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  • SDG Christmas Calendar Goal 4: Quality education

    [4 Dec 2018] "A good teacher can highlight the important details" - Watch interview with Alexina Thorén Williams, Dep of Chemistry and Molecular Biology at University of Gothenburg about the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 4: Quality education.

  • University signs supplementary agreement for vessel delivery

    [14 Nov 2018] The delivery of the university's new vessel is delayed. The university has now come to an agreement with the Nauta shipyard on the terms for delivery of the vessel.

  • New Docent in Physics

    [13 Nov 2018] Three questions for Giovanni Volpe, appointed as an Honorary Reader in Physics at the Faculty of Science, University of Gothenburg.

  • New method maps how ice shaped landscapes on Mars

    [18 Oct 2018] The significance of ice in determining what the Mars landscape looks like is a bit of a mystery. A new method is now increasing our understanding of how ice affected the landscape on the northern plains of Mars.

  • Marine ecologist awarded the 2018 Research Award

    [26 Sep 2018] The Faculty of Science¿s 2018 Research Award has been awarded to marine ecologist Anna Godhe at the Department of Marine Sciences. Her research deals with phytoplankton ecology and evolution.

  • The Faculty of Science's Pedagogical Award to Medicinal Chemist

    [26 Sep 2018] Kristina Luthman, professor of medicinal chemistry at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, has been named the recipient of the Faculty of Science¿s 2018 Pedagogical Award.

  • Doctoral thesis award to conservationist Kristina Linscott

    [25 Sep 2018] The Faculty of Science¿s 2018 Doctoral Thesis Award goes to Kristina Linscott at the Department of Conservation. By combining different building archaeological methods of examination with architectural analyses and precis dendrochronologic empirical evidence, Kristina Linscott has revitalised her research field with new knowledge of medieval church architecture.

  • Spruce Forest on Drained Peatlands Bad for Climate

    [18 Sep 2018] Sweden's drained peatlands release as much greenhouse gas as road traffic does. It would be better for the climate if these areas were allowed to return to their natural state or crop plants better suited to wet conditions. According to a recent study from The University of Gothenburg, cultivating willow or reed canary grass offers a better financial return for the landowner than the forestry currently practiced.

  • Professor Deliang Chen receives new UN assignment

    [17 Sep 2018] The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has appointed Deliang Chen, professor of physical meteorology at the University of Gothenburg, as one of the coordinating lead authors of a report on climate change.

  • Genetic 'Toolkit' Helps Periwinkles Gain Advantage on the Seashore

    [8 Aug 2018] Periwinkles, struggling to survive the seashore battleground, have developed a genetic 'toolkit' to help them adapt to different environments, a new study shows.

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