[24 Apr 2017] About 600 people assembled at Gustav Adolf's Square on April 22 to attend the March for Science, an international celebration to highlight the importance of science and research. - We have to fight for the status of science continuously; this march is only the beginning, said Pam Fredman, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gothenburg, who spoke at Götaplatsen, with among others Chalmers's President Stefan Bengtsson.
[20 Apr 2017] Today, Thursday April 20, the Swedish Government appointed Eva Wiberg as new Vice-Chancellor for the University of Gothenburg. She assumes office July 1.
[19 Apr 2017] Textile artist Annika Ekdahl and climate researcher Tandong Yao has been appointed honorary doctors at the Faculty of Science.
[19 Apr 2017] When present day European genetics was formed during the beginning of the Bronze Age 5000 years ago it was a result of migrating Yamnaya pastoralists from the Caspian steppe encountering Stone Age farmers in northern and eastern Europe. A grand synthesis article published in the journal Antiquity argues that young Yamnaya warriors belonging to raiding parties married local Stone Age women, settling and adopting a more agrarian lifestyle. During this process, where the Corded Ware Culture was formed, a new Proto-Germanic dialect appeared.
[12 Apr 2017] The Swedish section of Scholars at Risk, which is coordinated by the University of Gothenburg, is deeply concerned about the change in Hungarian legislation that will limit the Central European University¿s possibility to continue its operations as free institution of higher education in Hungary. In a statement sent to CEU, Scholars at Risk-Sweden shows its support for the university.
[11 Apr 2017] Why did the Arab spring fail? Despite a number of revolutions in the Arab world, in the end only Tunisia emerged as a functioning democracy. Results from an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Gothenburg indicate that the problem might be traced partially to the lack of women¿s civil rights in the region.
[10 Apr 2017] The quality of society´s institutions affects not only the service people receive but also who wins the political power. Research from the University of Gothenburg shows that corruption is one reason some European populist parties have achieved great electoral success in recent parliamentary elections.
[7 Apr 2017] We know that students and staff from the University of Gothenburg were in Stockholm on Friday. Students in need of crisis support because of the incident are asked to contact The Student Health Centre (Akademihälsan). Employees in need of similar support can contact Previa.
[3 Apr 2017] The relationship between head injuries suffered during contact sport and Alzheimer's disease is now being called into question thanks to research by the Sahlgrenska Academy, which has revealed that hockey players with multiple concussions probably have other injuries in their brains.
[29 Mar 2017] Surgery is the most reliable method of treatment for incontinence -ccuring the condition in just over eight in ten cases; other types of treatment, meanwhile, do not deliver the same kind of success. These are the findings of a comprehensive systematic overview of cure rates for the treatment of incontinence around the world during the last ten years.
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