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Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: December 2018

Christmas letter and year in review 2018

An eventful 2018 is coming to an end. Fires, climate crisis, Brexit and elections to the Riksdag have dominated the news. Uppsala University has engaged in discussions in various ways and has contributed perspectives and facts. Our task in the University management is to create conditions that enable the University we are all part of […]

Nobel Week and last University Board meeting of the semester

(Original Swedish post published 14 December.) This week we have celebrated science. During Nobel Week, the eyes of the world are on Sweden. And of course, the prize ceremony and banquet are fantastic. But above all, it gives us a chance to focus on the contributions of science and research to our world. In general, […]

Management Council in London

Once a year, the Management Council goes on a trip. At the beginning of this week, we visited London. The UK is one of the countries Uppsala University cooperates most extensively with – and we want it to stay that way even after Brexit. Our programme started on Monday morning with a tour of King’s […]