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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. 

Maps showing the carbon sequestration potential of terrestrial land cover in Stockholm County (left)

AI-powered knowledge integration to carbon-neutral cities

New funding from Formas within the strategic innovation program: Smart Built Environment.

Center: A large rotifer of the genus Asplanchna, surounded by three cladocerans, Bosmina. Top: A cop

Zooplankton can feed on cyanobacterial blooms

Cyanobacterial blooms were until now assumed to be unpalatable for zooplankton and to sink to the sea floor. However, a new study unravels that small, rarely studied zooplankton, rotifers and ciliates, fill an important role in the Baltic Sea by grazing cyanobacteria blooms, moving carbon from phytoplankton to fish.

This new film unpacks the complexities involved in building sustainability in Arctic area and can he

A new film about sustainable development in the Nordic Arctic

Researchers explore how large mineral extraction systems and climate change influence local livelihoods and environments in the Arctic.

ALPHA Experiment Hall at CERN. Photo: ALPHA

Antimatter cooled with laser light

For the first time researchers have cooled antimatter with laser light. This achievement will considerably improve the precision of future antimatter studies, according to physicist Svante Jonsell at Stockholm University.

Bo Gustafsson

Eutrophication expert Bo Gustafsson honored with prestigious award

Bo Gustafsson, director of Baltic Nest Institute at Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre, receives the 2021 Ruth Patrick Award for his outstanding contributions to the understanding and management of eutrophication and hypoxia in the Baltic Sea.

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Stockholm University Young Faculty

Photo from a National Junior Faculty meeting held at SU in February 2020