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  • What happens to the body during intellectual work?

    [24 Nov 2017] Research into the body in the workplace has mainly focused on heavy industrial labour. Instead, Emilie Reinhold is interested in how the confined and sedentary bodies of office workers affect their health and well-being.

  • Welcome to Open Week - Gothenburg Design Festival

    [24 Nov 2017] HDK, the Academy of Design and Crafts, arranges the Gothenburg Design Festival November 20-27 2017.

  • Mobility in the digital era

    [24 Nov 2017] More of our time and activities have shifted towards the digital arena. Now this is starting to influence the way we travel - or do not travel - to our workplaces with implications for everyday life. A group of human geographers at the School of Business, Economics and Law are studying how we move in time and urban space.

  • Sea sparkle Is a Defence against Enemies

    [24 Nov 2017] Sea sparkle, the phenomenon of seawater glowing brilliantly at night in breaking waves or when splashing in the water, has always fascinated people. A new study from the University of Gothenburg sheds light on what controls its intensity.

  • Nobel Laureate in Physics to speak at the University of Gothenburg 8 December

    [23 Nov 2017] Join Nobel Laureate David J. Gross as he takes you to the frontier of fundamental physics among string theories, atomic nuclei and elemental particles.

  • Register for Nobel Week Dialogue

    [22 Nov 2017] The theme is "The Future of Truth". The event is popular and seats are limited, so register early if you want a seat.

  • New book series focuses on Critical Heritage Studies

    [21 Nov 2017] The University of Gothenburg furthers its pioneering work in the field of Critical Heritage Studies with a new series published by Cambridge University Press. The series contains about 50 titles and will be available online.

  • Our health behaviour under the microscope

    [15 Nov 2017] Why do we smoke when we know it is dangerous? Why don¿t we exercise, even though we know it ¿s good for us? And how many carbohydrates should we really eat to function in the best way possible? There are many knowledge gaps in health economics that need to be filled.

  • Countries can move faster towards a carbon tax

    [15 Nov 2017] On 13 November, Thomas Sterner and his American colleagues published the article "Policy sequencing toward decarburization", in the prestigious journal Nature Energy.

  • A focus on dental health can protect children from developing overweight

    [8 Nov 2017] Talking about dental health with children and parents - about what is healthy and unhealthy for your teeth - can be one way to prevent children from developing overweight. This is suggested in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy on children¿s diet, BMI and well-being.

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Press Officers at the Communications unit  

Ulrika Lundin
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6705
Mobile: 46 (0)70-775 8851
Email: ulrika.lundin@gu.se 

Henrik Axlid

Phone: 46 (0)31-786 20 21
Mobile: 46 (0)73-404 20 21
E-post: henrik.axlid@gu.se

Other Media contacts

The Sahlgrenska Academy

Krister Svahn, Press Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 3869, (0)766-18 38 69
Email: krister.svahn@sahlgrenska.gu.se

Faculty of Arts

Johanna Hillgren, Press Officer 
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 1068, 46 (0)766-18 10 68
Email: thomas.melin@hum.gu.se

Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts

Emma Corkhill, Communications Officer
Phone:  46 (0)732 46 36 12
Email: emma.corkhill@konst.gu.se

Academy of Design and Crafts

Carina Krantz, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6521
Email: carina.krantz@hdk.gu.se

Academy of Music and Drama

Kerstin Nilsson, Chief Information Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 4028
Email: kerstin.nilsson@hsm.gu.se

Valand Academy

Oana Georgescu, Communications Officer
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Email: oana.georgescu@gu.se

Faculty of Social Sciences

Lars-Olof Karlsson, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 4841
Email: lars-olof.karlsson@gu.se

School of Business, Economics and Law

Daniel Karlsson, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31 786 5477, 46 (0)733 687520
E-mail: johanna.flemstrom@handels.gu.se

Maria Norrström, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 31 786 1247, 46 (0)709 226689
E-mail: maria.norrstrom@handels.gu.se

Faculty of Education

Torsten Arpi, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 2161, 46 (0)766-18 21 61
Email: ragnhild.larsson@gu.se

Faculty of Science

Carina Eliasson, Communicatons Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 9873, (0)766-22 98 73
Email: anita.fors@science.gu.se

Tanja Thompson, Communications Director
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 4857, (0)707-72 00 72
Email: tanja.thompson@science.gu.se

Centre for Environment and Sustainability (GMV)

Mikael Östblom, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-772 4954
Email: mikael.ostblom@gu.se

The Board of Teacher Education

Maria Löfstedt, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 5522
Email: maria.lofstedt@.gu.se

IT Faculty

Catharina Jerkbrant, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 2748
Email: catharina.jerkbrant@ituniv.se

University Library

Pauline Sjöberg, Communications Officer
Phone: 46 (0)31-786 6547
Email: pauline.sjoberg@ub.gu.se

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