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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

  • 2020 winners of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology 2020-07-16 The 2020 Stockholm Prize in Criminology lauds Philip J. Cook, Duke University and Franklin E. Zimring, University of California at Berkeley for their evidence-based explanations of gun policy effects.
  • Leiden Ranking 2020 2020-07-14 In the beginning of July CWTS Leiden University presented the Leiden Ranking 2020. The ranking measures the scientific performance of more than 1100 major universities worldwide.
  • New depth map over the Arctic Ocean 2020-07-13 Details of a new depth map of the Arctic Ocean have been published in the Nature Journal Scientific Data.

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