News from Campus Gotland and Uppsala University
World heritage not just for tourists
20 november 2015
Bethlehem and Visby are a long way apart. But Akram Ijla, a guest researcher at Campus Gotland’s Department of Art History who has compared the two...
Culture that drives development
20 november 2015
Conservation of cultural heritage pays, research shows. It boosts the power of innovation, as well as growth and sustainable development. But renov...
One minute’s silence at 12 today
16 november 2015
At 12 pm today, Monday 16 November, we observe one minute of silence and the Swedish flag will fly at half mast, in honour of those who have been ...
SEK 8 Million grant for research in learning and sustainable development
05 november 2015
In stiff competition, SWEDESD together with international partners have been granted funding to conduct research over three years on social learnin...
Uppsala University advancing in latest world ranking
02 oktober 2015
Three Swedish universities make the top 100 in the latest ranking of the world’s best universities by Times Higher Education, the World University ...
Uppsala delegation embarking on three-pronged US trip
18 september 2015
A delegation of researchers, directors and staff members will travel to the US this week – a coordinated trip which will include three distinct des...
Welcome to the first issue of the newsletter Horizon Uppsala!
16 september 2015
Today, Uppsala University is launching a new newsletter. Anyone curious about what's going on at the University is welcome to subscribe.
Niklas Zennström named Alumnus of the Year 2015
14 september 2015
The title of Alumnus of the Year 2015 at Uppsala University is being awarded to IT entrepreneur Niklas Zennström, current CEO of the investment fir...
Wind power for the future
10 september 2015
Wind power is attracting more and more interest. In Sweden it’s the third largest source of electricity. But research is facing some challenges: Ho...
Uppsala University solidly among top 100 universities
18 augusti 2015
Uppsala University maintains its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world in the latest ranking of global academic performance. In...
Eva Åkesson made Honorary Doctor at the University of Edinburgh
01 juli 2015
The Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University, Eva Åkesson, has been made Honorary Doctor at the University of Edinburgh. The conferment ceremony took ...
Stakeholders invited to discuss education for sustainable development at WEEC
15 juni 2015
SWEDESD and partners are facilitating a number of dialogues and workshops at the upcoming World Environment Education Congress (WEEC) in Gothenburg...
Watch the Uppsala lecture by the Indian president online
03 juni 2015
On June 2, during the official Indian state visit to Sweden, the president of India, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee appeared at Uppsala University, alongsid...
124 new PhDs at the Spring Conferment Ceremony
26 maj 2015
The 29 May is the day of Uppsala University’s Spring Conferment Ceremony. 124 new PhDs and 11 jubilee doctors will be conferred under festive forms...
SWEDESD becomes member of GAP Partner Networks
19 maj 2015
UNESCO is setting up a global community of practice aiming to contribute to the five Priority Action Areas of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ...
Ten Uppsala University subjects ranked top 100
06 maj 2015
Uppsala University is a broad university with world-leading research at all nine faculties. This is reflected in the recently published QS World Un...
A moment of silence at European Higher Education, 27 april
24 april 2015
The European University Association (EUA) has taken the initiative for European universities to unite in a minute of silence on Monday 27 April at ...
Partnership to implement Education for Sustainable Development in Southern Africa
15 april 2015
SWEDESD together with partners and key stakeholders from four countries in Southern Africa will hold an international workshop to explore how natio...
Uppsala University advances in reputation ranking
12 mars 2015
Uppsala University is back among the top 100 in Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings 2015.
Former Vice-Chancellor Martin H:son Holmdahl has passed away
11 mars 2015
Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson has today, 11 March, received notice that Uppsala University’s former Vice-Chancellor, professor emeritus of anesthesio...