University of Gothenburg

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Name: University of Gothenburg
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

First ever Swedish Scientific Diving Course is coming to an end

During the past two weeks, PhD students of seven different nationalities have participated in the first scientific diving course ever conducted in Sweden, at Kristineberg. Through the newly established scientific diving organization, the Lovén Centre ... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden could have first party elected with main goal to abolish sexism

zoomSTOCKHOLM—Backed by Benny Andersson of pop legend ABBA, Sweden’s feminist party may make history by becoming the first political group to get into a nation’s legislature with a primary goal of abolishing sexism.Feminist Initiative, led by Gudrun Schyman, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Playing Video Games Is the Best Way to Learn English, Study Says

Apparently, playing massively multiplayer online video games is the best way to learn English, according to a new report.The study comes from the University of Gothenburg and Karlstad University in Sweden, who looked at a group of sixth grade students ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

8/30/2014: Htworld: COMPUTER GAMES GIVE YOU LARGER ENGLISH VOCABULARY

LONDON: Scientists have found that those who play computer games regularly have a larger English vocabulary than non-players. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Karlstad University in Sweden found that young people who play a lot of... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Computer Games can Improve English Vocabulary

For years I was told how important a strong vocabulary is, and it took me years to realize just how true that is. Of course you can grow your vocabulary by reading books, newspapers, and hardware review websites. Now researchers at the University of Gothenburg ... [Published Overclockers Club - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Want your child to perform better at school? Let them play video games: Online role-playing boosts language and vocabulary

Children are often discouraged from playing video games because it can distract them from their school work.But now new research claims gaming could actually improve their performance at school by boosting their language skills and vocabulary.In particular, ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Many Nurses Unprepared to Meet Dying Patients

Most nurses in their work care for patients who are dying. A study of more than 200 students has shown that many nurses in training feel unprepared and anxious when faced with the prospect of meeting patients during end-of-life care.Scientists from the ... [Published Health Canal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rural or urban residency - a key question in China

In China, being born in a rural or urban area makes a world of a difference. Only citizens with an urban residential status can count on having access to well-paid job, subsidized health care, quality education and relatively generous social security ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Protein May Provide the Key to Arresting Development of Diabetes

The STK25 protein contributes to cell growth. Reers at Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered that the protein also affects metabolism, demonstrating that elevated levels accelerate the progress of diabetes in mice. Reers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Study Results from University of Gothenburg Provide New Insights into Mucoproteins (Intestinal MUC2 Mucin Supramolecular Topology by Packing and...

at 21:27 PM EDT Study Results from University of Gothenburg Provide New Insights into Mucoproteins (Intestinal MUC2 Mucin Supramolecular Topology by Packing and Release Resting on D3 Domain Assembly) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Big interest for AstraZeneca summer research school

ResearchPublished on August 6th, 2014 | by The interest for AstraZeneca’s summer research school 2014 that started at Gothenburg University on August 4 has been high reports the company.The waiting lists have been long and the school were out of vacancies ... [Published Nordic Life Science - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

Swedish nurses going to work in Norway

Despite a shortage of nurses in Sweden, felt especially during the summer, a third of all new Swedish nurses are choosing to work in Norway, mostly because of salary, stress and working hours. Last year there were around 1,300 Swedish nurses who received ... [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 04 2014]

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"As a player you simply have to be able to understand what's being said, to read English and to interact yourself by both writing and speaking English" said Liss Kerstin Sylven, Associate Professor at the University of Gothenburg, who conducted the study together with Pia Sundqvist, Senior Lecturer in...
"I'm not trying to relate to any party. I'm just trying to describe a reality that we are facing."
Östling continues: "I am very pleased to welcome Alrik Danielson back to SKF. His experience during 18 years at different positions in SKF and the last nine years as CEO of Höganäs AB makes him a competent successor to Tom Johnstone.”"
"Prejudice and discrimination against Muslims reflect Swedes' lack of familiarity with other cultures and religions" Heino said

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First ever Swedish Scientific Diving Course is ... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
Sweden could have first party elected with main... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 30 2014]
Playing Video Games Is the Best Way to Learn En... [Published Softpedia - Aug 30 2014]
8/30/2014: Htworld: COMPUTER GAMES GIVE YOU LAR... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 30 2014]
Quantitative F-18 Flute PET provides more data ... [Published US Society of Nuclear Medicine - Aug 29 2014]
Technology Can Cause Breakdown of Emotional Values [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 29 2014]
Computer Games can Improve English Vocabulary [Published Overclockers Club - Aug 29 2014]
Want your child to perform better at school? Le... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 29 2014]
Quantitative F-18 Flute PET provides more data ... [Published MolecularImaging.net - Aug 29 2014]
Want your child to perform better at school? Le... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Computer games enhance English vocabulary! [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 29 2014]
Computer games may give you larger English voca... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 29 2014]
How immigration became a key election issue [Published The Local Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
Ethics Profs Flunk Richard Dawkins [Published Daily Beast - Aug 28 2014]
Cardiovascular Risk and Events in 17 Low-, Midd... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Aug 28 2014]
ABBA-Backed Feminists Poised to Make History in... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 28 2014]
Many Nurses Unprepared to Meet Dying Patients [Published Health Canal - Aug 26 2014]
SKF President, CEO Tom Johnstone to step down [Published Offshore Engineer - Aug 25 2014]
Protest violence reveals Swedes' far-right fears [Published World Bulletin - Aug 25 2014]
Rural or urban residency - a key question in China [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Protein May Provide the Key to Arresting Develo... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Think You Decide What You Want to Eat? Think Again [Published ABC News - Aug 24 2014]
Gap between political blocks is shrinking [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 24 2014]
Managing and Preventing Obesity. Woodhead Publi... [Published Research and Markets - Aug 24 2014]
CHALMERS UNIVERSITY - David Simon new director ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 22 2014]
‘Our strategy is to develop vaccines with bette... [Published Express Pharma - Aug 21 2014]
Swedish Nationalists Rise as Record Immigration... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 21 2014]
Swedish waters rising faster than global average [Published Sveriges Radio - Aug 20 2014]
New Study Challenges Recommended Daily Sodium I... [Published Health Canal - Aug 20 2014]
Sweden feminists roar into political arena [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 19 2014]
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Gap between political blocks is shrinking [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 24 2014]
Even though the gap between the two political blocks is shrinking, the three "red-green" parties of the opposition continue to have a firm leg up on the center-right government Alliance for now, according to the latest public opinion poll that Novus ...
With Cigars And Crystal, Volvo Makes Eyes At Ch... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 18 2014]
By Alistair Scrutton GOTHENBURG Sweden (Reuters) - With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese ...
"No risk" from average salt consumption [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 14 2014]
A scientific study disagrees with national guidelines on how much salt Swedes should eat. According to a new study presented by scientists at Gothenburg University there is no scientific support for cutting down on salt as a means of improving health. ...
Financial Crisis Professor Says Churchill May H... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 07 2014]
An academic who is seen as a major authority on the recent financial crisis has claimed that Winston Churchill may have voted UKIP were he still alive today. Professor Johan Lybeck, who is author of 'A Global History of the Financial Crash of 2007-10' ...
Summer heat reduces heart attack deaths [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 07 2014]
Mobile heart starter. Photo: Sofia Strindvall/Sveriges Radio The summer heat is not all bad. New research from Gothenburg University shows that warm summer temperatures reduce the risk of dying of a heart attack, by making the blood run more smoothly ...
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Rejlers engaged in the design of Humanisten in ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 03 2014]
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