The Vice-Chancellor's Blog

Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: March 2018

Double EU funding for research and education

The EU budget for research, innovation and education needs to be doubled. This could lead to 650,000 new jobs and enable the EU to become a global leader in areas like sustainable energy, smart buildings and vehicles, infectious diseases, and the circular economy. An investment of this kind would also stimulate more inclusive societies, increase […]

Bissen Brainwalk, Open Day, Friends of Uppsala University

(Original Swedish post) A university like ours buzzes with activity nearly every day of the year. It can be fun to have a look at our events page now and then to see everything that’s going on – see http:// www.kalendarium.uu.se On Thursday the University held its annual Open Day – an event designed to […]

Wintry day in Visby for the Management Council

(Original Swedish post) At least once a year, the Management Council meets on Gotland. Last Monday, it was time again. We left Uppsala early in the morning and arrived in a beautiful, snowy Visby in time for mid-morning coffee. Before lunch, the Management Council held its ordinary meeting. The main question on the agenda was […]

Deans Day in the Humanities Theatre

(Original Swedish post) The Humanities Theatre is one of the University’s new meeting places for boundary-crossing dialogue and discussion. It was also the venue for the spring semester’s deans meeting. This is an occasion that brings together the University management, all the deans, vice-deans, student representatives and senior officers for mutual exchange of information and […]