News on artificial intelligence
Looking for technosignatures from other civilisations
30 september 2021
Hello to Erik Zackrisson, Associate Professor (Docent) at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, whose research project consists in searching for...
UNITE4TB partnership focus on new Tuberculosis treatments
15 juli 2021
The partnership will accelerate the development of new Tuberculosis (TB) drug regimens as part of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), a publ...
“We must start thinking about IT from a sustainability point of view”
27 maj 2021
Hi there Carolina Wählby, professor at the Department of Information Technology, where a new research initiative focused on sustainability and secu...
EU initiative in digital pathology
05 maj 2021
AI is being used increasingly in medicine. To speed development, the EU project BigPicture is building a research platform for digital pathology. I...
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 agr...
Grants for research on the impact of AI on people and society
15 december 2020
In a major 10-year national research programme, two Wallenberg Foundations are supporting research on the impact of the ongoing technology shift, i...
AI methods of analysing social networks find new cell types in tissue
22 oktober 2020
In situ sequencing enables gene activity inside body tissues to be depicted in microscope images. To facilitate interpretation of the vast quantiti...
Self-learning machines take the step into drug discovery
20 oktober 2020
In the winter of 2020, a novel robotised laboratory for cell profiling will open at Uppsala's Biomedical Centre – a high-tech facility ready to del...
AI4Research project officially inaugurated
05 oktober 2020
AI4Research was inaugurated at Uppsala University on Friday afternoon. The project will gather researchers with a wide range of knowledge from all ...
Professor of AI: “This technology is here to stay”
29 september 2020
Hello there... Thomas Schön, newly appointed Professor of Artificial Intelligence, a post made possible by a grant of SEK 15 million from the Kjell...
New professor leads the initiative for AI as a research tool
08 juni 2020
Use of AI and large quantities of data are increasing continuously and will influence tomorrow’s society. Major initiatives in the field are underw...
“We have to decide how we will let AI impact our lives”
12 maj 2020
Artificial intelligence is here to stay, and its impact on our lives will continue to expand. With the five-year AI for Research initiative, Uppsal...
AI - a New Tool for Cardiac Diagnostics
04 maj 2020
Artificial intelligence (AI) may be an aid to interpreting ECG results, helping healthcare staff to diagnose diseases that affect the heart. Resear...
She studies AI as existential media
30 april 2020
How are we influenced when smart digital assistants, like Siri and Alexa, become part of our homes? And what happens when we begin to track deviati...
Artificial intelligence reveals hate and extremism online
14 april 2020
Antidemocratic forces have increasingly moved online to organise hate crimes. Until now, many of these perpetrators of violence have avoided detect...
David Sumpter creates structure in apparent randomness
24 februari 2020
Can algorithms really be exciting? Sure, if they’re packaged properly. When David Sumpter, professor of applied mathematics, gave a lecture at Oxfo...
Big data creates new potential for heart research
12 februari 2020
Uppsala University is investing in a new environment within cardiovascular research based on data from large scale population registries and bioban...
AI joins the search for new TB drugs
04 februari 2020
Tuberculosis is once again a major public health threat as the causative bacteria become resistant to antibiotics. Globalisation is also contributi...
Smart algorithm finds possible future treatment for childhood cancer
07 januari 2020
Using a computer algorithm, scientists at Uppsala University have identified a promising new treatment for neuroblastoma. This form of cancer in ch...
Thomas Schön: Now machines are learning to contribute to a better world
21 november 2019
Six years have passed since Thomas Schön arrived in Uppsala with two doctoral students and a professorship of automatic control. Now he is a leadin...