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  • Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries 2019-04-26 The authors of this edited volume focus on the emergence of populist discourses, coming from movements or parties from Romance-speaking countries in Europe and in Latin America. Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries is an edited volume in English, French and Spanish.
  • Increase in admitted students to international courses and Bachelor's programmes 2019-04-24 The number of students admitted to Stockholm University's international courses and Bachelor's programmes has increased by 17 percent compared with last year.
  • Baltic Sea research in focus at Skansen 2019-04-23 The Skansen Baltic Sea Knowledge Centre, the Baltic Sea Science Centre, has been inaugurated by Crown Princess Victoria. Researchers at Stockholm University have a central role in this effort to raise awareness of challenges in the Baltic.
  • Scientific research: The bad and the preregistered 2019-04-26 What shall we eat and not eat? Do vaccines work? Do mobile phones cause cancer? In everyday life, we want to make sensible decisions about our behavior. In these decisions, scientific facts often play an important role, but is there always convincing evidence for the facts that we use to guide our decisions? Preregistration allows scientists to define their actual predictions and prove that their hypotheses came before the data.
  • Rodney Edvinsson, Photo: Therese Nordlund Edvinsson/Stockholm University The real cost of a loaf of bread in Game of Thrones 2019-04-17 Professor Rodney Edvinsson has developed a currency converter for Westeros which enables comparisons between the fictional world and real life.
  • Three researchers receive EU-funding from MSCA 2019-04-12 Three researchers at Stockholm University have been awarded funding within Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF), which is the EU’s Research Mobility Program. The projects are in the fields of environmental science, astronomy and medieval history.
  • Shut up and write! 2019-04-12 Are you writing a thesis, report or research essay this semester? Join us for a Shut up and write! session at the Stockholm University library. For four hours, from 4-8pm, you write intensively with other students. During pauses, you can get feedback on your work and advice on finishing your thesis project successfully.
  • Gunnar Andersson. Photo: Stockholm University New ERC grant on immigrants’ future life chances 2019-04-11 How do the life courses of immigrants and their descendants look? And why do they differ between different groups? A new project in collaboration with Stockholm University aiming to answer these questions has been granted funding from the European Research Council, ERC.


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