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Thawing permafrost in polygonal tundra
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

50x30 because we cannot negotiate with the melting point of ice

Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Several prizes awarded to DBB scientists by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

A group of students in central Stockholm on an early summer's day.

Admitted master's students increase by 6.3 per cent

Frescati Southern Houses, Stockholm University. Photo: Ingmarie Andersson
Department of Sociology

Recent publications from the Department of Sociology

A woman´s grave at Aşıklı Höyük. Foto: Güneş Duru, Aşıklı Höyük Project Archive.
Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies

DNA analyses highlight kinship structures in early farming groups in Anatolia

Försök att etablera skugg-träd över en kaffeplantering för att få ett svalare mikroklimat.
Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences

Forests protect animals and plants against warming

view from helicopter over ryder glacier
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

Thick sea-ice warms Greenland fjords

Photo by Steinar Engeland on Unsplash.
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Seeking proof for Viking identity in DNA

en glob som visar havscirkulationsmönster med pilar
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

A new warming phase in the Subpolar North Atlantic

Ice wedge
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Globe with the arctic and surroundings
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

Quantifying the known unknown

3D-visualization showing the seafloor bathymetry of the previously uncharted Sherard Osborn
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

Data from Uncharted Waters Provides Key Insights into Glacial Melting Processes

Condensation trails. Photo: Kevin Noone, Stockholm University
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

New Policy Brief from the Bolin Centre Climate Arena

Scientist holding a measure tool in a snowy mountain top
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

The south peak of Kebnekaise continues to melt

Research Vessel
Bolin Centre for Climate Research

Swedish-Russian Arctic expedition to study thawing permafrost and greenhouse gases

Erik Olsson
Department of Social Anthropology

Re-made in Sweden: Success Stories in a Swedish Migration Context

Två syskon leker i skogen, de balanserar på en trädstam
The Swedish Institute for Social Research

We follow our older siblings' choice of higher education

Photo of Ulf Norinder

The aim: to build a high-quality prediction computer tool

Picture of the linen wrap with the fetus. Photo: Gunnar Menander
Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies

A kinship relation found between bishop Peder Winstrup and a fetus in his coffin

Hege Hoyer Leivestad
Department of Social Anthropology

After Suez: Have the containerships grown too big?

Photo from ALPHA Experiment

Antimatter cooled with laser light

Klättrare installerar det nya konstverket i ljusgården. Foto: © Hilda Hellström/Bildupphovsrätt (202

Novel installation takes art to new heights

Miljövetenskap. Mostphotos
Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science announces 31 PhD positions

Magnus Breitholtz
Staff website

New phase of climate work: a systematic mapping out of all emissions

Johan Kuylenstierna
Staff website

"Sustainability must be integrated into the activities"

What I cannot create, I do not understand - Kaila Lab probes interactions in nature by artificial pr
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

What I cannot create, I do not understand – exploring proteins by artificial design

Three students on campus, one has a laptop.

Webinars to meet and greet newly admitted students

Stockholm Business School

New Center for Monetary Policy and Financial Stability (CeMoF)

Johannes Haushofer
Department of Economics

Johannes Haushofer publishes in Quarterly Journal of Economics

Photo: Lumination
Department of Economics

Jonas Vlachos in a study about schools and COVID among parents and teachers

Astrid Söderbergh Widding

Swedish Universities demand: Release Dr. Djalali with immediate effect!

Ai Jun Hou
Stockholm Business School

Ai Jun Hou has been appointed professor

Pavel Kurasov

Research grants to three mathematicians

Photo of Xiaodong Zou

New EU-project on electron nanocrystallography

Forskaren Karin Lind

Mapping the childhood of the Milky Way

Wushi Goldring

Algebraic groups – a universal language in mathematics

A female student is studying with a laptop in Studenthuset.

Ladok for students – now with a new interface

Water flea

The water flea – one of the tools in Mistra SafeChem

Kizazi Kijacho
IIES-Institute for International Economic Studies

Early Childhood Development Programming

Research on Li-ion batteries in lab.

Green chemistry key to recycle lithium-ion batteries

Södra husen vid Frescati. Foto: Sören Andersson

Stockholm University top 50 in the world within five subjects

Kemlabb och våtlabb byggs 1973. Foto: G. Aneer.
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Askö Laboratory's anniversary year

Eleonor Bredlöv Eknor_FotografSören Andersson
Department of Child and Youth Studies

Professionalism in the Preschool Teaching Profession

Astrid Söderbergh Widding

One year with the Covid-19-pandemic

Sustainable poly(lactic acid)nanofibres with green light-emitting properties for biological applicat

New master’s programme in sustainable chemistry

Vitt i på blå botten

Flow of visitors in the Frescati Library

House 5 in Kräftriket, vieved from quite high up in house 6. Photo: Eva Dalin
Department of Mathematics

PhD positions at the Department of Mathematics

Forskning i mörkt labb

A new centre strengthens sustainable chemistry research

Foto: Anna-Karin Landin

He wants to help self-driving vehicles and road users understand each other

Gustavo de Souza
IIES-Institute for International Economic Studies

Gustavo de Souza joining as Assar Lindbeck Fellow


Gossip punishes Swedes who violate social norms

New film on Birka
Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies

New film on Birka

Helen Frowe

Heading a Swedish center for research on the ethics of war

Book cover
Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies

New dissertation - Jack Dury - Dealing With Radiocarbon Reservoir Effects in Human and Faunal Skelet

Sillar som simmar i stim
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Reduce coastal trawling to protect the Baltic herring

AER Cover
IIES-Institute for International Economic Studies

How to provide Unemployment Insurance?

Omlsaget till antologin Stranded Encyclopedias
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Exploring the unfinished encyclopedias

Dirk Gindt, professor i teatervetenskap, vid Institutionen för kultur och estetik.
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

The creative collaboration between Giorgio Armani and Robert Wilson

En grupp studenter med dator och smartphone

Important information for eduroam users

Associate Professor Kurt Mitman
IIES-Institute for International Economic Studies

Large temporary increase in unemployment insurance optimal response to COVID-like recession

Viktoria Fareld, docent och lektor i idéhistoria, Stockholms universitet. Foto: Sören Andersson.
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

"Entangled memories of violence", new article by Victoria Fareld

Stranded encyclopedia. Photo: Magnus Hjalmarsson, Uppsala University Library
Department of Culture and Aesthetics

Stranded encyclopedias: encyclopedic dreams and practices, c. 1700–2000

Beatriz Villarroel, astrophysicist at Nordita and at IAC Tenerife. Photo: Karl Nordlund

Prize to promising astrophysicist

Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet
Department of Sociology

Sociology and Demography at Stockholm University in the top 50 in the world

Bo Gustafsson
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Eutrophication expert Bo Gustafsson honored with prestigious award

Barn 3-5 år lägger pussel

A new program is training the brains of preschool children

Centre for Research on Bilingualism

The 12th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism (NCB12) has been postponed indefinitely

Romanska och klassiska institutionen

LAGLOBE – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD)

LAGLOBE Student from second cohort at Studenthuset
Nordic Institute of Latin American Studies

The LAGLOBE students arrive to Stockholm University

Frank Wilczek portrait

Frank Wilczek: "The pandemic has been positive for my research in many ways"

Photo: Niklas Norberg Wirtén, SciLifeLab

The researcher seeking help from bacteria to create sustainable solutions

Photo: Hyunho Kim

Mapping energy conversion in cells

Glada lärare står på rad och håller om varandra.
Department of Language Education

Conversations about language education research in an open online course

Photo: Mostphotos
Department of Public Health Sciences

One of most downloaded research articles in 2020 published by researchers at PHS


New interpretation of Norse religion

Isabel Regads jobbar med bananflugorna
Faculty of Science

New discovery on how genes are activated

Tree in the middle of a meadow. Photo: Simon Wilkes/Unsplashh

Manage stress with the Student Health Services


Using AI guides to find new materials for electronics and more

Micropollutants is a collective term for a wide range of chemicals that are present in the aquatic e
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre

Call for better management of micropollutants in wastewater

Department of Social Anthropology

Shock Mobilities

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz Foto: Karin Sundkvist
Institutionen för mediestudier - IMS

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz successfully defended her PhD thesis today

Young woman at an office desk. Photo: Mostphotos

Are you looking for a summer job, an internship or a full-time position?

Science cover

Electron cryo-microscopy sheds light on how bioenergy makers are made in our body

The illustration represents a reconstruction of the steppe mammoths that preceded the woollymammoth

World’s oldest DNA reveals how mammoths evolved