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  • Research and Innovation Addressing Societal Challenges – Meet the Academic Sweden 2017-10-23 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.
  • Literary Sources - trial 2017-10-20 Until 24 November trial access is available to Gale Literary Sources where you can research authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or find book reviews.
  • Collections of historical documents – trial 2017-10-20 Until 24 November trial access is available to more than 200 topically-focused digital collections of historical documents in the database Archives Unbound.
  • Digital archive about China during 1800s and 1900s - trial 2017-10-17 The digital archive China from Empire to Republic about or from China during the period 1817-1949 is available for trial until 25 November.
  • Forskare från Stockholms universitet tar sedimentprov från havsbotten utanför Askö i Sörmland. Foto: Alessandra Vicenzi. Baltic clams and worms release as much greenhouse gas as 20 000 dairy cows 2017-10-13 Worms and clams enhance the release of methane up to eight times more compared to sea bottoms without animals, shows a study by scientists at Stockholm University and Cardiff University.
  • Research on new materials is funded within Horizon 2020 2017-10-12 The goal is to create new self-cleaning materials or extra water repellent coatings. The research is now being funded within the EU Horizon 2020 program.
  • Mikael Oliveberg. Foto: Niklas Björling. The life of cells – live! 2017-10-05 Soon we will have a nearly complete picture of the cell’s molecular machinery. The issue now is understanding how protein molecules work together to create a microcosm that is stable and functions as well as it does. Thanks to a 20 million SEK (2.5 million USD) grant, Michael Oliveberg and his colleagues can search for the answer.
  • Sara Strandberg. Foto: Vilhelm Stokstad. Quest for the unknown elementary particle 2017-10-05 One of particle physics’ biggest unsolved mysteries is how the Higgs particle can be so light, which is at odds with the prevailing theories. Thanks to a 35.2 million SEK (4.34 million USD) grant, Sara Strandberg and her colleagues can go on the hunt for new particles that could explain the mass of the Higgs boson.
  • 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.
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