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Excellent research with high impact

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

  • Brain Imaging in the Human Sciences 2020 2020-02-14 We invite you to be inspired by this new frontier research field at a conference the 12th of March 2020. It will be hosted by Stockhom University Brain Imaging Centre (SUBIC).
  • Horizon Europe budget petition 2020-02-14 The European Union is the third largest research funding source for Stockholm University. Under the current EU Framework Programme, Horizon 2020, 77 million Euros have been granted to researchers at the university; 50 % more than in the entire previous programme (FP7)! This is a very welcome development, but the budget for the coming seven-year programme, Horizon Europe (beginning in 2021), is now under threat of being reduced further.
  • Old genes in new centre 2020-02-14 Mammoth, man or microbe. Severely degraded DNA is being investigated by researchers brought together by the new Centre for Palaeogenetics.