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  • Extensive study of five-year mortality risk

    04/06/2015

    Researchers from SciLifeLab/Uppsala University have studied the risk of dying over the next five years. They have developed a unique health-risk calculator by using one of the world’s largest study material, UK Biobank, containing data from nearly half a million people. The results are expected to have large areas of application both in the clinical […]

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  • Discussions on a world without antibiotics

    04/06/2015

    Uppsala Health Summit invited decision makers, opinion leaders and experts to meet this week to discuss consequences of actions and of non-actions for people, animals and the planet – all in the light of antibiotics. This year’s Uppsala Health Summit has come to an end. The two day long program has been filled with intense […]

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  • SciLifeLab widens its infrastructure capacity

    28/05/2015

    SciLifeLab strengthens its available infrastructure and offers further support to Swedish researchers with activities at universities in Gothenburg, Linköping, Lund and Umeå. To widen the range of technologies and competences that are available for Swedish researchers within Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) the board has decided to integrate technology competences from other Swedish universities into […]

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  • Women’s pathways to academic excellence

    23/05/2015

    Photo: Frozentime On May 22, a large number of prominent women from academic institutions in Europe and the US met in Uppsala to share their experience and knowledge about pursuing an academic career as a woman.   The first speaker was Eva Åkesson, Vice-chancellor at Uppsala University. She began her talk by observing that the […]

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