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Welcome to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science at Stockholm University is the largest science faculty in Sweden and is among the top hundred science faculties in the world on the Shanghai ranking. The Faculty offers top-class education in a number of programmes and courses. At Master´s level more than 30 study programmes are given in English. 

Ten new Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University

Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University’s activities in research and education. The new honorary doctors within science are: Ian Brooks, Jan Ellenberg, Peter Sarnak and Janet M. Thornton. 

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New recruitments within major investment in sustainable materials

Many new doctoral students and postdocs as well as three strategic teacher recruitments at Stockholm University. It is the first step in WISE, the multi-billion kronor investment in sustainable materials.

Unique PhD collaboration in Astronomy

Giacomo Bortolin, Department of Astronomy, and Tasis Kapodistrias, Department of Teaching and Learnin, work together in a unique paired-PhD project based on representation in Astronomy higher education. 

Ilona Riipinen.

Illona Riipinen receives the Göran Gustafsson Prize in Physics

Ilona Riipinen, Professor at the Department of Environmental Science and Co-Director of the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in Physics 2023 “for her pioneering research on atmospheric aerosol particles and their impact on clouds, climate, and human health.”