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  • 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".
  • 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.
  • 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.
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