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On Sunday April 23, you're welcome to come help prepare the grounds at Linnaeus’ Hammarby for the coming season. Try your hand at traditional pasture management by raking up last year’s leaves, collecting sticks, and burning fires. Hot dogs and soft drinks for everyone! You can get to Linnaeus’ Hammarby with Bus 102 or 186, but there's a 1.7 km walk from the bust stop.
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04/20/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
If you're vegetarian, vegan or have any kind of food intolerance it's not always easy when visiting a new country, not to mention moving there. Mayra gives her take on what it's like living in Sweden as a vegetarian.
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04/20/2017 at 09:40. Facebook
Congratulations to Professor Amartya Sen, winner of the 2017 Johan Skytte Prize. The Skytte Prize is almost like a Nobel Prize in political science. Professor Sen has in fact already been awarded a Nobel Prize, in economics (1998).

“Sen is awarded the Prize for his multisided scholarship, combining insights on the vulnerabilities of humankind with knowledge on the unique capacities of...
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Congratulations to Professor Amartya Sen winner of the 2017 Johan Skytte Prize

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04/19/2017 at 09:32. Facebook
Bianca and Rackham are the two new supercomputers to be inaugurated at Uppsala University’s UPPMAX on 24 April. They are both unique in different ways and together they enable new, cutting-edge research in fields such as bioinformatics and materials science.

UPPMAX (Uppsala Multidisciplinary Centre for Advanced Computational Science) at Uppsala University is one of six national centres that...
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Uppsala University
04/18/2017 at 13:22. Facebook
Do you love books? Gabrielle Ingenthron, on exchange from McGill University sure does!

Read her take on the University Libraries of Uppsala and how Carolina Rediviva could be compared to visiting Disney World as a kid.
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Do you love books Gabrielle Ingenthron on exchange from McGill University sure does

Exploring the University’s Libraries – By Gabrielle Ingenthron

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04/18/2017 at 10:49. Facebook
The countdown clock to Valborg has just been mounted on the balcony at Carolina Rediviva. Hope to see you all outside the library at 3 pm on Valborg, April 30!
The countdown clock to Valborg has just been mounted on the balcony
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04/18/2017 at 07:36. Facebook
Come meet with the International Office and learn more about studies abroad! We just opened our application for exchange studies, and we will be at Blåsenhus from 3 pm to 4 pm today to answer any questions you might have on how to apply!
Come meet with the International Office and learn more about studies abroad

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The Copernicana Collection at Uppsala University Library is a collection of books that were owned or used by Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543), the well-known Polish astronomer. Along with ancient Greek astronomers, he claimed that the sun is the centre of the universe, rather than the earth. Now this collection is digitized and available online.

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The Copernicana Collection at Uppsala University Library is a collection of books

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In the University Library, we have around twenty original manuscripts by Carl Linnaeus (a.k.a. Carl von Linné or Carolus Linnaeus) and more than 200 letters written in his own hand. Together these form a small Linnaeus collection. Thirteen unique Linnaeus manuscripts have now been digitized and made available online. Among these there is an autobiography by Linnaeus, also referred to as Vita...
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Manuscripts by Carl Linnaeus digitized - Uppsala University, Sweden

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In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University sequenced the genomes of Africanized bees that have invaded large parts of the world to find out what makes them so extraordinarily successful. One particular region in the genome caught the researchers’ attention and the genes found there could be part of the explanation for the aggressive advances of these hybrid bees.

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In a new study researchers from Uppsala University sequenced the genomes of

Genes key to killer bee’s success - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Otto Cars, Senior Professor of Infectious Diseases at Uppsala University and founder of the international network ReAct, has been selected as a member of a newly appointed UN group to coordinate international work on antibiotic resistance.

In September 2016 the UN member states adopted a global action plan to combat antibiotic resistance which is increasing globally. Otto Cars, who long has...
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Otto Cars Senior Professor of Infectious Diseases at Uppsala University and founder

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Members of the international Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), which seeks to support frontier research in the life sciences, include organisations all over the world. Three-year Program Grants for 2017 have been awarded for a total of 30 projects. One of the two grants to Sweden is to Uppsala University, for a project aimed at boosting our understanding of evolution at molecular level....
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New study to resurrect enzymes billions of years old - Uppsala University, Sweden

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Based on the amount of Swedish calendar days dedicated to food and pastry it must seem like the Swedes do their utmost to find an excuse to indulge in sweets and their favorite food.

Here's Michelle's list of her favorite "Swedish Food Holidays" :)
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Based on the amount of Swedish calendar days dedicated to food and

Five Swedish Food Related Holidays – By Michelle Ochsner

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Just a reminder that this evening, Tuesday April 11, Kuratorskonventet and Universitetskyrkan Uppsala (The University Chaplaincy) will host a gathering at Smålands Nation to honour the victims of the terrorist attack in Stockholm on April 7. The gathering will be open from 7 pm to 9 pm. If you want to talk about what happened, or simply want to commemorate the victims, please make sure to stop by.
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Are you trying to figure out your next move? What about setting up a business of your own? Meet with Drivhuset today at Blåsenhus, 3.15 pm, and ask all your questions.

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Tomorrow, Tuesday April 11, Kuratorskonventet and Universitetskyrkan Uppsala (The University Chaplaincy) will host a gathering at Smålands Nation to honour the victims of the terrorist attack in Stockholm on April 7. The gathering will be open from 7 pm to 9 pm. Need someone to talk to? The University Chaplaincy is always there for you when you need a good listener. They are bound by...
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Before arriving in a new city in a foreign country it may be hard to know what to expect. Today Lucie takes a moment to think about all the new things she never expected doing before coming to Sweden. Enjoy! :)
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Before arriving in a new city in a foreign country it may

I never thought I would… By Lucie Kulhankova

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Please join us on 6 May 2016 for the 4th Annual Seminar of the Uppsala Rotary Peace Center!
In the seminar, entitled "Peace Research and Practice: Lessons from around the World", class XIV Rotary Peace Fellows will be presenting their research and sharing examples of working for peace and positive change from every corner of the world. We are also excited to let you know that the seminar will...
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Having your own business as a consultant is a good platform to get shorter assignments. Drivhuset explains how it works to start up your own business - all the way from idea to up and running business. The lecture is addressed to students who have already decided to set up a business, but also to those of you who are just curious and want to learn more!
We will meet on April 11, at 3.15 pm at...
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