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  • 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.
  • Successful graduation 2019-06-10 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The expedition will study the floating parts of glaciers in northwestern Greenland. Photo: Martin Jakobsson Polar expedition to shed light on Greenlandic glacier 2019-05-27 More than 20 researchers at Stockholm University are participating in a research expedition to Greenland. The expedition will primarily investigate the connection between climate change and glaciers, but archaeologists are also taking part to study how Greenland was colonised.


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