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  • Completely new antibiotic resistance gene has spread unnoticed to several pathogens

    [27 Mar 2020] Aminoglycoside antibiotics are critically important for treating several types of infections with multi-resistant bacteria. A completely new resistance gene, which is likely to counteract the newest aminoglycoside-drug plazomycin, was recently discovered by scientists at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Students will examine the local effects of covid-19

    [25 Mar 2020] Students will examine the local effects of covid-19

  • The rumor spread about the Corona virus can have devastating consequences

    [24 Mar 2020] Media researcher Professor Orla Vigsø at JMG explains why it is so important that the authorities communicate the same about about the new corona virus (Covid-19).

  • Type 2 diabetes more common in men with early puberty

    [24 Mar 2020] Type 2 diabetes is more common in men whose puberty took place early, a University of Gothenburg study shows. An association may also be seen between low age of puberty and an elevated risk of the disease, if it develops, requiring insulin treatment.

  • University of Gothenburg in close contact with students abroad

    [19 Mar 2020] Since January, the University has been in regular contact with students who are in areas affected by COVID-19. The students have been asked to keep themselves updated on the situation and carefully follow safety recommendations from both local and Swedish authorities.

  • Philosophers assist the Swedish government with guidelines for intensive care

    [19 Mar 2020] Researchers in practical philosophy at the University of Gothenburg assist the National Board of Health and Welfare in formulating new guidelines for prioritization and rationing of healthcare resources, to prepare for the possible consequences of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Christian Munthe and Erik Malmqvist contribute in several ways with expertise on public health ethics and healthcare ethics.

  • New findings boost understanding of arterial aneurysm

    [16 Mar 2020] Abdominal arterial (or aortic) aneurysm in older men is associated with levels of certain subtypes of white blood cells, a study from the University of Gothenburg shows. The study results belong to an expanding research field that is expected improve both knowledge of the disease and treatment options.

  • Method developed to protect threatened eelgrass meadows

    [13 Mar 2020] Researchers have used a new method to identify which eelgrass meadows on the Swedish coasts are particularly vulnerable or valuable and which meadows should be restored in the future.

  • The importance of trust when fighting the Coronavirus

    [12 Mar 2020] The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) now has been declared a pandemic, and it is extremely important that accurate information is disseminated. So says social anthropologist Syna Ouattara, at the Gothenburg Research Institute, GRI. Syna Ouattara has done years of research in Ebolaridden areas of West Africa and sees parallels to today's situation.

  • Researcher: "Good media reporting about the coronavirus"

    [12 Mar 2020] The news media's reporting about the new coronavirus has so far been very extensive and primarily good. That¿s the opinion of Tomas Odén, docent in journalism at the University of Gothenburg, who studies the media¿s reporting of previous crises and epidemics.

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For subject-related queries please get in touch with the media contact at the relevant faculty or department.

Press Officers at the Communication Unit  


Thomas Melin
Phone: 46 (0)31–786 3404
Mobile: 46 (0)73–404 2021
E-post: thomas.melin@gu.se

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



 

 

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