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  • 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.
  • New search tool for OA publishing 2020-04-08 Stockholm University Library is now launching a new search tool where researchers at Stockholm University easily can find journals that offer open access publishing.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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).
  • Tisus on 5 May has been cancelled 2020-04-03 The President of Stockholm University has decided that Tisus, the Test in Swedish for University Studies, scheduled for 5 May is to be cancelled. This means that the test will not be given at the following six universities in Sweden: Linköping, Lund, Malmö, Stockholm, Umeå and Uppsala. In addition, the test has been cancelled at 70 test locations worldwide.
  • 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".

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