Press Releases

Setareh and the secret of confluent jets

Aug 31, 2015 20:24 GMT University of Gävle Setareh Janbakhsh shows in her research at Gävle University how, with the help of confluent jets one can create ventilation that makes people feel better.

New leadership at Umeå Institute of Design

Aug 21, 2015 10:55 GMT Umeå University Professor of design, Johan Redström, has been appointed the new Rector of Umeå Institute of Design (UID) at Umeå University. Starting September 1, he will lead the school together with a new rectors group.

International students welcomed to Stockholm

Aug 21, 2015 10:36 GMT Stockholm Academic Forum ​Thousands of international students will be arriving in Stockholm this weekend, beginning studies in Sweden’s capital. The students will be greeted at the airport by guides and free buses into the city.

NIST to Host Inaugural TEDxYouth@NIST

Aug 21, 2015 06:56 GMT NIST International School On Saturday, 5 September NIST International School will host its very first TEDx event. This local, self-organized event is branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. In addition to talks from NIST students, several featured speakers will join the event, including the popular television star and NIST alumna Praya Nataya Lundberg, better known as "Poo". Limited tickets available.

Gävle University - record numbers leave an unpleasant aftertaste

Aug 19, 2015 15:46 GMT University of Gävle “Once again we have a record number of applications to Gävle University, and once again we are forced to turn down so many applicants. It’s so frustrating in a region where there is such a need for further education initiatives,” says Per-Arne Wikström, Head of Department for Communications and Strategic Partnerships at Gävle University.

Aug 19, 2015 11:02 GMT Umeå University ​This week 31 leading representatives for ten different countries will meet at Umeå University in Sweden. During three days these leaders will discuss how to optimize the conditions for research and education to benefit the northern and arctic regions.

Significant breath from streams and rivers

Aug 13, 2015 08:00 GMT Umeå University Running streams are key sources of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, but why is it so? An international team of researchers, led by Umeå University, publishes the answer in the prestigious journal Nature Geoscience.

I still call Shanghai home: The story of an expat

Aug 11, 2015 08:12 GMT DSV Corporate News Rikke Thomsen has been back in Denmark for six months – after six years in Shanghai. Working for DSV was supposed to be a temporary thing. 12 years later; she says she practically has DSV tattooed on her arm.

​Plotagon receives international Red Dot Best of the Best Award for app that allows people to create animated videos just by typing

Aug 10, 2015 18:41 GMT Plotagon In a competition with nearly 7500 top designs from around the world, Swedish startup, Plotagon, has been awarded Best of the Best in the app category of this year's Red Dot Communication By Design Awards.

SkinVision vergroot bereik met Android versie huidkanker app

Aug 04, 2015 16:15 GMT EIT Digital SkinVision, een Nederlandse startup gecoached door de EIT Digital Business Accelerator, ontwikkelde een app voor het vroegtijdig opsporen van huidkanker. Naast de iphone versie is de SkinVision app, nu ook geschikt gemaakt voor Android toestellen. De app is vanaf vandaag verkrijgbaar in Google Play voor de Samsung toestellen. Dit wordt snel uitgebreid naar alle beschikbare Android devices.