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  • New project measuring adaptability in police contexts

    [17 Jul 2019] Simon Oleszkiewicz, University of Twente, and Erik Mac Giolla, Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg have received funding from the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) to develop a behavioural measure of adaptability relevant for police contexts.

  • Noise, vibrations and ergonomic strain the top hazards for seafarers

    [17 Jul 2019] Noise, whole-body vibrations from vessel hulls and ergonomic strain are the main problems in the work environment of present-day Swedish commercial shipping. This is evident from research in which work-environment factors, ill-health and cancer among seafarers were studied.

  • Students having trouble receiving residence permits

    [12 Jul 2019] The University of Gothenburg is aware of the trouble some students are facing, especially in Pakistan and Bangladesh, when it comes to getting scheduled appointments for receiving residence permits. We understand that you are reaching out to us as a University, but unfortunately, we can't help individuals getting earlier appointments. We do understand how disappointing this might be. It is however out of our jurisdiction.

  • Vice-Chancellor welcomes all new students!

    [11 Jul 2019] Welcome to the University of Gothenburg, one of the most popular universities in Sweden!

  • New findings on B cells in gut vital for vaccine research

    [3 Jul 2019] In a new study, recently published in Nature Communications, researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy show that B cells that mature into IgA-producing plasma cells in the intestine differ from other B cells in having a special ability to react to the intestinal contents. These findings have a bearing on further development of vaccine taken orally and absorbed by mucous membranes.

  • New laser physics achieves energy at astronomical levels

    [1 Jul 2019] With the help of extremely strong light pulses, photons with huge amounts of energy can be released. This paves the way for brand new types of experiments. A group of physicists from the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers have simulated laser configurations that could bring space phenomena into the lab.

  • Game app provides knowledge of person-centred care

    [27 Jun 2019] Click, swipe, listen to patients and follow the talk among the healthcare staff. Now, another step in the work towards a more person-centred care is being taken as the PCC Game app is being launched. A virtual journey for greater knowledge and with tricky questions along the way.

  • University of Gothenburg scoops large Erasmus+ grant

    [26 Jun 2019] The University of Gothenburg and the Eutopia alliance is one of 17 pilot projects that receive funding from the European Commission's prestigious European Universities Initiative. The aim is to create strong and strategic cooperation between universities to meet the societal challenges Europe is facing.

  • How both mother and baby genes affect birth weight

    [26 Jun 2019] The largest study of its kind has led to new insights into the complex relationships surrounding how mothers' and babies' genes influence birth weight. The research identifies 190 links between our genetic code and birth weight, two-thirds of which are identified for the first time.

  • Lifelong ill-health after exposure to chemical weapons

    [25 Jun 2019] People exposed to chemical warfare agents (CWAs) often incur chronic damage to their lungs, skin and eyes, for example. They also frequently succumb to depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. This is shown by research on survivors from the 1988 gas attacks against Kurdish Halabja in Iraq.

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Press Contacts

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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