The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: February 2014

Meeting with Matariki Executive Board

The beginning of the week has been marked by meetings with representatives from the Matariki Network. The network consists of seven universities in Dartmouth, Durham, Queen’s, Otago, Tubingen, Western Australia and Uppsala. The motto is “Partnering for a better world” , and the work involves exchanges of students, researchers, staff and faculty , benchmarking, social […]

Visit from Makerere University

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Peter Waiswa from Makerere University School of Public Health. During the meeting I presented Uppsala University’s gift of SEK 50 000 to be used for equipment and training in a neonatal unit in Kampala, Uganda. The goal is to save lives and improve the health of […]