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  • Four open positions at the Department of Marine Sciences

    [10 May 2017] Work with us as Senior Lecturer in Marine Benthic Ecology, Professor in Marine Chemistry, Senior Lecturer in Marine Chemistry or Professor in Physical Oceanography.

  • Why do fish suffer heat stroke?

    [28 Apr 2017] Ongoing global warming will result in elevated average water temperatures, as well as more frequent and intense heat waves. But what determines the upper temperature limit for fish? And more importantly, can fish adjust to increasing water temperatures? Andreas Ekström, a researcher at Gothenburg University, strives to answer these questions in his recently published PhD thesis.

  • Annika Ekdahl and Tandong Yao appointed honorary doctors

    [19 Apr 2017] Textile artist Annika Ekdahl and climate researcher Tandong Yao has been appointed honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science.

  • Messages from the deep: how far down could life go?

    [11 Apr 2017] An interdisciplinary team of scientists led by scientists from Utrecht University with participation from University of Gothenburg have found new clues about how deep life may extend into the Earth¿s interior near the deepest place on our planet ¿ the Challenger Deep in the Pacific Ocean.

  • Grants for incoming and outgoing postdocs in Wallenberg Foundation's mathematics programme

    [24 Mar 2017] This year¿s grants from Wallenberg Foundation¿s investment in mathematics go to 13 mathematicians, including David Witt Nyström who receive a grant for recruiting a postdoctor and Dmitrii Zhelezov who receive a grant for a postdoctoral position at a foreign university.

  • Swedish tax on electronics- politically viable, but legally vulnerable?

    [17 Mar 2017] FRAM researcher associate Professor Pernilla Rendahl attended this year Research day on taxes 16th of March.

  • Important to maintain a diversity of habitats in the sea

    [9 Feb 2017] Researchers from University of Gothenburg and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) show that both species diversity and habitat diversity are critical to understand the functioning of ecosystems.

  • Gut feeling essential for migrating fish

    [9 Feb 2017] Why do trout spend so much time in potentially dangerous estuaries before migrating to sea? In a new thesis published at the University of Gothenburg, Jeroen Brijs reveals that the answer may lie in the gut.

  • Refined Method Offers New Piece in the Cancer Puzzle

    [6 Feb 2017] A special spectrometry method that is normally used in analyses of computer chips, lacquers and metals has been further developed at the University of Gothenburg so that it can help researchers better detect harmful cells in the body. "The method may become important for example for future analyses of breast cancer tissue," says PhD student Tina Angerer.

  • New Study Will Help Find the Best Locations for Thermal Power Stations in Iceland

    [19 Jan 2017] A new research article, with lead authors from the University of Gothenburg, gives indications of the best places in Iceland to build thermal power stations.

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