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The University of Gothenburg coordinates network for threatened scholars

Illustration Kicki Edgren

The University of Gothenburg is the first Swedish higher education institution to host scholars within the framework of the Scholars at Risk network. The scholars arrived in September and will spend one year in Gothenburg. The University of Gothenburg is also since March 2016 the coordinator of the Swedish Scholars at Risk network.

Read more about the University's work with Scholars at Risk


Research News

  • New antibiotic resistance genes found

    [19 Oct 2017] Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg have found several previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics. The genes were found by searching large volumes of bacterial DNA and are published in the scientific journal Microbiome.

  • Nudging makes us eat more vegetarian food

    [19 Oct 2017] The way we eat has a big impact on the environment. New research by the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg shows how simple methods can influence restaurant diners to reduce their meat consumption in favour of vegetarian food, resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

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