An individual human can maintain stable social relationships with about 150 people. This is known as ‘Dunbar’s number’. A new study indicates that a cognitive limit on human group sizes cannot be derived in this manner.
Tarfala research station is one of the world's most beautiful workplaces, but also one of the most challenging. Nina Kirchner, new director of Tarfala, recently returned from the spring fieldwork season.
Corona related research
Many researchers at the University are doing research related to COVID-19, here you can read about some of them.
Stockholm University takes part in the digital magazine The Conversation where researchers write articles and comment on current news and events. Here you will find our researchers' articles.
Blogs at the University
Here you will find blogs produced at the University. Please let us know about any new blogs or podcasts! firstname.lastname@example.org
A special issue on aDNA was published in the Journal of Social Archaeology (JSA), vol 21:2, 2021, edited by researchers at the Department of Culture and Aestethics, project members of the research project Code, Narrative, History.
The marine ecosystem in the ice-covered area between Greenland and the North Pole is unexplored, but it is urgent to find out how it works. The Arctic sea ice is melting, which will radically change the ecosystem. This summer, a research expedition on board the Swedish icebreaker Oden will explore one of the world's most inaccessible places.
“Nobody has ever performed these measurements there before, we are first in this giant area,” says the expedition's Chief Scientist Pauline Snoeijs Leijonmalm.
This online conference puts the searchlight on contemporary and historical revolutions of reading with four main streams of inquiry: “Critical and Postcritical Reading”; “Reading Across: Multilingualism, Translation and Comparison”; “Materialities of Reading”; and “Zooming In and Out: Reassessing Reading Methodologies”.
IFIM is delighted to invite you to attend another (online) event, a panel discussion focusing on the meaning and implications of the CJEU ruling in YouTube/Cyando. The CJEU decision will be released on 22 June 2021.
The coastal zones are among the most effective areas on Earth at sequestering carbon from the atmosphere. Treated right, these ecosystems are important cornerstones in climate change mitigation, but if degraded, they instead release large amounts of greenhouse gases, re-enforcing global warming.
Språkstudion invites all students interested in volunteering as Language Cafe coordinators during the autumn term of 2021 to an information meeting. Both new and experienced cafe coordinators are invited, and all languages are welcome!