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The broad-ranging research at the University of Gothenburg is innovative, characterised by multidisciplinary cooperation, closely linked to education and stands in close contact with society. Our 2700 researchers, teachers and doctoral students span from developmental biology and gender studies to logistics and marine mammals. The University’s list of renowned researchers includes Nobel Laureate in Medicine Arvid Carlsson (2000).

The University of Gothenburg coordinates network for threatened scholars

Illustration Kicki Edgren

The University of Gothenburg is the first Swedish higher education institution to host scholars within the framework of the Scholars at Risk network. The scholars arrived in September and will spend one year in Gothenburg. The University of Gothenburg is also since March 2016 the coordinator of the Swedish Scholars at Risk network.

Read interview with the two scholars in GU Journalen no 7/2015.


Research News

  • More Sprints in Top-Class Football Necessitates New and Individualised Training Routines

    [12 Jan 2017] Today's top-class football is characterised by more short sprints than in the past. In English Premier League, high-intensity running has increased by 50% in the last 10 years, presenting new challenges to the players in terms of fatigue resistance and ability to recover quickly. The change has also resulted in greater variation in the tempo of matches, and this new pattern calls for revised training routines. This is the conclusion of new research from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Researchers concerned about young people's responsibility for their work ability

    [10 Jan 2017] Young people in working life see themselves as solo players responsible for maintaining their own work ability. They regard themselves as holding the ball when the job requires new knowledge and motivation, according to research from the Sahlgrenska Academy.

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