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  • Invigning av Accelerator Foto: Ingmarie Andersson Inauguration of Accelerator 2019-08-29 On Friday, September 6, Accelerator, Stockholm University’s exhibition space, will be inaugurated by President Astrid Söderbergh Widding. The President’s opening speech will take place at 1 p.m.
  • Introducing "Third Tuesday" - a new afterwork series for SU alumni! 2019-08-23 Welcome to join our new afterwork series for SU alumni - "Third Tuesday"! An informal networking event for Stockholm University alumni. To celebrate the launch of the series, alumni speaker for the evening will be Bicky Chakraborty, CEO and founder of Elite Hotels and The Bishops Arms.
  • Rektorerna Sigrid Karlsson, KTH, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, SU, och Olle Petter Ottersen, KTH. Presidents present Stockholm trio university alliance 2019-07-02 The presidents of Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University presented the "Stockholm trio" university alliance during the Swedish "political week".
  • University collaboration receives EU grant 2019-07-02 The university alliance CIVIS, consisting of Stockholm University and seven other European universities, is one of seventeen pilot projects selected for funding from the European Commission.
  • Large research grant to develop green chemistry 2019-06-24 Financier Mistra and industry partners are investing SEK 100 million in the research program SAFECHEM, which aims to create a sustainable chemicals industry and reduce exposure to hazardous substances.
  • 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.
  • Policy Brief: European chemicals regulation needs more transparency 2019-06-25 To meet the challenges of chemical risks in everyday life, risk assessments under the REACH registration process must be improved. One key element in that transformation is to introduce more transparency.
  • Photo: Niklas Björling Alumni Mentorship Programme 2019-2020 2019-05-22 The Mentorship Programme is an initiative taken by the alumni coordinators at the External Relations and Communications Office. Participating departments are given an opportunity to connect their current students to their alumni in a mentoring capacity.
  • Twelve world-famous scientists in Aula Magna 2019-05-20 On May 9-10, Stockholm University hosted the symposium "Planet Earth: a Scientific Journey" for the first time.
  • Idil Eser thumbnail Threats risks and hope- A conversation with Idil Eser 2019-05-15 Activists continue to fight for human rights despite the increasingly difficult climate in Turkey. What makes them keep going?
  • "Three Wise Men - an Easter Tale" showcases on MicroActs Cave Cinema 2019-05-08 "Three Wise Men - an Easter Tale", a film by Love Ekenberg, Olle Karlsson and Lars In De Betou at Stockholm University, and Jon Karlung, Bahnhof, is selected to the film festival MicroActs in London.
  • Baltic Sea research in focus at Skansen 2019-04-23 The Skansen Baltic Sea Knowledge Centre, the Baltic Sea Science Centre, has been inaugurated by Crown Princess Victoria. Researchers at Stockholm University have a central role in this effort to raise awareness of challenges in the Baltic.
  • Paul Levin, Bitte Hammargren and Cengiz Candar, photo: Erol Saglam Panel discussion on Turkish elections available as podcast 2019-04-04 “Local elections in Turkey: what lies ahead”, a collaboration between SUITS and the Swedish Institute of International affairs (UI), is available for streaming
  • Erdogan on empty stage, UI Open Panel: Local elections in Turkey: what lies ahead? 2019-03-29 Two days after the Turkish local elections, the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and SUITS host a discussion of Turkey’s challenges and opportunities in the near future.
  • ICAL alumni in Washington D.C. Photo: Erica Öjermark Strzelecka The role of higher education in a changing world – alumni as key players 2019-03-29 In February a delegation from Stockholm University (SU) traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in a conference hosted by the Embassy of Sweden. While in D.C. they met SU alumni living in the American capital. The visit made the importance of universities creating community clear.
  • New solution-oriented course for counteracting climate change 2019-03-27 With the new, interdisciplinary course “Climate Change Solutions” that starts this autumn, Stockholm University wants to contribute to solutions to the climate crisis.
  • Web survey about Decision Support Tools 2019-03-18 Do you have experience of Decision Support Tools? Or do you need tools to support your decision making when it comes to the Baltic Sea? Please help us out by answering the BONUS DESTONY web survey!
  • Isbrytaren Oden under den svensk-amerikanska expeditionen Arctic Ocean 2018. Foto: Jan-Ola Olofsson Arctic Avenue: strategic cooperation between Stockholm and Helsinki 2019-03-07 The two universities have decided to launch a new research spearhead in Arctic research called Arctic Avenue.
  • Visit to Stanford and Berkeley 2019-02-14
  • European Civic University network meets in Stockholm 2019-02-01 On February 1st Stockholm University is hosting a rector meeting for members of the European Civic University network (CIVIS).
  • Vice President Clas Hättestrand welcomed the students to Stockholm University. Nobel week for international students 2018-12-18 Stockholm University has again hosted a Nobel program for international students. The students came to Stockholm to listen to the open lectures in Aula Magna, take part in Nobel Week Dialogue and have a special dinner at the Faculty Club on Nobel Day.
  • Academic collaboration between Chile and Sweden (ACCESS) 2018-12-12 Stockholm University collaborate with several universities in Chile through the platform ACCESS.
  • Turkish flag, Photo: Kadir Tinte SUITS celebrates its 5th anniversary 2018-11-28 What have we accomplished and where are we headed?
  • Alumni meet-ups around the world 2018-11-23 This fall Stockholm University has arranged five alumni events internationally. In September we met alumni in Delhi and New York City and in October we met alumni in Shanghai and alumni in Tokyo twice. These events have left a singular impression on participating staff, that has been echoed by alumni in attendance: never undervalue the in-person meeting!
  • Cooperation outside academia - how and why? 2018-10-15
  • Jilin University president Li Yuanyan  was happy to meet exchange students from his university. Visit from Jilin University 2018-10-04 A delegation from Jilin University in China, led by the university's president Li Yuanyan, has visited Stockholm University.
  • Inauguration and Conferment 2018 2019-02-07 Stockholm University has held its annual inauguration and conferment ceremony in the City Hall. New professors were installed and new doctors were conferred. In addition, seven jubilee doctors and nine honorary doctorates were conferred.
  • South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF) 2018-12-06 30 universities from Sweden and South Africa collaborate in the project South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF). The overall aim is to strengthen the ties between Sweden and South Africa in research, education and innovation. As from 2019 Stockholm University is a part of the project.
  • Japanese students visit Stockholm as part of university collaboration 2018-09-21 A group of students from the University of Tokyo visited Stockholm in September. The ten day program took place as a part of a collaboration between Stockholm University, KTH, KI and the University of Tokyo.
  • Working in Sweden – a new guide for anyone who wants to work or run a business in Sweden 2018-09-13 How does it work when you want to find a job or start a business in Sweden? What rules and regulations apply when it comes to work permits, wages and employment? These are some of the questions the new web site www.workinginsweden.se will answer.
  • Live broadcast of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 Broadcast of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 2018-10-11 On Tuesday 3 October, the recipients of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was announced during a live broadcast from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. Watch the recording of the event here.
  • Students at Studenthuset watching Prof. Mats Larsson of Stockholm University explaining this year's Nobel Prize in Physics at press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. Broadcast of Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 2018-10-11 On Tuesday 2 October, the name of the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics was announced during a live broadcast from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. See the recording of the live broadcast here.
  • How to pick a Nobel Laureate Conversation: How to pick a Nobel Laureate 2018-10-15 The Nobel Prizes are the world’s most prestigious scientific awards. In this conversation from 28 Sept, distinguished professors associated with the Nobel Committees discuss how Nobel Laureates are chosen (61 min).
  • Employee discount at the Royal Dramatic Theatre this autumn 2018-09-03 The Royal Dramatic Theatre offers all employees at Stockholm University a 30 percent discount on all performances on the schedule (except for special arrangements and concerts) this autumn.
  • New Swedish initiative to highlight climate-security links 2018-08-30 Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) joins collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and Stockholm International Water Institute.
  • Additional focus on international relations 2018-08-27 Stockholm University continues to focus on internationalisation to mark the global aspects of research, education and collaboration and to secure an international academic environment. The president has decided on a separate strategy for continued internationalisation, the main points of which will be included in the overall strategies for 2019-2022.
  • Second call for collaboration with University of Tokyo, Japan 2018-08-08 The deadline for this second call is 5 October 2018.
  • Foto: Eva Dalin The President awards gold medals 2018-08-08 The President has decided to award the Stockholm University Gold Medal in the 8th size to three people who have contributed to university activities in various ways.
  • Full speed ahead for the Institute of Latin American Studies 2018-07-02 Interest in the multifaceted and dynamic Latin American continent is increasing in both Europe and the USA, but most of all in China. “We have the wind in our sails,” says Andres Rivarola, associate professor and director of the Institute of Latin American Studies.
  • Visit from Gambia for conversations on education and research 2018-06-28 Stockholm University President Astrid Söderbergh Widding, has received a delegation from Gambia under the leadership of Minister of Education, Badara A. Joof.
  • Astrid Söderbergh Widding och Joakim Malmström skriver under överenskommelsen om Centrum för paleogenetik. Foto: Karin Tjulin. New Centre for Palaeogenetics 2018-06-25 A new agreement brings the research in palaeogenetics of Stockholm University and of the Swedish Museum of Natural History together in the new Centre for Palaeogenetics.
  • Undertecknande av MoU mellan UBA och SU, rektor Astrid Söderbergh Widding med Dr. Gabriel CAPITELLI, Secretary of International Affairs on behalf of Rector Prof. Dr. Alberto Barbieri Successful management visit and great interest in Latin America 2018-05-29 This spring, Stockholm University has had a special focus on Latin America. Management visits to several countries in the region have been organised alongside recruitment activities in order to make contacts, develop relationships, meet students, and learn more for further collaboration.
  • Sensory Futures Sensory Futures #1: The work to end all labor 2018-05-15 Welcome to a performative and critical gathering, organized by Marianna Feher as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Visit by Iranian delegation 2018-04-27 A delegation led by Dr Zahedi, Chair of the Iranian Parliamentary Committee of Education, Former Minister of High Education, visited Stockholm University on 26 April in order to exchange experiences and get more acquainted with the Swedish higher education system.
  • Visit from Sri Lanka for discussions on research collaboration 2018-04-27 Stockholm University received a visit from a Sri Lankan delegation led by Professor Sirimali Fernando of Sri Lanka's National Science Foundation
  • Research on Latin America at Stockholm University 2018-04-09 Stockholm University conducts several research projects with a focus on Latin America. Here is a short film which presents our research on Latin America, including the Institute of Latin American Studies.
  • Professor Jenny White to present recent research in Oslo Professor Jenny White to Present Spindle Autocracy Article at UiO in Norway 2018-03-26 Professor Jenny White to present widely acclaimed recent article in Oslo
  • Meeting the need for higher education on a massive scale in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018-03-19 “We need to invest in human capital and education with regard to economic growth, and as the promoter of democratic freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa", says Love Ekenberg to University World News.
  • Strengthening ties between Europe and Latin America 2018-03-16 New Framework Cooperation Agreement between Stockholm University and the Europe-Latin America Foundation (EU-LAC).
  • Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Science Communication for Ph.D. students 2018-04-03 The Innovation office at Stockholm University offer the departments an introductory seminar on entrepreneurship as a way of outreach, especially designed for Ph.D. students.
  • Hans Ingvar Roth in Paris P. C. Chang and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 2018-03-22 Professor Hans Ingvar Roth spoke at Institut national de langues et civilisations orientales, in Paris, earlier this month.
  • Love Ekenberg appointed as ICDE Chair 2018-01-30 Professor Love Ekenberg at Stockholm University is appointed as ICDE Chair for large-scale higher education in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • President of Iceland popular presenter 2018-01-24 The President of Iceland, Mr Guðni Jóhannesson gave popular guest lecture on January 18th.
  • Connecting Swedish and Japanese universities through research, education and innovation 2019-02-05 MIRAI is a collaboration project between seven Swedish universities and eight Japanese universities which aims to strengthen academic collaboration between Sweden and Japan.
  • A degree from Stockholm University leads to employment 2017-12-15 A degree from Stockholm University leads to employment
  • Students at the Nobel Lectures in Aula Magna at Stockholm University International students learn about Nobel and research 2017-12-21 Students from the Nobel Week 2017 programme were first in line when the doors to Aula Magna opened for this year’s Nobel Lectures at Stockholm University on 8 December. The lectures by the Nobel Prize Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences were the key events for the students during their five day stay in Stockholm.
  • Studentavslutning Väsby mostphotos Open Lecture and Book Launch: Migration from Turkey to Sweden 2019-03-14 To celebrate the publication of 'Migration from Turkey to Sweden: Integration, Belonging and Transnational Community,' a volume of essays edited by Paul T. Levin and Bahar Baser.
  • Patricia Shaughnessy, appointed liaison officer improving students’ career possibilities 2018-01-03 Areas: Departments of Law, Criminology, Psychology, and the Stress Research Institute
  • Book release: New textbook in Demography 2017-11-22 Welcome to the launch of the new textbook "Demografi - befolkningsperspektiv på samhället" ("Demography - A population perspective on society") edited by Ann-Zofie Duvander and Jani Turunen.
  • Meeting students and alumni around the world 2017-11-20 During the autumn, Stockholm University has participated in recruitment activities and arranged events for international alumni around the world.
  • Abu Dhabi, Wikimedia Commons FritzDaCat Cengiz Candar at the Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate 2017-11-16 The panel, entitled “Fires and Flames in the Middle East: Turkey: A Rebirth or a Decline of a Nation?” discussed Turkey’s changing foreign policy on 13 November.
  • Research and Innovation Addressing Societal Challenges – Meet the Academic Sweden 2017-10-23 On Thursday 26 October, the Embassy of Sweden to the USA is hosting a seminar with five leading Swedish universities: Umeå University, Uppsala University, Stockholm University, University of Gothenburg and Lund University.
  • Sweden Education Day in India Meeting students and alumni in India 2017-10-15 Many Indian students expressed interest in studying at Stockholm University during the Sweden Education Day held in New Delhi on 11 October. Catching up with alumni in India was also on the agenda during the University's visit to the Indian capital.
  • Levin and Baser Migration book cover Turkish diaspora provides insight into current migration issues 2017-10-19 'Migration from Turkey to Sweden,' co-edited by Bahar Baser and Paul T.Levin, studies integration, belonging and transnational community.
  • Jenny White, Inaugural Keynote Professor Jenny White gives series of high-profile lectures 2017-10-09 Social anthropologist Jenny White specialises in Turkish culture, society and politics. Her recent inauguration to professor was celebrated with a number of lectures in Stockholm and Uppsala.
  • Busy schedule for Honorary Doctor Thuram 2017-10-03 Lilian Thuram, French author and former football player spent a busy week in Stockholm in connection with receiving an Honorary Doctorate at Stockholm University.
  • Inauguration and Conferment 2017 2018-03-20 The Stockholm City Hall was fully packed at Stockholm University's conferment ceremony of new doctors and new professors. The Vice-Chancellor highlighted the importance of the University's independent research and its importance to the surrounding society.
  • Johan Kuylenstierna och Lilian Thuram. Thuram and Kuylenstierna on refugees and climate change 2017-09-29 Can we be climate refugees tomorrow? That was the theme when two of Stockholm University’s new honorary doctors met in a public conversation.
  • Meeting American students and alumni 2017-09-28 Stockholm University visited the USA in September to meet prospective students and catch up with alumni who currently reside in the country.
  • Ole Petter Ottersen, Karolinska Institutet, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Stockholms universitet, Masashi Haneda, The University of Tokyo och Sigbritt Karlsson, Kungliga tekniska högskolan. Collaboration with University of Tokyo 2019-02-21 The University of Tokyo has established collaboration with Stockholm’s three leading academic institutes, Stockholm University, KI and KTH.
  • Meet us in India 2017-10-06 Stockholm University will participate in the Sweden Education Day held in New Delhi, India, on 11 October to meet Indian students to inform about our study programmes taught in English. We look forward to meeting you!
  • Cengiz Candar thumb, courtesy of Middle East Institute Cengiz Çandar at Middle East Institute in DC 2017-09-13 On 8 September 2017 Distinguished Visiting Scholar Cengiz Çandar spoke about the declining relationship between Turkey and Germany at the Middle East Institute in Washington DC.
  • Ylva Nilsson, Paul T. Levin, H.E. Anders Ahnlid, Bitte Hammargren, Photo: Josefine Smith SUITS Paul T. Levin at Europaforum Hässelholm 2017-08-29 The Europaforum Hässleholm held a panel discussion yesterday on Turkey, refugees and the values of the EU. Panelists included H.E. Anders Ahnlid (Sweden's former EU ambassador) and Bitte Hammargren from Utrikespolitiska institutet were also on the panel, with Ylva Nilsson as moderator.
  • Stockholm becomes world’s focus for global sustainability as 1,000 experts meet 2017-08-17 From coral reefs to megacities – for six days global sustainability and resilience scientists will debate the future of Earth when over 1,000 experts on resilience and global sustainability meet in Stockholm for two major international conferences, 20-26 August, the largest gathering of its kind.
  • Meet us in Indonesia 2017-11-03 Stockholm University will participate at the European Higher Education Fair in Yogyakarta and Jakarta in November 2017 to meet students and to inform about our study programmes offered in English.
  • Manhattan Meet us in the US 2017-09-21 Stockholm University will join QS World Grad School Tour in New York on 16 September 2017. Prospective students interested in studying a master’s programme in Stockholm can meet and chat with representatives from the University at the Hilton New York.
  • UN agency UNESCO establishes a professorship in collaboration with Stockholm University 2017-07-03 Love Ekenberg at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences is appointed this UNESCO Chair for developing a model for large-scale higher education in Southern Africa Development Community countries (SADC).
  • Photo by Shaheed Karim Canadian students see campus through camera lenses 2017-06-18 Students from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, recently discovered Stockholm University through the lenses of their cameras. Staying in Stockholm for a three week course on architectural photography, they found the buildings at Frescati campus a good place to practice.
  • Research at the Yangzte River Delta Swedish/Chinese collaboration results in publication on chemical pollution 2017-06-09 A major collaboration between Swedish and Chinese researchers recently resulted in the publication of a book entitled “Chemical Pollution: Challenges in the Yangtze River Delta”.
  • Meeting of European directors of Latin American Studies centers, at Salamanca University 2017-06-02 Andrés Rivarola was invited to participate at the 25 anniversary of the Instituto de Iberoamérica, at Salamanca University (USAL), between the 18-20 of May.
  • Sabina Anderberg About the Research Data Alliance and the Ninth Plenary Meeting 2017-06-01 This is the first blog post on the Stockholm University Press Blog about research data related issues, focusing on sharing and collaborating between Swedish academic institutions.
  • Professor Carl Folke. Foto: M. Axellson/Azote Carl Folke elected to the US National Academy of Sciences 2017-05-04 Professor Carl Folke, Science Director at Stockholm Resilience Centre, was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences on May 2.
  • Canadian visit to Stockholm University 2017-05-03 Stockholm University welcomed a delegation of Vice-Presidents from Canadian universities on 2 May who were here on a study tour to learn about the Swedish approach to teaching, research and business/industry collaboration.
  • International Teaching Week 2017-04-27 Stockholm Business School at Stockholm University organizes its annual International Teaching Week on 8-10 May, 2017. All partner universities of the Business School have been invited to attend and hold lectures and workshops, as well as to network with the institution's academics. The theme of the week's lectures and activities is sustainability.
  • Concerns about restrictions in academic freedom in Hungary 2017-04-13 The Swedish section of Scholars at Risk, which is coordinated by the University of Gothenburg, is deeply concerned about the change in Hungarian legislation that will limit the Central European University’s possibility to continue its operations as free institution of higher education in Hungary. In a statement sent to CEU, Scholars at Risk-Sweden shows its support for the university.
  • Honorary Doctorates 2017 2018-04-20 Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University's activities in research and education.
  • Barry Brown Barry creates smart environments 2017-03-31 How often do you look at your mobile phone and what do you use it for? These are questions that Barry Brown studies in order to created smarter technical solutions.
  • Mobile Life Mobile technology that puts people first 2017-03-31 Pleasure, enjoyment and happiness – these have been the watchwords of Mobile Life, whose operations will now continue at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
  • Oskar Juhlin Research applied at home and on the catwalk 2017-03-31 The ability to “download” clothing from fashion shows directly to your computer or broadcast live via your mobile phone together with others – these are some of the results of Oskar Juhlin’s research at Mobile Life.
  • Stockholm University helps shape Europe’s startup hub 2017-03-31 Stockholm is one of Europe's most important tech hubs. Several of those researching and studying at Stockholm University is also those behind the next generation of startup companies.
  • Beatrice Fihn: SU alumna in Oslo accepting The Nobel Peace Prize 2017-12-09 Beatrice Fihn is Executive Director of The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) awarded The Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Stockholm University invests in international alumni 2019-04-12 Staying in touch with and investing in our relationships with past students – alumni – is important for a university's long term development. Stockholm University is an international academic institution and we have alumni spread out across the globe. We are now gearing up to develop our international alumni operations.
  • Meeting students in London 2017-03-10 Stockholm University recently joined the QS World Grad School Tour in London to meet prospective students interested in studying a master’s programme in Stockholm.
  • Julia Uddén receives the prize from Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson. Photo: Emma Burendahl Promising young neurolinguistic researcher wins prize 2017-03-08 Julia Uddén is one of two researchers to win this year’s L’Oréal-Unesco ‘For Women in Science’ Prize. Her research in language and psychology focuses on why some people are better at communicating than others.
  • Visit to University of Tokyo to further collaboration 2017-03-10 A delegation from Stockholm University, headed by the Vice-Chancellor, recently visited University of Tokyo in Japan to further collaboration activities and to discuss joint future projects.
  • Abacus, Photo: Gusto Images UIG When counting isn’t enough – creating a more equal society 2017-02-24 The profile area Normativity, Law & Ethics analyses inequalities in society and the ethical considerations, laws and policies that work to perpetuate or alleviate them. Dr Eva Wittbom talks about her research on how the ideals of equality are translated into practice.
  • ”Collaboration is about relations” – successful closing of academic collaboration forum 2017-02-20 Collaborations and relations were in focus at the Stockholm Excellence Seminar, hosted by Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, which attracted more than hundred participants from higher education and research institutions around the world.
  • Partner visit in Singapore 2017-02-17 In the end of January, a delegation from the Faculty of Science made a partner visit to Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.
  • Stockholm University hosts international meeting on research collaboration 2017-01-31 Stockholm University will host the Stockholm Excellence Seminar with participants from Republic of Korea, Singapore, China, Indonesia and Brazil on 14 February. The seminar is the final activity in a two year project for research collaboration between researchers in Sweden and these five countries.
  • Man waiting mostphotos The paradox of migration – links, loss and belonging 2017-01-26 Migrants of all types employ different strategies - adapting to their new environment and adapting their environments to themselves. Profs Annika Rabo, Erik Olsson and Bengt Karlsson discuss education, welfare and policy making.
  • Viking Amulet, The Granger Collection, UIG Contextualising art – physical artefacts and immaterial legacies 2017-01-17 Making meaning out of what we experience is central to being human, and the interpretation of works of art (both scholarly and not) can reveal surprising, multi-valent insights. Profs Peter Gillgren and Anders Andrén explore issues of Cultural Heritage, Historical Artefacts and Processes.
  • Cellular packaging of DNA Henning Dalhoff UIG thumbnail Expression, mutation and adaptation – genetics beyond DNA 2017-01-13 While understanding DNA and chromosomes is essential to genetics, how genes are actually expressed is just as important. Profs Neus Visa and Mattias Mannervik discuss their research into the protein complexes that regulate DNA and RNA and the future of epigenetics.
  • Commercial loading dock Updating economics for the next global challenge 2017-01-10 Sustainable development that works for societies, individuals and the environment – it’s the ultimate goal of the Economy & Environment profile area. Drs Thomas Hahn and Jonas Ebbesson discuss how changing our thinking about globalisation, corporations, and fairness just might change the world.
  • Black Guillemots, David Tipling UIG Understanding the climate one tree, bog and bird at a time 2017-01-04 The changing climate is one of our most pressing problems, and innovative approaches are crucial to our continued survival. Drs Britta Sannel, Ilona Riipinen, and Henrik Österblom all discuss the power of one organism to change our view of the world.
  • Man being stalked, Scott Greisel Victimisation & rehabilitation - Crime as a mirror of society 2017-01-13 Research into Crime and Punishment is as complicated as it is important. Drs Tove Pettersson, Eva Tiby, and Petter Asp address how the ways in which we treat victims, offenders and bystanders show who we are as a society.
  • Lynette Cook/Science Photo Library/Universal Images Group Today’s particle physics, tomorrow’s technology 2016-12-22 Astrophysics, cosmology and particle physics ask the “big questions” at both the subatomic and galactic levels. In videos, Drs Sara Strandberg and Jan Conrad describe their research questions, demonstrate their processes using models, and reveal how breakthroughs in physics have led to major technological revolutions.
  • Stockholm University Researchers in the Antarctic 2016-12-16 The research project MAGIC-DML aims to study the changes in the ice sheets covering Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. The goal is to create a detailed history of the ice cover, focusing on how its thickness and surface area has varied over time. The international collaboration includes researchers from Stockholm University.
  • International students visit Stockholm for Nobel Week 2016-12-16 Last week 25 international students visited Stockholm University to follow the Nobel Week 2016 and to learn about studies and research in Stockholm.
  • Photo: Jean-Baptiste Jouffray International seafood business commits to stronger sustainability efforts 2016-12-14 Eight of the world’s largest seafood companies have issued a ten-point statement committing to action on ocean stewardship following the first “keystone dialogue” between scientists and business leaders.
  • My biggest achievement in life – meet alumna Desak Putu Deni Putri Adnyani from Bali, Indonesia 2016-11-23 Meet Stockholm University alumna Desak Putu Deni Putri Adnyani from Bali, Indonesia who says that her biggest achievement in life so far was taking her master's degree at Stockholm University's International Comparative Education programme.
  • Researchers analyse healthcare data to improve treatment of heart failure 2016-11-23 Researchers at Stockholm University receive SEK 4.5 million to study factors of importance for the treatment of heart failure patients.
  • Major interest for Stockholm University at education fairs abroad 2016-11-22 To meet students and inform about our study programmes in English, Stockholm University has during this autumn participated in education fairs in India, China and Indonesia.
  • Adnan Mahmutovic. Foto: Anna-Karin Landin Adnan Mahmutovic, appointed liaison officer finding new ways to grow 2017-12-08 Areas: Departments of English, Linguistics, and Language Education
  • Catherine Odora Hoppers tumnagelbild Catherine Odora Hoppers: Crossing boundaries and listening deeply are keys to success 2016-10-25 When you bring people together across disciplinary boundaries, something magic happens. Catherine Odora Hoppers, the first non-South African to win “Nelson Mandela Distinguished Africanist Award” is convinced. Catherine was born in Uganda, earned a doctorate at Stockholm University, and is now a professor of sociology in South Africa.
  • Fashion research in focus at Stockholm University 2016-10-28 Luxury and sustainability in the clothing industry were two of the topics on the agenda when the Global Fashion Conference was organized at Stockholm University 20-21 October, where representatives from the academia and the industry met to discuss future challenges within the fashion industry worldwide.
  • Ann-Zofie Duvander. Foto: Privat "Parental leave is not funded by income tax" 2016-10-19 Ann-Zofie Duvander, Associate professor of Sociology and Demography, was interviewed on her expert area Swedish parental leave policies in the podcast "From Sweden". In contrast to what one might think, the generous parental benefit is not funded by income tax, Ann-Zofie Duvander explains.
  • Georgia Destouni. Foto: Niklas Björling Climate change is studied from a wide perspective 2016-10-03 What happens to water and soil conditions, ecology and biodiversity when the temperature rises? And how are species of plants and animals affected? Researchers at the interdisciplinary research programme Ekoklim at Stockholm University are looking for answers to these questions.
  • South African visit 2016-09-09 Stockholm University Vice-Chancellor Astrid Söderbergh Widding has received a delegation from University of the Western Cape in South Africa to discuss ongoing and new collaboration within research and education.
  • Visit from University of Nigeria 2016-08-29 A delegation from University of Nigeria has visited Stockholm University to take part in the Development Research Conference 2016.
  • Ann-Zofie Duvander. Foto: Privat “The cost of parental benefit is rarely discussed” 2016-08-10 Ann-Zofie Duvander, senior lecturer at the Department of Sociology, was interviewed in the Sunday Times Magazine last week. The feature gave an insight on Swedish fathers and their take on parental leave and gender roles.
  • Rektor E.A. Weerasinghe (tredje från vänster) i spetsen för besöket i Frescati (där ministern inte hade möjlighet att närvara). Visit from Sri Lankan Delegation 2016-08-03 The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences and Stockholm University was visited by Sri Lanka’s Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training and the Vice Chancellor for the National Institute of Business Management in Colombo.
  • Chinese officials on capacity building 2016-07-01 For the tenth year in a row, Chinese officials from Guangdong have attended a course in Swedish politics and administration at Stockholm University. The course is comprised of lectures, informational visits, and field studies where they take a closer look at a neighbourhood municipality, this year in Bergshamra.
  • Swedish food culture in Minnesota 2016-06-12 When the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, announced a programme on Scandinavian food, Stockholm University was there. Richard Tellström, Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Meal Science and Guest Lecturer at the Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies (ERG) was one of the presenters, meeting Americans who had vivid memories of Swedish food culture.
  • Den svenska delegationen Research seminar in Brazil 2016-06-03 The fifth seminar for the Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum, SACF, was held in Brazil in the middle of May. The project will conclude in February 2017 with a conference in Stockholm that will include the representatives from the five participating countries.
  • Swedish delegation to Brazil 2016-05-04 Brazil is the next stop for the Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum project which aims to promote research collaborations between researchers in the host country and six universities in Sweden. A delegation from Stockholm University of 13, led by Pro Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson, will participate in the next seminar 16-20 May in Brasil.
  • Group photo Baltic Bridge collaboration Baltic Bridge - bridging gaps in Baltic Sea science 2016-04-21 Last week researchers from Stockholm University and the University of Helsinki met to discuss concrete collaboration on Baltic Sea research and education. This initiative is part of the strategic collaboration between the two universities. The meeting was held in perfect spring weather at beautiful Askö.
  • Sven Drefahl's research featured in the Guardian 2016-10-28 Sven Drefahl's research about women with younger men die young, in contrast to men with younger wives who tend to live longer, is featured in an article in the Guardian.
  • Indonesia seminar with workshops on land-use change and civil society 2016-04-01 Five researchers from Stockholm University participated in the Indonesia – Sweden Excellence Seminar held 14 – 17 March in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The seminar is a part of the project Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum shared by six Swedish universities and funded by STINT.
  • Astrid Söderbergh Widding “Give Open Access and Open Science the attention they deserve” 2016-03-18 The Vice-Chancellor of Stockholm University, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, is one of Europe's Open Access Champions. She is a high level academic who advocate Open Access with no hesitation.
  • Stockholms tunnelbanekarta. Foto: Mostphotos. Stockholm University swabs the Tube 2018-03-28 Researchers at Stockholm University are mapping microorganisms in the Stockholm metro as part of a project called MetaSUB, which covers 47 cities around the world.
  • Joint International Seminar with University of Tokyo 2016-02-23 On 23-25 February Stockholm University organises a Joint International Seminar "Education in the Era of Globalization: Towards the Realization of Sustainable Future" with University of Tokyo.
  • NAJAKS 2016: Conference announcement and call for papers 2016-02-19 The 10th conference of the Nordic Association of Japanese and Korean Studies (NAJAKS) will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 17-19, 2016.
  • Research collaboration with Indonesia 2016-02-15 Researchers from Stockholm University, among other Swedish universities, will have the opportunity to discuss possible collaborations with colleagues in Indonesia at the next Swedish Academic Collaboration Forum in Yogyakarta.
  • Education and collaboration key when addressing water challenges 2016-02-15 An international expert panel discussed the imperative water situation in the world at a Kapuscinski Development Lecture hosted by Stockholm University on Wednesday 3 February.
  • International students' visit during Nobel Week 2015-12-11 The Nobel Week in Stockholm is again attracting young students who visit Stockholm University to learn more about studies here and to get a glimpse of the Nobel activities during the Nobel Week.
  • Meeting international students in Singapore, Istanbul and Shanghai 2015-12-03 Meeting students who are interested in studying with us is one of our favourite activities during the year. Stockholm University participated in three education fairs during this autumn to meet prospective international students, and to inform about our study programmes in English.
  • Mingel. Foto: Eva Dalin. Stay in touch with us! 2018-08-01 There are plenty of good reasons for alumni to stay in touch with Stockholm University. Stay connected after you graduate, or reconnect with us now, to find out more about what possibilities are in store for you!
  • e-Health workshop with eGovlab at Digital Health Days 2015-09-30 In light of the Digital Health Days held in Stockholm in September, eGovlab at Stockholm University brilliantly engaged with e-health industry experts through a hands-on workshop and presentation.
  • The world's CIOs to Stockholm to discuss the prospects of mobile government 2015-09-04 The world’s CIOs gather for the International Council for IT in Government Administration Conference hosted by eGovlab and the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
  • Johan Rockström och Gustaf Arrhenius University researchers help government ministers to go green 2015-07-08 The Government of Sweden has recently decided to establish a scientific council for sustainable development. Researchers Johan Rockström and Gustaf Arrhenius from Stockholm University have been selected to take part in the council and collaborate on ensuring sustainable and green development in the country.
  • Cooperation with Indian university 2015-06-04 In connection to the State Visit of the President of India in Sweden, the Stockholm University Vice-Chancellor participated at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Sara Danius, foto: Eva Dalin Sara Danius first woman Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy 2016-09-21 When Stockholm University Professor Sara Danius begins as Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy on 1st of June 2015, she is the first woman to hold the prestigious position.
  • Signe och Julia läser filosofi respektive psykologi Students on #Instagram 2016-10-03 Students showcase their everyday life here in Stockholm by sending in photos and texts to the University's Instagram channel.
  • SWERUS-C3 scientists begin methane measurements in outer Laptev Sea 2014-07-18 After nine days in transit, the Arctic expedition SWERUS-C3 has reached the first sampling station located in the Nansen Basin-Laptev Sea. The researchers focus on measuring methane emissions in the outer Laptev Sea. Areas where methane is “bubbling up” from the seabed will be studied in detail to understand how this system functions today.
  • SWERUS-C3 en route to the Arctic Ocean: the final hours before cast-off 2014-07-15 After four years of intensive preparations, SWERUS-C3, a polar expedition to the East Siberian Arctic Ocean and its adjacent continental slope, finally kicked off on 5 July from Tromsø, Norway. Under a beating sun spirits were running high and a surge of excitement was taking hold of researchers and crew on board the icebreaker Oden.
  • Updated map of ocean floors 2014-04-03 A new version of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) is now available. This is the third version, and once again, researchers at the Department of Geological Sciences at Stockholm University have played a prominent role.
  • Mats Nilsson appointed Site Director at SciLifeLab in Stockholm 2014-04-02 Mats Nilsson, professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Stockholm University, has been appointed Site Director for SciLifeLab in Stockholm. The decision was made by the Vice-Chancellors of Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University. Mats commenced his duties at SciLifeLab from 1 April.
  • New centre for the ethics of war and peace 2014-03-26 Why do different ethical rules apply in war and peace? A new centre has been established at the University seeking to explore the reasons for these differences.
  • Johan Kuylenstierna Sweden’s top environmental influencer 2014-03-26 Two scientists at Stockholm University have been named as the top two environmental influencers in Sweden, according to the Swedish magazine Miljöaktuellt, "Environment News". The top influencer is Johan Kuylenstierna, Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute and Adjunct Professor at Stockholm University. The number two influenser is Johan Rockström, Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Professor of Environmental Science at Stockholm University.