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Stockholm University is a prominent research university characterised by independent basic research and strong applied research in human science and science. International collaboration is fundamental and an integral part of excellence. Our research leads to discoveries and scientific breakthroughs recognized worldwide, and our researchers are part of Nobel committees and international expert bodies.

Research news

  • Långörad fladdermus. Foto: Sirpa Ukura/Mostphotos Researchers need help with bat observations 2020-07-06 Have you seen a bat? Then let the researchers in the BatMapper project know about it! The purpose of the project is to find out how bats are affected by climate change.
  • På hyggen finns stora mängder grenar och toppar som kan användas bland annat till textilier. Foto: Mostphotos/Kennerth Kullman. Roots and branches will become clothes for healthcare professionals 2020-07-01 Residues from Swedish forestry will replace cotton in the production of clothing textile fabrics for attire worn by healthcare providers, and thus reduce the climate load.
  • Herd immunity for Covid-19 can be reached sooner than expected 2020-06-24 New mathematical modeling results from Tom Britton and Pieter Trapman at Stockholm University among other, show that herd immunity levels are clearly lower than previously calculated, which means that fewer need to be infected before we achieve an immunity protection against further outbreaks and spread of infection. The article is now published in the journal Science.

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News related to the corona virus

News related to the corona virus. Image of the coronavirus. Mostphotos