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  • Important research on dental implants sparks debate

    [22 Feb 2019] The University of Gothenburg is one of the world's foremost academic environments within odontological research, ranked high internationally and with strong support from patient organisations. Like all research, this work is under constant scrutiny. At the moment, public opinion, including on social media, is against a dental implant study.

  • Vice-Chancellor withdraws notice of termination of employment for professor found guilty of research misconduct

    [18 Feb 2019] After the decision from The National Disciplinary Offences Board (Statens ansvarsnämnd, SAN) to reject the case of dismissal of the professor found guilty of research misconduct, the Vice-Chancellor has now decided to also withdraw the notice of termination of employment.

  • Big knowledge gaps in research on sexual harassment in academia

    [18 Feb 2019] Research on sexual harassment in academia lacks knowledge about the perpetrators of sexual harassment and about its consequences for the work environment and organisations. This is highlighted in an international research review published by the Swedish Research Council last autumn, which has now been translated into English.

  • Sound art - an interaction between artist and site's conditions

    [14 Feb 2019] Sound installations can significantly change people's experience of public places. But it is important that the artist first acquires an understanding of the conditions that are built into the site, and how sound art can change the experience of it. This is examined in a thesis from the Academy of Music and Drama.

  • Radiocarbon dates show the origins of megalith graves and how they spread across Europe

    [13 Feb 2019] How did European megalith graves arise and spread? Using radiocarbon dates from a large quantity of material, an archaeologist at the University of Gothenburg has been able to show that people in the younger Stone Age were far more mobile than previously thought, had quite advanced seafaring skills, and that there were exchanges between different parts of Europe.

  • Biologists receive visit from Crown Princess Victoria

    [8 Feb 2019] Plastics and chemicals in the oceans, those were issues discussed when Crown Princess Victoria, together with the County Governor, visited the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences on Wednesday, January 30.

  • Recycled clothes become furniture through a unique collaboration

    [4 Feb 2019] In collaboration with two Swedish companies, students at HDK have explored the possibilities of creating furniture from recycled textiles. The project "Searching for circles" is now on display at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 5-9 February.

  • Informal workplace cultures prevent fathers from taking parental leave

    [29 Jan 2019] Generous laws governing parental leave are not enough to bring about an equal and shared parenthood. One of the obstacles is that men take shorter leave so as not to cause problems for the colleagues covering for them, according to studies from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Four winners from HDK in Ung Svensk Form 2019

    [28 Jan 2019] Ung Svensk Form is an arena for young design with the aim of increasing the knowledge and widening the scope of new, innovative Swedish design. This year, no less than four designers from HDK with different orientations are among the winners.

  • Complex relationship between the media and politics

    [28 Jan 2019] In a new study, researchers examine how close, or far apart, media and political power are from each other in four different countries. The complex relationship between media and politics has consequences with regard to shaping the public image of politics and individual politicians.

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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 Communication Unit  


Thomas Melin
Phone: 46 (0)31–786 3404
Mobile: 46 (0)73–404 2021
E-post: thomas.melin@gu.se

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



 

 

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