers look back on a conflict-laden 2015
Researchers at the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) are busy compiling data on how organised violence affected the world in 2015. It is clear t...
Method for better treatment of breast cancer
A new study shows that a novel imaging-based method for defining appropriateness of breast cancer treatment is as accurate as the current standard-...
Genetics of camouflage and the Dun pattern in horses
Most horses today are treasured for their ability to run, work, or be ridden, but have lost their wild-type camouflage: pale hair with zebra-like d...
New centre to develop future protein-based drugs
At the turn of the year, a new centre for protein research is to open in Sweden. Uppsala University is one of three higher education institutions i...
Pregnancy does not increase risk of Hodgkin lymphoma recurrence
Pregnancy does not increase the risk of relapse among women successfully treated for Hodgkin lymphoma. This according to a new study from Sweden’s ...
Exhibition on Svetlana Alexievich at Carolina Rediviva
The University Library celebrates the 2015 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, with an exhibition illustrating her authorship in wor...
Two Uppsala researchers receive grants to establish strong research environments
The Swedish Research Council has approved ten researchers as recipients of the Grants for Distinguished Professors 2015, which entails ten years wo...
Uppsala researchers to receive prestigious international grants
Two Uppsala researchers have chosen as recipients of the European Research Council’s (ERC) Starting Grant of EUR 1,5 million. The prestigious resea...
Uppsala students at COP 21 in Paris
Participants from around 190 countries are gathering at the UN climate change negotiations COP 21 in Paris between November 30 and December 11. The...
Windows with nanostructured coatings can cure ‘sick’ buildings
Harmful organic molecules in the indoor air can cause adverse health effects—a problem known as the ‘sick building syndrome’. Current air-cleaning ...
Early animal evolution may have been co-operative
The fossil group called the Ediacaran biota have been troubling researchers for a long time. How do these peculiar organisms relate to modern organ...
Three Rudbeck medallists and a Linnaeus medallist announced
The Linnaeus Medal 2015 is being awarded to Göran Arnqvist, Professor of Animal Ecology at Uppsala University. In addition, three recipients of the...
Nobel Laureates to visit Uppsala
Four of this year’s Nobel Prize winners will visit Uppsala on 13 December. Public lectures, a panel discussion and the inauguration of a new exhibi...
Four new Wallenberg Academy Fellows to Uppsala University
Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a career programme for promising young researchers of all disciplines. Four researchers have now been offered to beco...
Researchers enlist gamers to find something fishy about mathematical models
How can you tell if your mathematical model is good enough? In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University implemented a Turing test in the fo...
New book documents terrorism from Shakespeare's time
There was no word for terrorism in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, but outbreaks of terrorist violence were frequent. In his new book on t...
Blood test reveals how old your body really is
Now a simple blood test can reveal your biological age—how old your body really is. This was found in a new study from Uppsala University, the resu...
Posttraumatic stress disorder reveals imbalance between signalling systems in the brain
Experiencing a traumatic event can cause life-long anxiety problems, called posttraumatic stress disorder. Researchers from Uppsala University and ...
Giuliano Di Baldassarre adjunct professor at UNESCO-IHE
Giuliano Di Baldassarre, a professor at the Department of earth sciences research program LUVAL, has been awarded the prestigious honorary title of...