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Excellent research with high impact

Stockholm University is a prominent research university characterised by independent basic research and strong applied research in human science and science. International collaboration is fundamental and an integral part of excellence. Our research leads to discoveries and scientific breakthroughs recognized worldwide, and our researchers are part of Nobel committees and international expert bodies.

Research news

  • Stockholm University at place 183 in THE ranking 2021-05-31 In 2021 year’s edition of the Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top universities, Stockholm University is found at place 183.
  • Nina Kirchner – glaciologist in battle against time 2021-05-05 Tarfala research station is one of the world's most beautiful workplaces, but also one of the most challenging. Nina Kirchner, new director of Tarfala, recently returned from the spring fieldwork season. Now, the next phase will begin, in which the research data is analysed.
  • Isabel Regads med bananflugorna. Foto: Mattias Mannervik New discovery on how genes are activated 2021-02-24 A new study shows how genes are unpacked in the cell nucleus and activated in some cells, while remaining inactive in other cells and is important for animal development and survival.

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