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  • New Index Indicating Increased Power and Opportunities for Women

    [20 Feb 2017] A new index makes it possible to compare women's freedoms and rights over time and space in an entirely new way. The index, developed by the research programme Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) at the University of Gothenburg, shows that women's power and opportunities have increased dramatically over the last 100 years.

  • Recruitment of new pro-vice-chancellor has begun

    [20 Feb 2017] At its meeting yesterday, Thursday the 16th of February, the University Board decided to commence the recruitment of a new pro-vice-chancellor for the University of Gothenburg.

  • New Centre Will Focus on Global Migration

    [16 Feb 2017] A more nuanced and fact-based public debate about the advantages and disadvantages of international migration from the perspectives of society and the individual. This is one aim of the new Centre on Global Migration that is being formed at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Gut feeling essential for migrating fish

    [14 Feb 2017] Why do trout spend so much time in potentially dangerous estuaries before migrating to sea? In a new thesis published at the University of Gothenburg, Jeroen Brijs reveals that the answer may lie in the gut.

  • Recruitment of new pro-vice-chancellor has begun

    [14 Feb 2017] At its meeting yesterday, Thursday the 16th of February, the University Board decided to commence the recruitment of a new pro-vice-chancellor for the University of Gothenburg.

  • Resettlement of internally displaced persons is affected by multiple factors

    [13 Feb 2017] Processes of resettling internally displaced persons are affected by a range of different factors that policymakers need to take into account. This is concluded in a newly completed PhD thesis from the University of Gothenburg on internal displacement and resettlement in Sri Lanka.

  • New Collaboration Between School of Global Studies and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs

    [13 Feb 2017] The School of Global Studies has entered into a collaboration with the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and its Global Politics and Security Programme.

  • Important to maintain a diversity of habitats in the sea

    [9 Feb 2017] Researchers from University of Gothenburg and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) show that both species diversity and habitat diversity are critical to understand the functioning of ecosystems.

  • Refined Method Offers New Piece in the Cancer Puzzle

    [6 Feb 2017] A special spectrometry method that is normally used in analyses of computer chips, lacquers and metals has been further developed at the University of Gothenburg so that it can help researchers better detect harmful cells in the body. "The method may become important for example for future analyses of breast cancer tissue," says PhD student Tina Angerer.

  • "Gatherings" - an exhibition on the ethical responsibilities of a designer

    [6 Feb 2017] A designer must look beyond the surface. It is the designer's responsibility to understand the ethical implications of the choice of material, form and function. This is the statement of the 10 students from the Wood-Oriented Furniture Design programme at HDK who exhibit "Gatherings" at the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair 2017.

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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 

Thomas Melin

Phone: 46 (0)31-786 20 21
Mobile: 46 (0)73-404 2021
E-post: thomas.melin@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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