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  • The Conversation Do you want to reach an international audience with your research? 2021-04-21 If you are a researcher at Stockholm University, you can write popular science articles in The Conversation.
  • Atrium hus 2 Time to move in to Albano 2021-04-21 After about a decade of planning, campus Albano is now a reality.
  • Securely connect to the university’s network via a virtual private network/VPN 2021-04-20 Use a VPN to securely connect to the university’s network when working from home or from another location. By doing so, you can always access your home directory, email and other systems that you cannot normally access over the internet.
  • The Conversation “Fun to write about something topical” 2021-04-19 Publication creates a ripple effect, and it’s neat to write for a wider audience. These are just a couple of comments from researchers at Stockholm University who have published articles in The Conversation.
  • Majken Nilsens hemmakontor One year of working at home – show us your everyday existence during the pandemic 2021-04-19 What does your office at home look like? What image symbolises your pandemic year? We’re looking for pictures that you want to share with your colleagues. We start by offering some pictures from various offices at home, from greenhouses to bathtubs.
  • Online teaching and exams during the first part of autumn 2021 2021-04-16 Teaching and examinations at Stockholm University will mainly be conducted online during the first part of the autumn semester and until 31 October 2021. Teaching activities that require physical attendance must not bring together more than eight persons; no hall-based exams shall be conducted. Plans for teaching during the first half of the semester should be published the department’s website by 15 May at the latest.
  • Civis utlysningar CIVIS annoucements: Courses, Events, Workshops and Calls 2021-04-14 Several courses, events, workshops and calls are now announced to the CIVIS community.
  • Data storage at Stockholm University 2021-04-13 Stockholm University offers a structure for storing research data that is available to researchers and doctoral students at Stockholm University.
  • Limited email access via Outlook/Webmail from abroad 2021-04-12 Email access via Outlook and Webmail from abroad has been limited due to security reasons.
  • Adam Jacobsson framför greenscreen. Distance learning – from coercion to joy 2021-04-08 One year ago, Adam Jacobsson didn’t know how to shoot a video and had never taught remotely. Now he has an office at home and experiences he’ll bring with him even after the pandemic is over.
  • New acting head of the Finance Office 2021-04-08 Head of procurement, Susanne Ekman, has been appointed acting head of the Finance Office.
  • Picture of the linen wrap with the fetus. Photo: Gunnar Menander A kinship relation found between bishop Peder Winstrup and a fetus in his coffin 2021-04-07 DNA-analyses prove a kinship relation between bishop Peder Winstrup (1605-1699) and a fetus found in his coffin.
  • Emily Maresch, student. Structure and passion facilitates distance learning 2021-03-31 The structure and set-up plays a role, distance learning suits different people differently. Here are some perspectives from students after a year of studies at home.
  • Miljövetenskap. Mostphotos Faculty of Science announces 31 PhD positions 2021-03-31 The Faculty of Science announces 31 PhD positions. Deadline for applications is April 23.
  • Magnus Breitholtz New phase of climate work: a systematic mapping out of all emissions 2021-03-31 Stockholm University is entering a new phase in its climate work by systematic mapping out the University’s entire carbon footprint.
  • Nätverksbild Learn to create collaborative and flexible learning environments online 2021-03-31 Open Networked Learning (ONL) is aimed at teachers, educational developers, learning technologists and course designers in Higher Education, who want to develop teaching using digital tools and learning environments. The course offers the opportunity to explore and try collaborative learning in an open online learning environment with colleagues from different universities, disciplines and cultures (nationally as well as internationally).
  • A new language policy  2021-03-25 A new language policy is now in place, adapted to current actions and needs. The policy is short and focuses on general statements with rationales.
  • University director set to become new Director General for UHR 2021-03-24 The government has appointed Eino Örnfeldt, University director at Stockholm university, as the new Director General for the Swedish Council for Higher Education.
  • Elisabeth Wåghäll Nivre Language is of key importance for everyone 2021-03-24 It is not unusual for media to portray the study of languages as exclusive interests, which only a small number of people occupy themselves with. What they are forgetting is that we use language all the time, every day, to communicate with the world around us.
  • Quiz-knapp på tangentbordet. Foto: Pixabay Virtual lab: Enrich your teaching videos with quizzes 2021-03-23 Learn how to add quiz questions to your videos and how to take part in how students answer to the questions. By embedding interactive questions in your teaching videos, you make students more active and engaged in your pre-recorded reviews or lectures.
  • Kemlabb och våtlabb byggs 1973. Foto: G. Aneer. Askö Laboratory's anniversary year 2021-03-22 So far, we still do not know entirely how 2021 will be, but this year is special for us at the Baltic Sea Center. Our field station Askö Laboratory is celebrating 60 years! An anniversary that is not just about an important and special place. It's about history. Memories. Development. We celebrate 60 years of knowledge about the sea!
  • Workshop: Source criticism or plagiarism in higher education? 2021-03-15 Source criticism is a challenge in higher education as many students do not pay sufficient attention to the diversity of sources, they want a quick access to facts that they can reuse. This workshop on the topic of plagiarism gives you the opportunity to work on real case studies to see how to detect plagiarism attitudes at an early stage and how to prevent most of these cases from happening in the future.
  • Böcker universitetsbiblioteket. Foto: Annika Hallman My workplace: Stockholm University Library 2021-03-12 The pandemic has meant a huge increase in the library’s activities in digital channels, but nothing compares to real meetings with the borrowers.
  • Online teaching and exams summer term 2021 2021-03-11 Teaching and examinations at Stockholm University will mainly be conducted online during the summer term 2021. Teaching activities that require physical attendance must not bring together more than eight persons; no hall-based exams shall be conducted. Plans for teaching during the summer term should be published the department’s website by 15 April at the latest.
  • You can now sign digitally 2021-03-11 The e-signature service is available to all university employees. The service allows you to sign and validate documents electronically in a quick and easy way.
  • Eino Örnfeldt New principles for communication 2021-03-11 The recently re-established Communications Office adopts a revised approach, based on the findings of two external reviews, and under a new head of communications, focusing on integrated communications work around research, student and internal communication.
  • Mechanical workshop services at the Faculty of Science 2021-03-11 A new core facility has been formed at the Faculty of Science which will cover the faculty’s needs for mechanical workshop services.
  • Frescati southern houses during spring. Foto: Helene Komlos-Grill/Stockholms universitet Sociology and Demography at Stockholm University in the top 50 in the world 2021-03-05 We continue to get good placement in the top 100 list QS World University Rankings by Subject of 2020. This year sociology and demography at Stockholm University is ranked as number 37.
  • Illustration: Elsa Wikander What is the University doing about the increase in disciplinary matters? 2021-03-02 There has been an increase in disciplinary matters in recent years. What is the reason for this and what is the University doing to deal with it?
  • Master's Fair på campus Stockholm University Virtual Master’s Fair 2021-03-01 Stockholm University Master's Fair is arranged each year in November to inform about our 75 master's programmes taught in English.
  • Are you having problems connecting to the eduroam WiFi today? 2021-02-24 A new certificate for eduroam has been installed today, February 24. Because of this you must change the settings in all your devices to be able to keep connecting to eduroam.
  • Astrid Söderbergh Widding A decision has been reached on the university’s budget documentation 2021-02-24 The University Board of Stockholm University has now made its annual decision on the university’s budget documentation. President Astrid Söderbergh Widding writes under the subject line “Words from the University's Senior Management Team”.
  • Special covid-19 recommendations for Stockholm County 2021-02-23 Disposable face masks must always be worn in public transport as well as indoors when there is a risk of prolonged contact with other people. Refrain from non-necessary trips. And a renewed recommendation to work from home as often as possible.
  • Clas Hättestrand porträttbild. Evaluations – a burden or a boon for quality? 2021-02-23 The University is currently undergoing an evaluation of its activities on a scale never previously witnessed. This begs the question of whether it is worth all the time and effort. Will our work really become so much better as a result of being reviewed to this extent?
  • Anumol Ashok My workplace: The transmission electron microscopes at MMK 2021-02-23 Anumol Ashok tells us more about her daily work with one of the world's most advanced electron microscopes, which helps researchers see the world at the atomic level.
  • Erika Theissen Walukiewicz Foto: Karin Sundkvist Erika Theissen Walukiewicz successfully defended her PhD thesis today 2021-02-23 Erika Theissen Walukiewicz successfully defended her PhD thesis 'Ethical Encounters' at Stockholm University on February 5.
  • Ingemar Dahlgren Increased funding for Student Health Services 2021-02-22 The government is increasing its appropriation for student health care. This is a long-term investment and not directly linked to the pandemic. The aim is to enable more preventive work in order to improve students’ mental and physical health and strengthen support for inexperienced students.
  • Important information for eduroam users 2021-02-19 If you use the wireless network eduroam and haven’t used the automatic settings before, you need to change the settings in all your devices before February 24. There are automatic settings for different devices and you can make the changes when you are on campus.
  • Karta Call for applications: funding of strategic investments 2021-02-16 The Board of Human Science invites applications for funding of strategic investments in research and research training. The deadline is March 16 2021.
  • Image: Elsa Wikander/Azote Research integrity and ethics policy for the University 2021-02-12 Stockholm University now has a research integrity and ethics policy to promote good research practice and provide guidance to employees.
  • Britta Sannel Survey: How do you use your wellness hour? 2021-02-09 During the pandemic many people have had to change the way they work out. We asked a few people at the University how they use their wellness hour. This spring (and until June 30) the staff at Stockholm University have received an extra wellness hour per week.
  • Photo: Government Offices of Sweden Enhanced internationalisation through coordinated responsibility 2021-02-09 By coordinating responsibility within administration, the intention is to enhance work on internationalisation at the University.
  • Online workshop: Using and reusing open resources 2021-02-09 What open educational resources are available in your subject area? How can you find them, and how are you allowed to use them? How can resources that others have prepared and made available enrich your courses?
  • Salary review 2021 2021-02-05 Information about the spring salary review
  • Photo: University of Glasgow University of Glasgow becomes an associate partner in CIVIS 2021-02-04 The university alliance between eight universities in Europe is strengthened through a new partnership.
  • civis alliance logo Serier of workshops on innovative pedagogies 2021-02-01 CIVIS is launching a series of workshops dedicated to academics coming from all fields of expertise. The main aim of these events is to share expertise in higher education teaching and learning and stimulate pedagogical innovation at grassroots.
  • Extra wellness hour during spring term 2021-01-29 Employees at Stockholm University are offered an extra temporary wellness hour per week up to and including June 30, 2021.
  • Frank Wilczek, Helen Frowe, Seren Selvin Korkmaz SU-researchers on the pandemic, research and everyday life 2021-01-28 Nobel Laureate or PhD student, the pandemic affects everyone. Three researchers at Stockholm University that are currently abroad tell us about how the pandemic has affected their work and everyday life.
  • Foto: Ingmarie Andersson With eagerness and an open mind, I start my new assignments 2021-01-26 Being appointed the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Deputy Vice President (one of two) of the Human Sciences is a great honour, and I am humbled by the trust you have placed in me.
  • Karin Helmersson Bergmark. Foto: Stockholms universitet Professor who is problematising the term ‘addiction’ 2021-01-25 She has conducted research into everything from Alcoholics Anonymous to World of Warcraft. All of her research is based in discussion of the concept of addiction. But when Karin Helmersson Bergmark, professor of sociology, summarises her career, it is primarily as a university teacher that she wants to be defined.
  • Photo: Tatiana Bartel/Mostphotos How working life at the university has been affected by the pandemic 2021-01-21 How are employees feeling after a year characterised by the coronavirus pandemic and working from home? What kind of reactions have reached the Human Resources Office and the trade union?
  • Important information for researchers transferring personal data to the United States 2021-01-20 From July 17th researchers at Stockholm University are advised to avoid sending personal data* to the US. This is due to a judgement by the European Court of Justice according to which the possibilities for researchers in the EU to transfer information containing personal data to the US are severely limited.
  • Photo from a National Junior Faculty meeting held at SU in February 2020 They raise awareness of the conditions for early career researchers 2021-01-13 Better career options and support to be successful in applying for research grants and become independent. Those are the main issues for the Stockholm University Young Faculty.
  • Rethinking assessment in our digital environment. Photo: Pixabay Online workshop: Rethinking assessment in our digital environment 2021-01-11 The uptake of digital technology to innovate our teaching and learning has been increasing; as has research and literature focusing on new sets of skills for 21st-century competencies. With Covid 19, the move to 'emergency remote teaching' has accelerated the urgent need to look at teaching and learning in the digital environment; but what needs to happen with assessment in this uncertain future?
  • Geographical map showing the locations of the individuals sequenced in this study. Ancient DNA analysis reveals Asian migration and plague 2021-01-08 Ancient DNA reveals a history of migrations, continuity, and diseases in northeastern Asia.
  • Online workshop: Teaching languages online 2021-01-05 Our point of departure is Paul Nations “Four strands” model of language teaching. We discuss whether this model is relevant for university language courses and look at existing syllabi through the lens of this model. How can language teachers working online maintain a balance between meaning-focused input, meaning-focused output, fluency development and focus on form? How can language proficiency be assessed for online learners?
  • Nätverksbild Online workshop on Digital teaching and Learning essentials 2021-01-05 Learn how digital tools, open educational resources and online collaborative learning settings can be utilized effectively for teaching and learning. An introduction to possibilities and instruments when designing online courses, as well as a presentation of the course Open Networked Learning.
  • Gym. Photo: Georgio Rossi/Mostphotos Wellness Benefit increased to SEK 2,500 2020-12-21 Stockholm University has decided to increase the Wellness Benefit for employees to SEK 2,500 per year from 1 January 2021.
  • Bokstaven P för att sympolisera parkering Continued free parking for employees 2020-12-17 Employees with a parking permit can continue to park for free at Campus Frescati, Sveaplan and Albano. NOTE! New permits must be ordered for year 2021.
  • scilifelab Call for proposals: Covid-19 pandemic research and preparedness 2020-12-15 SciLifeLab, with support from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, now seeks proposals within five calls on COVID-19 research
  • Coronavirus. Foto: WildMedia Mostphotos Staff response to students who have tested positive for Covid-19 2020-12-11 If you are contacted by a student who has spent time on campus and been tested positive for Covid-19, the following routines apply.
  • How Stockholm University is governed 2020-12-09 Stockholm University is a public agency which is governed by laws, rules, and decisions made by the government and representatives. The university board is the highest level decision making body and the President is the agency’s head.
  • How do you celebrate Christmas 2020? How do you celebrate Christmas this year? 2020-12-09 For most of us, Christmas 2020 will be different. We met at few staff at the university on Zoom to ask: “How do you celebrate Christmas this year?”
  • Person tittar ut genom ett fönster How are the doctoral students faring in the wake of the pandemic? 2020-12-08 How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected doctoral students and the quality of doctoral education? What lessons can we learn? The situation of doctoral students has been significantly affected, a new survey shows.
  • How to prepare for hybrid teaching or meeting 2020-12-08 Hybrid teaching is teaching where some students participate from a physical location at the same time as other students participate online. Basic rules for digital meetings still apply, but the dynamics will be different. The combined environment places particular demands on achieving functioning and balanced communication for all parties. Here are tips and advice on how to prepare the teaching or meeting so that it will be as good as possible for all participants.
  • personalgymmet New routines in the staff gym 2021 2020-12-07 As from the 1 of January 2021 we have new routines for gym access as well as payment of membership, but the price remains unchanged – SEK 250/half-year.
  • Stockholm University Guesthouse Short term accommodation at Stockholm University Guesthouse 2020-12-03 Stockholm University guesthouse is provided to incoming international guest researchers and PhD students. The guesthouse is located at the building Sfären Bergshamra, which is five minutes away from Campus Frescati.
  • University Director Eino Örnfeldt Need for systematic development of working environment and equal working conditions 2020-11-24 For most of us, the past year has seen a drastic change when it comes to where and how we conduct our work.
  • Teaching online How to teach online 2020-11-23 Learn more about how to transfer your teaching skills to an online context and start teaching online.
  • Magnus Breitholtz, ordförandeför miljörådet och professor vid Institutionen för miljövetenskap. The university is on the road to climate neutrality 2020-11-23 The university's Environmental Council is currently collaborating with researchers on a Climate Roadmap for Stockholm University. The goal is to bring emissions down to zero and become climate neutral by 2040.
  • Breakfast meeting: Stockholm Trio University Alliance to increase international collaborations 2020-11-18 Welcome to a breakfast meeting on the theme Stockholm Trio contributes to internationalization at Stockholm University. The meeting is part of the initiative of Good Morning with Global Engagement.
  • Foto: Pixabay Online workshop: Can we really develop Wikipedia assignments at the university? 2020-11-16 Wikipedia is a well-used source of knowledge. Its reputation has also become better within the academy and formal education, not only being the everyday target for looking up things. However, in order for Wikipedia to be used to its full potential, we must know both how it functions, how we can work with it in a source critical manner, and how we ourselves can contribute to the medium.
  • Virtual workshop: Flipped classroom — How to flip your teaching 2020-11-11 What is a flipped classroom? What happens in a typical flipped classroom? What is the role of technology in a flipped classroom? In this workshop we look into the notion of the teaching and learning approach “flipped classroom” as well as try hands-on exercises to develop teaching material for flipped classroom teaching. Online implementation will receive special attention.
  • Stockholm Universitys three deputy Vice Presidents Henrik Cederquist, Astri Muren, Elisabeth Wåghäll Being a doctoral student during the pandemic 2020-11-10 In the autumn of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, as we planned our research, teaching and much else to handle during the year, in no way could we have anticipated that our travels would soon halt or that we would rarely meet our colleagues irl (in real life).
  • Gustav Berming, Infocenter. Photo: Jens Lasthein My workplace: Infocenter 2020-11-09 Print and stamp certificates, answer questions about everything from IT to resource rooms and parking spaces for students. Infocenter in Studenthuset is an important hub for students at the university. Gustav Berming has worked here since the start in 2013.
  • Is it possible to stand on a gasplanet? Photo Bo Enell 2000 pupils take part at the 'Living Question Box' 2020-11-09 In May every year about 2000 fifth grade secondary school pupils take part in 'Levande Frågelådan' (the Living Question Box) in the Aula Magna.
  • Temadag om undervisning online Teachers' Conference 2020 — Possibilities with Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is going online 2020-11-09 Join colleagues at the Stockholm University Virtual Teachers' Conference2020 — Possibilites with Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Find answers to your most pressing teaching and learning challenges here. An opportunity to explore the online format.
  • Photo: Camilla Breiler SciLifeLab: “An enormous asset to Sweden” 2020-11-04 National research infrastructure resource Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The facility has an outstanding international reputation and has now become a hub for research linked to COVID-19.
  • Survey reveals major challenges with online teaching 2020-11-04 Online teaching entails major changes for both teachers and students. This is one of the findings of a survey of nearly 4,000 students and more than 600 teachers at the university.
  • Changes in how communication and collaboration are being supported 2020-10-21 Since 1 July 2020, the university’s support functions for communication, collaboration, events, etc. have been organised differently. The External Relations and Communications department has been dissolved, but the work continues in a somewhat altered form.
  • Digitalize in Stockholm 2020 2020-10-21 Unveiling the next wave of digitalization for a sustainable future.
  • Consulting help with a focus on pedagogical processes ─ how to develop your teaching online 2020-10-07 Do you have questions about how to adapt and develop your teaching to the online format using the e-meeting tool Zoom and the learning platform Athena? The Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching now offers university teachers support in these issues with a focus on pedagogical processes.
  • Startsidan för den svenska webben vid lanseringen. The university’s new English and Swedish websites 2020-10-02 Now there’s a new look for the university’s English and Swedish websites with more space for pictures and videos. The content and structure has been reworked to make it easier to find what you’re looking for.
  • Lots of spoofing emails with cyber threats and demands for Bitcoins going around 2020-10-01 At the moment there are a lot of spoofing emails with cyber threats going around. If you have received such an email just delete it. 
  • Changes in the login sessions for Zoom 2020-09-30 Starting October 1 changes will be implemented for Zoom login sessions which means that everyone will be logged out after twelve hours.
  • Zoom bug causes meetings to be shifted forward in time 2020-09-29 A Zoom bug causes meetings to be shifted forward in time. Update to the latest version of Zoom to fix the problem.
  • Cultural Evolution Symposium: Animal intelligence 2020-09-29 Interdisciplinary symposium on animal intelligence: theoretical concerns, replications crisis, and future directions.
  • No mandatory waiting room in Zoom for now 2020-09-28 The previously announced change that waiting rooms in Zoom would become mandatory will not happen. However, other security measures will be taken later.
  • Join us and contribute to the content of the Teachers' Conference2020 2020-09-25 We welcome you to submit new contributions to the Stockholm University Teachers' Conference2020- Possibilities with Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, especially topics focused on ICT solutions for digital/online teaching and examinations.
  • New Zoom version – everyone must upgrade 2020-09-24 E-meeting service Zoom is releasing a new version that mainly focusses on functions related to security. All Zoom users need to upgrade before May 31 in order to keep using Zoom. 
  • Video service facilitates distance learning 2020-09-24 A new video service that allows teachers to record and upload videos for use in teaching has been launched. The videos can be distributed as links or published in the Athena learning platform.
  • Everyone must change their Voicemail PIN 2020-09-24 Everyone will be prompted to change their Voicemail PIN-code when they log in to their Voicemail to prevent unauthorized access to their messages.
  • All public sector websites must now be fully accessible 2020-09-24 From 23 September 2020, the websites of all public sector authorities must conform to the law on accessibility to digital public service. Stockholm University, like most universities in Sweden, is a public sector authority, which means that the law also applies to our websites.
  • Order of gas in the Serviceportal 2020-09-23 From the 1 of October a new routine applies for ordering/changeing of gas. To order/change of gas, please create a case in the Serviceportal.
  • Workshop Quick facts... Virtual workshop: Source criticism or plagiarism in higher education? Definitions of plagiarism 2020-09-21 Source criticism is a challenge in higher education as many students do not pay sufficient attention to the diversity of sources, they want a quick access to facts that they can reuse. This workshop for university teachers gives you the opportunity to identify plagiarism mechanisms and select pedagogical strategies to guide students in a scientific way.
  • Virtual workshop: Trim your presentation skills 2020-09-11 How well do students understand your presentations? Would you like to develop further as a speaker? Workshop with the focus on how your presentations are received and understood and on how you can develop further as a speaker. The workshop is useful for teachers and assistants who make short presentations for students or colleagues. Previous experience of teaching is not required.
  • The first CIVIS Day in November 2020-09-10 For a year now, Stockholm University has been a member of the CIVIS - European Civic University Alliance collaboration, which brings together students and staff from eight universities in Europe. The first Civis Day is now planned. It will take place on 10 November and will be held digitally due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
  • The staff gym opens 2020-09-08 As from Monday 14 September, you can train again at the staff gym in Allhuset. All employees at Stockholm University are entitled to use the staff gym. It offers equipment for most forms of cardio and strength training.
  • Sexuella trakasserier på arbetsplatsen Sexual harassment at work increases suicide risk 2020-09-03 Workplace sexual harassment was thought to be a likely risk factor for mental health disorders. Now, a new study by Stockholm University researchers shows a connection between sexual harassment and suicidal behaviour.
  • New book: The Scandinavian Early Modern World New book: The Scandinavian Early Modern World 2020-08-28 Researcher Jonas Monié Nordin has recently published an essential book on The Scandinavian Early Modern World
  • Zoom Cafe How to teach on Zoom ─ an introductory course 2020-08-25 Need to learn more about teaching on Zoom? Virtual support sessions for university teachers.
  • Swedish-English academic glossary for employees 2020-08-24 What does the Swedish word “doktorand” mean? How do you translate “MA student” into Swedish? An updated list of academic terminology and concepts in both Swedish and English, aimed at those working in an international context, is now available on our website. 
  • CIVIS receives two million euros to strengthen cooperation in research and innovation 2020-08-21 The European Commission has allocated funds for the CIVIS European University Alliance within the Science with and for Society programme.
  • Student study online Spring Term’s online education: a challenge with development potential 2020-07-03 The Center for the Advancement of University Teaching now presents the first results of the survey where students and teachers at Stockholm University have answered questions about their experiences of switching to online education this spring.
  • Room booking in the autumn 2020-06-25 Right now, there is a large demand from the departments that need to book and rebook rooms for the autumn. To meet this demand, we are encouraging each institution to cancel bookings they no longer need.
  • Nätverksbild Learn to create collaborative and flexible learning environments online 2020-06-23 Open Networked Learning (ONL) is aimed at teachers, educational developers, learning technologists and course designers in Higher Education, who want to develop teaching using digital tools and learning environments. The course offers the opportunity to explore and try collaborative learning in an open online learning environment with colleagues from different universities, disciplines and cultures (nationally as well as internationally).
  • Humanvetenskapliga området Introduction to teaching (Hum/Sam) 2020-06-16 This course focuses on practical teaching and is aimed at postgraduate students and researchers with little or no experience of teaching within the academic area for human science. Bilingual: Swedish/English. START: Nov 4
  • Foto: NOST. Pixabay. Introduction to teaching (Nat) 2020-06-16 This course focuses on practical teaching and is aimed at postgraduate students and researchers with little or no experience of teaching within the Science Academic Area. Bilingual: Swedish/English. START: Sep 1
  • Professional development course 2 Teaching and Learning in the Human Science Academic Area 2020-06-12 The course is aimed for teachers within the Human Science Academic Area with previous formal training in teaching and learning. (Professional development course 1 or equivalent.)
  • Digital welcome days for new students 2020-06-11 New student welcome activities will be digital this fall.
  • Survey on this Spring’s online education 2020-06-08 The University would like to better understand students’ and teachers’ experiences with this Spring’s online education. The purpose is to learn from these experiences so that the University is better equipped for the future and provides sustainable teaching that supports student learning.
  • Two burials at the Pittd Ware Culture Ajvide on Gotland. Left, a male in burial 54 placed on his bac New insights into Stone Age cultural and social interaction 2020-06-05 Researchers have investigated archaeological and genetic information to investigate cultural interaction and influences between the Battle Axe Culture (BAC) and the Pitted Ware Culture (PWC)
  • Online Conference/Webinar: Getting every student ready for every class with Eric Mazur 2020-05-29
  • Xiaodong Zou. Photo: Magnus Bergström, Wallenberg Foundations Solves major problems in life’s small building blocks 2020-05-26 Xiaodong Zou is a real problem solver – she develops methods for exploring the world at the atomic level.
  • New routine for authorization to buy ethanol 2020-05-20 The procedure for authorizing the purchase of ethanol in the supplies store in Arrhenius laboratories, SU-butiken, has been simplified.
  • New version of ”A presentation” 2020-05-19 The brochure ”A presentation”, giving a general presentation of Stockholm University, is now available.
  • Virtual workshop: Making the case for case-based teaching 2020-05-14 Develop your own case-based teaching material and get new ideas on how you can use this instructional method in your classroom. Workshop for university teachers.
  • Information regarding students/visitors in the premises 2020-05-11 This contains practical information on account on the decision from 28 april regarding exception to distance teaching.
  • Webbshop New web shop for university merchandise 2020-05-08 There’s a new web shop for SU branded products which allows you to order profiled products that strengthen the university’s visual identity.
  • Exception to the decision on distance teaching 2020-05-07 On 28 April the President made an exception to the rule on distance teaching in conjunction with the Public Health Agency’s recommendations.
  • Security information about e-meeting service Zoom 2020-04-28 Zoom has quickly become a much-used service at SU for both distance learning and remote meetings. Because it’s such an important service and there have been reports on security failures, the information security group has summarised ways to deal with these flaws.
  • Information on sick leave for the coronavirus 2020-04-24 Information about the new rules concerning sick leave due to the coronavirus.
  • 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.
  • The coronavirus affects international exchange and cooperation 2020-04-22 Compiled information from the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR).
  • Background images for Zoom 2020-04-16 The External Relations and Communications Office has produced a series of background images for the Zoom e-meeting service. A package containing a number of variations for use in different contexts, such as media interviews or lectures, is available for download from this page.
  • Sjuksyster, Foto: Johan Sjöström/Mostphotos. Artificial intelligence for simulating pandemics 2020-04-08 Aron Larsson and Panagiotis Papapetrou are supported by Vinnova to simulate pandemics together with the Public Health Agency of Sweden.
  • Security and Integrity with e-meeting service Zoom 2020-04-03 There are a lot of functions in Zoom that you can choose to increase security and functionality for your meetings or lectures.
  • CIVIS – information for staff 2020-04-02 Stockholm University is part of the university alliance CIVIS – European Civic University Alliance which brings together over 384,000 students and 55,000 employees from eight different universities in Europe.
  • Create a digital study environment with Athena 2020-04-01 “There are many opportunities with a digital learning platform like Athena. But it is also important as a teacher to think through how to get the most out of the system. – How you set up the teaching is always the most important, regardless of platform”, says Ulf Olsson from the Center for University Teacher Education.
  • Open calls within CIVIS 2020-03-26 It is now possible to apply for the organisation of shorter activities within the CIVIS Alliance aimed at participants from the eight universities in the Alliance.
  • Rektor Astrid Söderbergh Widding_foto av Rickard Kilström Nordic Latin American Institute inaugurated 2020-03-06 For over fifty years, there have been talks and plans about creating a Nordic Latin American Institute. Now the dream is fulfilled and the Institute has been inaugurated at Stockholm University.
  • Fifties car with with high heeled shoes Inequality in leisure across gender and income groups over time 2020-03-05 How do individuals distribute their time between work and leisure and what role do differences in these play for inequality in living conditions?
  • The Faculty of Social Sciences presents: The 2020 Gunnar Myrdal Lecture 2020-02-17 Michèle Lamont, Harvard University, "Narratives of Hope: Self-Worth and the Current Crisis in American Society and Beyond"
  • Are you an international employee who moved to Stockholm with your partner? 2020-02-13 Stockholm Dual Career Network (SDCN) is a network for partners of international employees. SDCN helps its members settle in Stockholm, look for work in Sweden, discover Swedish culture, and broaden their social and professional networks.
  • You now have the opportunity to get your Italian up to speed before the summer 2020-02-04 You now have the opportunity to get your Italian up to speed before the summer. Benvenuti a un ciclo di incontri per sviluppare le abilità linguistiche: leggere, ascoltare, parlare e scrivere.
  • The Conversation. Well attended workshop with The Conversation 2020-01-31 It’s about getting your text read. That message got the university’s researchers during a workshop in January on writing popular science articles for The Conversation.
  • `Tolerance' by Mary Mackay, 1990 Call for Papers: Tolerance(s) - concepts, language, history and practices 2020-01-28 This is the Call for Papers for an International Colloquium in Stockholm 12-13 October, 2020. Key Note Speakers are Jenny White, Christer Mattsson, Denis Crouzet och Emmanuel Fraisse. Lilian Thuram, Honorary Doctor at Stockholm university, will speak at a public seminar.
  • How can Stockholm University (SU) contribute to a more sustainable urban future? 2020-01-21 A new transdisciplinary initiative offers a venue for all disciplines to meet and jointly contribute to a more comprehensive take on the cities of the future.
  • Do you want your research to reach an international audience? Workshop with The Conversation 2020-01-21 The Conversation publishes articles with an academic view on current affairs to an international audience of more than 38 million people every month. Now a member of the non-profit foundation behind The Conversation, Stockholm University researchers are entitled to support and help in order to be a successful part of this global community. In January, a workshop for researchers on how to reach out to a broader international audience is organised.
  • Before you go on holiday… 2020-01-15 Before you "log out" for the holidays, please remember to let people know that you'll be out of the office, or that your office hours will be different during the holiday season.
  • What power do algorithms have over us? 2019-12-04 Every day we hand over control to machines even though we do not understand how they work. Stanley Greenstein wants to shed light on the black boxes of artificial intelligence that are making decisions that affect people.
  • Uno Fors New networks in digital human science 2019-12-04 Does digital human science exist? If so what is it? The question was the basis for the assignment that Uno Fors began in 2016. Now he knows, and sees a future for this field of research.
  • International cooperation on academic leadership 2019-11-28 A collaboration project between universities in Sweden and the US can strengthen the potential for higher education and research.
  • Are you planning to apply to a Master's Programme in Sociology or Demography starting autumn 2020? 2019-11-27 Please note that Master’s programmes at the Department of Sociology with start autumn semester 2020 and onwards, will only have ONE admission round for ALL applicants with deadline JANUARY 15, 2020!
  • Paola Valero SEK 40 million to the doctoral school: Relevancing mathematics and science education 2019-11-15 The Swedish Research Council has granted the doctoral school Relevancing mathematics and science education: A graduate school for teacher educators (RelMaS) 40 million SEK.
  • Pitch an article idea for The Conversation. Photo: Mostphotos Pitch an article idea for The Conversation 2019-11-15 Are you a scientist at Stockholm University and have an article idea for the digital magazine The Conversation? Here you can pitch your idea.
  • Image of Airi Lampinen Meet ACM member Airi Lampinen 2019-11-13 Meet Airi Lampinen, an Associate Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction at Stockholm University, and a member of Association for Computing Machinery, ACM.
  • Conversation Stockholm University participates in The Conversation 2019-11-07 From October 2019, Stockholm University takes part in the digital magazine The Conversation where researchers write articles and comment on current news and events in the world.
  • Samuel Sollerman och Astrid Pettersson SEK 5 million from the Swedish Research Council to the project: Optimal calibration 2019-11-06 In the yearly call for applications from the Swedish Research Council, the project Optimal calibration of questions in computerized tests was granted just over SEK 5 million. Samuel Sollerman and Astrid Pettersson from PRIM-gruppen at MND is participant in the project together with Frank Miller, Ellinor Fackle-Fornius och Jonas Bjermo from the department of Statistics at Stockholm university.
  • Auli Arvola Orlander SEK 5.9 million from the Swedish Research Council to the project: Enacting Sex Education 2019-11-06 In the yearly call for applications from the Swedish Research Council, the project Enacting Sex Education: a practice based study concerning an interdisciplinary knowledge content in Swedish secondary school was granted SEK 5 918 511. Auli Arvola Orlander from MND is participant in the project together with Karin Gunnarsson (IPD), Lisa Öhman (HSD) from Stockholm university and Simon Ceder from University of Arts, Crafts and Design.
  • SU-SciLifeLab-Korea collaboration SciLifeLab-South Korea collaboration 2019-11-04 Stockholm University and SciLifeLab Cryo-EM training project travels to South Korea and delivers results through international collaboration.
  • Focus Africa: a study on research and education for improved collaboration 2019-10-22 Stockholm University is adopting a strategic approach in its efforts to develop and improve international collaboration in research and education. As part of its internationalisation efforts a regional study which will provide a basis for the university's focus on African countries has been produced. 
  • Workshop about culture and communication in research supervision Workshop: Intercultural communication in research supervision 2019-10-17 This is a workshop about supervising postgraduate research students in intercultural contexts. You will be introduced to different ways of dealing with intercultural incidents, including different value systems, different ways of relating to hierarchy and characteristics of different cultures.
  • Ignacio Carrasco. Photo: Private "What I learned is highly valued in academia and the sphere of international development" 2019-10-16 Ignacio Carrasco studied our two-year Multidisciplinary Master's Programme in Demography. He is now enrolled in a PhD programme at Pompeu Fabra University, after having worked at the UN-ECLAC in Chile for several years.
  • Sara Danius In memory of Sara Danius 2019-10-14 The passing of our colleague Sara Danius is a loss to the cultural life of Sweden, and a great loss to the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, where Sara was professor of literature since 2013.
  • Seminar: Stockholm University Collaboration with African Institutions of Higher Education 2019-10-04 Welcome to a seminar on research and education with a special focus on collaboration with African countries. The seminar will be held in English.
  • CIVIS collaborators meet at Stockholm University New CIVIS collaboration presented 2019-09-26 Stockholm University forms together with seven other universities CIVIS. The university alliance aims to create an integrated university environment for students and staff.
  • New system for ethical reviewing 2019-09-20 As of 28 September 2019 the Swedish Ethical Review Authority applies new procedures for ethical reviewing of research projects.
  • Lansering nya utbildningsingångar Launch of new entries of education 2019-09-06 We are now taking the next step in the Webb2021 project by launching new entries of education at su.se and su.se/english with an entirely new structure, navigation and design as well as with revised content.
  • New document summarizes core values project 2019-08-29 In connection to the staff kick-off event for the academic year, a summary of the discussions within the university´s work with core values in 2018, the Living Values project, is published in Swedish and English on the university websites.
  • Benita Falenius Data protection regulation in place – and instructions on the way 2019-08-28 On 25 May 2018, the EU’s new data protection regulation (GDPR) entered into force. GDPR includes stricter rules for handling personal data, and a legal basis is required for all processing of such data. Moreover, adequate security measures must be in place to protect the data, and those who have been registered are entitled to know what personal data about them have been processed.
  • More students apply for international courses in spring 2020 2019-08-22 The number of first-hand applicants for international courses at Stockholm University is up 23 percent compared to spring term 2019. Nationally the number of applicants for international courses and programmes at the basic level has increased by 5 percent and the number of applicants for master’s programmes by 34 percent.
  • Kieron Barclay. Photo: MPIDR Kieron Barclay appointed Pro Futura Scientia XIV Fellow 2019-07-02 We are happy and proud to announce that our docent of Sociology Kieron Barclay was recently appointed a Pro Futura Scientia XIV Fellow, with the project "The Impact of the Family of Origin on Health Inequalities: A Global, Historical, Multigenerational, and Comparative Perspective".
  • Stockholm, Ola Ericson Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University form the university alliance Stockholm trio 2019-05-27 An international type model of a university alliance will be established between Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University. The aim is to strengthen the development of the Stockholm region and to highlight the internationally distinguished research and education environment that the three universities constitute together. An agreement will be signed on 27 May that will make it easier for the three universities in the Swedish capital to enter into joint collaborations with universities around the world.
  • Aula Magna Teachers' Conference2018 — being a university teacher in an ever-changing world 2019-05-21 Join your colleagues at the Teachers' Conference2018 - being a university teacher in an ever-changing world. This is a Conference for all teachers at Stockholm University. February 8th 2018 : 9—16.20 in Aula Magna.
  • Vulnerability in Microsoft Remote Desktop 2019-05-16 A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsofts’s Remote Desktop. The vulnerability is serious and IT Services has therefore decided to immediately block access to Remote Desktop while waiting for necessary security patches.
  • Web interface minafiler.su.se has been closed 2019-05-14 The web interface minafiler.su.se was closed April 30. You can find information here about some other ways you can use to access your files when you are not at SU, as well as frequently asked questions.
  • International Network of International Education 2019-05-10 Our network brings together university teachers from across Stockholm University with a shared interest in international teaching and learning in higher education.
  • Solar cells to be mounted on Frescati Södra Solar cells to be mounted on Frescati Södra 2019-04-12 Next week, mounting of solar cells will begin at Frescati Södra (Building A–F). Guards will be present at all ongoing lifts to secure the area, as well as to guide walking people.
  • University strategies – printouts and print-on-demand 2019-03-21 Through knowledge, enlightenment and truth-seeking, Stockholm University contributes to a sustainable democratic society. “Strategies for Stockholm University 2019-2022” set out the overall direction and priorities for research, education, collaboration and operational support. The strategies are the foundation for all operational planning.
  • Tom Angelo professor innovatiov högskolepedagogisk utveckling Guest speaker Tom Angelo: To evaluate and strengthen students' motivation to learn 2019-03-21 How do you motivate your students to learn more? Meet Professor Tom Angelo, Professor of Innovative Higher Education from USA . An interactive session where you will get acquainted with practical applications of research results aimed at increasing students’ motivation to learn, awaits. You will be provided with at least three strategies, that you can directly use in your own teaching and/or academic leadership work.
  • Good Morning with Global Engagement. SU's plan for its continued internationalisation work 2019-03-19 Welcome to breakfast meeting on the theme of internationalisation!
  • Instructions for Internet and social media 2019-03-14 ​According to the GDPR all types of information which, directly or indirectly, might be linked to a physical living person constitute personal data. This also means that all photographs, video recordings and podcasts in which living people could be identified contain personal data.
  • Archiving instructions 2019-03-14 Stockholm University is a public authority and is thus responsible for its own archives. The archives consist of that information in the form of public documents which in many cases naturally also contain personal data.
  • Instructions for cloud services 2019-03-14 It is becoming increasingly common for staff at Stockholm University to want to make use of cloud services for their personal data processing. Cloud services means that IT services, such as storage of data, software, computer capacity etc., are dealt with by providers over the Internet.
  • Instructions for personal data incidents 2019-03-14 A personal data incident is, for example, a security incident which leads to inadvertent or illegal destruction of, loss of or change to the personal data being processed. Personal data incidents must be reported to the Swedish Data Protection Authority.
  • Instructions for personal data processing at Stockholm University 2019-03-14 The University has a number of guidance documents which staff, students, contractors and others are required to adhere to. These instructions should be seen as supplementary to and a clarification of the guidance documents which concern personal data processing.
  • Workshop Link studies and career opportunities Linking studies and career opportunities 2019-01-29 How do we connect studies with career opportunities for international students was the topic of a workshop held with over fifty co-workers from the university administration, faculties and departments at Stockholm University who met to share experiences, discuss new ideas and get inspired by colleagues.
  • ”My university” has moved 2019-01-14 The student web page My university has moved to the main web site www.su.seand www.su.se/english. The page has a new look and feel and this change also means better accessibility and that our students will have fewer web sites to keep track of.
  • Pia Grankvist, chef för Ekonomiavdelningen Hello there, Head of the Finance Office! 2018-12-12 Pia Grankvist, Head of the Finance Office at the University talks about her department's work.
  • Nobel Prize winner Professor Donna Strickland visits Stockholm University Nobel Laureate in Physics visits Stockholm University 2018-12-07 Professor Donna Strickland, one of the 2018 Nobel Laureates in Physics, visited the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences in Kista during Nobel Week 2018.
  • New course and programme webpages launched 2018-11-27 During the autumn we have worked hard behind the scenes to develop new web pages for the University’s courses and programmes. As of today, November 27, these pages are available in Swedish and English, together with a brand new course and programme search page.
  • Workshop: Assessment of and for learning 2018-11-19 This workshop offers university teachers an opportunity to consider how you can promote and assess student learning, before, during and at the end of class.
  • Stockholm University and Agenda 2030 2018-11-18 Stockholm University is engaged in numerous projects within both natural and human science, and its research and education touch upon and help the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2030.
  • New Segregation Research in Stockholm 2018-11-13 Riksbankens Jubileumsfond funds "The Neighborhood Revisited: Spatial Polarization and Social Cohesion in Contemporary Sweden".
  • Skadde, main sponsor FDI moot 2018 Department of Law hosts the FDI Moot 2018 finale 2018-11-06 The Department of Law is honored and excited to host the Global Orals of the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot Competition 2018 (FDI Moot) here in Stockholm.
  • Vanessa Barker. Foto: Stockholms universitet Vanessa Barker promoted to Professor of Sociology 2018-10-24 We are happy and proud to congratulate Vanessa Barker on her promotion to Professor of Sociology at Stockholm University.
  • Kvinna med elektrodmössa. Foto: Eva Dalin 3.4 million SEK project Using EEG to Investigate Anticipatory Processing in Second Language Speakers 2018-10-22 José Alemán Bañón at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, has received a SEK 3.4 million grant from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) for the project "Using Electroencephalography (EEG) to Investigate Anticipatory Processing in Second Language Speakers". Project period is 2019–2021.
  • Lotta Stern. Foto: Niklas Björling/Stockholms universitet Lotta Stern appointed as an educational ambassador at Stockholm University 2018-10-10 Lotta Stern, deputy head of department and docent in Sociology, will use the ambassadorship project to increase the focus on and interest in pedagogy at the department and creating more teacher collaboration while doing so.
  • Research on contextual influences in migrant fertility receives funding 2018-10-05 Colleagues at SUDA extend their warmhearted congratulations.
  • Beware of attempted blackmail 2018-09-25 There’s a blackmail email going around at the moment. The email contains a threat to reveal users' browsing habits on "adult sites". If you have received such an email you can just delete it.
  • Current and former employees at DSV have to reset their password 2018-09-24 If you are or used to be an employee or a student at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, DSV, you have to create a new password for your university account.
  • Mobile devices to change networks in October 2018-09-21 All mobile phone users will soon be changing mobile networks. The network change will happen automatically and most users won’t have to change SIM cards as long as phones and other devices are switched on and connected to the telephone network when the change occurs.
  • Welcome Day for PhD Students 2018-09-10 The Humanities, Social Sciences and Law Faculties are organizing a welcome day for PhD students where various aspects of the PhD program will be discussed. This day is particularly for newly admitted PhD students, but all PhD students are welcome.
  • Password management for eduroam and VPN to be changed 2018-09-05 When you log in to Kontohantering to retrieve your password for eduroam or VPN, a new password will be generated. This is to increase security, and also means that you must log in again on the devices that you had connected to eduroam or VPN earlier.
  • Additional focus on international relations 2018-08-27 Stockholm University continues to focus on internationalisation to mark the global aspects of research, education and collaboration and to secure an international academic environment. The president has decided on a separate strategy for continued internationalisation, the main points of which will be included in the overall strategies for 2019-2022.
  • Try the self service portal when you have IT problems 2018-07-04 Find answers to your IT questions whenever you need them! In the self service portal you will find FAQ’s, guides and instructional videos for various IT systems and software. You can also place orders for IT Services, keys and keycards.
  • Transnational Migration Interdisciplinary PhD course – fall 2018 2018-06-26 Transnational Migration: Refugees, Routes, Encounters. An interdisciplinary PhD course at Stockholm University – fall 2018.
  • Guillermo Montero-Melis. Photo: Arantxa Hurtado Angé Do concepts in our brain depend on the language we speak? 2018-06-13 Guillermo Montero-Melis (Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Linguistics, and Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre) has received an International post doc grant of SEK 3.15 million by the Swedish Research Council.
  • Cooperation projects with Tokyo funded 2018-04-23 Seven projects at eight different departments have been granted funding for cooperation with the University of Tokyo. A new call for funding for collaboration projects with the closing date 30 September 2018 will be announced later.
  • Airi Lampinen discusses plattform economy and gig work on A-studio, YLE TV1. Gig workers in the platform economy bear the burden of entrepreneurs’ responsibilities 2018-04-23 Gig workers take the same risks and responsibilities of entrepreneurs, without getting the freedom. Airi Lampinen discusses gig economy on YLE TV1's A-studio.
  • Stockholm Dual Career Network Network for partners and spouses of international employees in Stockholm 2018-04-17 Are you an international employee at Stockholm University with an accompanying partner or spouse? Then he or she can become a member of Stockholm Dual Career Network (SDCN), a network for partners and spouses of international employees in Stockholm.
  • New report maps international research collaborations 2018-04-08 A new internal report mapping the level of Stockholm University’s international research collaborations by looking at scientific co-publications concludes that the ratio of international co-authored publications is on the increase, today it is more than 70%.
  • Viral Dramaturgies New book by Dirk Gindt 2018-04-04 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, has just published the volume "Viral Dramaturgies: HIV and AIDS in Performance in the Twenty-First Century" (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), co-edited with Alyson Campbell (University of Melbourne).
  • Photo of Airi lampinen, Senior lecturer in Human-Computer interaction at Stockholm University. The Cambridge Analytica case highlights the need to consider privacy as a social issue 2018-03-28 Airi Lampinen discusses the Cambridge Analytica case as well as on what it reveals about Facebook and its users on Swedish Radio.
  • Euraxess 2018-03-20 Stockholm University has an agreement with the European research network EURAXESS.
  • Love Ekenberg Meeting the need for higher education on a massive scale in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018-03-19 “We need to invest in human capital and education with regard to economic growth, and as the promoter of democratic freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa", says Love Ekenberg to University World News.
  • Juho Härkönen. Foto: Stockholms universitet Juho Härkönen appointed Professor of Sociology at EUI in Florence 2018-02-20 Juho Härkönen has been appointed Professor of Sociology at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at European University Institute in Florence.
  • Wikipedia in Education Workshop: Powerful learning with open resources - How to develop Wikipedia assignments 2018-02-02 How to use Wikipedia as a tool for learning by exploring Wikipedia guidelines and cases from Swedish and international universities. What does it look like when students are assigned to use Wikipedia to collaborate with their peers, frame academic research to the public, and convey facts to a non-expert audience? In this workshop you will get to practice the fundamentals of developing Wikipedia assignments and discuss impact on mastering course content, building skills for students' academic and professional lives.
  • Love Ekenberg Love Ekenberg appointed as ICDE Chair 2018-01-30 Professor Love Ekenberg at Stockholm University is appointed as ICDE Chair for large-scale higher education in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Gunnar von Heijne 2018 The Novo Nordisk Foundation is awarding the 2018 Novozymes Prize to Gunnar von Heijne. 2018-01-29 He is awarded for his scientific breakthroughs in studies of membrane proteins. The Prize is accompanied by DKK 3 million.
  • Signe Svallfors. Foto: Leila Zoubir Why Sweden was ready for Metoo 2018-01-19 No matter what long-term consequences will follow, it is clear that Metoo has had a huge impact in Sweden. There are some trends that are specific to the Swedish context that I believe have contributed to why Metoo has evolved into a mass movement in Sweden, our PhD student in sociological demography Signe Svallfors writes in a new blog post.
  • Omslaget till Nordic Theatre Studies (vol 29 nr 1, 2017) Special issue of Nordic Theatre Studies 2018-01-09 Erik Mattsson, scholar in Theatre studies, is the editor of a special issue of the academic journal Nordic Theatre Studies. Lena Hammergren, Rikard Hoogland, Hélène Ohlsson and Willmar Sauter, scholars at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, are all among the writers.
  • Guidelines for telephony updated 2017-12-18 An updated version of guidelines for telephony are now available for Stockholm University. The guidelines contain recommendations for telecommunications services and phone usage.
  • Hiranya Peiris Oskar Klein Centre Director shares Breakthrough Prize 2017-12-08 The 3 million dollar prize for fundamental physics will be split by the 27-member WMAP team.
  • Focus on Latin America - new study and information meeting in January 2017-12-08 Stockholm University's objective is to work on the global research and education arena and offer an international academic environment. In the context of its internationalization work, Stockholm University visits different regions to create new contacts, and reinforce existing ones.
  • Autonomus cars driverless self-driving Nissan Barry Brown Self-driving cars confuse pedestrians 2017-11-20 Barry Brown points out that while robot cars are safe, their actions can sometimes seem strange to pedestrians or other drivers who struggle to know what the cars are going to do next.
  • J. Lokrantz/Azote Five new positions in Baltic Sea research 2017-11-20 In 2018, Stockholm University will start a new interdisciplinary Baltic Sea research network. Within this team, we now announce three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions and two Postdoctoral positions.
  • Barry Brown Autonomous cars Teslas in autopilot can make lane changes considered as rude by human drivers 2017-11-17 Press-clip. Barry Brown found that Teslas in autopilot can make lane changes in ways that would be considered rude by human drivers. Article in The Guardian.
  • Winner of the Cramér Society reward for best thesis Winner of the The Cramér Prize 2017-10-31 The annual award for the best thesis in statistics or mathematical statistics went to Ph D Feng Li from the Department of Statistics at Stockholm University.
  • Student survey shows positive results 2017-10-15 The International Student Barometer (ISB) provides universities worldwide with feedback on how international students experience their study time. Stockholm University has participated five times, and the latest survey shows that development work gives positive results.
  • Jenny White, Inaugural Keynote Professor Jenny White gives series of high-profile lectures 2017-10-09 Social anthropologist Jenny White specialises in Turkish culture, society and politics. Her recent inauguration to professor was celebrated with a number of lectures in Stockholm and Uppsala.
  • Welcome Day for PhD Students 2017-09-26 The Humanities, Social Sciences and Law Faculties are organizing a welcome day for PhD students where various aspects of the PhD program will be discussed. This day is particularly for newly admitted PhD students, but all PhD students are welcome. The Welcome Day is compulsory for PhD students at the Humanities and Social Science faculties.
  • Malicious code in attached Word documents 2017-09-19 There is currently an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in MS Office going around.
  • Livia Oláh presents research results on families and societies 2017-09-18 The large scale EU project called FamiliesAndSocieties - Changing families and sustainable societies: Policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations, has recently ended.
  • Colloquium: Show and Tell (SUDA) 2017-08-01
  • Love Ekenberg UN agency UNESCO establishes a professorship in collaboration with Stockholm University 2017-07-03 Love Ekenberg at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences is appointed this UNESCO Chair for developing a model for large-scale higher education in Southern Africa Development Community countries (SADC).
  • Frida Bender, newly appointed docent. What does a “docent” do? 2017-06-27 Not fully a professor but more than a doctor. Frida Bender, researcher at the Department of Meteorology, and recently appointed docent explains what’s hidden behind the title.
  • Fredrik Oldsjö Hi there, head of the office of Human Science! 2017-06-15 Fredrik Oldsjö, head of the office of Human Science, talks about what the department works with.
  • New department of public health science 2017-06-14 On 1 January 2018, a new department will be established at the Faculty of Social Sciences – the Department of Public Health Science
  • Erica Öjermark Strzelecka, international alumni coordinator Networking with international alumni 2017-06-14 Stockholm University is currently making an effort to stay in contact with international alumni. “This is a very important target group that we should take advantage of,” says Erica Öjermark Strzelecka, the new international alumni coordinator.
  • Katariina Kiviniemi Birgersson, Head of the Office of Science. Hello there, Head of the Office of Science! 2017-06-09 Katariina Kiviniemi Birgersson, Head of the Office of Science, talks about their activities.
  • Marie Evertsson. Foto: Leila Zoubir/Stockholms universitet Marie Evertsson appointed Professor of Sociology in Social Policy 2017-06-07 SPaDE congratulate Marie Evertsson for her appointment as Professor of Sociology with a chair in the Social Policy division of the Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University.
  • Meeting of Directors of European Latin American Studies centres at USAL Meeting of European directors of Latin American Studies centers, at Salamanca University 2017-06-02 Andrés Rivarola was invited to participate at the 25 anniversary of the Instituto de Iberoamérica, at Salamanca University (USAL), between the 18-20 of May.
  • Marie Högström, Head of the Human Resources office. Hello there, Head of the Human Resources Office! 2017-05-31 Marie Högström, Head of the Human Resources Office, talks about their activities.
  • Jerker Dahne, Head of Student Services Hello there, Head of Student Services! 2017-05-26 Jerker Dahne, Head of Student Services, talks about his department’s work.
  • Listening for the Secret: The Grateful Dead and the Politics of Improvisation A new book by Ulf Olsson 2017-05-19 Professor of Literature Ulf Olsson has written a book about the rock band the Grateful Dead.
  • Dissertation Isak Karlsson 2017-05-17 Isak Karlsson will defend his thesis "Order in the random forest"
  • Workshop: Interactive lectures 2017-05-16 Would you like to develop you ability to plan, carry out and evalute an interactive lectures? In this workshop for university teachers we focus how to encourage activity and engagement during a lecture in order to support students' learning. Teaching and learning in English as a second language will also be discussed.
  • Maryam Hansson Edalat, Head of Research Support Office. Foto: Anna-Karin Landin Hello there, Head of Research Support Office! 2017-05-08 Maryam Hansson Edalat, Head of Research Support Office talks about their activities.
  • Award for best paper in the Journal of Urban Affairs to Bo Malmberg 2017-04-27 ”2017 Best Article in the Journal of Urban Affairs Award” has been awarded Bo Malmberg, Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, and Per Strömblad, Department of Political Science, Linnaeus University, for the paper ”Ethnic Segregation and Xenophobic Party preference: Exploring the Influence of the Presence of Visible Minorities on Local Electoral Support for the Sweden Democrats”. The prize was awarded at the UAA (Urban Affairs Association) 47th Annual Conference in Minneapolis April 19–22, 2017.
  • Anki Bystedt tumnagelbild Hello there, Head of External Relations and Communications Office! 2017-04-18 Anki Bystedt, Head of External Relations and Communications Office talks about the work that the department does.
  • Photo of Fredrik Blix, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences. Cyber security central to democracy 2017-04-11 Fredik Blix has been involved with cyber security for 20 years. He recently hacked a phone on live radio, and he warns that both society and individuals are too naive in their use of IT.
  • Foto på Panagiotis Papapetrou, Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap, Stockholms universitet. Record-young Professor in Computer and Systems Sciences 2017-04-05 Professor Panagiotis Papapetrou is, at the age of 35, the youngest person appointed to a professorship at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
  • Photo of Barry Brown, researcher at Stockholm University. Stockholm University helps shape Europe’s startup hub 2017-03-31 Stockholm is one of Europe's most important tech hubs. Several of those researching and studying at Stockholm University is also those behind the next generation of startup companies.
  • tumnagel 2 widmark Hello there, Library Director! 2017-03-27 Wilhelm Widmark, Library Director, talks about the work that Stockholm University Library does.
  • Vasilis Koulolias eGovlab Reimagining Education for the Fight against Corruption 2017-03-27 Stockholm, Sweden- 24 March, 2017. eGovlab has joined forces with the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) in building the foundation that will curb corruption.
  • Ilona Riipinen, professor i atmosfärvetenskap ERC grant crucial to the start of her career 2017-03-24 The ERC grants are well suited for researchers who are willing to venture into risky projects, says atmospheric chemistry scholar Ilona Riipinen, who has held a Starting Grant.
  • ERC – important financier of pioneering research 2017-03-24 For ten years, the European Research Council (ERC) has provided substantial financial support to research being conducted within the EU. During this time, about SEK 400 million have been awarded to Stockholm University. ERC supports pioneering basic research in all academic areas.
  • Porträtt foto av Lena Lundqvist framför Studenthuset Hello there, Head of the Property Management Office! 2017-03-21 Lena Lundqvist, Head of the Property Management Office, talks about her department's work.
  • More environmentally friendly profile products 2017-03-21 The University is committed to gradually replacing its profile products with more environmentally friendly alternatives. First up is the range of basic products such as t-shirts, polo shirts, hoodies and tote bags.
  • New action plan for Stockholm University 2017-03-20 The Vice-Chancellor recently adopted a new action plan for 2017-2018. The plan aims to put Stockholm University’s strategies into practice.
  • Åsa Borin porträttfotografi utomhus. Kort grått hår och blåvit blus. Glasögon. Hello, Head of Office of the President! 2017-03-16 Åsa Borin, head of Office of the President, talks about her department’s work.
  • BEAM research units BEAM funding available 2017-03-14 The BEAM Steering Group invite applications for economic support for 2015.
  • Porträttbild av Theo Kanter, professor DSV “The Cloud can’t keep autonomous vehicles from crashing” 2017-03-10 There are two looming obstacles to the full realization of the Internet of Things (IoT).
  • Price to Robert Erikson 2017-01-19
  • Price to Markus Jäntti 2017-01-19
  • Livia Oláh. Photo: Eva Dalin The EU should meet the needs of future families 2016-12-21 Families in Europe are becoming increasingly varied and complex. The EU needs to increase the possibility of combining work and children for both men and women, in order to get the economy and population structure in balance, says Livia Oláh from the Department of Sociology.
  • Professor Oliver Popov, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University. Researchers Develop Methods for Fighting Crime on Cyber Network Tor 2016-12-02 Department of Computer and Systems Sciences receives SEK 3.5 million for developing techniques to collect evidence of cyber crime on the anonymity network Tor. Oliver Popov is responsible for digital forensics and IT security.
  • Ella Sundholm från Lugnets skola i Hammarby sjöstad i jakt på eklöv. Foto: Niklas Björling Citizen science – research that engages the general public 2016-11-24 Today, everyone, even those without specialist knowledge, is able to contribute to scientific discovery. This is called citizen science and often involves making observations or classifying large amounts of data – things that researchers would never have the time for. In Sweden, citizen science often involves observations in nature.
  • Phishing – Fraud emails – Spam 2016-11-23 Attempted fraud on the Internet is becoming more common and the attempts more and more sophisticated. Be wary of emails from people you do not know and be careful about clicking on links.
  • On picture: Lars Asker, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University Researchers analyse healthcare data to improve treatment of heart failure 2016-11-23 Researchers at Stockholm University receive SEK 4.5 million to study factors of importance for the treatment of heart failure patients.
  • Picture of a blood bank. GLOBHE and Stockholm University carry out landscape analysis project by drones 2016-11-17 Monica Winge, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, carries out an UAV landscape analysis project in collaboration with Globhe. The analysis is made for Chemonics International and for USAID.
  • Photo of Panagiotis Papapetrou, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm Uni. Panagiotis Papapetrou receives SEK 3.4 million from Swedish Research Council 2016-11-08 Panagiotis Papapetrou, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, receives a starting grant for his project “Temporal Data Mining for Detecting Adverse Events in Healthcare”.
  • Photo of Aron Henriksson, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University. Aron Henriksson awarded the Börje Langefors Prize for his doctoral thesis 2016-11-02 Aron Henriksson, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, receives the Swedish premier prize in Information Systems/Informatics in 2016, the Börje Langefors Prize.
  • Portrait photo of Janis Stirna, the Department of Computer and Systems Siences. Delivering outsourcing services in diverse contexts with a new approach 2016-11-02 Janis Stirna, Jelena Zdravkovic and Martin Henkel, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, has developed a method to help businesses adapt to rapid changes in the world. The result commercialises by Altice Labs, Portugal Telecom Inovacao, CLMS, Croz, Everis and Siv AG.
  • Foto: Jelena Zdravkovic, professor, Stockholms universitet/Stockholm University Jelena Zdravkovic receives a grant from Bengt G. Lundberg's Foundation 2016-10-17 Jelena Zdravkovic, the Department of Computer and System Sciences, receive a grant of nearly SEK 215,000 from Bengt G. Lundberg's Foundation to be used for expanded research in Information Systems.
  • International Student Barometer 2016 2016-10-14 Stockholm University will participate in the International Student Barometer 2016, a survey about international student's experiences at universities.
  • GFC eng Welcome to the Global Fashion Conference, October 20 – 21 2016-10-07 October 20 – 21 Centre for Fashion Studies at Stockholm University has the honour of hosting the Global Fashion Conference 2016, themed Tradition and Innovation: Challenges for Fashion and Luxury in the 21st Century. The conference is hosted in collaboration with Institut Français de la Mode in Paris and Fast Forward Innovation, Portugal
  • Portrait photo: Barry Brown, the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University The mysterious health benefits of Pokémon Go (and other games) 2016-10-07 Barry Brown, the Department of Computer and System Sciences in The Inquirer on game design, parents' attitude changes, how gamification is at the heart of making the digital world a place to nurture health, and why Pokémon Go get people to move, interact and lose weight.
  • Paola Sartoretto Between opportunities and threats: 2016-10-06 an analysis of Brazilian Landless Workers Movement experiences with new media technologies
  • gästprofessorn Alf Norkko Alf Norkko honoured with Royal Baltic Sea professorship 2016-09-27 It is now decided that Alf Norkko will receive the visiting professorship in Baltic Sea research which Stockholm University gave the King as a 70-year-gift. Professor Alf Norkko from the University of Helsinki is an internationally renowned scientist in the field of ecological Baltic Sea research.
  • Dissertation Monica Winge 2016-09-19 Monica Winge will defend her thesis "Collaboration and Coordination Challenges in Patient-Centered Care: Models and Information Services".
  • Environment in the Age of Internet Environment in the Age of Internet. Activists, Communication and the Digital Landscape 2016-08-25 How do we talk about the environment? Does this communication reveal and construct meaning? Is the environment expressed and foregrounded in the new landscape of digital media?
  • Photo of Tony Lindgren, The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University. Tony Lindgren awarded for best presentation at ICAIR 2016 2016-08-22 Tony Lindgren at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) won the prize for best oral presentation at ICAIR 2016 in Kitakyushu, Japan.
  • Michel Zink on Sense and Sensuality in Medieval Literature 2016-08-19 “Sense and Sensuality”, a story of matrimonial love and reason in Erec et Enide. Michel Zink is professor of Medieval French Literature at Collège de France.
  • Maja Schlüter Apply for grants: Push the boundaries of research to get grants 2016-07-04 Actively develop and test your ideas, go beyond current norms and push the boundaries of research. Then you’ll have a good chance of writing a really good proposal. That’s one of Maja Schlüter’s tips for researchers interested in an ERC grant.
  • Georgia Destouni Apply for grants: tips from reviewers 2016-07-04 How do reviewers reason when looking at proposals? We asked two professors with long experience.
  • Fataneh Farahani Things to consider when applying for a grant 2016-07-04 Fataneh Farahani, Associate Professor of Ethnology in the Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, shares her tips on how to be successful when applying for grants.
  • Abraham Mendoza. Foto: Niklas Björling Apply for grants: The importance of presenting your research professionally 2016-07-04 Only apply for the grants that you have the best chance of getting, make sure that your proposal contains full and correct information and learn to present your research in a professional way. These are Abraham Mendoza’s tips for other researchers.
  • Monika Winder. Foto: Niklas Björling Apply for grants: EU grants will solve the Baltic Sea’s challenges 2016-07-04 Monika Winder, Associate Professor at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, is involved in an ongoing Baltic Sea research project and has just submitted a new proposal.
  • Mark Rhinard. Photo: Niklas Björling Apply for grants: Be prepared when the calls for proposals are made 2016-06-20 Mark Rhinard is professor of international relations and stresses the importance of applying for funding from different funding bodies.
  • Ilona Riipinen. Photo: Eva Dalin Apply for grants: Think about the details of your application 2016-06-17 Ilona Riipinen has been awarded several major grants, the most recent a Wallenberg Academic Fellow. She prefers to apply for fewer grants and spend more time on each application.
  • flygplan bild Carbon offsetting improves air quality in Nepal 2016-06-14 As of 1 April this year, Stockholm University offsets carbon emissions from air travel on official business. The decision on carbon offsetting was made by the Vice-Chancellor at the end of 2015 and was based on an investigation carried out by the University’s environmental coordinator in 2015.
  • Professor Steve Alsop Svend Pedersen Lecture Award 2016 - to Steve Alsop 2016-05-30 Professor Steve Alsop, Faculty of Education, York University, Canada has received Svend Pedersen Lecture Award for the year 2016. Professor Steve Alsop gave the award lecture on the 25th of May 2016, at 1.00 PM to 2.30 PM in Vivi Täckholmssalen, Svante Svante Arrhenius väg 20 A, Arrheniuslaboratorierna hus P.
  • Introduction to team based learning 2016-04-19 Welcome to a workshop on teaching and learning with Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching (CeUL). Useful for: Professors, lecturers and other teachers.
  • pussel *DSV 50 years* – open jubilee event 2016-03-08 Welcome to our second 50th Anniversary seminar! Henrik Hansson, Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, and Kerstin Borglin, Director at Spider, will be presenting ICT4D.
  • New course design strategies to enhance teaching and learning 2016-02-08 The workshop aims for you who are or are about to become a course director to develop your course in terms of how you make use of IT to support student learning.
  • Motivate your students with online media 2016-02-01 Teacher at the university and curious about using video and other media in your lectures? Welcome to a stimulating workshop where we go through ideas, basic tools and help you getting started. Using media to support campus courses opens for a new didactical tool box, for example the flipped class room.
  • Picture taken from the research study On time: The Smartwatch in vivo by Mobile Life Centre Mobile Life Centre's study reveals that most Apple Watch owners use it as a watch 2015-12-03 A breakdown in usage of Apple Watch is done by Mobile Life Centre at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences. The majority of Watch interactions (20%) come from time checking.
  • Huvudstråket i Albano. Skiss: Christensen & Co, BSK Arkitekter, Nivå Landskapsarkitektur. First sod turned for campus Albano 2015-11-30 A tree planting ceremony today marked the start of campus Albano. When completed Albano will function as a scientific hub connecting Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology with each other and the city.
  • Digital höjdmodell som visar Norrströms avrinningsområde. Article in the Europen Commissions newspaper 2015-10-19 An article by Gia Destouni from the Department of Physical geography is being recognized in the European Commission's newsletter - Science for Environmental Policy
  • The picture shows ICA Conference's logotype The world's CIOs to Stockholm to discuss the prospects of mobile government 2015-09-04 The world’s CIOs gather for the International Council for IT in Government Administration Conference hosted by eGovlab and the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
  • Foto på Jalal Nouri Jalal Nouri awarded the prize for best PhD thesis and scientific performance 2015 2015-06-02 Jalal Nouri at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences awarded the prize for best PhD thesis and scientific performance 2015 at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm University.
  • Theo kanter Artificiell intelligens Crosstalks Theo Kanter on Crosstalks TV – The promise and threat of Artificial Intelligence 2015-05-20 Artificial Intelligence might soon be as ubiquitous as electricity in our everyday lives. The possibilities are seemingly endless. But can the rise of intelligent machines pose a grave threat to humanity?
  • Foto på Jesper Bergman och Kian Rozi vid Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap. The brand new Master's Programme in Cyber Security takes shape in DSV's security lab 2015-05-18 The preparations for the new Master's Programme in information security are at full speed in the Cyber Systems Security Laboratory.
  • Foto på Uno Fors vid Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap. Get smart: lifelong learning and relearning 2015-03-18 Watch Crosstalks on March 19, 6 pm, to see Uno Fors and Tessy Ceratto Pargman discuss the topic "Get smart: lifelong learning and relearning".
  • New book: Modern Techniques for Successful IT Project Management 2015-02-27 Shang Gao from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China and Lazar Rusu from Stockholm University, Sweden are the editors of a recently published book by IGI Global that is entitled “Modern Techniques for Successful IT Project Management”.
  • Bok_computer science “Must-read for anyone interested in understanding the computing discipline” 2014-12-25 Those are the words in a review of a new book, “The Science of Computing: Shaping a Discipline”, by DSV’s associate professor Matti Tedre.
  • Love Ekenberg Love Ekenberg towards new challenges 2014-12-25 After more than six years Professor Love Ekenberg leaves the role as Dean of DSV. At the beginning of 2015, he starts as a senior researcher at the international renowned research institute IIASA.
  • Karin Helander New Deputy Vice-Chancellor for humanities, law and social sciences 2014-10-23 Professor Karin Helander was the nomination committee's proposal for the next Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Humanities and Social Sciences, and chair for the Board of Humanities, Law and Social Science, for the period 2015–2017. On October 23 the decision to appoint her was taken by the University's Vice-Chancellor.
  • This year’s winners of the teaching award 2014-09-15 The 2014 “Teacher of the Year” award goes to Suzanne Kriström Alonzo from the Department of Child and Youth Studies, Mårten Edenroth from the Department of Law, Clas Hättestrand from the Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, and Maria Wingstedt from the Centre for Research on Bilingualism.
  • Östersjöns ekosystem Baltic Eye - puts the Baltic Sea on the agenda 2014-07-09 New research about the Baltic Sea is published on a regular basis and Stockholm University has long had a leading role in the field, with both comprehensive and in-depth science. So why does it take so long to solve problems connected to the Baltic Sea environment? Baltic Eye at Stockholm University's Baltic Sea Centre will provide decision makers with the knowledge about the Baltic Sea they need.
  • Photo of Constantinos Giannoulis, Jelena Zdravkovic and Eric-Oluf Svee Researchers at Stockholm University published in the prestigious Requirements Engineering Journal 2013-12-04 The research paper "Capturing consumer preferences as requirements for software product lines" written by Jelena Zdravkovic, Eric-Oluf Svee and Constantinos Giannoulis, has been published by the Requirements Engineering Journal, the highest ranked journal in this area of research, also Level 2.
  • Kista världsmusikfestival logotype Music in the gaming industry – Present and future opportunities 2013-11-13 On the 28th of November Kista Världsmusikfestival and Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, welcomes you to the seminar “Music in the gaming industry – Present and future opportunities”.
  • Östersjöcentrum fyr Seven Baltic Sea Research Positions 2013-11-12 Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre is in an expansive phase and new positions, both communicators and researchers, will be advertised the coming months. At the moment a recruiting process is under way, and no new positions are available.
  • Inge The Japanese House 2013-10-28 Dr. Inge Daniels, University of Oxford, recently visited the Department of Social Anthropology as one of our guest researchers. As part of our visual anthropology stream the department has produced a short film during which Inge discusses her recent research on Japanese material culture.
  • Rebecca Empson Rebecca Empson on her stay as Guest Researcher in the Department 2013-10-25 Dr Rebecca Empson, Department of Anthropology, University College London, has been a Guest Researcher in the Department of Social Anthropology this autumn. Rebecca Empson conducts research in Inner and East Asia and has among other things done long-term fieldwork with herding families along the Mongolian Russian border.
  • BNI logga Baltic Sea countries adopt the Helcom Copenhagen ministral declaration 2013-10-08 Baltic Sea countries reconfirm their commitment to the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan. Baltic Nest Institute at the Stockholm University Baltic Sea centre continues to play an important role, providing the best available scientific knowledge.
  • Su logo eng Hydroacoustic equipment for University researchers 2013-09-11 A scientific hydroacoustic equipment is now available for researchers at Stockholm University. It is to be used under supervision of Sture Hansson, Department Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.
  • Annika Rabo Traders flee fighting in Aleppo 2013-07-03 The war in Syria has ruined the economy of Aleppo and many of the city's traders have left the country. Some are trying to continue trading in neighbouring countries and learn how to cope without the confidence and relationships and networks that the business culture in Aleppo depended on. Annika Rabo, Professor of social anthropology with extensive experience of research on Syria, was recently quoted in the media about the traders’ situation. Her book, A Shop of One's Own Independence and Reputation among Traders in Aleppo, is now available for free download.
  • CoHaB Network on diaspora studies organises international conference 2013-06-17 The Department of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University is one of the partners of CoHaB, a Marie Curie Initial Training Network, focusing on diaspora studies. In September the network is organising an international conference in Germany.