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  • Register for Nobel Week Dialogue

    [22 Nov 2017] The theme is "The Future of Truth". The event is popular and seats are limited, so register early if you want a seat.

  • New book series focuses on Critical Heritage Studies

    [21 Nov 2017] The University of Gothenburg furthers its pioneering work in the field of Critical Heritage Studies with a new series published by Cambridge University Press. The series contains about 50 titles and will be available online.

  • Our health behaviour under the microscope

    [15 Nov 2017] Why do we smoke when we know it is dangerous? Why don¿t we exercise, even though we know it ¿s good for us? And how many carbohydrates should we really eat to function in the best way possible? There are many knowledge gaps in health economics that need to be filled.

  • Countries can move faster towards a carbon tax

    [15 Nov 2017] On 13 November, Thomas Sterner and his American colleagues published the article "Policy sequencing toward decarburization", in the prestigious journal Nature Energy.

  • A focus on dental health can protect children from developing overweight

    [8 Nov 2017] Talking about dental health with children and parents - about what is healthy and unhealthy for your teeth - can be one way to prevent children from developing overweight. This is suggested in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy on children¿s diet, BMI and well-being.

  • Clear effect of new medicine against severe muscle disease

    [8 Nov 2017] A new medicine against the severe muscle disease spinal muscular atrophy proved to have such good effect on small children that an international study was discontinued early. A team at Sahlgrenska Academy is in charge of the Swedish part of the trial presented in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

  • Katarina Gårdfeldt new Director of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat

    [2 Nov 2017] The Swedish Government has today, Thursday 2 November, appointed Katarina Gårdfeldt, Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV), to be the new Director of the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat.

  • The University organized a research day and alumni meeting at the embassy in Washington D.C.

    [31 Oct 2017] The research day Research and Innovation Addressing Societal Challenges was arranged at the Swedish Embassy in Washington D.C. The evening before the event an alumni meeting for former students located in the United States was arranged at the embassy.

  • Research Sheds Light on Montessori's Collaboration with Mussolini

    [27 Oct 2017] Maria Montessori is primarily known for her revolutionary model of education and learning. A new book reveals that she was also an influential cultural critic during the interwar years. It furthermore highlights Montessori's decade-long, but largely ignored, cooperation with Benito Mussolini.

  • Andreea Mitrut will investigate teachers' role in student learning

    [26 Oct 2017] How important is the teachers' effort in affecting students' outcomes? Do teachers teach differently across different students? Do they direct more effort towards the most able or more disruptive students? Economist Andreea Mitrut is about to make a unique study in Romania on how can we affect the quality of education and, in particular, how teachers' behaviour may affect child learning.

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Press Contacts

Journalists are welcome to contact our Press officers with queries. For subject-related queries please get in touch with the media contact at the relevant faculty or department.

Press Officers at the Communications unit  

Ulrika Lundin
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6705
Mobile: 46 (0)70-775 8851
Email: ulrika.lundin@gu.se 

Henrik Axlid

Phone: 46 (0)31-786 20 21
Mobile: 46 (0)73-404 20 21
E-post: henrik.axlid@gu.se

Other Media contacts

The Sahlgrenska Academy

Krister Svahn, Press Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 3869, (0)766-18 38 69
Email: krister.svahn@sahlgrenska.gu.se

Faculty of Arts

Johanna Hillgren, Press Officer 
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 1068, 46 (0)766-18 10 68
Email: thomas.melin@hum.gu.se

Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts

Emma Corkhill, Communications Officer
Phone:  46 (0)732 46 36 12
Email: emma.corkhill@konst.gu.se

Academy of Design and Crafts

Carina Krantz, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6521
Email: carina.krantz@hdk.gu.se

Academy of Music and Drama

Kerstin Nilsson, Chief Information Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 4028
Email: kerstin.nilsson@hsm.gu.se

Valand Academy

Oana Georgescu, Communications Officer
Phone: (0)766-18 1028
Email: oana.georgescu@gu.se

Faculty of Social Sciences

Lars-Olof Karlsson, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 4841
Email: lars-olof.karlsson@gu.se

School of Business, Economics and Law

Daniel Karlsson, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31 786 5477, 46 (0)733 687520
E-mail: johanna.flemstrom@handels.gu.se

Maria Norrström, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 31 786 1247, 46 (0)709 226689
E-mail: maria.norrstrom@handels.gu.se

Faculty of Education

Torsten Arpi, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 2161, 46 (0)766-18 21 61
Email: ragnhild.larsson@gu.se

Faculty of Science

Carina Eliasson, Communicatons Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 9873, (0)766-22 98 73
Email: anita.fors@science.gu.se

Tanja Thompson, Communications Director
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 4857, (0)707-72 00 72
Email: tanja.thompson@science.gu.se

Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV)

Mikael Östblom, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-772 4954
Email: mikael.ostblom@gu.se

The Board of Teacher Education

Maria Löfstedt, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 5522
Email: maria.lofstedt@.gu.se

IT Faculty

Catharina Jerkbrant, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 2748
Email: catharina.jerkbrant@ituniv.se

University Library

Pauline Sjöberg, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6547
Email: pauline.sjoberg@ub.gu.se

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