Methodology Communicating research through comics is a way of bringing together science and art. The idea is to reach out to the general public, says organisational researcher Anna Jonsson.
Researchers impressed by what the reptilian brain can do
Research At Ystad Zoo, researchers from Lund University are studying the behaviour of six alligators in order to learn more about the dinosaur era. They have been surprised by how much the alligators can do.
Lottery proposals rejected by financiers
Funding Lotteries for the allocation of research funding have been tested in several countries. In Sweden, using a lottery system would save resources and increase equality, says researcher Lambros Roumbanis. Financiers that Universitetsläraren has spoken to are sceptical.
How the political parties want to govern higher education and research
Politics What investments do the political parties want to make in higher education and research? What do they wish to prioritise? Ahead of the parliamentary election this autumn, Universitetsläraren has examined the policies of the eight parliamentary parties and interviewed each party’s higher education spokesperson.
Universities must confront the problem with harassment
Opinion Why was Uppsala University’s HR division not fully aware?
Swedish Security Service finds increased number of threats to Sweden’s higher education institutions
Research Foreign powers' intelligence activities directed towards Swedish higher education institutions have grown in number in recent years. Russia, China and Iran are the biggest threats according to Säpo, the Swedish Security Service.
“My life and that of all Ukrainians changed”
Academic freedom The first task was to find out if our students were alive
Research that scales the heights and plumbs the depths
Profiles Erika Schagatay's research has taken her to the depths of the ocean and to the heights of Mount Everest to research the extent of human physical boundaries and what kind of animal we really are. Along the way, she has discovered the importance of having a large spleen and of drinking beetroot juice.
UKÄ: ”Accumulation of fixed-term positions unusual”
Conditions Temporary employment is very common in higher education. However, a report by UKÄ, the Swedish Higher Education Authority, shows that it is not as common for people to have different types of temporary contract consecutively.
Is the spread of English ‘anglification’ of Swedish academia?
Opinion The spread of English in Swedish academia is not necessarily a threat and can not be fully identified as anglicization, writes Hyeseung Jeong and Tuba Inal, University West.