Tag: Docent

  • “Ellen” left the marriage with two Ikea boxes

    “Ellen” left the marriage with two Ikea boxes

    Ellen had been married for 40 years when, on New Year’s morning, she packed two blue Ikea bags and left her husband forever. “When you do things like this, you think, this is real. The heart beats hard and you take a step that you’ve been thinking about for an incredibly long time,” says Ellen, […]

  • 462: The Dream of the Perfect Society

    462: The Dream of the Perfect Society

    In one way or another, all parties can be derived from one of the major ideologies; socialism, liberalism and conservatism. These currents of ideas are accompanied by a dream of a perfect (or at least aspirational) society – a so-called utopia. The political game is guested this time by political scientist Katarina Barrling, who helps […]

  • The word cool is no longer cool

    The word cool is no longer cool

    – The worst thing I know is when adults use the word cringe, says Belmin Nuhic23, presenter at Juniornyheterna. He explains that no young person uses the words, cringe, cool or swag anymore and explains what the more viable words gähda, ströga and ajde mean. Many of the words young people use today come from […]

  • New shootings in the United States balloon hunt

    New shootings in the United States balloon hunt

    A Chinese balloon, the size of several buses, soars high in the stratosphere. China believes that it accidentally ended up in American airspace and that it is there for research purposes. But the US believes that it is a spy balloon and they shoot the balloon down. A move that causes the already chilly relationship […]

  • Sweden’s largest wolf hunt in modern times

    Sweden’s largest wolf hunt in modern times

    Licensed hunting is criticized by researchers who believe that the wolf tribe is inbred and should instead increase in numbers. But the Swedish government, on the contrary, wants to lower the benchmark for how many wolves we should have in Sweden. And the hunter Mattias – who hunts wolves in the Almhöjden area around Riddarhyttan […]

  • New: The hockey murder in Västerås

    New: The hockey murder in Västerås

    It is on the night of Saturday, March 11, 1995 that the 29-year-old ice hockey player Peter Karlsson is found badly injured on a bicycle track in central Västerås. But the perpetrator cannot be far away. An anonymous tip points to a 19-year-old man with connections to a local Nazi gang. Since there are no […]

  • This is how you recover at work

    This is how you recover at work

    Several research projects at healthcare centers in Skåne have shown that joint short exercises at morning meetings, short lunchtime walks or personal micro breaks give energy and strength to the staff. For nurses, research has shown that it is very important how they are introduced to the profession in the first years. What happens then […]

  • The words that shaped the “Language year 2022”

    The words that shaped the “Language year 2022”

    Here you can read the press release about the 2022 new word list. The Language’s New Year’s panel includes: Sofia Tingselllanguage guardians etc. at the Language Council. Patrick Hadeniusdirector of Norstedt’s publishing house and former editor-in-chief of Språktidningen. Susanna Karlssonthe language’s recurring expert and docent in Nordic languages ​​at the University of Gothenburg. Program manager […]

  • Christmas in July, Talisman mania!  & Glitteration.

    Christmas in July, Talisman mania! & Glitteration.

    Katarina Barrling, Göran Everdahl and Jessika Gedin are this week’s panel in Spanarna The day before Baptist Day, scouts are offered by docent and political scientist Katarina Barrling, as well as cultural journalists and scout veterans Göran Everdahl & Jessika Gedin. The presenter and cicerone is, as usual, Ingvar Storm. The scouts in Sweden’s Radio […]

  • Sweden sees the deadliest year with 60 dead in shootings: media

    STOCKHOLM, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) — With 60 people killed in shootings in Sweden so far this year, 2022 will be the deadliest year since these statistics were compiled in 2016, Sweden’s Television (SVT) cited police statistics as reporting on Sunday. – This year we have seen a massive increase, says Magnus Gerell, docent and criminologist […]

  • Dog and cat – do animals understand more than we do?

    Dog and cat – do animals understand more than we do?

    In the first program Dog and Cat, our presenter has Agneta Furvik conversation with Mathias Osvath docent in cognitive zoology at Lund University, Elin Hirsch PhD in ethology at Lund University with a focus on the behavior of the domesticated cat and Per Jensen professor of ethology, Linköping University and author. In Hund och Katt […]

  • When the war moves to the bottom of the sea

    When the war moves to the bottom of the sea

    The suspected attack on the gas pipelines Nord Stream 1 and 2 has opened the world’s eyes to all the infrastructure built on the bottom of the sea and our dependence on it. Oil and gas pipelines, internet and power cables, energy islands and offshore wind farms can all become targets of subsurface gray zone […]

  • Most of the highly educated people who move to Finland settle in well

    Most of the highly educated people who move to Finland settle in well

    However, there are also areas for development. As many as 39 percent are considering leaving Finland in the near future. Almost one in five (17%) has adapted either somewhat or very poorly. Unemployment, insufficient language skills and a lack of Finnish friends most likely lead to housing difficulties. – It is vital for Finland that […]

  • Kamikaze drones create the new horror of war

    Kamikaze drones create the new horror of war

    When the bridge between the Russian mainland and the annexed Crimean peninsula is blown up, Vladimir Putin responds with attacks on Ukrainian cities. Among the missiles targeting civilians are Iranian suicide drones. And drones have a big role in the war in Ukraine, not least in propaganda. On Twitter, for example, there are constantly new […]

  • Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta will receive the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Award

    Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta will receive the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Award

    The production of cotton, the cellulose fiber used mainly in textiles, is not expected to keep pace with demand. Therefore, cellulose man-made fibers are an excellent complement to cotton, as these fibers have similar properties. The main manufacturing processes for man-made cellulose textile fibers are the viscose process, in which cellulose is dissolved with alkali […]

  • In the shadow of war: Ingrid scouted for enemy planes

    In the shadow of war: Ingrid scouted for enemy planes

    Thousands of women are recruited during World War II to guard Sweden’s airspace and borders. For the first time, women in the defense receive weapons training and receive the same salary as men. But they have to fight to be accepted. When the German Engelbrecht division travels through Sweden, it is Ingrid who guards the […]

  • Malin Matsdotter – burned alive at the witch’s stake

    Malin Matsdotter – burned alive at the witch’s stake

    The editorial staff for this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – presenter, script and research Tove Palén – producerPablo Leiva Wenger – stage narratorPeter Jonason – sound design and final mix Also participating is Marko Lamberg, docent in Nordic history and author of the book Häxmoderm – the story of Malin Matsdotter. Do you want […]

  • This is how you understand the language of politics

    This is how you understand the language of politics

    This week’s language questions: Which words and expressions have so far left their mark on the election campaign? What has happened in terms of language policy in Sweden in recent years? How OK is it to write or say “senior politician”, shouldn’t it be “senior politician”? Is “non-Western” a term from the days of the […]

  • The Swedes at war with Russia

    The Swedes at war with Russia

    The war in Ukraine has been going on for six months. Sweden sends money and material to Ukraine, but there are also Swedes who go further. In this episode of Sveriges Radio’s security policy podcast Gräns, Tobias Engqvist tells what it’s like to be a volunteer soldier in Ukraine. Also hear from the experts about […]

  • The murder at Hisingen – and about the brothers who are being investigated for murder

    The murder at Hisingen – and about the brothers who are being investigated for murder

    Today’s episode is about a murder investigation where it is still very early. Four people are in custody. Two brothers are suspected of murdering their mother and attempted murder of her boyfriend. Two older relatives are in custody on suspicion of protecting a criminal, a serious crime. A quarrel within the family has taken place […]

  • Police: More than 100 cases of berry pickers getting lost in Finnish forests this summer

    Police: More than 100 cases of berry pickers getting lost in Finnish forests this summer

    This summer, the police in different parts of Finland have dealt with more than 100 cases in which a person found missing in the forest got lost and was reported missing. The most cases, 40, were reported in Lapland. Risto MertalaA senior constable of the Lapland Police Department told Yle that a missing berry picker […]

  • Monday’s newspapers: Niinistö from NATO, mothers’ burnout, too few interpreters

    Monday’s newspapers: Niinistö from NATO, mothers’ burnout, too few interpreters

    Evening paper Evening News on the Swedish television program STV on Sunday night, criticizes the president Sauli Niinistö gave a positive picture of what NATO membership would mean for Finland. The program presented the report described on the Finnish-Russian border in Nuijamaa, as well as the MP’s views on security issues. Erkki Tuomioja (SDP) and […]

  • Former ambassador: Either Putin or Ukraine will do "collapse" if negotiations fail

    Former ambassador: Either Putin or Ukraine will do "collapse" if negotiations fail

    According to Finnish experts, achieving peace in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine will take some time. Ilmari Käihködocent of military science at the Swedish Defense University in Stockholm, said he believed the conflict would be resolved through negotiations. "The conflict is likely to end in a negotiated settlement. It is difficult to imagine that […]