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  • New Biomaterial can extend the life of dialysis patients

    [4 Jul 2017] A new material that can be used in dialysis equipment has been developed by an international research team with researchers from the University of Gothenburg. ¿We have made a discovery that eventually can lead to a breakthrough for research and for the treatment of patients with kidney disease¿, says Hans Elwing.

  • Mangrove forests threatened by Climate Change

    [29 Jun 2017] The Sundarbans of about 1,020,000 ha in Bangladesh (66%) and India (34%) is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. However this forest is threatened by effect of climate change and manmade activities.

  • Anti-science must be combated with education and better communication

    [19 Jun 2017] In the editorial "Science, antiscience, and environmental decision making: A call to action" featured in the journal Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, five Environmental Scientists from the UK, Sweden, USA, and Canada, argues that environmental decision making in too many cases is no longer rooted in scientific facts and findings. Instead, decisions are in many cases heavily influenced by value judgments, political concerns, emotions, and naive calls for simple solutions, inadequate for a complex world.

  • Climate change behind the highest ocean temperatures in the Pacific in 800 years

    [19 Jun 2017] Climate change behind the highest ocean temperatures in the Pacific in 800 years

  • Great opportunities for marine research with new underwater vehicle

    [8 Jun 2017] The University of Gothenburg soon will have its first autonomous underwater vehicle for research use. This will make it possible to conduct detailed studies of the seabed at great depths and track the climate thousands of years back in time.

  • Michael Axelsson Receives Pedagogical Award

    [22 May 2017] Michael Axelsson, professor at the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, has been awarded the Faculty of Science¿s 2017 Pedagogical Award.

  • 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.

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