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The University of Gothenburg coordinates network for threatened scholars

Illustration Kicki Edgren

The University of Gothenburg is the first Swedish higher education institution to host scholars within the framework of the Scholars at Risk network. The scholars arrived in September and will spend one year in Gothenburg. The University of Gothenburg is also since March 2016 the coordinator of the Swedish Scholars at Risk network.

Read more about the University's work with Scholars at Risk

Research News

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    [8 Nov 2017] Susanne Åsman, social anthropologist at the School of Global Studies, has been awarded one of ICAS (International Convention of Asia Scholars) 2017 book awards for her dissertation ¿Bombay going: Migration, return and anti-trafficking in the lives of Nepali migrant sex workers¿.

  • Researchers from FRAM prepare UNEP-report

    [6 Nov 2017] The Global Chemical Outlook is published by the United Nations Environment Programme. Prof. Thomas Backhaus and Dr. Daniel Slunge (members of FRAM steering comittee) will contribute by leading the work to prepare two thematic review papers on the topics of Chemical risk assessment and Macro-economic and fiscal incentives to advance the sound management of chemicals and sustainable chemistry.

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