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  • Research and Innovation Addressing Societal Challenges – Meet the Academic Sweden 2017-10-22 On Thursday 26 October, the Embassy of Sweden to the USA is hosting a seminar with five leading Swedish universities: Umeå University, Uppsala University, Stockholm University, University of Gothenburg and Lund University.
  • Ask our alumni! 2017-10-17 Want to know what it is like to study a master at Stockholm University? Here is a selection of our former students who are happy to reply to any questions you have.
  • Sweden Education Day in India Meeting students and alumni in India 2017-10-15 Many Indian students expressed interest in studying at Stockholm University during the Sweden Education Day held in New Delhi on 11 October. Catching up with alumni in India was also on the agenda during the University's visit to the Indian capital.
  • Levin and Baser Migration book cover Turkish diaspora provides insight into current migration issues 2017-10-19 'Migration from Turkey to Sweden,' co-edited by Bahar Baser and Paul T.Levin, studies integration, belonging and transnational community.
  • Jenny White, Inaugural Keynote Professor Jenny White gives series of high-profile lectures 2017-10-09 Social anthropologist Jenny White specialises in Turkish culture, society and politics. Her recent inauguration to professor was celebrated with a number of lectures in Stockholm and Uppsala.
  • Busy schedule for Honorary Doctor Lilian Thuram during Stockholm visit 2017-10-03 Lilian Thuram, French author and former football player spent a busy week in Stockholm in connection with receiving an Honorary Doctorate at Stockholm University.
  • Honorary doctors, new professors and doctors honored in City Hall 2017-10-02 The Stockholm City Hall was fully packed at Stockholm University's conferment ceremony of new doctors and new professors. The Vice-Chancellor highlighted the importance of the University's independent research and its importance to the surrounding society.
  • Johan Kuylenstierna och Lilian Thuram. Thuram and Kuylenstierna on refugees and climate change 2017-09-29 Can we be climate refugees tomorrow? That was the theme when two of Stockholm University’s new honorary doctors met in a public conversation.
  • Meeting American students and alumni 2017-09-28 Stockholm University visited the USA in September to meet prospective students and catch up with alumni who currently reside in the country.
  • Catching up with American alumni 2017-09-28 "An inviting campus and making making new friends were among the best parts of studying in Stockholm", says American student Giorgio Sassine, who studied international commercial arbitration law at Stockholm University in an article in Nordstjernan featuring interviews with some of our former American students.
  • Ole Petter Ottersen, Karolinska Institutet, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Stockholms universitet, Masashi Haneda, The University of Tokyo och Sigbritt Karlsson, Kungliga tekniska högskolan. New collaboration with Tokyo 2017-09-27 The University of Tokyo establishes collaboration with Stockholm’s three leading academic institutes, Stockholm University, KI and KTH.
  • Meet us in India 2017-10-06 Stockholm University will participate in the Sweden Education Day held in New Delhi, India, on 11 October to meet Indian students to inform about our study programmes taught in English. We look forward to meeting you!
  • Cengiz Candar thumb, courtesy of Middle East Institute Cengiz Çandar at Middle East Institute in DC 2017-09-13 On 8 September 2017 Distinguished Visiting Scholar Cengiz Çandar spoke about the declining relationship between Turkey and Germany at the Middle East Institute in Washington DC.
  • “Study abroad was the best choice I could have ever made” 2017-09-06 Annelijne Verburgt, an alumna from the Master’s Programme in International and Comparative Education at the Department of Education at Stockholm University held a two-minute speech in the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York in July, 2017.
  • Ylva Nilsson, Paul T. Levin, H.E. Anders Ahnlid, Bitte Hammargren, Photo: Josefine Smith SUITS Paul T. Levin at Europaforum Hässelholm 2017-08-29 The Europaforum Hässleholm held a panel discussion yesterday on Turkey, refugees and the values of the EU. Panelists included H.E. Anders Ahnlid (Sweden's former EU ambassador) and Bitte Hammargren from Utrikespolitiska institutet were also on the panel, with Ylva Nilsson as moderator.
  • Stockholm welcomes new international students 2017-08-23 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.
  • 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.
  • Meet us in Indonesia 2017-10-17 Stockholm University will participate at the European Higher Education Fair in Yogyakarta and Jakarta in November 2017 to meet students and to inform about our study programmes offered in English.
  • Meet us in Shanghai 2017-10-17 Stockholm University participates in this year's China Education Expo in Shanghai on 28-29 October 2017 to inform about our study programmes taught in English for international students.
  • Manhattan Meet us in the US 2017-09-21 Stockholm University will join QS World Grad School Tour in New York on 16 September 2017. Prospective students interested in studying a master’s programme in Stockholm can meet and chat with representatives from the University at the Hilton New York.
  • UN agency UNESCO establishes a professorship in collaboration with Stockholm University 2017-07-03 Love Ekenberg at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences is appointed this UNESCO Chair for developing a model for large-scale higher education in Southern Africa Development Community countries (SADC).
  • Photo by Shaheed Karim Canadian students see campus through camera lenses 2017-06-18 Students from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, recently discovered Stockholm University through the lenses of their cameras. Staying in Stockholm for a three week course on architectural photography, they found the buildings at Frescati campus a good place to practice.
  • Research at the Yangzte River Delta Swedish/Chinese collaboration results in publication on chemical pollution 2017-06-09 A major collaboration between Swedish and Chinese researchers recently resulted in the publication of a book entitled “Chemical Pollution: Challenges in the Yangtze River Delta”.
  • Survey with our international alumni 2017-06-03 Stockholm University has started its investment in international alumni relations to build long term relationships with its former students.
  • Meeting of European directors of Latin American Studies centers, at Salamanca University 2017-06-02 Andrés Rivarola was invited to participate at the 25 anniversary of the Instituto de Iberoamérica, at Salamanca University (USAL), between the 18-20 of May.
  • Sabina Anderberg About the Research Data Alliance and the Ninth Plenary Meeting 2017-06-01 This is the first blog post on the Stockholm University Press Blog about research data related issues, focusing on sharing and collaborating between Swedish academic institutions.
  • New try! Take part in the creation of an artwork 2017-06-08 Take part in a film shoot with a drone with the artistic duo Lundahl & Seitl at Stockholm University. The event is part of the forming of Accelerator: a new venue for Contemporary Art and Science at Stockholm University.
  • Global Swede award to exceptional student 2017-05-16 This year’s Global Swede is awarded to exceptional master’s student of International Commercial Arbitration Law at Stockholm University, Kirsten Teo-Delalay, who was among the 21 students to receive the prestigious award at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
  • Professor Carl Folke. Foto: M. Axellson/Azote Carl Folke elected to the US National Academy of Sciences 2017-05-04 Professor Carl Folke, Science Director at Stockholm Resilience Centre, was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences on May 2.
  • Canadian visit to Stockholm University 2017-05-03 Stockholm University welcomed a delegation of Vice-Presidents from Canadian universities on 2 May who were here on a study tour to learn about the Swedish approach to teaching, research and business/industry collaboration.
  • International Teaching Week 2017-04-27 Stockholm Business School at Stockholm University organizes its annual International Teaching Week on 8-10 May, 2017. All partner universities of the Business School have been invited to attend and hold lectures and workshops, as well as to network with the institution's academics. The theme of the week's lectures and activities is sustainability.
  • March for Science Stockholm 2017-04-22 On 22 April the worldwide manifestation March for Science takes place. In Stockholm you have the opportunity to support science in a manifestation which starts at 12 o'clock at Södermalm
  • Concerns about restrictions in academic freedom in Hungary 2017-04-13 The Swedish section of Scholars at Risk, which is coordinated by the University of Gothenburg, is deeply concerned about the change in Hungarian legislation that will limit the Central European University’s possibility to continue its operations as free institution of higher education in Hungary. In a statement sent to CEU, Scholars at Risk-Sweden shows its support for the university.
  • Honorary Doctorates 2017 2017-04-12 Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University's activities in research and education.
  • Barry Brown Barry creates smart environments 2017-03-31 How often do you look at your mobile phone and what do you use it for? These are questions that Barry Brown studies in order to created smarter technical solutions.
  • Mobile Life Mobile technology that puts people first 2017-03-31 Pleasure, enjoyment and happiness – these have been the watchwords of Mobile Life, whose operations will now continue at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
  • Oskar Juhlin Research applied at home and on the catwalk 2017-03-31 The ability to “download” clothing from fashion shows directly to your computer or broadcast live via your mobile phone together with others – these are some of the results of Oskar Juhlin’s research at Mobile Life.
  • Stockholm University helps shape Europe’s startup hub 2017-03-31 Stockholm is one of Europe's most important tech hubs. Several of those researching and studying at Stockholm University is also those behind the next generation of startup companies.
  • SU alumna Beatrice Fihn leading organization awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2017-10-06 Beatrice Fihn is Executive Director of ICAN – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - now awarded The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Stockholm University invests in international alumni 2017-04-10 Staying in touch with and investing in our relationships with past students – alumni – is important for a university's long term development. Stockholm University is an international academic institution and we have alumni spread out across the globe. We are now gearing up to develop our international alumni operations.
  • Meeting students in London 2017-03-10 Stockholm University recently joined the QS World Grad School Tour in London to meet prospective students interested in studying a master’s programme in Stockholm.
  • Julia Uddén receives the prize from Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson. Photo: Emma Burendahl Promising young neurolinguistic researcher wins prize 2017-03-08 Julia Uddén is one of two researchers to win this year’s L’Oréal-Unesco ‘For Women in Science’ Prize. Her research in language and psychology focuses on why some people are better at communicating than others.
  • Visit to University of Tokyo to further collaboration 2017-03-10 A delegation from Stockholm University, headed by the Vice-Chancellor, recently visited University of Tokyo in Japan to further collaboration activities and to discuss joint future projects.
  • Water molecules artwork, Photo: Laguna Design UIG Understanding the microcosm - one electron at a time 2017-03-03 Researchers in Atomic and Chemical Physics study the fundamental nature of matter in a recursive process of theory and experimentation. Profs Eva Lindroth and Anders Nilsson describe their work to uncover the forces that bind and break.
  • Abacus, Photo: Gusto Images UIG When counting isn’t enough – creating a more equal society 2017-02-24 The profile area Normativity, Law & Ethics analyses inequalities in society and the ethical considerations, laws and policies that work to perpetuate or alleviate them. Dr Eva Wittbom talks about her research on how the ideals of equality are translated into practice.
  • ”Collaboration is about relations” – successful closing of academic collaboration forum 2017-02-20 Collaborations and relations were in focus at the Stockholm Excellence Seminar, hosted by Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, which attracted more than hundred participants from higher education and research institutions around the world.
  • Partner visit in Singapore 2017-02-17 In the end of January, a delegation from the Faculty of Science made a partner visit to Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.
  • Open Day – information about studies at Stockholm University 2017-02-01 Meet students, lecturers and study and career counsellors from different departments, and get information about the wide range of courses and programmes offered by Stockholm University.
  • Stockholm University hosts international meeting on research collaboration 2017-01-31 Stockholm University will host the Stockholm Excellence Seminar with participants from Republic of Korea, Singapore, China, Indonesia and Brazil on 14 February. The seminar is the final activity in a two year project for research collaboration between researchers in Sweden and these five countries.
  • Sweden tops lists for business, innovation, social progress and tolerance Sweden tops lists for business, innovation, social progress and tolerance 2017-01-31 This year, Sweden topped the Forbes Best Countries For Business list. Sweden also won praise in other quarters with recent rankings placing the country number two globally in the area of innovation, and third for tolerance, progress, sustainability, and innovation.
  • Man waiting mostphotos The paradox of migration – links, loss and belonging 2017-01-26 Migrants of all types employ different strategies - adapting to their new environment and adapting their environments to themselves. Profs Annika Rabo, Erik Olsson and Bengt Karlsson discuss education, welfare and policy making.
  • Viking Amulet, The Granger Collection, UIG Contextualising art – physical artefacts and immaterial legacies 2017-01-17 Making meaning out of what we experience is central to being human, and the interpretation of works of art (both scholarly and not) can reveal surprising, multi-valent insights. Profs Peter Gillgren and Anders Andrén explore issues of Cultural Heritage, Historical Artefacts and Processes.
  • Darkening visions in Finnish dystopia 2017-04-03 From the precarious job market to the surveillance society. Open lecture on contemporary Finnish dystopian fiction with Hanna Samola, lecturer in Finnish at Stockholm University.
  • Cellular packaging of DNA Henning Dalhoff UIG thumbnail Expression, mutation and adaptation – genetics beyond DNA 2017-01-13 While understanding DNA and chromosomes is essential to genetics, how genes are actually expressed is just as important. Profs Neus Visa and Mattias Mannervik discuss their research into the protein complexes that regulate DNA and RNA and the future of epigenetics.
  • Commercial loading dock Updating economics for the next global challenge 2017-01-10 Sustainable development that works for societies, individuals and the environment – it’s the ultimate goal of the Economy & Environment profile area. Drs Thomas Hahn and Jonas Ebbesson discuss how changing our thinking about globalisation, corporations, and fairness just might change the world.
  • Black Guillemots, David Tipling UIG Understanding the climate one tree, bog and bird at a time 2017-01-04 The changing climate is one of our most pressing problems, and innovative approaches are crucial to our continued survival. Drs Britta Sannel, Ilona Riipinen, and Henrik Österblom all discuss the power of one organism to change our view of the world.
  • Man being stalked, Scott Greisel Victimisation & rehabilitation - Crime as a mirror of society 2017-01-13 Research into Crime and Punishment is as complicated as it is important. Drs Tove Pettersson, Eva Tiby, and Petter Asp address how the ways in which we treat victims, offenders and bystanders show who we are as a society.
  • Children with hands up, Darren Baker Respecting children's voices 2016-12-29 As an interdisciplinary study with the potential to affect every life as well as future generations, Children’s Rights and Conditions is an important profile area with a strong connection to societal concerns.
  • Lynette Cook/Science Photo Library/Universal Images Group Today’s particle physics, tomorrow’s technology 2016-12-22 Astrophysics, cosmology and particle physics ask the “big questions” at both the subatomic and galactic levels. In videos, Drs Sara Strandberg and Jan Conrad describe their research questions, demonstrate their processes using models, and reveal how breakthroughs in physics have led to major technological revolutions.
  • Elisabet Tiselius. Foto: Eva Dalin "The interpreter can't solve everything". About patient dialogues with children 2016-12-19 When a child becomes seriously ill, the parents always become very involved in the care. But in a family where the parents have difficulty understanding Swedish, the child is often forced to handle a lot of the communication with heath care services. This puts double the burden on the child. Elisabet Tiselius at TÖI and KI, on interpreting situations where the child is both patient and interpreter.
  • Stockholm University Researchers in the Antarctic 2016-12-16 The research project MAGIC-DML aims to study the changes in the ice sheets covering Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. The goal is to create a detailed history of the ice cover, focusing on how its thickness and surface area has varied over time. The international collaboration includes researchers from Stockholm University.
  • International students visit Stockholm for Nobel Week 2016-12-16 Last week 25 international students visited Stockholm University to follow the Nobel Week 2016 and to learn about studies and research in Stockholm.
  • Photo: Jean-Baptiste Jouffray International seafood business commits to stronger sustainability efforts 2016-12-14 Eight of the world’s largest seafood companies have issued a ten-point statement committing to action on ocean stewardship following the first “keystone dialogue” between scientists and business leaders.
  • Seminar on academic exchange between Sweden and Latin America 2016-12-12
  • My biggest achievement in life – meet alumna Desak Putu Deni Putri Adnyani from Bali, Indonesia 2016-11-23 Meet Stockholm University alumna Desak Putu Deni Putri Adnyani from Bali, Indonesia who says that her biggest achievement in life so far was taking her master's degree at Stockholm University's International Comparative Education programme.
  • Researchers analyse healthcare data to improve treatment of heart failure 2016-11-23 Researchers at Stockholm University receive SEK 4.5 million to study factors of importance for the treatment of heart failure patients.
  • Major interest for Stockholm University at education fairs abroad 2016-11-22 To meet students and inform about our study programmes in English, Stockholm University has during this autumn participated in education fairs in India, China and Indonesia.
  • Adnan Mahmutovic. Foto: Anna-Karin Landin Adnan Mahmutovic 2016-11-08 Responsible for: Department of English Department of Linguistics Department of Language Education
  • Fashion research in focus at Stockholm University 2016-10-28 Luxury and sustainability in the clothing industry were two of the topics on the agenda when the Global Fashion Conference was organized at Stockholm University 20-21 October, where representatives from the academia and the industry met to discuss future challenges within the fashion industry worldwide.
  • Ann-Zofie Duvander. Foto: Privat "Parental leave is not funded by income tax" 2016-10-19 Ann-Zofie Duvander, Associate professor of Sociology and Demography, was interviewed on her expert area Swedish parental leave policies in the podcast "From Sweden". In contrast to what one might think, the generous parental benefit is not funded by income tax, Ann-Zofie Duvander explains.
  • Catherine Odora Hoppers tumnagelbild Catherine Odora Hoppers: Crossing boundaries and listening deeply are keys to success 2016-10-25 When you bring people together across disciplinary boundaries, something magic happens. Catherine Odora Hoppers, the first non-South African to win “Nelson Mandela Distinguished Africanist Award” is convinced. Catherine was born in Uganda, earned a doctorate at Stockholm University, and is now a professor of sociology in South Africa.
  • Georgia Destouni. Foto: Niklas Björling Climate change is studied from a wide perspective 2016-10-03 What happens to water and soil conditions, ecology and biodiversity when the temperature rises? And how are species of plants and animals affected? Researchers at the interdisciplinary research programme Ekoklim at Stockholm University are looking for answers to these questions.
  • Peer Review Week Stockholm University Press is celebrating Peer Review Week 2016 (#peerrevwk16) 2016-09-21 During Peer Review Week we want to contribute to the future development of an improved and quality assured peer review system.
  • South African visit 2016-09-09 Stockholm University Vice-Chancellor Astrid Söderbergh Widding has received a delegation from University of the Western Cape in South Africa to discuss ongoing and new collaboration within research and education.
  • Catrin Åkerblom from the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) talks about cooperation between Swedish and Colombian universities at the second seminar. In the background (left-right) Jonas Borglin, Stefan Åström, Emma Nilenfors, Magnus Linton and Bo Forsberg Institute of Latin American Studies at Almedalen 2016-09-07 This year, the Institute of Latin American Studies, in accordance with its mission to promote discussion regarding current affairs in Latin America, organised two seminars during the week.
  • Visit from University of Nigeria 2016-08-29 A delegation from University of Nigeria has visited Stockholm University to take part in the Development Research Conference 2016.
  • Nytt open access-avtal med Springer New open access agreement with Springer 2017-08-23 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish articles open access without any fees in more than 1600 Springer journals.
  • Ann-Zofie Duvander. Foto: Privat “The cost of parental benefit is rarely discussed” 2016-08-10 Ann-Zofie Duvander, senior lecturer at the Department of Sociology, was interviewed in the Sunday Times Magazine last week. The feature gave an insight on Swedish fathers and their take on parental leave and gender roles.
  • Rektor E.A. Weerasinghe (tredje från vänster) i spetsen för besöket i Frescati (där ministern inte hade möjlighet att närvara). Visit from Sri Lankan Delegation 2016-08-03 The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences and Stockholm University was visited by Sri Lanka’s Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training and the Vice Chancellor for the National Institute of Business Management in Colombo.
  • Chinese officials on capacity building 2016-07-01 For the tenth year in a row, Chinese officials from Guangdong have attended a course in Swedish politics and administration at Stockholm University. The course is comprised of lectures, informational visits, and field studies where they take a closer look at a neighbourhood municipality, this year in Bergshamra.
  • Funding to collaborations with Illinois 2016-07-01 Stockholm University Vice-Chancellor has, after consultation with the Deputy Vice-Chancellors approved funds for eleven joint projects with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. In total, more than one million SEK were allocated as part of the strategic cooperation with Illinois.
  • Petra Mede – proud alumna interested in languages 2016-06-23 Petra Mede is a comedian, TV presenter, screenwriter and author – and a proud holder of a bachelor’s degree in French from Stockholm University, which proved useful in May when she co-hosted the finals of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
  • Swedish food culture in Minnesota 2016-06-12 When the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, announced a programme on Scandinavian food, Stockholm University was there. Richard Tellström, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Meal Science and Guest Lecturer at the Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies (ERG) was one of the presenters, meeting Americans who had vivid memories of Swedish food culture.
  • Den svenska delegationen Research seminar in Brazil 2016-06-03 The fifth seminar for the Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum, SACF, was held in Brazil in the middle of May. The project will conclude in February 2017 with a conference in Stockholm that will include the representatives from the five participating countries.
  • Photo: Karl Edqvist. Meeting Place Open Access. Video presentations from Meeting Place Open Access in Stockholm 2016 2016-05-10 Meeting Place Open Access (MOA) is the major annual conference in Sweden about open access and scholarly publishing.
  • Swedish delegation to Brazil 2016-05-04 Brazil is the next stop for the Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum project which aims to promote research collaborations between researchers in the host country and six universities in Sweden. A delegation from Stockholm University of 13, led by Pro Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson, will participate in the next seminar 16-20 May in Brasil.
  • Group photo Baltic Bridge collaboration Baltic Bridge - bridging gaps in Baltic Sea science 2016-04-21 Last week researchers from Stockholm University and the University of Helsinki met to discuss concrete collaboration on Baltic Sea research and education. This initiative is part of the strategic collaboration between the two universities. The meeting was held in perfect spring weather at beautiful Askö.
  • Sven Drefahl's research featured in the Guardian 2016-10-28 Sven Drefahl's research about women with younger men die young, in contrast to men with younger wives who tend to live longer, is featured in an article in the Guardian.
  • “What is a smart city?” – hackathon event organised by alumnus 2016-11-23 Cities are unable to breathe. Villages still do not have access to basic essentials such as water, electricity and housing. Transportation possibilities are limited. People are hungry for change. “Hackathon”, a 24-hour event which will bring Swedish and Indian university students together to rethink problems and inspire innovation on cities, is organized on 22 April by Stockholm University alumnus Sanjoo Malhotra from India.
  • Indonesia seminar with workshops on land-use change and civil society 2016-04-01 Five researchers from Stockholm University participated in the Indonesia – Sweden Excellence Seminar held 14 – 17 March in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The seminar is a part of the project Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum shared by six Swedish universities and funded by STINT.
  • IIE President Allan Goodman, to the right, presented the 2016 Heiskell Award for International Partnerships to Elisabet Idermark, Stockholm University, and Tim Barnes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Award to international alliance 2016-04-01 The Inspire Alliance between University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the universities in Stockholm is the 2016 Andrew Heiskell winner of the award for International Partnerships. The award was presented at a conference recently held at the University of California Davis campus.
  • Survey-fråga med alternativen Yes och No. Foto: Mostphotos Fredrik Engleryd from the Department of Statistics gets Swedish Survey Association essay prize 2016-03-22 The master thesis "Stratified score interval for a weighted sum of proportions with application on the ICT usage in Swedish Enterprises survey" has been with awarded the 2015 prize for the best essay in the survey methodology.
  • Astrid Söderbergh Widding “Give Open Access and Open Science the attention they deserve” 2016-03-18 The Vice-Chancellor of Stockholm University, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, is one of Europe's Open Access Champions. She is a high level academic who advocate Open Access with no hesitation.
  • Stockholms tunnelbanekarta. Foto: Mostphotos. Stockholm University swabs the Tube 2016-06-23 Researchers at Stockholm University are mapping microorganisms in the Stockholm metro as part of a project called MetaSUB, which covers 47 cities around the world.
  • Call for Papers: "Exploring the China Dream" 2016-03-07 The research project “Exploring the China Dream” invites scholars and PhD students to an international conference to be held at Stockholm University, 15-16 August 2016.
  • Joint International Seminar with University of Tokyo 2016-02-23 On 23-25 February Stockholm University organises a Joint International Seminar "Education in the Era of Globalization: Towards the Realization of Sustainable Future" with University of Tokyo.
  • NAJAKS 2016: Conference announcement and call for papers 2016-02-19 The 10th conference of the Nordic Association of Japanese and Korean Studies (NAJAKS) will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 17-19, 2016.
  • Research collaboration with Indonesia 2016-02-15 Researchers from Stockholm University, among other Swedish universities, will have the opportunity to discuss possible collaborations with colleagues in Indonesia at the next Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum in Yogyakarta.
  • Education and collaboration key when addressing water challenges 2016-02-15 An international expert panel discussed the imperative water situation in the world at a Kapuscinski Development Lecture hosted by Stockholm University on Wednesday 3 February.
  • Illinois–Sweden ​partnership wins award 2016-01-26 The Illinois-Sweden Program for Educational and Research Exchange (INSPIRE) has been awarded the 2016 Heiskell Award in the category of “International Partnerships” for its sustained, multi-faceted collaboration in research, education, and service.
  • How does material science shape our future? 2016-01-25 Sustainable materials was the topic of the last episode of the academic talkshow Crosstalks ” Bend or break: materials for the future”. Human existence is, to a large extent, defined by the materials we use, a fact that is evident in the way we categorize parts of human history into periods such as the Stone Age or the Bronze Age.
  • Bend or break: materials for the future 2016-01-08 Human existence is, to a large extent, defined by the materials we use, a fact that is evident in the way we categorize parts of human history into periods such as the Stone Age or the Bronze Age. The materials that we are able to produce and manipulate also shape us in the process.
  • Form, function and beauty: how design shapes our lives 2016-10-07 Humans are drawn to things of beauty. The design of things around us — be they products, rooms or buildings — affects us in profound ways. Of course, design is not only about looks, but about usability and utility. How do appearances and surfaces affect user experience? Are there universal rules of beauty?
  • How science inspires fiction and fiction inspires science 2015-12-18 The latest episode of Crosstalks “Imagining the possible” talked about how science inspires fiction and vice versa. The submarine, the helicopter and the atomic power are all inventions that were in some way inspired by the fictional works of authors like Jules Verne and H.G. Wells.
  • International students' visit during Nobel Week 2015-12-11 The Nobel Week in Stockholm is again attracting young students who visit Stockholm University to learn more about studies here and to get a glimpse of the Nobel activities during the Nobel Week.
  • Meeting international students in Singapore, Istanbul and Shanghai 2015-12-03 Meeting students who are interested in studying with us is one of our favourite activities during the year. Stockholm University participated in three education fairs during this autumn to meet prospective international students, and to inform about our study programmes in English.
  • Are machines replacing knowledge workers? 2015-11-20 Will half of all jobs on today’s market be gone in 20 years? Work in the 21st century was the topic of the last episode of the academic talkshow Crosstalks.
  • Next stop: China 2015-11-13 Research collaborations with China will be explored during the China–Sweden Excellence Seminar 16–19 November, held at Fudan University in Shanghai, as a part of the Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum project. The delegation from Stockholm University, headed by Pro Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson, includes researchers in sessions on ageing and education.
  • Excellence Seminar furthers collaborations between academics in Singapore and Sweden 2015-11-12 Ageing, materials and graphene, education challenges and urban planning were in focus when around forty Swedish top researchers and high-level university delegations visited Singapore 2-5 November to meet Singaporean colleagues during the Singapore–Sweden Excellence Seminar.
  • From voting to design to space - alumni events in Istanbul, Shanghai and Singapore 2016-11-24 Over this past month, three events for international alumni have been organised in three cities: Istanbul, Shanghai and Singapore. The events have brought together Stockholm University alumni from Turkey, China and Singapore and given opportunities to catch up since the study period in Stockholm.
  • Mingel. Foto: Eva Dalin. Ten ways to get involved 2015-10-26 There are many ways to collaborate with Stockholm University after finishing your studies. Contact the University’s alumni coordinator to get in touch with the right people. Of course, you can also contact the relevant department directly.
  • Crosstalks Cities – a place for opportunities 2015-10-23 The future of cities was the topic of the last episode of the academic talkshow Crosstalks. How can we meet the opportunities and challenges of the modern city and build towards more sustainable and socially diverse cities where people can live comfortably?
  • Reinforcing collaborations with Singapore 2015-10-26 The following week a delegation from Stockholm University with top researchers headed by the Vice-Chancellor Astrid Söderbergh Widding participates in the high-level Singapore-Sweden Excellence Seminar.
  • Peter Arvai Peter Arvai – wants to make people share their ideas 2017-05-09 Stockholm University alumnus Peter Arvai is an entrepreneur who, together with two colleagues, moved to his parents’ homeland of Hungary to create a new way for people to share their ideas and stories.
  • Barn i femårsåldern sitter på ett golv. Foto: Creative commons Statistics can improve the treatment of rare diseases 2015-11-06 Those worst affected by rare diseases are children. Frank Miller, Associate Professor of statistics at Stockholm University researches in two different projects that aim to improve the chances these patients have for receiving treatment.
  • There is life out there - Crosstalks about space research 2015-10-02 The new space age was in focus when top researchers from Stockholm University and KTH participated in the latest episode of the academic talk show Crosstalks.
  • e-Health workshop with eGovlab at Digital Health Days 2015-09-30 In light of the Digital Health Days held in Stockholm in September, eGovlab at Stockholm University brilliantly engaged with e-health industry experts through a hands-on workshop and presentation.
  • The world's CIOs to Stockholm to discuss the prospects of mobile government 2015-09-04 The world’s CIOs gather for the International Council for IT in Government Administration Conference hosted by eGovlab and the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
  • How can we live forever? 2015-09-01 The dilemma of human enhancement, and the dangers and pitfalls of using science to enable us to live forever, was discussed in the latest episode of the academic talk show Crosstalks.
  • Collaboration is key when dealing with the forest 2015-07-15 The forests hold many keys to a more sustainable society. Cross-disciplinary education and collaboration are essential to address the complex issues forest management brings about.
  • Johan Rockström och Gustaf Arrhenius University researchers help government ministers to go green 2015-07-08 The Government of Sweden has recently decided to establish a scientific council for sustainable development. Researchers Johan Rockström and Gustaf Arrhenius from Stockholm University have been selected to take part in the council and collaborate on ensuring sustainable and green development in the country.
  • Anna Ryott, CEO of Swedfund and speaker at the Alumni Day 1 October is passionate about issues related to children's rights. Photo: Eva Enarson. Anna Ryott – a business leader with dedication and drive 2015-07-06 “To work with things I am passionate about has always been important to me”, says Stockholm University alumna Anna Ryott, keynote speaker at the Alumni Day 1 October 2015.
  • Cooperation with Indian university 2015-06-04 In connection to the State Visit of the President of India in Sweden, the Stockholm University Vice-Chancellor participated at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Sara Danius, foto: Eva Dalin Sara Danius first woman Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy 2016-09-21 When Stockholm University Professor Sara Danius begins as Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy on 1st of June 2015, she is the first woman to hold the prestigious position.
  • Crosstalks on Artifical Intelligence Artificial intelligence is not a threat 2015-05-26 Recreation of human abilities, rise of intelligent machines and development of new technologies. Artificial intelligence was in focus in the last episode of the academic talk show Crosstalks, now available at crosstalks.tv.
  • Kate Marion Williman with the Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg. Master’s student awarded Global Swede 2015 2015-05-13 For the fifth consecutive year, the Government Offices of Sweden honoured a number of foreign students studying at higher education institutions in Sweden and who have distinguished themselves in areas related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Master’s student Kate Williman at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University was among the 22 students to receive the prestigious award.
  • Audience at Crosstalks on the human brain in Aula Magna The human brain is like a city 2015-04-29 Recovery from stroke, building a human brain, RNA modelling, and how the brain is similar to a city. The human brain was in focus in the latest episode of Crosstalks, recorded at Aula Magna on Thursday 23 April and broadcast on the same day via the talk show website.
  • Korea-Sweden Excellence Seminar 2015 Swedish research in focus at conference in Seoul 2015-04-28 The Korea-Sweden Excellence Seminar was held in Seoul, South Korea 21-23 April. It was the first meeting in a series of six where the top six Swedish universities discuss research collaborations with colleagues in five selected countries.
  • First stop - South Korea! 2015-04-17 Seven researchers from diverse disciplines at Stockholm University participate in the Korea Excellence Seminar which brings together some 40 Swedish researchers, and as many Korean, for interdisciplinary talks aimed at strengthening partnerships.
  • Photo: Cecilia Larsson New international alumni portal 2015-04-08 Stockholm University has launched a new portal for international alumni which supports the university’s wishes to stay in touch with former students and researchers from around the world.
  • Helene Komlos Grill, Project Manager for International Communications, speaks to a visitor to the University's booth at the QS educational fair. Stockholm University magnet for students at London education fair 2015-07-09 Students from many different parts of the world stopped by the Stockholm University booth at the QS World Grad School Tour event in London on 21 March. The team answered questions across a wide range of topics including the application deadline on 15 April and the absence of study fees for EU/EEA/Swiss students.
  • Signe och Julia läser filosofi respektive psykologi Students on #Instagram 2016-10-03 Students showcase their everyday life here in Stockholm by sending in photos and texts to the University's Instagram channel.
  • Register at www.topuniversities.com/events/qs-world-grad-school-tour/europe/london/register Meet Stockholm University in London 2015-03-17 Meet and chat with representatives from Stockholm University at the QS World Grad School Tour in London on 21 March.
  • Partnerships for mutual benefit 2015-02-24 Johan Kleman, Professor of Remote Sensing, has been Vice President for Strategic Partnerships for the past two years.
  • Swedish research to the world! 2014-11-26 Increasing the knowledge about Swedish research abroad is the goal of the two-year project Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum in which six Swedish universities participate to focus on cooperation with five countries in Asia and South America.
  • New joint Master’s programme in life science 2017-03-13 A collaboration between universities in Stockholm offers students a new master’s programme in life science with cutting edge methods in bioinformatics analysis and state-of-the-art techniques used in modern molecular biology. The programme starts in autumn 2015 and is now open for applications.
  • SWERUS-C3 scientists begin methane measurements in outer Laptev Sea 2014-07-18 After nine days in transit, the Arctic expedition SWERUS-C3 has reached the first sampling station located in the Nansen Basin-Laptev Sea. The researchers focus on measuring methane emissions in the outer Laptev Sea. Areas where methane is “bubbling up” from the seabed will be studied in detail to understand how this system functions today.
  • SWERUS-C3 en route to the Arctic Ocean: the final hours before cast-off 2014-07-15 After four years of intensive preparations, SWERUS-C3, a polar expedition to the East Siberian Arctic Ocean and its adjacent continental slope, finally kicked off on 5 July from Tromsø, Norway. Under a beating sun spirits were running high and a surge of excitement was taking hold of researchers and crew on board the icebreaker Oden.
  • Dagmar Knotova this year’s Global Swede 2014-05-20 Dagmar Knotova, Master’s student in International and Comparative Education is this year’s Stockholm University Global Swede. Swedish Minister for Trade, Dr Ewa Björling, presented Dagmar with the Global Swede diploma during a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Experts gather to discuss Baltic Sea health 2014-05-20 Scientists and experts from around the Baltic Sea region gathered at Stockholm University recently to explore ways to measure the health of the Baltic Sea.
  • Leading Brazilian university signs cooperation agreement with Stockholm University 2014-04-29 Universidade de São Paulo (USP) has signed a new bilateral agreement for cooperation with Stockholm University. The initial agreement is for a period of three years and includes the possibility for self-financed visits by teachers and researchers, as well as a tuition-free exchange for students.
  • Photo: Sune Sundahl/ArkDes/Creative Commons Ralph Erskine 100 years 2014-04-16 Architect Ralph Erskine left a huge mark on the Frescati campus with his buildings that were erected in the 1980s and 1990s. If he were alive today, he would have turned 100 years old in February.
  • Updated map of ocean floors 2014-04-03 A new version of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) is now available. This is the third version, and once again, researchers at the Department of Geological Sciences at Stockholm University have played a prominent role.
  • Mats Nilsson appointed Site Director at SciLifeLab in Stockholm 2014-04-02 Mats Nilsson, professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Stockholm University, has been appointed Site Director for SciLifeLab in Stockholm. The decision was made by the Vice-Chancellors of Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University. Mats commenced his duties at SciLifeLab from 1 April.
  • New centre for the ethics of war and peace 2014-03-26 Why do different ethical rules apply in war and peace? A new centre has been established at the University seeking to explore the reasons for these differences.
  • Johan Kuylenstierna Sweden’s top environmental influencer 2014-03-26 Two scientists at Stockholm University have been named as the top two environmental influencers in Sweden, according to the Swedish magazine Miljöaktuellt, "Environment News". The top influencer is Johan Kuylenstierna, Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute and Adjunct Professor at Stockholm University. The number two influenser is Johan Rockström, Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Professor of Environmental Science at Stockholm University.