Tag: Uppsala

  • The hidden surveillance – that’s how it went

    The hidden surveillance – that’s how it went

    Caliber’s review The hidden surveillance from September 2022 was about a feature available in most electric cars of the Tesla brand: the car’s sentry mode, or guard camera, which is there to protect the car from vandalism. But it’s not just when someone gets too close to the car that the cameras start – they […]

  • 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 […]

  • That’s why doctors preserved body parts in the 19th century

    That’s why doctors preserved body parts in the 19th century

    In the 19th century, doctors collected fetuses and skeletons from women who died in childbirth. Objects that evoke strong emotions today. The historian of ideas Helena Franzén researches body parts in the magazines. In November 1862, 34-year-old Anna Dahlström comes to Uppsala city’s maternity clinic. She is in severe pain, but something is not right. […]

  • Biden spoke for the history books

    Biden spoke for the history books

    Cast: Ginna LindbergUSA commentator and Cecilia KhavarUS Correspondent, Day Blanckprofessor of North American studies at Uppsala University. Host: Kajsa Boglind Producer: Maja Lagercrantz Technician: Adam Alvin

  • VMA in Storsund, Älvsbyn, Norrbotten.

    VMA in Storsund, Älvsbyn, Norrbotten.

    Claes Aronssonhost Hanna Malmodinsummer correspondent in the UK James Savageeditor-in-chief at The Local Gabriele Messoriresearcher and senior lecturer in meteorology at Uppsala University

  • Carl Michael Bellman – beloved national poet and hopeless carelessness

    Carl Michael Bellman – beloved national poet and hopeless carelessness

    The editorial staff of this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – host and screenwriter Mårten Andersson – producer Julia Grauers – research Pablo Leiva Wenger – stage narrator Peter Jonason – sound design and final mix Also participating is Carina Burman, literature researcher at Uppsala University and author of Bellman. Biographine. Want to know more […]

  • The Political Room: On Nationalism

    The Political Room: On Nationalism

    We live in a time when globalization, migration and war are challenging national borders. The political ideologies provide different answers to what unites a nation, who is allowed to participate and how the nation should relate to other states. Can we talk about ONE nationalism or should we rather talk about nationalisms? How does it […]

  • Sweden – the song no one really decided on

    Sweden – the song no one really decided on

    The song about a country is the series where we take a closer look at the stories behind the world’s national anthems. Participating in the program are ethnologist Eva Danielson, who is also one of the authors of the book “You old, you healthy”, and Mattias Lundberg, music professor at Uppsala University. Host & Reporter: […]

  • Sweaty worse!

    Sweaty worse!

    – I always tried to back off and say that I do not like to be hugged. And many people believe that I do not like closeness. So I had to drive on it, says Metha who suffers from excessive sweating, so-called hyperhidrosis. She is chairman of the patient association for hyperhidrosis and likes to […]

  • Part 2/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Part 2/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Two minutes after midnight, the eight-hour live broadcast starts – a special program from the Naturmorgon editorial staff. Reporters and bird experts follow how the birds wake up from north to south. The hosts Mats Ottosson and Jenny Berntson Djurvall holds together this mastodon broadcast from an outdoor studio in Osaby in Småland. The five […]

  • Part 1/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Part 1/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Two minutes after midnight, the eight-hour live broadcast starts – a special program from the Naturmorgon editorial staff. Reporters and bird experts follow how the birds wake up from north to south. The hosts Mats Ottosson and Jenny Berntson Djurvall holds together this mastodon broadcast from an outdoor studio in Osaby in Småland. The five […]

  • Sharper images of black holes can show if they are actually holes

    Sharper images of black holes can show if they are actually holes

    The very first image of a black hole came three years ago. But now, through a major international collaboration, astronomers have presented the first image of a black hole that is much closer to us, in the heart of our galaxy, the Milky Way. Participants: Michael Lindqvist, astronomer at Chalmers and Onsala Space Observatory. Göran […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    Swedish politics and the NATO issue

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin advocate Finnish membership of NATO. They confirmed this in a joint press release this morning. Thus, it seems highly likely that Finland will formally apply for NATO membership in the coming days.

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    The police have made a report to investigate whether there have been deficiencies that constitute crimes in connection with the riots during the Easter weekend, the police write on their website. The possible shortcomings to be investigated are within the four categories personal equipment, vehicles, methods and organization / management. After the riots during Easter, […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    United States before and after Roe V. Wade In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that women have a constitutionally protected right to abortion. The political debate was rather cool – but soon this would change radically. What just happened? Jill Biden traveled to Ukraine US President Jill Biden surprised the media with a visit to […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    A declaration of solidarity between Great Britain and Sweden has been signed when Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (S) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met in Harpsund on Wednesday. The declaration of solidarity is about how the countries should help each other in the event of war. The details of the declaration of solidarity […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    In the Stockholm area, the number of people who have tried to quit crime has increased sharply in recent years. Since the Stockholm Police changed their defector activities, it has gone from 26 ongoing cases in 2020 to 130 according to the latest survey in April this year. Then there are people who leave without […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    About Kjell Lönnå Started his first choir as a 15-year-old and is strongly associated with Sundsvall as leader of the city’s chamber choir since the start in 1965. Has led choirs in radio and television since 1957 and has been the host of a variety of television programs, including and SVT’s Café Sundsvall and Playful […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    In the autumn of 2017, a picture of a Swedish boy wearing a shirt and with a small smile in his mouth appears online. Rest in peace, it says in Arabic in the picture. The photo was taken three days before he died in Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State. The boy’s mother is […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

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  • VMA i Uppsala kommun •

    VMA i Uppsala kommun •

    – Vi utnyttjar varandras styrkor och fördelar och kompletterar varandra fullt ut och dessutom genomför en operativ planering och då blir det effekten att vi blir starkare tillsammans, säger försvarsminister Peter Hultqvist (S). De nordiska försvarsministrarna träffas i veckan och då kommer frågan upp om hur ett svenskt och finländskt Nato-medlemskap skulle kunna påverka samarbetet. […]

  • VMA i Uppsala kommun •

    VMA i Uppsala kommun •

    Det är mars 2010 i staden Austin i Texas. Genom det stora sovrumsfönstret syns folklivet nere på gatan. Årets festival South by Southwest har dragit hit närmare 2000 band från hela världen och festen pågår dygnet runt. Men Linda orkar inte ens titta ut. Hon ligger däckad i sängen och under täcket är det tyst och […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    Reporter: Blenda Setterwall Klingert Producer: Gustav Asplund

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    Hundreds of millions of people watch the Eurovision song contest every year – the competition has a huge impact. Despite the ban, political messages appear on the starting field from time to time. Eurovision rules against political contributions The organizer of the competition European broadcasting union, EBU, has rules that all competing countries must adhere […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    This year’s winner of the Eurovision song contest 2022? In this quick guide to the Eurovision song contest, you will also hear about the hard rock-loving millionaire from Bulgaria who bought his own band with former rock stars. Hear about the artist who sings about the Duchess Meghan Markles skin and do not miss the […]

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    This is the story of the construction contractor Percy Nilsson’s buying team, the ugly duckling who risked the future of Swedish ice hockey and was hated by the whole of hockey Sweden. A program by Martin Marhlo and Fredrik Zander, spring 2022. Participants:Percy Nilsson, construction contractor and former chairman of MIF.Timo Lahtinen, coach of MIF […]

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    VMA in Uppsala municipality •

    May 9 is a holiday in Russia as the victory in World War II is celebrated, or “the great patriotic war” as it is described in Russia. Traditional military parades with combat vehicles, air shows and marching bands are traditionally held in Moscow. But this year, the Russian army is mainly busy with the fighting […]

  • Russian orchestra protests against “balalaika ban” (VIDEO)

    Russian orchestra protests against “balalaika ban” (VIDEO)

    The musicians played songs by the pop group ABBA on balalaikes in front of the Swedish consulate in St. Petersburg A Russian youth orchestra with national instruments staged an improvisation “protest concert” before the Swedish consulate in St. Petersburg on Monday. This comes after Swedish authorities previously banned a music performance in Sweden due to […]

  • Healthcare knew about Manfred’s suicide plan – his mother found him dead

    Healthcare knew about Manfred’s suicide plan – his mother found him dead

    – It was not right what was done with him. It feels like we did not really get the chance to save him because we did not understand the seriousness of this, she says. Eva thought that the care of Manfred had broken down in several ways, but the child and adolescent psychiatry saw no […]

  • That is why the Russian Church is blessing Putin’s war

    That is why the Russian Church is blessing Putin’s war

    The pope and European priests are urging both Russia and Ukraine to lay down their arms during the coming Easter weekend, when Orthodox Easter is celebrated. But from the supreme leader of the Russian Church, Patriarch Kirill, the message is that war is necessary. It has to do with his close ties to Putin and […]

  • Balalaika compared to swastikas

    Balalaika compared to swastikas

    Swedish folk group cancels concert after being criticized for playing Russian instruments The organizers of a concert in support of Ukraine in Uppsala, Sweden were forced to cancel a performance by the folk music group Sodra Bergens Balalaikor last week, after receiving backlash from Swedish fans for including the balalaika – a traditional Russian three-stringed […]

  • Conflict monitors’ flight from Ukraine

    Conflict monitors’ flight from Ukraine

    Civilians are shot dead in the war in Ukraine. Investigations are now starting that Russia has committed war crimes. At the same time, neutral observers must leave Ukraine, such as those from the OSCE, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Those who could secure evidence on the spot can no longer work. Hear […]

  • • VMA in Skutskär, Uppsala County

    • VMA in Skutskär, Uppsala County

    The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyj addressed the US Congress and asked for more support in the war against Ukraine. The United States is behind Ukraine, but there are certain borders it does not want to cross, for fear of provoking Putin. Political peace in Washington At the same time, US politicians are showing clear […]

  • Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Therefore, Russia must be stopped in Ukraine

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Therefore, Russia must be stopped in Ukraine

    Guest: Gabrielius LandsbergisLithuanian Foreign MinisterComment: Li Bennich-Björkmanprofessor of political science at Uppsala UniversityHost: Pontus MattssonProducer: Maja LagercrantzTechnician: Ludvig Widman

  • This is how the pandemic has prepared us for the new threats

    This is how the pandemic has prepared us for the new threats

    What insights, experiences and behaviors do we take with us until the covid-19 pandemic subsides? And has the pandemic taught us anything valuable before the next crisis, the war in Ukraine? For two years we have learned to keep our distance, avoid hugs and handshakes, and we do not like to be crowded. Some behaviors […]

  • The study shows that mummification in Europe may be older than previously known

    Uppsala [Sweden], March 7 (ANI): Mummification is the process of preserving the body after death by intentionally drying or embalming meat. A recent discovery made at the cemeteries of hunters and gatherers in the Sado Valley in Portugal, dating to 8,000 years ago, showed that mummification of the dead probably seemed more common in prehistory […]

  • The risks of Putin’s nuclear threat

    The risks of Putin’s nuclear threat

    The clip comes from Good Morning World on February 27. Participants: Peter Wallensteenpeace and conflict researcher at Uppsala University and Erik Melanderdirector of Alva Myrdal Center for nuclear disarmament. Reporter: Annika Olsson Host: Katarina von Arndt

  • The Russian invasion, the refugee situation and Putin’s nuclear threat.

    The Russian invasion, the refugee situation and Putin’s nuclear threat.

    The whole program this day is about the situation in Ukraine. HOUR 1 Progress report from Kiev by Jim Heinz, AP, and from Moscow, by Russia correspondent Johanna Melén. Report from Lviv about a family that fled, by Lubna el-Shanti. Portrait of Ukrainian President Zelensky, the former actor who now has world politics as his […]

  • Right now: US faces sanctions against Russia

    Right now: US faces sanctions against Russia

    US President Joe Biden is holding a press conference on the situation between Russia and Ukraine, after Russia recognized the Donetsk and Luhansk rebel areas as independent. The president called Russia’s actions yesterday the start of an invasion. Listen to our US correspondent Cecilia Khavar, Dag Blanck, professor of North American studies at Uppsala University, […]

  • Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy affects brain development: Study

    Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy affects brain development: Study

    Karlstad [Sweden], February 21 (ANI): Does exposure to chemicals during pregnancy affect a child? Researchers provided evidence that complex mixtures of endocrine disrupting chemicals affect children’s brain development and language learning, by linking human population studies with experiments in cell and animal models. With their new approach, researchers have shown that up to 54 percent […]

  • Therefore, prolonged stress can lead to a heart attack

    Therefore, prolonged stress can lead to a heart attack

    Hear researchers talk about how stress affects the heart, why you often tone down the risk of having a heart attack yourself and how you can bring more recovery into life. In the program is heard Peter Karlsson, who had a heart attack at 55 after prolonged stress. Fredrika Norlund, psychologist and researcher at Uppsala […]

  • Delhi HC prevents several historians from publishing defamatory content about Dr Vikram Sampath, author of Savarkar’s biography

    Delhi HC prevents several historians from publishing defamatory content about Dr Vikram Sampath, author of Savarkar’s biography

    New Delhi [India]February 18 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Friday barred in an interim order several historians and others from publishing some defamatory content (online and offline) about Dr Vikram Sampath, author of a two-volume biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Recently, historian Audrey Truschke and others accused Dr Vikram Sampath of plagiarism and wrote a […]

  • The slick science of Olympic curling: we still do not know how it works

    The slick science of Olympic curling: we still do not know how it works

    Australia’s first ever Olympic curling team made a historic win but missed the medal podium at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. It was a remarkable achievement for a team lacks any dedicated curling facilities home. And this is important, because it is the special properties of curling ice that allow the heavy curling stones […]

  • Sebastian Siemiatkowski – about the billions, the abuse and the media coverage

    Sebastian Siemiatkowski – about the billions, the abuse and the media coverage

    In Swedish Radio’s Sunday interview, you meet the person behind the public mask in journalism’s most basic form – the interview. The host is Martin Wicklin. Producer: Hannah Engberg. Contact: [email protected] About Sebastian Siemiatkowski He became financially independent as a 30-year-old and today Klarna’s co-founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski, 40, is one of the country’s […]

  • The restrictions are released – but not everyone can lower the guard

    The restrictions are released – but not everyone can lower the guard

    Participating are Tove Fall, professor of molecular epidemiology at Uppsala University and Magnus Gisslén, professor of infectious diseases at Sahlgrenska Academy and chief physician at the infection clinic at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Samuel Larsson, Swedish Radio’s correspondent in Denmark, is also present. Host Camilla [email protected] Producer Jonna Westin [email protected]

  • The murder of Fadime

    The murder of Fadime

    The murder of Fadime will be an alarm clock for Sweden. She was the one who talked loudly about how the issue of honor affects young girls. Now she is brutally murdered. After the murder, the grief has no limits. Fadime’s funeral fills Uppsala Cathedral to the breaking point. And in television, newspapers and radio, […]

  • The children in God’s army – about the Christian school of the Word of Life

    The children in God’s army – about the Christian school of the Word of Life

    The years at the Christian school of the Word of Life Today, Mikaela is an adult and has for the first time reflected on her school days. A school time that then seemed normal, but which today feels increasingly abnormal. What was she and her classmates in Uppsala really up to? What did the school […]

  • Stress drains with winter baths

    Stress drains with winter baths

    Winter swimmer describes the experience as fantastic, magical and unbeatable. Cold baths give many a harmonious restart with crystal clear thoughts, and it’s about challenging yourself and daring. But what health effects does it have? Thérese Grane and Kerstin Schönborg bathes all year round to feel good, and while waiting for more studies, we get […]

  • Research examines measures to help children of mothers with depression

    Research examines measures to help children of mothers with depression

    Uppsala [Sweden], 2 January (ANI): Recent studies among Syrian refugee families in Turkey and families with infants in Sweden and Bhutan have indicated that children of mothers with poor mental health risk missing their cognitive development. However, very small changes may be sufficient to break this correlation. Having plenty of people around you and an […]

  • Omikron is spread around the world, spies make a come-back and the slave trade in the Swedish colony

    Omikron is spread around the world, spies make a come-back and the slave trade in the Swedish colony

    Time 1 Report from a South Africa in mourning when peace prize winner Desmund Tutu was buried. How do different countries handle the spread of the micron? Conversations with Asia correspondent Peder Gustafsson, US correspondent Roger Wilson and Swedish Radio’s global health correspondent Sara Heyman. The pandemic has reduced the power of the fashion industry, […]

  • Studies suggest measures to help children of mothers with depression

    Studies suggest measures to help children of mothers with depression

    Uppsala [Sweden], December 28 (ANI): New studies among Syrian refugee families in Turkey and families with infants in Sweden and Bhutan have found that children of mothers with poor mental health are at risk of falling behind in their cognitive development. However, very small changes may be sufficient to break this correlation. Having plenty of […]

  • Åsa Larsson

    Åsa Larsson

    Åsa Larsson’s book “Fädernas misgärningar” was recently named the best detective story of 2021 by the Swedish Detective Academy. The books about Rebecka Martinsson have so far sold over a million copies in Sweden and are translated into more than 20 languages. The TV series “Rebecka Martinsson” is based on four of Åsa Larsson’s books. […]

  • The birds’ song is getting quieter and quieter

    The birds’ song is getting quieter and quieter

    As early as the 1960s, biologist Rachel Carson warned in her book “Silent Spring” that bird song was about to disappear. Now there is a new study that shows that her worries have become a reality. The birdsong has become quieter in the last 25 years according to the researchers. What does this depend on […]