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  • The climate and increased extreme weather affect our energy systems

    [20 Feb 2020] Climate change, with more and more storms and heat waves, also has consequences for our energy supply. An international research team has now developed a new method for calculating how extreme weather affects energy systems.

  • Professor Mikael Landén wins Article of the Year award

    [17 Feb 2020] Mikael Landén, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Gothenburg, is among the winners for his 'Article of the Year': the best article of 2019 in the Swedish Medical Journal Läkartidningen. He gained the victory for the category 'Commentary' by writing about the surge in young patients with gender dysphoria.

  • First Swedish transplant of uterus from deceased donor

    [17 Feb 2020] The Swedish team responsible for uterine transplantation research has, for the first time, transplanted a uterus from a deceased donor. The operation proceeded without complications and the recipient is doing well.

  • The Volvo Group equips its leaders for new challenges

    [14 Feb 2020] We live in a changing and multifaceted world that is being driven forward by digitalisation, globalisation, new technology and new business models. In partnership with GU School of Executive Education, the Volvo Group Corporate University is developing Volvo Group's leaders to handle the challenges of today and tomorrow.

  • Culinary tourism food takes centre stage

    [11 Feb 2020] Food and drink play a big part in the travel experience, and sometimes may even be the main reason for choosing a particular destination. The average tourist spends a substantial 30 per cent of their budget on meals, and the growing group of "foodies" spend much more than that.

  • Menopause timing hard to determine in every third woman

    [6 Feb 2020] Is it possible to investigate menopausal age, or not? In more than one in three women aged 50, the body provides no clear answer about the menopause, a University of Gothenburg study shows. Increased use of hormonal intrauterine devices and contraceptive pills are the cause.

  • Paternal drinking and its damaging effects on children

    [5 Feb 2020] An overview report on alcohol, pregnancy and infants¿ health that focuses on fathers¿, as well as mothers¿, drinking habits is now attracting widespread attention in the media and because of a seminar in the Swedish Parliament. A general presentation of the report is given below.

  • No snow, now cold, no winter - is this right?

    [4 Feb 2020] There have been relatively few hours below freezing this winter on the west coast, while we are also seeing unwanted signs of spring in January. It is not possible to say this is caused by climate change based on a single winter, but we can expect more of this type of weather as temperatures rise.

  • Researchers say coronavirus requires high alert

    [4 Feb 2020] Multiple Chinese cities, with tens of millions of inhabitants, are now in quarantine, and there are infected people in a growing number of countries. The new coronavirus is causing great concern. But how dangerous is it, and how reliable is the information?

  • Ageing and sustainability in HDK-Valands stands at the Furniture Fair

    [31 Jan 2020] HDK-Valand participates with two exhibitions at the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair on February 4¿8. Through the projects, the students have explored how design can be used to investigate aspects of social and environmental sustainability.

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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

Ulrika Lundin
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6705
Mobile: 46 (0)70-775 8851



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