The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: April 2014

Alumni Lecture

Yesterday a well-attended alumni lecture was organized with Petra Einarsson, last year’s “Alumnus of the Year”at Uppsala University. Petra Einarsson is CEO of Sandvik Materials Technology, and talked on the topic “You can do so much more than you think”. It was an inspiring lecture on several aspects of leadership, with many wise thoughts and […]

Opening Ceremony at Navet

Yesterday SciLifeLab’s new building “Navet” (i.e. “the Hub”) was inaugurated at Uppsala University. The project was initiated in May 2012, and now the new premises are ready for SciLifeLab’s operations at BMC, Uppsala Biomedical Center. The idea is that the new building should be a creative venue that will inspire and facilitate exchanges between researchers […]