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  • A joint Master’s programme inaugurated in Salamanca 2019-09-18 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.
  • Welcome to our new students! Film: New international students welcomed 2019-09-17 Over 1,300 new international students were welcomed to Stockholm University during our arrival days and welcome events at the start of the new term.
  • 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.
  • Early morning in Stockholm with the City Hall in the background. Photo: Instamatic © Mostphotos Cultural Journalism: Its Global, Democratic and Transformative Dimensions | International Symposium 2019-09-16 CALL FOR PAPERS for the International Symposium "Cultural Journalism: Its Global, Democratic and Transformative Dimensions" on February 13-14, 2020, at Stockholm University, SWEDEN.
  • 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.
  • Ulf Hannerz releases new book 2019-09-12 Ulf Hannerz new book reflects on his distinguished scholarly career over half a century, linking personal biography to changes in the discipline of anthropology.
  • 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.
  • 5th conference - Media and Governance in Latin America 2019-09-09 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.
  • 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.
  • Södra huset, sett ovanifrån. Foto: Eva Dalin We are top 5 in Europe! 2019-09-06 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.
  • 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.
  • Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2019-09-05 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm University and Stockholm Environment Institute present the Gordon Goodman Memorial Lecture 2019 on 3 October with Sverker Sörlin, a Swedish historian of ideas and a professor in environmental history at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
  • 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.
  • New Open Access agreement with Springer Nature 2019-08-20 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish open access without any charges in more than 500 journals from Springer Nature.
  • 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.
  • Stockholm ranked among world’s top 50 Student Cities 2019-08-07 Which city is best in the world for studying abroad? Stockholm is ranked as number 37 according to QS Best Student Cities 2019.
  • Building Xbrane Biopharma 2019-08-05 On the Nature Bioengineering Community webpage Xbrane's co-founder Jan-Willem de Gier tells how in 2007 Xbrane was conceived at DBB and how it matured into a biosimilar developer.
  • Maps showing decadal correlation during the 20th century between instrumental measurements of temperature and precipitation (left), tree-ring reconstructed temperature and drought (middle), and model-simulated temperature and precipitation (right) for the summer season. The stronger the red colour, the more positive (warm = wet) is the correlations. The stronger the blue colour, the more negative (warm = dry) is the correlations. Twelve centuries of European summer droughts 2019-08-05 A new study reveals that, throughout history, northern Europe has tended to get wetter and southern Europe to get drier during warmer periods.
  • SciLifeLab, Stockholm University and AstraZeneca use cryo-EM to advance biomedicine 2019-08-02 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.
  • The expedition will study the floating parts of glaciers in northwestern Greenland. Photo: Martin Jakobsson Polar expedition to shed light on Greenlandic glacier 2019-07-25 In august, a research expedition on icebreaker Oden departs for Ryder glacier. The expedition will investigate the connection between climate change and glaciers, but also how Greenland was colonised.
  •  RV Sonne, Credit: University of Hamburg / LDF/J.Peters Where do microplastics go in the world’s oceans? 2019-07-05 Two PhD students at Stockholm University have participated in a scientific cruise from Canada to Singapore to understand how microplastics behave in the water and in marine food webs.
  • Rektorerna Sigrid Karlsson, KTH, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, SU, och Olle Petter Ottersen, KTH. Presidents present Stockholm trio university alliance 2019-07-02 The presidents of Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University presented the "Stockholm trio" university alliance during the Swedish "political week".
  • 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) SU ninth in the world within Geography 2019-07-02 Geography at Stockholm University is ranked nine in the world. Environmental Sciences & Engineering and Atmospheric Science at Stockholm University are also among the top 25 in the world.
  • Stockholm University ranks 191 in QS ranking 2019-07-02 Stockholm University is at place 191 in the QS World University Ranking 2020 presented on 19 June.
  • Kieron Barclay. Photo: MPIDR Kieron Barclay appointed Pro Futura Scientia XIV Fellow 2019-07-02 We are happy and proud to announce that our docent of Sociology Kieron Barclay was recently appointed a Pro Futura Scientia XIV Fellow, with the project "The Impact of the Family of Origin on Health Inequalities: A Global, Historical, Multigenerational, and Comparative Perspective".
  • Group photo NDS 2019. Photo: SUDA Nordic Demography celebrated in Iceland 2019-07-02 June 13-15 saw the 21st Nordic Demographic Symposium being held in Reykjavik. The symposium was organized by our demographers at SUDA at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University on behalf of the Swedish Demographic Association.
  • Botox cousin can reduce malaria in an environmentally friendly way 2019-07-02 Researchers at the universities in Stockholm and Lund, in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, have found a new toxin that selectively targets mosquitos. This can lead to innovative and environmentally friendly approaches to reduce malaria. The results are presented in an article published in Nature Communications.
  • Bats, Image by Jens Rydell (http://www.fladdermus.net/naturfoto/) Report bat sightings in citizen science project 2019-07-02 In a new citizen science project the general public across Sweden can help researchers find bat roosts
  • University collaboration receives EU grant 2019-07-02 The university alliance CIVIS, consisting of Stockholm University and seven other European universities, is one of seventeen pilot projects selected for funding from the European Commission.
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Members of IAWRT delivered a report showing the poor working conditions female employees of a public service broadcaster in India's capital New Delhi were facing - revealing among other things that there were no toilets for women. Photo: SavvaPanf Photo © 2018 Mostphotos. Researcher: No toilets for women in Indian public service broadcaster 2019-06-28 Last year IAWRT, an international association for women working in the media sector, finalized a 4-year gender equality project that was conducted in India, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. In a new handbook on gender equality in media, Greta Gober, Stockholm University, describes the IAWRT members' experiences of the project.
  • A Post Exchange office, i.e. an allied gift shop, for US Army forces based in Livorno, Tuscany, ITALY. Photo: US army © 1945 Study finds new evidence of 5 more Allied gift shops in Italy 2019-06-25 Historians know that the Allied forces ran gift shops exclusively for foreign military personnel in different European cities during World War II. But a new study by Dr. Chiara Faggella, Stockholm University, reveals that there were another 5 Allied gift shops in Italy, run by a civilian; the businessmann and commissionaire Giovanni Battista Giorgini.
  • En presentbutik för piloter i den amerikanska armén i syditalienska staden Bari, 1945. Foto: US Army © 1945 Nuovo studio scopre 5 negozi in Italia che vendevano artigianato di lusso ai soldati alleati 2019-06-25 Gli storici sanno che, durante la seconda guerra mondiale, gli Alleati gestivano negozi di articoli da regalo per le proprie forze armate in diverse città europee. Ma un nuovo studio della dottoressa Chiara Faggella, dell’università di Stoccolma, svela che 5 speciali Allied Gift Shop in Italia erano gestiti da un civile: l’uomo d’affari Giovanni Battista Giorgini.
  • Large research grant to develop green chemistry 2019-06-24 Financier Mistra and industry partners are investing SEK 100 million in the research program SAFECHEM, which aims to create a sustainable chemicals industry and reduce exposure to hazardous substances.
  • Successful graduation 2019-06-19 Stockholm Business School celebrated examination for Bachelor and Master studentes. On Wednesday, June 5, about 800 people gathered in the auditorium of Aula Magna, to celebrate that 500 students have taken their bachelor's and master's degree.
  • Pre-Pride conversations X2 in May 2019-06-18 What is student life like as an LGBTQ student? How does norm critical and inclusive pedagogy develop? What research on the family and discrimination from a LGBTQ perspective is going on? These are topics in focus for this year’s Pride events at Stockholm University.
  • Almost 600 plants have already gone extinct 2019-06-11 Almost 600 plants have been wiped out from the planet in the last 250 year shows a new study. This is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians combined.
  • Science, Reality and Credibility 2019-06-07 Open lecture and discussion with Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter who will talk about science and critical thinking and how we can face a world where facts and critical thinking are not as important components as it should.
  • Hiranya Peiris - Foto: Niklas Björling Successful physicist making research accessible 2019-06-05 In an era when both experts and logical thinking are under attack, it is even more important to make research accessible– and astronomy might be a gateway. Professor Hiranya Peiris is a successful researcher with a strong urge to facilitate public understanding of science.
  • En route to Greenland to drill the ice 2019-06-05 Professor Margareta Hansson is currently in Greenland to oversee the research work in an ice core project where drilling is being performed in a rapidly flowing ice stream.
  • Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University form the university alliance Stockholm trio 2019-05-28 The aim with the university alliance is to strengthen the development of the Stockholm region and to highlight the internationally distinguished research and education environment that the three universities constitute together.
  • Learn new methods to study inequalities and population change 2019-05-28 We offer the only comprehensive program of demographic training in Sweden. Our master’s programme 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.
  • Stockholm University at top position regarding Open Access publications 2019-05-27 The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019 (2014–2017) shows that Stockholm University is at the top position amongst Swedish universities.
  • Coat of proteins makes viruses more infectious and links them to Alzheimer's disease 2019-05-27 New research from Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet shows that viruses interact with proteins in the biological fluids of their host which results in a layer of proteins on the viral surface. This coat of proteins makes the virus more infectious and facilitates the formation of plaques characteristic of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease.
  • The International Day for Biological Diversity: Plants, People and the Planet 2019-05-23 The theme for this year’s Biodiversity Day is “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”. At DEEP, we are happy to contribute to sustaining biological diversity, aligning various aspects of our research to biodiversity and the planet.
  • Photo: Niklas Björling Alumni Mentorship Programme 2019-2020 2019-05-22 The Mentorship Programme is an initiative taken by the alumni coordinators at the External Relations and Communications Office. Participating departments are given an opportunity to connect their current students to their alumni in a mentoring capacity.
  • Scientific research: The bad and the preregistered 2019-05-22 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.
  • Agenda 2030 in focus when universities met in South Africa 2019-05-21 During the second week of May, a research- and innovation week was arranged in South Africa, within the framework of the project South African Sweden Forum (SASUF).
  • Twelve world-famous scientists in Aula Magna 2019-05-20 On May 9-10, Stockholm University hosted the symposium "Planet Earth: a Scientific Journey" for the first time.
  • New microscope finally in place 2019-05-20 After almost five years and major renovations in the Arrhenius Laboratory, the University’s new electron microscope is finally in place.
  • Photo: Niklas Björling Versatile solvents offer hope for greener chemistry 2019-05-17 For Professor Anja Mudring and other chemists, ionic liquids present an opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable society.
  • Meet researcher Mitch Downey who joined Stockholm University and moved to Stockholm. "I am amazed to live in such an amazing place!" 2019-05-17 Meet researcher Mitch Downey at IIES who joined Stockholm University and moved to Sweden from the United States.
  • Leiden Ranking 2019 2019-05-17 In the middle of May CWTS Leiden University presented the Leiden Ranking 2019. The ranking measures the scientific performance of more than 950 major universities worldwide.
  • One of the analyzed chewing gums, photo: Natalija Kashuba Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA 2019-05-16 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.
  • LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) 2019-05-14 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.
  • Are you planning to apply to a Master's Programme in Sociology or Demography starting autumn 2020? 2019-05-14 Please note that Master’s programmes at the Department of Sociology with start autumn semester 2020 and onwards, will only have ONE admission round for ALL applicants with deadline JANUARY 15, 2020!
  • Report 2/2018: Limitations of using blue mussel farms as a nutrient reduction measure 2019-05-14 Blue mussel farming has been suggested as a cost effective nutrient mitigation tool in the Baltic Sea, to complement land-based measures. However, the environmental conditions of the Baltic proper, particularly the low salinity, affect the nutrient uptake efficiency of the blue mussels.
  • SUDA welcomes Anette Fasang as Guest Professor 2019-05-13 SUDA welcomes Prof. Dr. Anette Fasang as Guest Professor at the Department for two-three months starting on April 30.
  • Many visited Science Careers Day 2019 2019-05-13 This year's Science Careers Day was visited by a record number of exhibitors and students.
  • Professor Åsa Wikforss elected member of Swedish Academy 2019-05-10 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.
  • Kolyma river, Photo: Jorien Vonk/Stockholm University Clues of carbon release from thawing permafrost found in Arctic rivers 2019-05-09 Arctic rivers may hold vital clues to the accelerated release of carbon stored in Arctic permafrost. This is shown in new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.
  • "Three Wise Men - an Easter Tale" showcases on MicroActs Cave Cinema 2019-05-08 "Three Wise Men - an Easter Tale", a film by Love Ekenberg, Olle Karlsson and Lars In De Betou at Stockholm University, and Jon Karlung, Bahnhof, is selected to the film festival MicroActs in London.
  • Scientists coordinate a new Horizon 2020 project on how air pollution affects climate 2019-05-08 The project ”Constrained aerosol forcing for improved climate projections”, or FORCeS, will contribute to more precise climate projections by reducing the uncertainty on how particles in the air affect climate.
  • HRH Crown Princess Victoria and President Pavlopoulos attend climate seminar 2019-05-07 Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos attended a seminar in Athens arranged by Stockholm University’s field station NEO.
  • A man fishing in Bogoria lake, Photo: Matthieu Gallet/Mostphotos Breaking bread with rivals leads to more fish on coral reefs 2019-05-03 Cooperation is key to most successful endeavours. And, scientists find, when fishers cooperate with their fiercest competitors this can improve fish stocks on coral reefs.
  • Rapid permafrost collapse increases greenhouse gas emissions 2019-05-02 A new research report, including Stockholm University scientists, shows that abrupt permafrost thaw has important consequences for keeping global warming under 1.5 °C.
  • XENON1T installation in the underground hall of Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso. The three story building houses various auxiliary systems. The cryostat containing the LXeTPC is located inside the large water tank next to the building. Photo by Roberto Corrieri and Patrick De Perio.” The extreme of rarity 2019-04-30 OKC researchers helped reveal the rarest nuclear reaction now known to mankind. To observe this ultra-rare process, XENON1T watched a tonne of ultra-pure liquid xenon for a year. The experiment was featured on the cover of the scientific journal 'Nature'
  • Policy Brief: Phosphorus in the catchment 2019-04-29 A new study shows that almost half of the phosphorus currently entering the Baltic Sea could derive from accumulate phosphorus on land, so called legacy phosphorus. The amount of phosphorus that leaks to the Baltic Sea has decreased over the last 20 years but the future reduction will depend on continued actions to reduce the accumulation of phosphorus on land.
  • 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.
  • 2019 winners of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology 2019-04-26 The 2019 Stockholm Prize in Criminology lauds Ruth Dreifuss (Switzerland) and Peter Reuter (USA) for their breakthroughs in evidence and policy development on drug abuse.
  • Moving to Sweden as a researcher 2019-04-25 Recent arrivals from three continents and four different fields talk about collegiality and research environment at Stockholm University
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stockholm University invests in international alumni 2019-04-12 Staying in touch with and investing in our relationships with past students – alumni – is important for a university's long term development. Stockholm University is an international academic institution and we have alumni spread out across the globe. We are now gearing up to develop our international alumni operations.
  • 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.
  • Photo: Mostphotos Restrictive migration policies contribute to poor migrant health in high-income countries 2019-04-11 Restrictive entry and integration policies have adverse effects on the health of migrants in high-income countries, according to the most comprehensive assessment to date, published in The Lancet Global Health.
  • 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.
  • Seven new Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University 2019 2019-04-11 Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University’s activities in research and education. The new honorary doctors are Johan Eriksson, Eva Dahlman, Kajsa Öberg Lindsten, Axel van den Berg, Elizabeth Churchill, Nora Underwood and Frances Westley.
  • Video: See the entire Plan S seminar 2019-04-10 The EU initiative Plan S was launched in September 2018, and to enable an open dialogue on such a complex issue, Stockholm University organized an open seminar where President Astrid Söderbergh Widding, amongst others, participated.
  • Ylva Lorentzon about the Status of Children’s Culture and about Defending a Doctoral Thesis 2019-04-09 Ylva Lorentzon has defended her doctoral thesis “Open worlds, reserved rooms: On status and politics of child culture in the everyday practice of the performing arts”. Here are her thoughts about her research.
  • Bubbles in the ice. Photo: Malin Stenberg de Serves, Antarctica. Retrieving climate history from the Antarctic ice 2019-04-09 In Antarctica, European researchers plan to analyze essential climate data from the past 1.5 million years.
  • ”Is the Polish film industry ready for #MeToo?” 2019-04-08 One year after the #MeToo movement, the Kamera Akcja Film Critics Festival opened last Thursday in Poland, with a seminar on sexual violence and women's working conditions in the Polish film industry.
  • Initiative in environmental human sciences 2019-04-04 Climate refugees, climate change in fiction and protest movements. These are topics that will be studied in environmental human sciences.
  • How to prepare yourself for daylight saving time (summer time) 2019-03-29 This weekend, we change to summer time. Sleep researcher Arne Lowden explains why the seasonal clock change exists and gives advice on how you can alleviate the biological stress it causes.

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