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  • Read Svenska Dagbladet Online 2019-10-11 As a member of staff, researcher or student at Stockholm University, you can now read Svenska Dagbladet online wherever you are.
  • Svenska flaggan som en pratbubbla. Illustration: Laurent Davoust, MostPhotos Do you really need to learn Swedish in Sweden? 2019-10-10 Swedes are good – among the best, in fact – at speaking English as a second language. So should foreigners living in Sweden make the effort to learn Swedish? Only if you want to enrich the experience in nearly every way, argue the linguistic experts at Stockholm University.
  • Quantum mechanics is a beautiful thing and it is mind expanding 2019-10-09 “There was a call”, Frank Wilczek told the crowded hall in his conversation on physics, the Nobel Prize, beauty and knowledge in Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
  • Physicists have found a way to “hear” dark matter 2019-10-09 Physicists at Stockholm University and the Max Planck Institute for Physics have turned to plasmas in a proposal that could revolutionise the search for the elusive dark matter.
  • Stockholm tops European index and beats London in competitiveness 2019-10-09 Health, innovation and a good environment for higher education and lifelong learning – three reasons why the Stockholm region tops the European Regional Competitive Index.
  • Rüdiger Wolfrum: Extend the competence of the International Seabed Authority 2019-10-08 The Fourth Hilding Eek Memorial Lecture was held Wednesday 2 October on the subject "Who is responsible for the protection of the ocean floor?" by Rüdiger Wolfrum, Professor of international law at the Heidelberg University, Faculty of Law - The regime for the environmental protection of the ocean floor in UN the Law of the Sea Convention is from today’s perspective, frankly speaking, outdated. The Convention was up to date in 1982, but everything has changed dramatically since then, says Rüdinger Wolfrum.
  • Kathrin Morosow. Photo: Daniel Rossetti/SU Only low-earning fathers penalized when taking parental leave 2019-10-07 Taking parental leave as a father can lead to lower wages afterwards – if you already have a lower wage. But fathers who have higher wages may instead get a raise.
  • Labföreståndaren Elin Allzén demonstrerar SUBICs röntgenmikroskop för prinsessan Sofia och prins Carl Philip. Foto: Lena Katarina Johansson/Stockholms universitet. Royal visit at dyslexia and brain symposium 2019-10-04 Keynote speaker was Usha Goswami, professor of neuroscience, Cambridge University. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden attended the symposium and made a study visit at the research centre.


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