Antibiotics from a humanist perspective
21 February 2018
Hello there... Klara Bertils, linguist and doctoral student at the Uppsala Antibiotic Center, which analyses conversations between healthcare staff and patients in consultations where antibiotic prescription may be relevant.
Collaboration for new knowledge in culture and society
9 December 2017
Uppsala University is aiming to develop new research collaborations spanning different research subjects. The newly created Centre for Integrated Research on Culture and Society at the Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences will fac...
Inauguration of The Swedish Centre for Studies of the Internationalisation of Higher Education
5 December 2017
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson has inaugurated The Swedish Centre for Studies of the Internationalisation of Higher Education.
“A national language strategy is needed”
3 November 2017
Hello there Coco Norén, Dean of the Faculty of Languages. You have been a part of a working group at the Association of Swedish Higher Education (SUHF) that has written a report on the need for a national language strategy for Sweden. What did you...
Faculty of Languages appoints new honorary doctors
11 October 2017
Geoffrey Khan, Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University, UK, and Laurent Gosselin, Professor of French Linguistics at the University of Rouen, France, have been appointed honorary doctors at the Faculty of Languages.
Faculty of Languages appoints two new honorary doctors
6 October 2016
Professor Stephen C. Levinson of the Max Planck Institute in the Netherlands and Helmer Gustavson, former department head at the Swedish National Heritage Board in Stockholm, have been appointed honorary doctors at Uppsala University’s Faculty of ...
New PhD programme in sinology launched
21 April 2016
Uppsala University is launching a PhD studies programme in the Chinese language and Chinese culture and society. The programme is a welcome addition to Sweden’s research community and aggregate knowledge about one of the definitive superpowers of ...
Uppsala Ottoman Heritage now digitized
26 October 2015
Uppsala University Library keeps large collections of Turkish / Ottoman origin. An important part of these collections has now been digitized and made avalaible on the Internet, thanks to a generous support from Turkey.
Epigram researcher awarded honorary doctorate by Faculty of Languages
6 October 2015
Peter Howell has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Languages at Uppsala University. His research has contributed greatly to the study of epigrams, one of the most important genres in Greek and Roman poetry.