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  • The Anthropologist - film screening with Susie Crate

    [19 Mar 2018] Screening of The Anthropologist - a documentary on research work on climate change and indigenous communities. March 22 at 13:15 in room 220, Annedalsseminariet. Dr. Susie Crate will present the film and answer questions following the screening.

  • Cheap lunch with Students for Sustainability

    [16 Mar 2018] Is it possible to eat cheap, nutritious and environmentally friendly? Yes, it is! Lunch lecture with Hanna Olvenmark about a lunch under SEK 10 3/27/2018.

  • Soils respond differently to warming

    [7 Mar 2018] As the climate becomes warmer, there is also an increased risk that soils releasing carbon, will become something of a ¿carbon bomb¿ and further accelerate global warming. But new research reveals that the effect varies with different types of soil.

  • Latest news in the GU journal

    [5 Mar 2018] In the latest edition you can read about biographies over women-now on internet, the importance of evolution in literature and new method can help patients with Parkinson´s disease.

  • Hello, Professor Thomas Sterner, who was in Paris last week to talk about the Swedish carbon dioxide tax

    [2 Mar 2018] Hello, Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics, who was invited to Paris last week to testify to French ministers how the Swedish carbon dioxide tax works, because France is about to introduce a carbon dioxide tax on Swedish level to bring down its greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Female Elite Gymnasts Vulnerable to Violence

    [28 Feb 2018] Female elite gymnasts are particularly vulnerable to violence, says Associate Professor Natalie Barker-Ruchti. 'This is partly because most gymnasts are young girls and partly because elite gymnastics is characterised by an authoritarian coaching style and a tradition of teaching the young athletes to be submissive and not complain about things', she says.

  • Researchers concerned about plastic consumption

    [23 Feb 2018] We are exposured to microplastics from our surroundings, and probably at much higher levels than those found in individual food items or drinking water. This has been shown by a new study in which researchers from the University of Gothenburg have participated. The researchers are now calling for a discussion about the consequences of the total global consumption of plastics.

  • Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg Intensifying Sustainable Development Cooperation

    [20 Feb 2018] Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg have signed a renewed collaboration agreement for sustainable development, which also implies a new plan for the joint organisation named the Centre for Environment and Sustainability. The new agreement encompasses a broader approach that covers all aspects of sustainable development with a clearer focus on the United Nation´s 17 global sustainable development goals. The organisation will also be renamed Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development.

  • The plastics industry is leaking huge amounts of microplastics

    [15 Feb 2018] Millions of plastic pellets are leaking out into the environment from a manufacturing site in Stenungsund. This has been shown by a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Gothenburg. Despite several international and national sets of regulatory frameworks, the leaking continues.

  • Anna Pers Bräcke selected for Young Swedish Design

    [12 Feb 2018] Anna Pers Bräcke, student at Bachelor's programme in Design, year 2, is one of the lucky ones who was selected to exhibit in the prestigious Young Swedish Design 2018.

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