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  • INTERSPEECH 2017 2017-08-18 Speech communication between humans and machines - International conference at Stockholm University, August 20-24.
  • Stockholm welcomes new international students 2017-08-21 During the weekend, international students arrive to begin their studies at higher education institutions in the Swedish capital. Stockholm University welcomes 1,162 new students from all around the world.
  • Right kind of collaboration is key to solving environmental problems 2017-08-18 Society’s ability to solve environmental problems is tied to how different actors collaborate and the shape and form of the networks they create, says a new study from researchers at Stockholm Resilience Centre which is published in the journal Science.
  • Donald Trump Photo: Gage Skidmore © 2011 Flickr CC "Trump Keeps His Promise - And Delivers Hate" 2017-08-18 "Those who voted for Trump got exactly what they voted for. There was no false advertising", professor Christian Christensen, Stockholm University, stated on Wednesday.
  • Stockholm becomes world’s focus for global sustainability as 1,000 experts meet 2017-08-17 From coral reefs to megacities – for six days global sustainability and resilience scientists will debate the future of Earth when over 1,000 experts on resilience and global sustainability meet in Stockholm for two major international conferences, 20-26 August, the largest gathering of its kind.
  • The Department of Sociology ranked at place 39 in ARWU 2017-08-17 Sociology at Stockholm University is ranked at place 39 in the world, in the latest edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the prestigious Shanghai Ranking.
  • Sweden safest country in world, according to 2017 Social Progress Index 2017-08-15 The index aims to move “beyond GDP” as a measure of a country’s success, and focuses instead on the “social and environmental elements of the performance of countries”. In the area of environmental quality, Sweden is global number two, second only to Switzerland.
  • Careers Day for Science and Mathematical Students 2017-08-11 The Careers Day offers you the chance to find out more information about today’s jobs market and the kinds of possibilities that await after you have taken your degree.

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