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  • Petra Petersen disputerar via Zoom Foto: Niklas Hill Stockholm University is switching to digital disputes 2020-03-27 When Sweden's universities are switching to digital teaching, dissertations are also managed via link. First out at Stockholm University was Petra Petersen, who defended her dissertation in pedagogy through the meeting tool Zoom.
  • 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.
  • Fredrik Liljeros Foto: Paul Fuehrer Knowledge about networks important for battling epidemics 2020-03-26 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.
  • “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.
  •  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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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