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Stockholm University is a prominent research university characterised by its independent basic research.

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  • Expedition explores climate history of remote Arctic islands 2018-08-16 On the 19th of August, an eight-days expedition on M/V Stålbas will depart from Longyearbyen, Svalbard for Seven Islands (Sjuøjane) and Storøya, small islands north of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard.
  • Viking Age research on the Swedish island of Birka 2018-08-16 The Black Earth Harbour is a Viking Age harbour on the Swedish island of Birka. We visited the island and interviewed researchers from Stockholm University's Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies on their work and findings.
  • Interview with Gia Destouni - History of hydrology 2018-07-19
  • Luxury behind norms during the Stone Age 2018-07-17 Already in Stone Age hunter-gatherer society the pursuit of luxury objects was great. Everything was not only about survival and adaptation to the environment and to a changing climate. This is evident in new research from an international research group with, among others, Stockholm University.
  • Cooling heated fish wars 2018-07-17 Overfishing, fractured international relationships and political conflicts loom as fish migrate more unpredictably because of climate change. Here is how to deal with it.
  • En neutrino som interagerar med en molekyl av is. Bild: Nicolle R. Fuller/NSF/IceCube. Neutrinos in the ice indicate source of cosmic rays 2018-07-12 An international research team have identified a likely source for the high energy cosmic rays reaching Earth. The discovery was made with the aid of the IceCube Neutrino Telescope at the South Pole.
  • Artist’s impression of jets of material from first confirmed neutron star merger. Image: Mark Garlick/University of Warwick Beam of light from first confirmed neutron star merger emerge from behind the sun 2018-07-03 An international research team led by astronomers at the University of Warwick and including Stockholm astronomy professor Stephan Rosswog had to wait over 100 days for the sight of the first of confirmed neutron star merger to re-emerge from behind the glare of the sun.

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Rektor Astrid Söderbergh Widding. Foto: Eva Dalin

Stockholm University is a prominent research university characterized by its independent basic research.

Astrid Söderbergh Widding
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