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Today we are launching our new blog #taggedforuppsala. Here you'll find everything from practical information from us at the International office to stories, tips and guides from our guest bloggers who are current students here at Uppsala University.

Lucie is a first year master's student in applied biotechnology, this week she's thinking back to that day, one year ago, when she received her...
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My admission anniversary by Lucie Kulhankova

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03/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
This March, Uppsala University is visiting the US and hosting 3 alumni receptions on the West Coast!

Join Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson and her team in the following cities:

Los Angeles: Monday, March 27 at 5.30 pm.

San Francisco: Tuesday, March 28 at 5:30 pm.

Palo Alto: Wednesday, March 29 at 5:30 pm

Seattle: Thursday, March 30 at 5.30 pm.

Follow the links above to sign up for the...
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03/21/2017 at 07:22. Facebook
Are you interested in studying abroad? Come and meet with the International Office, departments and Exchange Student Ambassadors and get answers to your questions! We will meet at Campus Ångström at 11 am today!

Studentevenemang, Global Tuesday: Campus Tour - Exchange studies - Ångström - Uppsala University, Sweden

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03/20/2017 at 12:41. Facebook
The Swedish Research Council has decided on grants for research environments in science and technology. Uppsala University is the recipient of three out of the 18 awarded grants.

The purpose of the six-year grants for research environments is to create added value of cooperation across larger networks of people than in regular projects. The call for proposals consisted of one general part and...
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SEK 71 million in grants secured for science and technology research environments - Uppsala University, Sweden

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03/18/2017 at 09:09. Facebook
The Academy Chamber Choir of Uppsala together with a baroque ensemble and soloists from WDR Rundfunkchor Köln, will be performing sacred vocal and instrumental 17th and 18th century music from Uppsala University’s Düben collection.

Arrangement by Stockholm Early Music Festival in cooperation with Uppsala University Choir Centre.

18 March: Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala, 15:00, free admission

Sacred Treasures – music from the Düben collection - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Uppsala University
03/17/2017 at 15:13. Facebook
Welcome to a film screening in honour of St Patrick’s Day! Song of the Sea an award winning animated movie with inspiration from Irish mythology. Ben and his little sister Saoirse, who is a selkie (both seal and human), go on an amazing adventure among folklore and magic. Saoirse has lost her voice, but as the last living selkie she must sing the song of the sea to save her people from...
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Song of the Sea (Irish Film Event, Uppsala)

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03/17/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Being an exchange student involves a lot of ‘firsts’. Taisa Morsky, an international exchange student from Canada, shares her experience of moving to Uppsala in this column from the student union newspaper ERGO.

Savour Your Firsts and Bask in Your Lasts

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03/16/2017 at 09:04. Facebook
The XVth Annual Hugo Valentin Lecture will be delivered by Professor Emeritus Christopher R. Browning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will be held at 5pm on March 16.

Browning is one of the most renowned scholars of the Holocaust with Ordinary Men: Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland (1992) as his most well-known study. In the analysis, Browning showed how...
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The XVth Annual Lecture in Memory of Hugo Valentin - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Come and try some traditional Irish dancing for St Patrick's Day! All are welcome, both beginners and experienced dancers. We will have live music and refreshments, instructions will be given and entry is free!

The Céili will begin at 18:30 on Wednesday, 15 March and will take place in Värmlands Nation, Ingmar Bergmansgatan 2.

St Patrick's Day Event: Céili Mór - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Erika Loggin is an international relations student on exchange from Canada. This week, she shares her experience of trying to live life as a fake Swede in Uppsala.
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My Life as a Fake Swede

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Changing your behavior doesn’t happen overnight, but can it be done during 30 days? Students at CEMUS’ course Global Challenges and Sustainable Futures was challenged to change their habits and embrace a sustainable lifestyle during one month – follow the link below to learn about their experiences of The 30 Days Challenge!

How to pull off a climate change challenge - Uppsala University, Sweden

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In a new thesis Johan Kaarme, a paediatrician at Uppsala University Hospital and PhD student at the University, points to a more than sixfold increase – from just under 3% to approximately 20% – in ESBL-forming intestinal bacteria among healthy preschool children in Uppsala between 2010 and 2016. Among the children at several of the preschools included, antibiotic resistance also seems to be...
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Rapid increase in resistant intestinal bacteria among preschool children - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Trita Parsi, a world leading expert on US–Iranian relations and an advisor to the Obama administration during the nuclear negotiations, is coming to Uppsala to give a talk about the current tensions between the US and Iran, and to receive the 2016 Alumnus of the Year Award at Uppsala University. Parsi is the founder and president of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), an expert on...
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Trita Parsi visits Uppsala for Alumnus of the Year lecture - Uppsala University, Sweden

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We tend to think of the overuse of natural resources, climatic instability, and large-scale human land use as quintessentially modern day problems. Yet a group of researchers led by archaeologists and calling themselves historical ecologists have recently come together to determine what we need to know about past human-environmental relationships to build a more sustainable future. These...
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Archeologists at the vanguard of environmental and climate research - Uppsala University, Sweden

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When springtime sunrays reach citruses, apricots and cacti, they blossom. The Uppsala Botanical Gardens offer extended opening hours in the Orangery during weekends in March, to allow you to view the blossoming trees and get in the spring mood! The Orangery of the Botanical Gardens was built over 200 years ago and is one of few orangeries in Sweden that is still used for its original purpose....
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Celebrate spring in the Orangery - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Are you interested in studying abroad? Come and meet with the International Office, departments and Exchange Student Ambassadors and get answers to your questions! We will be at Campus Engelska Parken from 11 am to 1 pm today!

Studentevenemang, Global Tuesday: Campus Tour - Exchange studies - Engelska parken - Uppsala University, Sweden

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On Thursday, Professor Lois Banner will give this year’s Fulbright Lecture: “Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, and the Creation of Ideal Beauty”

“Drawing from my best-selling biography of Marilyn Monroe and current work on Greta Garbo, I will evaluate the lives and careers of these two iconic film stars. Revising all previous authors, I will take a feminist perspective, focusing on their...
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Föreläsning, Fulbright lecture 2017 - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Tomorrow is CareerTuesday! Don´t miss the CV and Coverletter seminar at Blåsenhus at 1.15 pm. Take the opportunity to ask all your questions concerning application documents. How long can a CV really be? What about the profile, do I need one?

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A year of recurrent staff supervision, headed by a dietitian, at nursing homes for the elderly in Sweden resulted in a better mealtime situation for residents. Improvements were observed in how tables were laid and food was served, in sound levels and in social interaction between staff and users, as a new thesis from Uppsala University shows. The memory capacity of some of the elderly...
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Time for reflection improves elderly’s mealtime experience - Uppsala University, Sweden

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