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  • Alexey Amunts has been selected to EMBO Young Investigator Programme 2019-11-13 Stockholm University group leader and Head of the SciLifeLab Research Community Programme Alexey Amunts has been selected as an EMBO Young Investigator. The prestigious four-year programme identifies some of Europe’s promising young researchers and provides academic, practical and financial support to help them realize their potential as world-class researchers.
  • Meet ACM member Airi Lampinen 2019-11-13 Meet Airi Lampinen, an Associate Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction at Stockholm University, and a member of Association for Computing Machinery, ACM.
  • Amortization demands lack demonstrable social benefits 2019-11-11 In an op-ed in Dagens Nyheter John Hassler, Harry Flam, Lars E.O. Svensson & Robert Boije argue that every economic-policy measure should show that the benefit exceeds the cost.
  • A small rabbitfish caught using mosquito nets. Photo: Benjamin L Jones. Mosquito nets: Are they catching more fishes than insects? 2019-11-11 Mosquito nets designed to prevent malaria transmission are used for fishing which may devastate tropical coastal ecosystems, according to a new scientific study.
  • Christina Rudén, professor of toxicology at Stockholm University, has investigated how humans are exposed to complex mixtures of chemicals. Photo: Jens Lasthein More stringent regulations on chemical mixtures 2019-11-08 Throughout life, humans are exposed to complex mixtures of chemicals of varying degrees of harmfulness. How does that affect us? Whose responsibility is this? Christina Rudén, professor of toxicology, was appointed by the government to investigate this matter.
  • Pull the emergency break for high-speed railways 2019-11-08 Harry Flam and John Hassler, together with colleagues from VTI, KTH and Örebro University, argue against high-speed railways in Sweden, in an op-ed in Dagens Nyheter.
  • Logistics brought anthropologists and other social scientists together 2019-11-07 - We haven’t just had a discussion in an abstract space, but in particular places in the world, said Heather Swanson, Associate Professor, Aarhus University.
  • 5th conference - Media and Governance in Latin America 2019-11-07 The 5th conference Media and Governance in Latin America, with the theme Communication in Contested Political Scenarios will take place on June 15-16, 2020 at the Institute of Latin America Studies. The itinerant conference is held since 2014 in different European locations.
  • Ulf Hannerz releases new book 2019-11-07 Ulf Hannerz new book reflects on his distinguished scholarly career over half a century, linking personal biography to changes in the discipline of anthropology.
  • LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) 2019-11-07 Call for applications to the Erasmus Mundus scholarship - Latin American and Europe in a Global World - 120 credits - LAGLOBE Master is an innovative, interdisciplinary and international master’s programme in Latin American studies. Students will gain multidimensional and cross-cultural competences.
  • En allt större del av planeten används nu för att producera mat, material och bränsle. Det skapa nya globala risker, skriver forskare från SRC i Nature. Foto: N. Ryrholm/Azote An altered planetary anatomy 2019-11-07 Humans have transformed much of the planet to produce more and more food, fibre and fuel, now we need to radically transform this global production ecosystem.
  • Kurt Mitman joins Restud as Joint Managing Editor! 2019-11-07 Restud (The Review of Economic Studies) is one of the world's leading economics journals.
  • Nobelpristagaren i kemi, Frances H. Arnold, under Nobelföreläsningen 2018. Foto: KVA. The Nobel Lectures 2019 2019-11-06 The official Nobel Lectures in Aula Magna 8 December held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry and the Laureates in Economic Sciences.
  • Matilda Rehn "The Master's Programme in Demography gave me the tools to find data, analyze and draw conclusions" 2019-11-05 Matilda Rehn is a spatial planner and a demographer working as a regional planner at Region Stockholm. Our Master's Programme in Demography gave her the base knowledge needed about various aspects of the demographic development both in Sweden, Europe and the rest of the world.
  • Linnea Claésson “Stockholm University is one of the best places to be for learning quantitative Sociology” 2019-11-05 Our alumna Linnea Claésson studied our Master’s Programme in Applied Social Research, and is now working as a project leader at Dalarna University.
  • 2020 winners of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology 2019-11-05 The 2020 Stockholm Prize in Criminology lauds Philip J. Cook, Duke University and Franklin E. Zimring, University of California at Berkeley for their evidence-based explanations of gun policy effects.
  • Three students and a teacher Photo: Viktor Gårdsäter SPSS running on Mac OS Catalina 2019-11-05 Apple recently launched the new operating system Catalina. This has caused problems for some software programs, including SPSS.
  • SciLifeLab-South Korea collaboration 2019-11-04 Stockholm University and SciLifeLab Cryo-EM training project travels to South Korea and delivers results through international collaboration.
  • Foto: Jerker Lokrantz/Azote How do virtual tools support the management of the Baltic Sea? 2019-11-04 A new policy brief from BONUS DESTONY project gives an overview of the existing decision support tools developed for the Baltic Sea and their availability, and discusses how well they support an ecosystem-based management.
  • Institute of Latin American Studies acquires Nordic status 2019-11-04 The Nordic Institute of Latin American Studies is the new name of the Institute of Latin American Studies at Stockholm University. The hope is that this will enhance Nordic collaboration in the areas of research and education.
  • Rebecca Rönningen. "I consider Sociology a left out angle in the popular belief of human behavior" 2019-11-01 What does a sociologist do? Our alumna Rebecca Rönningen studied our Master's Programme in Applied Social Research, and is now working as an analyst at the Social services department in the City of Stockholm.
  • Ackson Mwale. "My education gave me a solid foundation for a career in the field of Sociology" 2019-10-31 What does a sociologist do? Our alumnus Ackson Mwale, now a lecturer at the University of Zambia, studied the Master's Programme in Sociology at Stockholm University. He says the programme opened and broadened his scope of the field of Sociology.
  • Meet Ig Nobel prize winners at Stockholm University 2019-10-31 Can a cat be solid and liquid at the same time? How does a fetus respond to music played in the mothers vagina? and How does the ability to lie change within a lifespan? The Ig Nobel Prizes are awarded every year for ten achievements that "first make people laugh, and then make them think". Meet three of the laureates. Watch the event at facebook.com/stockholmuniversity or at su.se/play
  • Stockholm University in autumn colours International doctoral students on the rise in Sweden 2019-10-31 A new report from the Stockholm Academic Forum shows that the proportion of international doctoral students in the Swedish capital has increased by 14 percentage points over the ten-year period 2008–2018
  • Bild från ”Reminscent rhymes, and other verse”, (1911), Library of Congress. Rethinking Digital Cultural Heritage 2019-10-31 Welcome to an open seminar on digitization and cultural heritage institutions at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University.
  • Ville Kaila to be awarded the Sven and Ebba-Christina Hagberg foundation prize 2019-10-29 The Board of Sven and Ebba-Christina Hagberg's foundation has decided to award Dr Stéphanie Robert at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umeå and Dr Ville Kaila at Stockholm University the foundations personal prize and a research grant, for a total of SEK 425,000 each.
  • Stockholm is very beautiful and it is both busy and quiet according to Robert Daniels. Photo: Niklas Björling Eminent research on flu antigens took Robert Daniels back to USA 2019-10-24 Intellectual freedom and the opportunity to start his own research group once lured Robert Daniels to Stockholm University. After nine years of eminent academic research, he landed a prestigious job in the US. Still, his focus is the same: to apply basic membrane protein folding principles to modernize and improve the antigens in seasonal influenza vaccines.
  • United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo: Ognjen Stevanovic/Mostphotos. The United Nations at 74: Legitimacy in Question? 2019-10-24 The annual United Nations Day invites reflection on the health of this international organization. How well (or not) is this global institution poised to better the world?
  • Computer simulation of a merger of two stars SEK 132 million awarded to research projects at Stockholm University 2019-10-23 The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has awarded research grants to four projects at Stockholm University. In total, 20 projects receive grants of SEK 640 million.
  • Boycotting Brazil is not the best way to stop Amazon deforestation 2019-10-22 In July and August 2019, several manmade and coordinated fires affected parts of the Amazon forest. It is the highest number of fires recorded in the Amazon since 2011, according to the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE). In an open lecture from 3 October at Stockholm University, PhD Ana Paula Aguiar and PhD Larissa Basso presented and discussed the political, legal, historical and socioeconomic background of the deforestation in Brazil.
  • Ionic liquids have many promising, but as yet unexplored, possibilities Ionic liquids can help in the production of more effective medicines 2019-10-21 Project to investigate if ionic liquids could replace organic solvents, thus creating completely new opportunities for the production of medicines
  • Graphene, photo: Ktsimage/Mostphotos Understanding dynamic processes in quantum matter 2019-10-21 In quantum technology, which is predicted to take over from today’s silicon-based electronics, the possibilities are endless
  • Respiratory supercomplex from Mycobacterium smegmatis Finding out more about the cell’s energy factories 2019-10-21 New opportunities for the development of drugs against tuberculosis and an increased understanding of how the cell’s energy factory works.
  • Computer simulation of a merger of two stars Gravitational radiation can give new answers about elements and the expansion of the universe 2019-10-21 Cosmic collisions between compact stars create both gravitational radiation and normal light. The aim of the project “Gravity meets light” is to understand more about these collisions and the radiation that they create.
  • Faculty of Science announces 36 PhD positions 2019-10-18 The Faculty of Science announces 36 PhD positions.
  • Xbrane Biopharma has about 30 employees and is located in Solna north of Stockholm. Photo: XBrane Biopharma A Rocky Road Decade – From Promising Lab Data to Growing Biopharma Firm 2019-10-18 Xbrane Biopharma is a promising biotechnology company that started at Stockholm University. If everything goes as planned, the company’s first drug will be approved in 2021.
  • SUDA researchers involved in new EAPS Working Group 2019-10-18 The Network on Fertility of Migrants and Minorities is now established as an official Working Group of the European Association for Population Studies.
  • Science in focus during the ceremony in the City Hall 2019-10-18 On Friday, September 27, it was time for Stockholm University’s annual inauguration and conferment ceremony in the City Hall. New professors were installed and new doctors were conferred. In addition, thirteen jubilee doctors and seven honorary doctorates were conferred.
  • The vessel at the dock in Tvärminne. A new research vessel has arrived at Tvärminne Zoological Station 2019-10-18 Helsinki University has received a new research vessel. The 18 meters long catamaran, funded partly by donations, is built to fulfil the requirements of coastal marine research. The arrival of the vessel is welcomed not only by Helsinki based researchers, as it will also come to use for the Baltic Bridge collaboration between Helsinki University and the Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre.
  • Mentorship mingle. Photo Aarushi Balani New Alumni Mentorship Programme launched 2019-10-18 The high energy, drive and commitment was palpable when a new mentorship programme kicked off - connecting alumni and students for mutual benefit.
  • The Arctic at Nordiska museet and NUS in the Arctic 2019-10-17 Last week, the new exhibition The Arctic – while the ice is melting was inaugurated by Crown Princess Victoria at Nordiska museet in Stockholm. The exhibition has been produced in close cooperation with the research community.
  • Timo Boppart to join the editorial board of ReStud! 2019-10-17 Associate Professor Timo Boppart, will join the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies - one of the top economics journals in the world.
  • Learn new methods to study inequalities and population change 2019-10-16 We offer the only comprehensive programme of demographic training in Sweden. Our master’s programmes taught in English will give you strong skills in quantitative methods, instruction from internationally renowned professors and a solid base for a career in various types of organizations.
  • Södra huset, sett ovanifrån. Foto: Eva Dalin We are top 5 in Europe! 2019-10-16 Sociology at Stockholm University climbs the list of the best universities in the world at the prestigious Shanghai ranking. This year the Sociology subject ranks 30 in the world – and number 5 in Europe.
  • Mosquito. Photo: Jolanta Dabrowska / Mostphotos. Increased risk of tularemia as the climate changes 2019-10-15 A method for statistically predicting impacts of climate change on outbreaks of tularemia in humans.
  • Staff from the Nobel Prize Museum were on hand to give out Nobel medals – of the chocolate variety. Nobel Calling Stockholm: A week of science, beauty – and a highly educated guess 2019-10-15 During Nobel Week, the world's gaze turns to Stockholm. The University celebrated with lectures, live broadcasts, a competition – and a highly educated guess by Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek.
  • Baby. Photo: Mostphotos Why are birth rates in Sweden falling? 2019-10-15 Fewer and fewer children are being born in Sweden, while the average age of first-time mothers is rising.
  • Sara Danius In memory of Sara Danius 2019-10-14 The passing of our colleague Sara Danius is a loss to the cultural life of Sweden, and a great loss to the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, where Sara was professor of literature since 2013.
  • Foto: J Kelly Brito/Unsplash Workshop: Data Carpentry 2019-10-14 In collaboration with Karolinska Institute and KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm Trio), Stockholm University offers a workshop in Data Carpentry – handling of data with various software tools.
  • Open Access agreement with Springer Nature 2019-10-11 Researchers at Stockholm University can publish open access without any charges in more than 500 journals from Springer Nature.
  • Read Svenska Dagbladet Online 2019-10-11 As a member of staff, researcher or student at Stockholm University, you can now read Svenska Dagbladet online wherever you are.
  • Svenska flaggan som en pratbubbla. Illustration: Laurent Davoust, MostPhotos Do you really need to learn Swedish in Sweden? 2019-10-10 Swedes are good – among the best, in fact – at speaking English as a second language. So should foreigners living in Sweden make the effort to learn Swedish? Only if you want to enrich the experience in nearly every way, argue the linguistic experts at Stockholm University.
  • Quantum mechanics is a beautiful thing and it is mind expanding 2019-10-09 “There was a call”, Frank Wilczek told the crowded hall in his conversation on physics, the Nobel Prize, beauty and knowledge in Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
  • Physicists have found a way to “hear” dark matter 2019-10-09 Physicists at Stockholm University and the Max Planck Institute for Physics have turned to plasmas in a proposal that could revolutionise the search for the elusive dark matter.
  • Stockholm tops European index and beats London in competitiveness 2019-10-09 Health, innovation and a good environment for higher education and lifelong learning – three reasons why the Stockholm region tops the European Regional Competitive Index.
  • Rüdiger Wolfrum: Extend the competence of the International Seabed Authority 2019-10-08 The Fourth Hilding Eek Memorial Lecture was held Wednesday 2 October on the subject "Who is responsible for the protection of the ocean floor?" by Rüdiger Wolfrum, Professor of international law at the Heidelberg University, Faculty of Law - The regime for the environmental protection of the ocean floor in UN the Law of the Sea Convention is from today’s perspective, frankly speaking, outdated. The Convention was up to date in 1982, but everything has changed dramatically since then, says Rüdinger Wolfrum.
  • Early morning in Stockholm with the City Hall in the background. Photo: Instamatic © Mostphotos Cultural Journalism: Its Global, Democratic and Transformative Dimensions | International Symposium 2019-10-08 CALL FOR PAPERS for the International Symposium "Cultural Journalism: Its Global, Democratic and Transformative Dimensions" on February 13-14, 2020, at Stockholm University, SWEDEN.
  • Kathrin Morosow. Photo: Daniel Rossetti/SU Only low-earning fathers penalized when taking parental leave 2019-10-07 Taking parental leave as a father can lead to lower wages afterwards – if you already have a lower wage. But fathers who have higher wages may instead get a raise.
  • Labföreståndaren Elin Allzén demonstrerar SUBICs röntgenmikroskop för prinsessan Sofia och prins Carl Philip. Foto: Lena Katarina Johansson/Stockholms universitet. Royal visit at dyslexia and brain symposium 2019-10-04 Keynote speaker was Usha Goswami, professor of neuroscience, Cambridge University. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden attended the symposium and made a study visit at the research centre.
  • Welcome to our new students! Film from Orientation Day in August 2019-10-03 Watch this video to see how we welcome our international students to Stockholm University.
  • Offical launch of European collaboration 2019-10-03 Stockholm University takes part in the new European university alliance CIVIS that brings together over 384,000 students and 55,000 staff members at eight universities across Europe. On 1 October, it was officially launched.
  • Master's Fair on campus 2019-10-02 MASTER'S FAIR
  • 39 participants from 33 higher education institutions participated in the 2019 Stockholm Partner Days. 
Photo: Marianne E Berggren Meeting with international partners 2019-09-30 Over three sunny autumn days, 19-21 September, Stockholm University, Karolinska Institutet and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology organised the 2019 Stockholm Partner Days.
  • International Graduate School, klassåterträff 1979-80 Reunited after 40 years – studies in welfare attracted students to Sweden 2019-09-30 40 years have passed since they studied at the International Graduate School at Stockholm University, one of the first international study programmes in Sweden.
  • A joint Master’s programme inaugurated in Salamanca 2019-09-30 The first semester in Salamanca, the second in Stockholm and the third in Paris. This is what the new Master’s programme on Latin America and Europe, part of the Erasmus mundus joint Master’s programme, offers its students.
  • Designing on a nanoscale for a more sustainable society 2019-09-30 Using mainly forest waste as raw material and a 3D printer, Aji Mathew works in materials designs – at the smallest level. The result: bio-based nanomaterials with tailor-made properties.
  • Foto: Niklas Björling Delayed framework agreement for SPSS 2019-09-27 Our agreement with SPSS expired on August 30, and the new activation codes are delayed due to further framework contract negotiations.
  • A dictionary of Italian word families 2019-09-25 A new kind of dictionary by Prof. Michele Colombo and prof. Paolo D’Achille (Third University of Rome) has been published
  • Scientists will drift on the Arctic ice for a year 2019-09-23 The German icebreaker Polarstern has left Tromsö with a course on the Arctic for the largest Arctic expedition ever - professor Pauline Snoeijis Leijonmalm will map out the wildlife living on the ice.
  • Curating Art at Accelerator: This is Survival 2019-09-20 This is Survival is a collaboration between the exhibition space Accelerator and the International Master’s Programme in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University.
  • Curating Art at Accelerator: Dance Concerts 2019-09-20 Dance Concerts is an artistic project that invites practitioners within the choreographic field to present ongoing work. The event takes place at 26 September and is a collaboration with the International Master’s Programme in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics and the newly inaugurated exhibition space Accelerator.
  • Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. Call for Papers: Revolutions in Reading 2019-09-20 This is the Call for Papers for Revolutions in Reading: Literary Practice in Transition, international conference at Stockholm University 24-26 August, 2020.
  • Stockholm University at 175th place in THE ranking 2019-09-19 In this year’s edition of the Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top universities, Stockholm University is found at place 175.
  • ERC grant to Stockholm University researcher 2019-09-19 Markus Kowalewski at the Department of Physics at Stockholm University has received a grant of just over € 1.48 million from the European Research Council
  • Göran Ahrne. Photo: Leila Zoubir/Stockholm University New book on organization edited by Professor Emeritus Göran Ahrne 2019-09-19 In this book, “Organization outside Organizations”, the authors highlight a new way of investigating the importance of organizations to the society around them.
  • The case for communication rights: A rights-based approach to media development 2019-09-19 New publication from LAI researcher Paola Sartoretto
  • Time for corporate biosphere stewardship 2019-09-17 A handful of transnational corporations hold enough power to accelerate (or hinder) transformations towards sustainability, a study from Stockholm Resilience Centre says.
  • Sofia Lodén is the winner of an essay prize 2019-09-16 Sofia Lodén, researcher in medieval literature, has won the international JIAS (Journal of the International Arthurian Society) essay price for her article “Female Arthurians in Scandinavia: Eufemia, Christina and the Modern Female Scholar”, published in the journal in September 2019.
  • Foto av Naghmeh Nasiritousi. Foto: Niklas Björling. New project has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency 2019-09-16 The research project “Pathways to Carbon Neutrality: From Pioneering Coalition to Effective Climate Club?” has received 5,9 million SEK from the Swedish Energy Agency. Naghmeh Nasiritousi is project leader.
  • Foto: Nobel Prize Museum Live streaming of The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019-09-13 The announcement of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry is live streamed in the Frescati Library Wednesday 9th October 11.45 a.m. Welcome!
  • Scientists challenged – What do we really need to know about the Baltic Sea? 2019-09-12 Nearly 400 Baltic Sea researchers gathered in Aula Magna for the Baltic Sea Science Congress, to share knowledge about the Baltic Sea and unite and prepare for the future. The congress was opened in an innovative way with five important Baltic Sea scientists being questioned by another five environmental journalists.
  • Meet us around the world and online this autumn! 2019-09-12 Stockholm University will participate in education fairs around the world, virtual fairs and hold webinars to meet students and to inform about our study programmes.
  • Policy Brief: Fosforarvet på land måste åtgärdas 2019-09-11 De direkta utsläppen av fosfor till Östersjön har minskat de senaste decennierna, men kvar på land finns stora lager av fosfor som byggts upp under åren. Att minska detta fosforlager är viktigt för att utsläppen ska fortsätta minska.
  • Open seminar at Score - Richard Swedberg 2019-09-10 Welcome to an open seminar with Richard Swedberg, Professor Emeritus in Sociology at Cornell University, Guest Professor at Score.
  • Gunnar von Heijne to receive 2020 Anatrace Membrane Protein Award 2019-09-09 Gunnar von Heijne, Professor of theoretical chemistry at Stockholm University and Director of the SciLifeLab National Cryo-EM Facility, has been named the recipient of the The Biophysical Society’s 2020 Anatrace Membrane Protein Award.
  • Launch of new education web pages 2019-09-06 We are now taking the next step in the Webb2021 project by launching new education web pages at su.se and su.se/english with an entirely new structure, navigation and design as well as with revised content.
  • Food trucks – location 2019-09-05 There are usually two food trucks found in the university area of Frescati. Stationed at Svante Arrhenius Väg 24.
  • Southern peak of Kebnekaise on September 3rd, photo: Gunhild Rosqvist Southern peak of Kebnekaise now stands one metre below the northern peak 2019-09-05 The southern peak now stands at 2095.6 metres, 1.2 metres below the northern peak at 2096.8 metres.
  • Book seminar at Score - Fast Childcare in Public Preschools. The Utopia of Efficiency 2019-09-05 Fast Childcare in Public Preschools presents an ethnographic examination of the strange idea of bringing a management model from the automotive industry into preschools. Welcome to a book seminar on Thursday September 26! After the seminar Score offers refreshments and music.
  • The 4th Emerging Markets Inspiration Conference The 4th Emerging Markets Inspiration Conference 2019-09-02 EMIC is a Swedish initiated research project that aims at exploring wild ideas in unchartered waters in the frontier of management science with a multidisciplinary intellectual input. This is the 4th time the EMIC is organized and hosted by Stockholm University.
  • Invigning av Accelerator Foto: Ingmarie Andersson Inauguration of Accelerator 2019-08-29 On Friday, September 6, Accelerator, Stockholm University’s exhibition space, will be inaugurated by President Astrid Söderbergh Widding. The President’s opening speech will take place at 1 p.m.
  • Pontus Strimling. Foto: Sara Moritz. New scientific model can predict moral and political development 2019-08-26 How come today’s conservatives are more liberal than yesterday’s liberals? Why has the public opinion in large parts of the world shifted so rapidly in favour of gay and lesbian rights, but been virtually unchanged on other contested issues such as abortion rights? A study from a Swedish team of researchers recently published in the social science journal Nature Human Behaviour answers several critical questions on how public opinion changes on moral issues. They have created a scientific model that can predict public opinion changes on moral issues.
  • More students apply for international courses in spring 2020 2019-08-22 The number of first-hand applicants for international courses at Stockholm University is up 23 percent compared to spring term 2019. Nationally the number of applicants for international courses and programmes at the basic level has increased by 5 percent and the number of applicants for master’s programmes by 34 percent.
  • Subscription to RefWorks terminates at year end – save your references 2019-08-20 Stockholm University Library will end the subscription to the reference management program RefWorks December 31, 2019.
  • Stockholm University ranks 73 in the world 2019-08-19 Stockholm University is ranked at place 73 in the latest edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.
  • Nicholas Adjei. "The Master's Programme in Demography advanced me as a Population & Public Health scientist" 2019-08-16 Nicholas Adjei is a young researcher with a research focus on population ageing and health inequalities. His educational background in Demography at SUDA paved the way for him and helped him form his research interest.
  • Nancy Baron, Thomas Bianchi, Simon Trush and Katja Fennel are plenary speakers at the Baltic Sea Science Congress in August. Renowned keynote speakers 2019-08-15 Thomas Bianchi, Simon Trush and Katja Fennel are keynote speakers at the Baltic Sea Science Congress. They are international experts and here to speak about coastal ecosystems, global carbon fluxes and the role of the ocean in the climate system.
  • Unique workshop for young scientists 2019-08-12 Baltic Sea Science Congress and BONUS welcome young scientists to take part in a unique training session with communication trainer Nancy Baron.
  • First new protein structure solved using micro-crystal 3D electron diffraction 2019-08-12 In collaboration with scientists at the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, the Högbom laboratory at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics has solved a new protein structure using a method called micro-crystal 3D electron diffraction, MicroED.
  • SciLifeLab, Stockholm University and AstraZeneca use cryo-EM to advance biomedicine 2019-08-07 Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics/SciLifeLab Fellow Alexey Amunts and his team in collaboration with AstraZeneca unravel the molecular details of the extracellular region of the receptor tyrosine kinase RET involved in cell signalling.

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