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  • The Royal National City Park 25 years 2020-05-25 25 years ago the world’s first national urban park was formed.
  • Solves major problems in life’s small building blocks 2020-05-25 Xiaodong Zou is a real problem solver – she develops methods for exploring the world at the atomic level. However becoming a Professor at Stockholm University was not something she could have ever imagined as she grew up in China and saw her future destined to be a farmer.
  • Photograph taken in 1938 North of Dalhart, Texas. Photo: https://www.loc.gov/item/2017770620/ ‘Dust bowl’ heatwaves more than twice as likely due to climate change 2020-05-25 Record-breaking temperatures across the US Great Plains during the Dust Bowl 1930s were caused by long-lasting and intense heatwaves. The US is now at least 2.5 times more likely to experience a Dust Bowl-level heatwave than it was in the 1930s. This shows new research by an international team including Sabine Undorf from the Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University.
  • Have you used your SU email address for a private Zoom account? 2020-05-25 Have you used your student email to register for a private Zoom account? If so, you have to change to a private email address to keep following distance learning at SU.
  • Photo: Ingmarie Andersson Online teaching until 30 August 2020-05-25 The University plans to make a partial return to campus-based teaching from 31 August 2020, provided the authorities' recommendations and rules allow for this change. Detailed planning for the autumn term will be carried out by departments. A decision will be communicated to students via the department's website as soon as possible, and no later than 15 July.
  • Information for students and staff about the coronavirus 2020-05-20 Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.
  • The Library is digital until further notice 2020-05-20 To reduce the spread of the corona virus we refer to our digital channels. You can borrow books in the library at 1-2 pm on Mondays and at 10-11 am all other weekdays. Only visit us when you are completely healthy.
  • Study with Emma 2020-05-13 Do you feel lonely studying alone in quarantine? Maybe you want some study company when all teaching is online? Why not spend 25 minutes of quiet study time with our master’s student Emma in this #studywithme video which was shot at Stockholm University’s Frescati Library before the pandemic.
  • The art of working at home 2020-05-13 Working from home can be useful for being able to focus on certain tasks, however one runs the risk that work and non-work activities will merge together.
  • LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) 2020-05-13 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.
  • Agricultural Land Trade for Poverty Reduction 2020-05-12 Assistant Professor, Jonathan de Quidt, with Gharad Bryan, Mariajose Silva Vargas and Tom Wilkening have been awarded a grant of 4,4 MKr from the Swedish Research Council to fund their research in Uganda.
  • LAGLOBE Students 2019-2020 A unique international master’s programme in Latin American studies 2020-05-12 The LAGLOBE Master’s programme “Latin America and Europe in a Global World” spans two continents and three universities. The students are even more diverse and the studies are strikingly interdisciplinary, creating a unique opportunity to learn and better understand the world, say three students at the programme.
  • Alumni Mentorship Programme 2020-21 2020-05-12 Connecting students with alumni for mutual benefit.
  • A world tour with the digital “Third Tuesday” 2020-05-08 What was Svante Arrénius’ discovery about the climate? Which Swedish prime ministers have studied at Stockholm University? And what came first, the moon landing or suitcases with wheels?
  • Stockholm universitets nya webbshop för profilprodukter New web shop for university merchandise 2020-05-08 There’s a new web shop for SU branded products which allows you to order profiled products that strengthen the university’s visual identity.
  • First newsletter from the CIVIS alliance 2020-05-07 Stockholm University is a member of CIVIS – the European Civic University Alliance, that brings together students and employees from eight universities in Europe, since last year. The alliance's first newsletter has now been released and it includes, among other news, an interview with President Astrid Söderbergh Widding, who is now the President of CIVIS.
  • CANCELLED - Subjects in Romance 2020-05-07 The purpose of the symposium is to bring together researchers who have conducted studies on subjects in Romance languages.
  • "Sustainability must be integrated into the activities" 2020-05-07 Sustainability is not a separate issue but rather must be integrated into the University’s activities in its entirety, so says Johan Kuylenstierna. Since February, he has been the Advisor to the President for Sustainability.
  • Photo: Niklas Björling Coping as a student during Covid-19 2020-05-06 Are you struggling with studying remotely? Are you starting to feel isolated? We have gathered together some tips to make student life a little easier during quarantine.
  • New Zoom version – everyone must upgrade 2020-05-06 E-meeting service Zoom is releasing a new version that mainly focusses on functions related to security. All Zoom users need to upgrade before May 31 in order to keep using Zoom.
  • Detail of still from video trailer for Jennifer Hayashida’s book A Machine Wrote This Song. Image credit: Jennifer Hayashida and Benj Gerdes. Curating Art at Accelerator: Navigating Across Borders 2020-05-05 Navigating Across Borders 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. Curator for this live streamed event is Yuying Hu.
  • LaGlobeStudents 19_20 Webinar for applicants to the LAGLOBE Programme 2020-05-05 Join our webinar to learn more about the LAGLOBE master’s programme Latin America and Europe in a Global World.
  • Katherine Freese elected to the National Academy of Sciences 2020-05-05 Astrophysicist Katherine Freese, professor at the Department of Physics, Stockholm University, and at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences.
  • New mapping shows which cells SARS-CoV-2 can infect 2020-04-30 Scientists have identified which cells in the body that the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) can infect. The results could lead to better treatment of the virus.
  • The experts’ best book tips for corona times 2020-04-30 Are you tired of the world being limited? It doesn't have to be. Four literature experts from Stockholm University give their best book tips for the time of corona.
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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 2020-04-30 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 hidden treasure: Stockholm University´s green house plant collection 2020-04-29 Up on the rooftop at Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP) hides a green treasure in a realm of light. It’s DEEPs greenhouse and used for both teaching biology students about plants, as well as for research purposes.
  • Dept. of Social Work Library integrates with Frescati 2020-04-29 The Dept. Of Social Work Library will soon have its collections moved to the Frescati library and in the premises at Sveaplan there will be study places instead.
  • POSTPONED to September! Cultural Evolution Symposium: Animal intelligence 2020-04-27 The Centre for Cultural Evolution invites to an open symposium on Animal intelligence: theoretical concerns, replications crisis, and future directions. This is an interdisciplinary symposium with speakers from the humanities, social- and natural sciences.
  • New dissertation - Marcus Fjellström - Food Cultures in Sápmi 2020-04-27 The aim of this thesis is to highlight the heterogeneous cultural landscape in Sápmi through the study of food. By studying food and the choices of specific foodstuffs in Sápmi AD 600–1900, a greater understanding can be gained on the history of this area during the period.
  • Use your power to treat your colleagues well! 2020-04-27 Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP) organized a workshop aiming to prevent the misuse of power. Now they hope that other departments at SU will follow in their footsteps.
  • Spritblandning i samhällets tjänst Stockholm University chemists in drive to meet hospital sanitiser shortage 2020-04-23 Just over 8,300 litres of newly produced hand sanitiser, plastic gloves, face masks and other disposable items in high demand have been assembled by chemists at Stockholm University to be delivered to hospitals to help meet current urgent healthcare needs in the current COVID-19 crisis.
  • Children's fears in the time of Covid-19 2020-04-23 At the present time many children see the future as frightening and very uncertain. Helena Hörnfeldt, Associate Professor of Ethnology, has recently completed a research project about children’s fears.
  • Anna-Lena Spetz Foto: Ludwig Holmgren On the hunt for a Covid-19 treatment 2020-04-22 Immunologist Anna-Lena Spetz is leading the "Fight–nCoV" project at Stockholm University. Her team has been granted 2.8 million euros from the EU to develop an antiviral treatment for Covid-19.
  • 5.8 million kronor for Stockholm Material Hub 2020-04-21 Region Stockholm has granted 36.4 million kronor to technology projects that couple basic research with entrepreneurship. Stockholm Material Hub, led by Stockholm University researchers James Shen, Aji Mathew and Mirva Eriksson, has received 5.8 mSEK to develop materials for use in healthcare and bring them to market.
  • Photo: Mostphotos Online news site The Local free trial access 2020-04-19 The online news site The Local offers daily news about and from Sweden in English. The main target audience is people living in Sweden, who have a native language other than Swedish.
  • Light microscopy of fat cells and a heat map of adipose tissue. SU researchers seek solutions to the obesity problem 2020-04-17 The increasing prevalence of obesity is a major challenge to society. At the Department of Molecular Biosciences, the Wenner-Gren Institute, researchers are investigating how increased metabolism can help the body burn fat and sugar.
  • Martin Jastroch 14 Million SEK to metabolism research 2020-04-17 The Novo Nordisk Foundation in Denmark has chosen 2020’s Ascending Investigator Grant in Endocrinology & Metabolism. The grant went to Martin Jastroch of Stockholm University.
  • Photo: Ingmarie Andersson/Stockholm University New Research Assistants to join the IIES 2020-04-17 Juan Llavador Peralt, Ida Kristine Haavi and Jinci Liu will join the IIES as RAs in September 2020!
  • The weird and wonderful world of grasses: 6 things you did not know about grasses 2020-04-15 When you hear the word “grass” you typically think of a green lawn neatly grown in a garden or park. However, the world of grasses entails so much more. Discover more in the blog post.
  • Nine new Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University 2020 2020-04-15 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: Jane Gaines, Tobias Svanelid, Lars Hörngren, Yuto Kitamura, Ann Åberg, Karen Kohfeld, Fernando Martín, Joanna Rose and John Rubinstein.
  • Mobile phone can contribute to simple virus testing 2020-04-14 Professor Mats Nilsson at Stockholm University is leading one of the projects focusing on covid-19, which now receives funding from SciLifeLab and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The project is about developing a quick and easy test for viruses, where the mobile phone can become an important tool.
  • How you can work from home 2020-04-14 Here you will find tips on tools you can use if you need to work from home.
  • Artificial intelligence for simulating pandemics 2020-04-08 Aron Larsson and Panagiotis Papapetrou are supported by Vinnova to simulate pandemics together with the Public Health Agency of Sweden.
  • Students admitted to international master's programmes increase by 17 percent 2020-04-08 The notification of selection results has now been sent out to all who applied for master's programmes starting this autumn. Across the country, the number of admitted students increased by 13 percent compared to the autumn term in 2019.
  • Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University form the university alliance Stockholm trio 2020-04-07 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.
  • New professorship in sustainable food system 2020-04-07 Stockholm Resilience Centre will host a newly established professorship in sustainability science with focus on sustainable food systems, funded by the Curt Bergfors Foundation
  • How you can study from home 2020-04-03 Here you will find tips on tools you can use if you need to study from home.
  • Virtual Macro Seminars (VMACS) 2020-04-03 As the IIES Seminar Series has been cancelled due to the new Coronvirus, we are now proud to introduce VMACS: a Virtual Macro Seminar Series initiated by IIES Associate Professor Kurt Mitman, Professor Morten O. Ravn (UCL) and Assistant Professor Ralph Lütticke (UCL).
  • Fewer premature deaths from air pollution in Stockholm likely due to Corona Effect 2020-04-03 In the midst of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, traffic in major streets in central Stockholm was reduced by a fifth on average during March.
  • VIDEO: Watch the H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf's emotional speech to the Swedish people on the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Peter Knutson © The Royal Court Expert: The king's speech to the nation eases the sense of danger 2020-04-03 Two weeks ago H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf gave a speech to the nation. Media researcher Kristina Widestedt, at Stockholm University, specialized in the role of royals in society, told Politico on Wednesday that: "A comforting message helps ease the imminent sense of danger".
  • Mikael Rostila, Photo: N Björling/Stockholm University Is Sweden taking a huge risk? 2020-04-03 The Swedish less strict approach to the COVID-19 pandemic creates strong reactions around the world. Mikael Rostila, Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences, assesses the situation and refers to some interpretations on why the Swedish approach may be efficient – at least in Sweden.
  • Astrid Söderbergh Widding Foto: Eva Dalin Astrid Söderbergh Widding new CIVIS President 2020-04-02 Astrid Söderbergh Widding, President of Stockholm University, has been appointed new President of the CIVIS European University alliance.
  • Petra Petersen disputerar via Zoom Foto: Niklas Hill Stockholm University is switching to online thesis defences 2020-03-30 When Sweden's universities are switching to digital teaching, dissertations are also managed via link. One of the first out at Stockholm University was Petra Petersen.
  • Fredrik Liljeros Foto: Paul Fuehrer Knowledge about networks important for battling epidemics 2020-03-30 In order to understand how serious illnesses spread and how we can fight them, we need to understand people’s network of contacts and how those contacts affect transmission dynamics.
  • Stockholm University transitions to distance learning from 18 March 2020. Photo: Andrey Popov © Mostphotos The Department of Media Studies transitions to distance learning 2020-03-27 The Department of Media Studies transitions to distance learning from 18 March 2020, due to the difficult situation caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus in Sweden.
  • Publishers urged to make content open access 2020-03-27 The Bibsam Consortium where Stockholm University's President Astrid Söderbergh Widding acts as Chair urges academic publishers to make content open access on account of the corona virus.
  • Many migrants remain in the same type of neighbourhood as they first settled in 2020-03-27 The kind of neighbourhood or region that refugees and migrants first settle in is often where they remain – even when they settled in relatively poor neighbourhoods. This is a result from a new dissertation in Human Geography, which contradicts a common theory about migrants’ residential mobility.
  •  Transparency sheets collected for production of visors. University bands together to help out health care 2020-03-26 Stockholm University was early in meeting the demands of the healthcare sector during the corona outbreak. Demand for protective materials is still high and departments are inventorying their supplies. SU-butiken has, for example, sent boxes of overhead transparencies to Stockholm-area hospitals.
  • “All the contacts I have comes from Annette” 2020-03-26 Mentor Annette Dock and mentee Akshay Gokulendran Nair were matched together in the mentorship program. She has not only introduced him to Stockholm, but also to her family.
  • Talking students, photo: Niklas Björling Number of international students in Stockholm continues to increase 2020-03-25 The number of international students at Stockholm's higher education institutions is now approaching 10,000 and has increased by 26 percent over the past five academic years.
  • Foto: Institutionen för miljövetenskap Climate researchers test methods for Arctic expedition 2020-03-25 To anticipate future emission of greenhouse gases, Stockholm University researchers will join an Arctic expedition this fall. As a preparation, a pilot week aboard R/V Electra has just been performed.
  • Foto: Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse Six Wallenberg grants to mathematicians at Stockholm University 2020-03-24 Six mathematicians from Stockholm University will receive grants this year within the framework of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation's mathematics program.
  • Postponed to 2021 - 5th conference - Media and Governance in Latin America 2020-03-24 We have decided to postpone the conference Media and Governance in Latin America: Communication in Contested Political Scenarios due the COVID-19 pandemics. The new event will take place in June 2021 at Universitat de València, Spain. If you have any questions, contact the organising committee at conference.mediagovla@gmail.com
  • Johanna Källén Fox and Naomi Terry are one of the alum-student pairs. Here they meet for the first time over lunch. Photo: Lena Johansson The Mentorship Programme connects alumni to students 2020-03-23 A new mentorship programme began in October 2019 with more than 100 participants. The purpose of the programme is to connect alumni and students to exchange inspirations and experiences.
  • Line Gordon Photo: Niklas Björling Project to create a more resilient food system receives 64 mSEK 2020-03-23 Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) is a major partner in a new initiative that seeks to transform Swedish food systems through research, innovation, and policy in dialogue with agriculture and industry.
  • Erasmus - Master in Latin American Studies 2020-03-19 Our Master students have the possibility to participate in Erasmus Exchange programmes with our partner universities in Paris and Salamanca OBS! The courses will be held in Spanish
  • Biochemist at Stockholm University new member of KVA 2020-03-18 Martin Högbom, professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Stockholm University, becomes one of six new members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. "I was surprised and, of course, very happy when I got the message. KVA is a key player in strengthening the role of science in society, which is more important than ever," says Martin Högbom.
  • Stockholm University among top 50 in the world within five subjects 2020-03-18 This year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject covers a total of 48 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas.
  • "Coal, not oil, is the central threat to the climate" 2020-03-17 The SNS Economic Policy Council 2020 has released a report that presents how policy should be designed to curb, and in the long term, stop global climate change.
  • By Prolineserver (talk) - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5064945 OKC named one of top three Linnaeus Excellence Centres in Natural Sciences 2020-03-16 In 2005, the Swedish government commissioned the development of Centres of Excellence, known as Linnaeus Centres, in order to build strong research environments and improve the international competitiveness of Swedish research. This programme has now been evaluated by an international panel; the results were presented at a conference in Stockholm in March.
  • How heat shock proteins communicate information across large distances 2020-03-16 The Kaila Lab at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Stockholm University in collaboration with research groups in Germany, have revealed how the cellular stress protein, the heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90), uses chemical energy from ATP molecules to help other proteins find their correct three-dimensional structure in the eukaryotic cell.
  • Tom Britton Foto: Niklas Björling Mathematical models predict the spread of pandemics 2020-03-13 Using mathematical models, Tom Britton, professor of mathematics, can calculate how fast the coronavirus is likely to spread.
  • Photo: Syda Productions / Mostphotos Cancelled! CFP: ”Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination.” Conference with Henry Jenkins 2020-03-13 The conference ”Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination” with Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California), 19-20 May, 2020, is cancelled.
  • Hippolyte Bayard, 1842 (public domain) Cancelled! Symposium: Photography in Children's Literature 2020-03-12 The symposium on Photography in Children's Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics 19–20 March 2020 is cancelled due to participating guests' travel restrictions.
  • MBW labb Foto: Niklas Björling EU grant to Stockholm University for Coronavirus Research 2020-03-12 Stockholm University has been granted research funding from the EU to develop antiviral treatment for the new coronavirus. The project is led by Anna-Lena Spetz, professor of immunology.
  • Cancelled! Conference with writer Ananda Devi – French language and multilingualism 2020-03-11 Institut français i collaboration with Department of Romance Studies and Classics welcomes you to a conference with writer Ananda Devi. The event is part of the celebration in Sweden of the 50th anniversary of The International Organisation of La Francophonie.
  • Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet Sociology and Demography at Stockholm University in the top 50 in the world 2020-03-11 We continue to get good placement in the top 100 list QS World University Rankings by Subject of 2020. For the eighth consecutive year, we are listed among the top 50 in the world.
  • Cryo-EM reveals unexpected diversity of Photosystems 2020-03-11 Annemarie Perez Boerema from Alexey Amunts lab reconstructed the atomic models of new forms of Photosystem I in collaboration with scientists from Israel and China. The studies, published in two Nature Plants articles, expand on the fundamental understanding of how bioenergetic complexes are assembled and regulated in the photosynthetic membranes of cyanobacteria and algae.
  • Photo of the printed matter of the final evaluation of Linnaeus grants. Photo: Gunnar Andersson Our SPaDE center ranked a top-three achiever in social sciences among Linnaeus Centers 2020-03-11 On March 4, the Swedish Research Council held a conference in Stockholm to present the final evaluation of all their past Linnaeus Centers and the concept of supporting Swedish Centers of Excellence. 
  • The gender wage gap – worst in high-prestige occupations 2020-03-11 The wage gap between women and men are biggest among occupations with high prestige, a study in sociology show. Unlike in other occupational groups the difference has not decreased in this category.
  • Photographs of pages from the Atlas of Athenian Inscriptions (Bound book, 450x450mm). © Konstantinos Avramidis, 2018. Constructing an Atlas of Athenian graffiti inscriptions 2020-03-10 Welcome to an open lecture by Dr Konstantinos Avramidis, Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Portsmouth. Update 10 March: the lecture will be performed via link.
  • Nordic Latin American Institute inaugurated 2020-03-06 For over fifty years, there have been talks and plans about creating a Nordic Latin American Institute. Now the dream is fulfilled and the Institute has been inaugurated at Stockholm University.
  • Amortization demands lack demonstrable social benefits 2020-03-05 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.
  • "Kristdemokraterna should withdraw their support for high-speed railways" 2020-03-05 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.
  • We are hiring! 2020-03-05 The Baltic Sea Centre consists of a unique combination of experts and communicators that work together to improve the knowledge about the Baltic Sea. At the moment we are hiring three postdoctoral fellows.
  • Themes and Courses of the Doctoral School, 2020/2021 2020-03-03 In the academic year 2020/2021 the Doctoral School in the Humanities offers two new themes and four free-standing courses. In total 12 different courses are offered throughout the year. As usual, all courses are offered free of charge, and they are open to all who are admitted to studies on PhD-level, regardless of faculty or university.
  • Fredrik Oldsjö. Photo: Niklas Björling Coordination secretariat for Stockholm trio 2020-03-02 Fredrik Oldsjö is head of the coordination secretariat that has been created to work within the Stockholm trio university alliance.
  • Hiranya Peiris Foto: Niklas Björling Göran Gustafsson Prize winners from Stockholm University 2020-03-02 Hiranya Peiris and David Drew are awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize 2020. The prize is one of Sweden's most prestigious awards for younger researchers.
  • Bojen sjösätts av Askös personal Environmental conditions at Askö measured in real-time 2020-02-27 At the station B1 right outside the Askö Laboratory an automatic measuring buoy records and displays oceanographic data in real-time. It is part of a network of similar measuring buoys along Sweden’s coast.
  • Ion trap Scientists “film” a quantum measurement 2020-02-26 Measuring a quantum system causes it to change – one of the strange but fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics. Researchers at Stockholm University have now been able to demonstrate how this change happens.
  • Carina Mood elected member of the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 2020-02-21 Professor Carina Mood, professor of sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, has been elected member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga vetenskapsakademien).
  • The five thematic areas Stockholm University hosted a CIVIS workshop 2020-02-21 During the last two days of January, participants from the eight partner universities in the CIVIS alliance for a workshop.
  • The 46 000-year-old horned lark found in Siberia. Photo: Love Dalén Frozen bird turns out to be 46 000-year-old horned lark 2020-02-21 Scientists have recovered DNA from a well-preserved horned lark found in Siberian permafrost. The results can contribute to explaining the evolution of sub species.
  • Photo: Niklas Björling/Stockholm University John Hassler new member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA) 2020-02-21 IIES Professor John Hassler is one of three newly elected members to KVA's class of social sciences.
  • Mayya Shmidt. Photo: Private “I don’t think it was a coincidence that I was offered a PhD position immediately after graduation" 2020-02-20 Mayya Shmidt studied our Master’s Programme in Sociology, and is now enrolled as a PhD student at Uppsala University.
  • Instagram Guest Editor for Stockholm University 2020-02-19 Do you want to show your perspective on Stockholm University? Become an Instagram ambassador for the Instagram account @stockholmuniversity
  • New Open Access agreement with ACS 2020-02-19 Researchers at Stockholm University can now publish Open Access with ACS at no additional charge.
  • Paul T. Anastas Green chemistry important in transformation to sustainability 2020-02-18 There is huge potential in green chemistry which can speed up the transformation to a sustainable society. That was the message when Professor Paul T. Anastas held his inaugural lecture.
  • ’Student day’ at the Nordic Institute of Latin American studies (NILAS) 2020-02-18 On February 14th, the Nordic Institute of Latin American Studies and the Student Council at the Department of Romance Studies and Classics hosted the Student day at NILAS! at the Institute’s library.

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