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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. 

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.

Anja Verena-Mudring forskar om jonvätskor som bland annat kan användas vid återvinning av elektronik

A new centre strengthens sustainable chemistry research

A new centre will highlight and develop research and education on sustainable chemistry at Stockholm University. The centre will also have affiliations with research outside the Chemistry Section and actors external to the university.

forest snapshot

The forest is a buffer against warming

Understanding how the microclimate varies in space and time is important to predict the effects of climate change, with everything ranging from the distribution of species and how much carbon storage forests can contribute with. This shows a new review published in Global Change Biology.

Isabel Regads jobbar med bananflugorna

New discovery on how genes are activated

A new study shows how genes are unpacked in the cell nucleus and activated in some cells, while remaining inactive in other cells and is important for animal development and survival.


Stockholm University Young Faculty

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

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