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New microscope finally in place

After almost five years and major renovations in the Arrhenius Laboratory, the University’s new electron microscope is finally in place.

One of the analyzed chewing gums, photo: Natalija Kashuba

Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA

The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch.

Foto: Niklas Björling

Professor Åsa Wikforss elected member of Swedish Academy

The prestigious Swedish Academy, which chooses the Nobel Prize in Literature, voted yesterday to appoint Åsa Wikforss, Professor in Theoretical Philosophy at Stockholm University as a new member.

Magisterpromotionen våren 2015. Foto: Eva Dalin.

Conferment of Master's degrees in Aula Magna

Students who have completed a degree at an advanced level will be conferred their Master's degrees in Aula Magna on 24 May.