News from U-Share
Apply for funding for cross-disciplinary PhD projects in diabetes
Uppsala Diabetes Centre (UDC) opens a call for seven cross-disciplinary PhD projects within areas of importance for the better understanding, diagnosis or treatment of diabetes.
Funding granted for the collaboration project Spinal fusion – new technology
Swelife and Medtech4Health has granted the SLU–UU collaboration project Spinal fusion – new technology SEK 3 million for two years
Tove Fall SLU Alumnus of the Year 2021
Tove Fall, professor in molecular epidemiology at Uppsala University, has been named this year’s SLU alumni. She is awarded for representing the field of molecular epidemiology and her contribution to the research on COVID-19.
Uppsala’s diabetes researchers come together in new centre
Uppsala University has decided to establish a multidisciplinary centre focusing on the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Researchers from SLU will contribute with for instance comparative diabetes research.
Collaboration projects granted funding by U-Share
Two projects have been granted funding in this year’s call for applications for collaboration projects. The projects have a PI at either SLU or UU, and a postdoctoral researcher with a PhD from the other university.
Workshop on human–animal interactions
In September, U-Share organised a workshop together with the platform SLU Future Animals, Nature and Health. The broad topic for the workshop was: How do interactions between humans and animals affect their health and welfare?
Soapbox Science Uppsala 2020 cancelled
Due to the current corona situation, the Soapbox Science event in Uppsala has been cancelled.
Wanted: Speakers for Soapbox Science event
U-Share will arrange a Soapbox Science event on Saturday afternoon, 16 May, 2019, and encourages women researchers at SLU and UU to sign up as speakers.
U-Share grants for collaboration projects approved
Two projects have recently been granted funding in U-Share’s call for applications for collaboration projects. The projects have a PI at either SLU or UU, and a postdoctoral researcher with a PhD from the other university.
U-Share arranged Uppsala’s first Soapbox Science event
On 25 May, for three hours the general public in Uppsala could hear women scientists present their exciting research.
Volunteers wanted for Soapbox Science event
On 25 May, U-Share will arrange a Soapbox Science event where women scientists from Uppsala’s two universities present their work. We are now looking for volunteers that can help out at the event.
Find courses for next semester
The deadline for applying for courses during next semester is 15 April. On the U-Share web you can find courses at both UU and SLU that could be relevant for you.
Network meeting to stimulate collaboration
On 14 November, U-Share arranged a meeting together with Uppsala University’s Junior Faculty and Future Faculty at SLU, to provide inspiration for networking and establishing new collaborations.
SIGHT award to SLU/UU researcher
Johanna Lindahl, veterinary epidemiology researcher at SLU and UU, receives the SIGHT award for her scientific contribution in the area of global health.
Infrastructure for experimental research on large animals can apply for funding
The Swedish Research Council has decided that the area Infrastructure for experimental research on large animals will be able to apply for funding in next year’s call for applications.
On 27 September, U-Share and Uppsala University Postdoc Association (UUPA) jointly arranged a get-together with postdocs from SLU.
EU project selected as Success Story
The B3Africa project, coordinated by Eric Bongcam-Rudloff at SLU and with UU as partner, has been selected by EU Horizon 2020 as a Success Story.
Infrastructure prioritised in Swedish Research Council inventory
U-Share was highly involved when the Infrastructure for experimental research on large animals was submitted to the Swedish Research Council in last year’s need inventory. The infrastructure has now been prioritised as A1, which means that it is considered as having potential to become an infrastructure of national interest and is ready for a call.
Scholarship for female PhD student at SLU or UU
The Karin Westman Berg scholarship is funded by the Fredrika Bremer Society and is awarded annually to a doctoral student who has made a notable contribution to research in the spirit of Karin Westman Berg.
Register for Researcher’s Grand Prix
Researcher’s Grand Prix is a competition where researchers should present their work as captivating, inspiring and educational as possible in four minutes.
UU and SLU in Uppsala Health Summit 2018
This year’s Health Summit focuses on cancer care. UU and SLU researchers are members of the programme committee and act as responsible for workshops.
New technology for accelerated wound healing
Researchers at Uppsala University and SLU have found a new way of accelerating wound healing using lactic acid bacteria.
Cells for Life Platform
The recently opened facility Cells for Life Platform offers resources for joint projects in human and veterinary medicine.
Funding for innovation project about typ 2 diabetes
Peter Bergsten at UU has received funding from EIT Health to develop a diagnostic tool for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The project is performed in collaboration with Ali Moazzami at SLU.
Workshop on Mass Spectrometry Based Proteomics
On 20 November, researchers from UU and SLU met for a workshop about mass spectrometry based proteomics.
U-Share presented in Resurs
A recent article in the SLU staff magazine Resurs presents the U-Share project and its aims.