The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: March 2014

The past week

It is time for the weekend again and we have put another week behind us. Spring had to step back for a while, but will soon be back. This week we have had a meeting with the Management Council, where the issue of infrastructure took a large part of the meeting. We will take a […]

Visits from Brussels and Moldova

There are always a number of ongoing meetings of all sorts at our university. Today we had the EU Commissioner László Andor on a flying visit, invited by Joakim Palme at the Department of Political Science. Commissioner Andor, responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, has in the past year gone on the offensive against […]

New council professors and university places

This week it became known that three prominent researchers at Uppsala University were awarded grants through the Research Council’s new program ‘Grants for Distinguished Professors’. Materials physicist Olle Eriksson, the genome researcher Kerstin Lindblad-Toh and the evolutionary biologist Hans Ellegren are to receive grants of approximately 5 million euros per year for a ten year […]