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  • She has discovered a new method of using AI

    [15 Apr 2019] Her research on so-called micro swimmers led to discovering a new method of using artificial intelligence in her field. PhD-student Saga Helgadóttir´s breakthrough has attracted the attention of international research groups before her results have even been published.

  • Photo traps reveal new populations of wildcat in Catalonia

    [4 Apr 2019] In the Catalan region in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, scientists and naturalists are working together, to find new populations of wildcats that have remained undiscovered for decades.

  • John H.D. Eland appointed honorary doctor

    [29 Mar 2019] Professor John H.D. Eland from Oxford University appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Science.

  • ERC grant to Johan Åkerman

    [29 Mar 2019] ERC Advanced Grant is one of the most prestigious research funding programs in Europe. Johan Åkerman, professor of applied spintronics at the University of Gothenburg, recently received the grant for his research on neuromorphic computing.

  • The Wallenberg investment in mathematics continues

    [27 Mar 2019] This year¿s funding from the Wallenberg mathematics programme goes to 15 mathematicians, amongst them Julia Brandes who receives a grant to recruit a postdoctoral researcher.

  • Studies of the chemistry of air

    [7 Mar 2019] The air around us can contain lots of different compounds that can be harmful to our health and impact the environment. One type of air pollutant is small particles, such as smog or smoke particles. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg examines how these particles form.

  • Small animals with big impact

    [21 Feb 2019] Copepods, the world´s most common animal, release unique substances into the oceans. Concentrations of these substances are high enough to affect the marine food web, according to new research from the University of Gothenburg. The studies also show that phytoplankton in the oceans detect the special scent of copepods and do their utmost to avoid being eaten.

  • Renaissance for artisanal mortar

    [21 Feb 2019] To adapt mortar to new building materials and industrial methods, the content in walls and plaster changed during the 20th century. The change meant that knowledge of historical materials and methods for producing mortar were lost. New research at the University of Gothenburg reveals that historical binding agents and mortar can be produced and used in present-day plaster restorations.

  • Rain is important for how carbon dioxide affects grasslands

    [11 Feb 2019] Vegetation biomass on grasslands increases in response to elevated carbon dioxide levels, but less than expected. Vegetation on grasslands with a wet spring season has the greatest increase. This has been demonstrated in a new study published in the scientific journal Nature Plants.

  • Increased ozone concentrations reduce global food production

    [31 Jan 2019] The increased concentration of ozone in the atmosphere has reduced crop yields. That is shown in a worldwide study in which University of Gothenburg researchers and others have investigated how tropospheric ozone affects global food production.

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