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  • Xbrane Biopharma has about 30 employees and is located in Solna north of Stockholm. Photo: XBrane Biopharma A Rocky Road Decade – From Promising Lab Data to Growing Biopharma Firm 2019-10-18 Xbrane Biopharma is a promising biotechnology company that started at Stockholm University. If everything goes as planned, the company’s first drug will be approved in 2021.
  • Science in focus during the ceremony in the City Hall 2019-10-18 On Friday, September 27, it was time for Stockholm University’s annual inauguration and conferment ceremony in the City Hall. New professors were installed and new doctors were conferred. In addition, thirteen jubilee doctors and seven honorary doctorates were conferred.
  • The Arctic at Nordiska museet and NUS in the Arctic 2019-10-17 Last week, the new exhibition The Arctic – while the ice is melting was inaugurated by Crown Princess Victoria at Nordiska museet in Stockholm. The exhibition has been produced in close cooperation with the research community.
  • The vessel at the dock in Tvärminne. A new research vessel has arrived at Tvärminne Zoological Station 2019-10-18 Helsinki University has received a new research vessel. The 18 meters long catamaran, funded partly by donations, is built to fulfil the requirements of coastal marine research. The arrival of the vessel is welcomed not only by Helsinki based researchers, as it will also come to use for the Baltic Bridge collaboration between Helsinki University and the Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre.
  • Mosquito. Photo: Jolanta Dabrowska / Mostphotos. Increased risk of tularemia as the climate changes 2019-10-15 A method for statistically predicting impacts of climate change on outbreaks of tularemia in humans.
  • Staff from the Nobel Prize Museum were on hand to give out Nobel medals – of the chocolate variety. Nobel Calling Stockholm: A week of science, beauty – and a highly educated guess 2019-10-15 During Nobel Week, the world's gaze turns to Stockholm. The University celebrated with lectures, live broadcasts, a competition – and a highly educated guess by Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek.
  • Baby. Photo: Mostphotos Why are birth rates in Sweden falling? 2019-10-15 Fewer and fewer children are being born in Sweden, while the average age of first-time mothers is rising.
  • Sara Danius In memory of Sara Danius 2019-10-14 The passing of our colleague Sara Danius is a loss to the cultural life of Sweden, and a great loss to the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, where Sara was professor of literature since 2013.


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