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  • Nordic and Baltic young researchers make a stand for gender equality

    [12 Aug 2019] Gender equality in academia is essential to ensure the science we need in tackling the pressing societal and environmental issues of our time. This is the message of a joint statement from the Young Academies of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania.

  • New laser physics achieves energy at astronomical levels

    [1 Jul 2019] With the help of extremely strong light pulses, photons with huge amounts of energy can be released. This paves the way for brand new types of experiments. A group of physicists from the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers have simulated laser configurations that could bring space phenomena into the lab.

  • The second FRAM newsletter for 2019 is out!

    [28 Jun 2019] A rich new edition of our newsletter is now available. Read about taxation of chemicals in clothes and shoes, Global Chemicals Outlook II, car tires, a new PhD course, video documented FRAM seminars, an exciting upcoming seminar and more!

  • A new force for optical tweezers awakens

    [18 Jun 2019] When studying biological cells using optical tweezers, one main issue is the damage caused to the cell by the tool. Giovanni Volpe, University of Gothenburg, has discovered a new type of force that will greatly reduce the amount of light used by optical tweezers ¿ and improve the study of all kinds of cells and particles.

  • Threatened beetles benefit from forest thinning

    [7 May 2019] Wood-living beetles that use oak trees are a species-rich and threatened animal group in modern forestry and agriculture in southern Sweden. New research from the University of Gothenburg shows that management with conservation thinning can be an effective way to promote these beetles in the long term.

  • 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.

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