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Graphene project doubles in size

Chalmers Professor Jari Kinaret, who is the director of the Graphene Flagship

WONDER MATERIAL. The Graphene Flagship said on Monday that it is doubling in size with 66 new partners joining the consortium...

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Strokefinder allows rapid stroke diagnosis

<span><span>Photo: Gunilla Brocker </span></span>(CC BY 3.0) <br />The prototype Stokefinder used in the clinical study

Researchers in Gothenburg have found that the new strokefinder helmet can quickly and accurately...

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Chalmers conference kicks off innovation partnership

Chalmers University of Technology Lindholmen campus, the location of the Climate-KIC conference

Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative, launches its activities in Sweden...

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‘Drunk’ witnesses can be reliable – study


Witness statements from alcohol-intoxicated people are often discarded. However, a new study...

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New initiative to make the most of graphene

An illustration of the super material graphene

Sweden will become one of the top ten nations around the world when it comes to utilizing the new...

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Electric road to charge city buses


Volvo and the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) are looking into the potential for...

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Meet and greet for international researchers



400 people from more than 43 countries gathered at Universeum science centre on Wednesday evening...

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Green economics - a drawcard for future leaders

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Future policy advisors and academics from 15 countries will visit Gothenburg this spring to learn...

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Festival opens with new world record


Five tips for English speakers. Gothenburg’s international science festival has kicked-off and this year’s theme is “act, react and interact”...

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EU award for female crash dummy

Astrid Linder and the world's first female crash dummy

It took 10 years to get funding for research on a female crash dummy, and several more to develop a...

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Renowned researcher to University of Gothenburg


The University of Gothenburg will receive 131 million kronor to recruit internationally acclaimed...

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Simple scan can reveal heart disease risk


A simple ultrasound scan of the wrist can identify if patients have an increased risk of heart...

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'Reduce meat and dairy consumption'

Jerker Lokrantz/Azote (CC BY 3.0)

Greenhouse gas emissions caused by food production may put the UN’s climate target at risk,...

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New research to help infertile women


Previously infertile women have become pregnant after a new treatment has been developed, which is...

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New visa rules proposed for foreign PhDs



The Swedish government promises new immigration rules for international PhD students, says Lars...

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Earlier cancer detection with new method


Researchers in Gothenburg have developed a method that can aid the early discovery of pancreatic...

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Poor fitness and low IQ linked to early dementia


Lower IQ and poor cardiovascular fitness among men may be linked to the development of dementia...

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Healthy eating can prevent early childbirth


Eating a healthy diet rich in fruit, vegetables and wholemeal products seems to lower the risk of...

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Next phase in world-unique transplant project


Gothenburg’s pioneering transplant project, which has seen nine women receive uterus...

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Virtual treatment eases phantom limb pain

The patient can see himself with a superimposed virtual arm, which is controlled by muscle signals from his arm stump

Gothenburg researcher Max Ortiz Catalan has developed a new method for treating amputees suffering...

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'Tear down the wall of us against them'

Jan-Olof Jacke

Jan-Olof Jacke, president of Astra Zeneca in Sweden, wants a national focus rather than regional....

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Fewer sex hormones increases risk of heart disease


Low levels of sex hormones increases the risk of heart disease, suggests a study from the...

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EU money to attract international researchers


A new exchange programme aims to attract more international researchers to the Gothenburg region....

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Making better use of the sun in Gothenburg

Researcher Fernando Gonzalez-Posada at Chalmers' MC2 laboratory

Chalmers. Spanish researcher Fernando tells Göteborg Daily about living abroad, his new life in Gothenburg and working on a project that could greatly benefit society...

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Carbs may protect against stomach cancer


Carbohydrates may be the difference between being symptom free or developing stomach cancer,...

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Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s treatment


Scientists have made advances in treating Alzheimer’s disease, with two antibodies giving...

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World university heads gather in Gothenburg


The School of Business, Law and Economics at the University of Gothenburg is this year’s host...

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‘Gothenburg has become my second home’

Professor Anna Nagurney after the graduation ceremony in June 2013. The School of Business Economics and Law in Gothenburg.

Professor Anna Nagurney may be back home in the US - but Gothenburg still holds a place in her heart...

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Antioxidants may make cancer worse: study


Antioxidants may speed up the progress of cancer, according to a new study from the Sahlgrenska...

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Gothenburg uni and AstraZeneca announce collaboration


The University of Gothenburg and pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca are joining forces to help tackle...

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Unique heart study launched at Sahlgrenska


Sahlgrenska University Hospital launched the SCAPIS study on Thursday, which is a new major study...

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Top diabetes researcher to Gothenburg


The University of Gothenburg will receive over 100 million kronor to recruit leading diabetes...

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Global issues in focus


The University of Gothenburg’s Global Week, a week-long event with seminars and other...

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Sahlgrenska first in Sweden with back surgery method 


Sahlgrenska Hospital in Gothenburg has introduced a new method to treat patients with a ruptured...

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Plans for new arts and culture hub

An illustration of what the development could look like

The University of Gothenburg says it plans to create a world-unique arts and culture knowledge park...

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Gothenburg to host Nobel discussion – the future of energy

December 9. Nobel Laureates, world-leading scientists and the general public will discuss the future of energy at the Nobel...

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GU buys 'super-modern' research vessel

A sketch of the new 45-metre long vessel

The University of Gothenburg (GU) is investing more than 100 million kronor in a new research...

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Chalmers researcher receives SEK 10 million


Chalmers researcher Kasper Moth-Poulsen has been given 10 million kronor to research solar energy....

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Lasers may help cure Alzheimer’s

Chalmers. Researchers in Gothenburg and Poland have together made a discovery that may lead to the curing of diseases such as...

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Getinge moves headquarters to Gothenburg


Life science and health care company Getinge is moving its headquarters to Gothenburg in a bid to...

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Graphene Flagship kicks off in Gothenburg


The time has come for Europe to launch the Graphene Flagship project, a ten-year long, nine billion...

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New discovery may help treat nicotine addiction


Nicotine craving can be reduced with the help of a hunger-reducing hormone, according to a new...

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Garlic and raisins reduce risk of early childbirth


Eating garlic and dried fruits reduces the risk of preterm birth, according to a new study from the...

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Gothenburg region fares well in international comparison



Gothenburg is ranked 35th among the most competitive knowledge regions in the world. It’s far...

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Gothenburg uni invests in sustainable development

The University of Gothenburg's School of Business, Economics and Law

All students at the School of Business, Economics and Law in Gothenburg will be educated in...

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Gothenburg scientists authors in UN climate change report

Deliang Chen, Professor of Physical Meteorology at the University of Gothenburg, and one of the lead authors of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.

The UN’s new climate change assessment report will soon be presented and Gothenburg professor...

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New AstraZeneca AB president to be based in Gothenburg

Jan-Olof Jacke

Jan-Olof Jacke is the new president of AstraZeneca in Sweden (AstraZeneca AB), announced the...

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New 'camera study' reveals cycle hazards


Cars, pedestrians and blind crossings – these are some of the more common causes of bicycle...

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Gothenburg among world's most innovative cities


Gothenburg is one of the 15 most innovative cities in the world, according to a report by OECD, the...

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'Healthy fat' may cause allergies in children


Omega 3 is often described as the healthy fat. But unsaturated fat may increase the risk for...

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Search for better biofuels 


Researchers at Chalmers University in Gothenburg are trying to find new ways to convert biomass...

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Choir singing good for the heart


Choir singers not only sing in harmony, their heart beats go up and down in unison, a new study...

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Future of life science to be discussed at Almedalsveckan


The future of life science in Sweden will be the focus of a seminar hosted by the University of...

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Long-term stress leads to ill health

A researcher in Gothenburg may have uncovered part of the reason why stress leads to poor health...

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Oral vaccine against diarrhoea


A drinkable vaccine against diarrhoea causing bacteria is soon a reality, according to the...

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Steroid use linked to mental health problems

Left: the University of Gothenburg (Johan Wingborg/University of Gothenburg)<br />Right: by Nicolago (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. Note, this picture has no connection to steroid use.

Researchers in Gothenburg have found a connection between the use of anabolic steroids and mental...

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Parents sucking dummies beneficial for babies


Parents who clean their baby’s dummy by sucking on it may be protecting the child from...

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Sahlgrenska to offer rare hand transplantation


Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg will soon be one of the few places in the world to...

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Invisible pattern can obstruct fake clothing trade

Using invisible thread can help clothing manufacturers create a logotype that is part of the actual fabric and that only becomes visible under polarized light. The technology produces a specific optical spectrum that is very difficult for pirate manufacturers to copy.

A Gothenburg researcher has created a technology that can help reduce the trade of counterfeit...

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Ready to test cancer vaccine


Immunicum, a Gothenburg based company that develops cancer vaccines, plans to start a clinical...

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Chalmers world class in industrial cooperation


Chalmers is among the best in the world when it comes to research cooperation with industry,...

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'Swedes have a lifestyle to be proud of’

John Steele

Sweden is not what Englishman John Steele was expecting when he relocated his family to Gothenburg almost four years ago...

 

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Science festival 2013 – programme highlights


Gothenburg’s International Science Festival starts on Thursday. The programme is filled with...

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International researchers mingle in Gothenburg

Mingle in the aquarium hall.

“No region or university can grow without people like you,” said Chalmers Vice...

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New fat cells may help prevent obesity

A brown fat cell. 

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Gothenburg have discovered a new type of fat cell in...

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Science Festival unveils theme – it’s about control



Gothenburg’s annual science festival Vetenskapsfestivalen has announced this year’s...

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’Breakthrough’ in melanoma treatment

A malignant melanoma

Thanks to two new medicines the treatment of malignant melanomas has had a ”large...

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Small amounts of caffeine can harm foetuses


A new study has shown that drinking just two cups of coffee a day while pregnant can result in...

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Body odour affects our choice of partner


People’s body odour can affect our choice of partner, according to a new study from the Max...

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New prosthesis technology 'a major breakthrough'


A surgical team in Gothenburg has carried out a unique operation on an amputee, which they believe...

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Chalmers gets great PR for flagship win

The New York Times and Financial Times. The Graphene project being selected as a scientific flagship means...

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Vaginal births increase the risk of incontinence


Women who give birth naturally as opposed to via caesarean section are more likely to have future...

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Graphene project to benefit the whole region


Chalmers will lead the biggest research project ever in Europe, and hopes are it will benefit all...

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Chalmers led project wins EU billions

<span>Jari Kinaret, project leader of Graphene-Coordinated Action</span>

A research project led by a researcher at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg has been...

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Gothenburg article a ‘scientific highlight of 2012’


An article co-authored by two researchers at the University of Gothenburg (GU) has been named as...

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Meet Wayne - the expat who stayed

Wayne Brailsford

"I sort of got asked ‘Would you be interested to go and work in our sister site in Sweden for two years? ´ I sort of thought, why not."

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