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  • LAGLOBE Students 2019-2020 A unique international master’s programme in Latin American studies 2020-05-12 The LAGLOBE Master’s programme “Latin America and Europe in a Global World” spans two continents and three universities. The students are even more diverse and the studies are strikingly interdisciplinary, creating a unique opportunity to learn and better understand the world, say three students at the programme.
  • Distansundervisning påverkar studenternas hälsa – trots fungerande teknik 2020-05-08 Omställningen har varit stor för studenterna vid Stockholms universitet sedan undervisningen sker på distans. I en studie vid Institutionen för Data- och systemvetenskap framgår att de digitala läroplattformarna fungerar bra – däremot upplever många studenter en försämrad psykosocial hälsa.
  • Photo: Mariajose Silva-Vargas Creating Inclusive Labor Markets for Refugees 2020-05-12 Francesco Loiacono, with PhD fellow Mariajose Silva-Vargas (Maastricht University and UNU-Merit) have been awarded grants from Peace & Recovery Competitive Fund from IPA and from PEDL.
  • The experts’ best book tips for corona times 2020-04-30 Are you tired of the world being limited? It doesn't have to be. Four literature experts from Stockholm University give their best book tips for the time of corona.
  • Doctoral Thesis by Sofia Cedervall 2020-04-27 Sofia Cedervall is a PhD graduate from University of Chester. She is a lecturer in Drama at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education and the project manager for 'Kulturskoleklivet', Supplementary teacher training for Schools of Arts at Stockholm University.
  • Site for recruitment of international staff available at www.su.se/job 2020-04-23 Seven years ago, a project started with the aim of improving information in English for the recruitment of international staff. The work resulted in a site for prospective international staff, but also administrative managers and staff managers at the university’s departments and institutes.
  • Children's fears in the time of Covid-19 2020-04-23 At the present time many children see the future as frightening and very uncertain. Helena Hörnfeldt, Associate Professor of Ethnology, has recently completed a research project about children’s fears.
  • Mentorsprogrammet möjliggör stöd till juniora forskare 2020-04-18 Mentorsprogrammet har varit en lyckad satsning från Humanvetenskapliga området. Nu gör man programmet permanent för att låta fler unga forskare få stöd av en mentor.
  • Photo: Ingmarie Andersson/Stockholm University New Research Assistants to join the IIES 2020-04-17 Juan Llavador Peralt, Ida Kristine Haavi and Jinci Liu will join the IIES as RAs in September 2020!
  • Utlysning av medel för samverkansinitiativ 2020-04-15 Områdesnämnden för humanvetenskap utlyser för tredje året i rad medel för samverkansinitiativ med det omgivande samhället. Ansök senast den 31 augusti 2020.
  • Nine new Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University 2020 2020-04-15 Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University’s activities in research and education. The new honorary doctors are: Jane Gaines, Tobias Svanelid, Lars Hörngren, Yuto Kitamura, Ann Åberg, Karen Kohfeld, Fernando Martín, Joanna Rose and John Rubinstein.
  • New search tool for OA publishing 2020-04-08 Stockholm University Library is now launching a new search tool where researchers at Stockholm University easily can find journals that offer open access publishing.
  • Domitor: Early Cinema, from Provenance to Media Archaeology: Notes from the Media Matter Conference 2020-04-06 The 'Media Matter: Media-Archaeological Research and Artistic Practice' conference at Stockholm University last year "sought to rethink the relationship among media objects, materiality, history, and art practice by exploring a wide range of both well-known and forgotten media artifacts", writes Domitor's Hugo Ljungbäck.
  • Virtual Macro Seminars (VMACS) 2020-04-03 As the IIES Seminar Series has been cancelled due to the new Coronvirus, we are now proud to introduce VMACS: a Virtual Macro Seminar Series initiated by IIES Associate Professor Kurt Mitman, Professor Morten O. Ravn (UCL) and Assistant Professor Ralph Lütticke (UCL).
  • VIDEO: Watch the H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf's emotional speech to the Swedish people on the current coronavirus crisis. Photo: Peter Knutson © The Royal Court Expert: The king's speech to the nation eases the sense of danger 2020-04-03 Two weeks ago H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf gave a speech to the nation. Media researcher Kristina Widestedt, at Stockholm University, specialized in the role of royals in society, told Politico on Wednesday that: "A comforting message helps ease the imminent sense of danger".
  • Mikael Rostila, Photo: N Björling/Stockholm University Is Sweden taking a huge risk? 2020-04-03 The Swedish less strict approach to the COVID-19 pandemic creates strong reactions around the world. Mikael Rostila, Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences, assesses the situation and refers to some interpretations on why the Swedish approach may be efficient – at least in Sweden.
  • Ann-Sofie Jägerskog har disputerat 2020-03-30 Den 27 mars disputerade Ann-Sofie Jägerskog i ämnesdidaktik med inriktning mot de samhällsvetenskapliga ämnenas didaktik.
  • Petra Petersen disputerar via Zoom Foto: Niklas Hill Stockholm University is switching to online thesis defences 2020-03-30 When Sweden's universities are switching to digital teaching, dissertations are also managed via link. One of the first out at Stockholm University was Petra Petersen.
  • Fredrik Liljeros Foto: Paul Fuehrer Knowledge about networks important for battling epidemics 2020-03-30 In order to understand how serious illnesses spread and how we can fight them, we need to understand people’s network of contacts and how those contacts affect transmission dynamics.
  •  Transparency sheets collected for production of visors. University bands together to help out health care 2020-03-26 Stockholm University was early in meeting the demands of the healthcare sector during the corona outbreak. Demand for protective materials is still high and departments are inventorying their supplies. SU-butiken has, for example, sent boxes of overhead transparencies to Stockholm-area hospitals.

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