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  • Exhibition result of CCHS Hidden Sites residency in the House Mill

    [7 Jun 2019] The exhibition concludes Cecilie Gravesen's artist residency in The House Mill, funded by the research cluster Curating the City - UCL/University of Gothenburg Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS). It examined the role of heritage management and creative practice in making historic places matter to contemporary Londoners.

  • Being overweight as a teen may be associated with higher risk of heart muscle disease in adulthood

    [7 Jun 2019] The risk of developing cardiomyopathy, which often leads to heart failure, increased in adult Swedish men who were even mildly overweight around age 18. The risk steadily increased as weight increased, even among those who started out at a normal weight, according to a study published in Circulation.

  • Sexual violence is a driver of women's political mobilization

    [4 Jun 2019] Sexual violence in armed conflict does not necessarily silence women. On the contrary, sexual violence can be a driver of women's political mobilization for peace and women's rights, a dissertation from the University of Gothenburg shows.

  • Colliding lasers double the energy of proton beams

    [3 Jun 2019] Researchers from Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg present a new method which can double the energy of a proton beam produced by laser-based particle accelerators. The breakthrough could lead to more compact, cheaper equipment that could be useful for many applications, including proton therapy.

  • Looking for the Holy Grail of asset pricing

    [29 May 2019] Equity markets is a fundamental part of the global financial system. In his thesis, Tamás Kiss, tries to understand the tools that analyse financial data, and reaches new insights of the dynamics of equity prices and returns.

  • Stiffening arteries in teenagers with persistent obesity

    [29 May 2019] Children and adolescents with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens, a study of more than 3,000 children followed from age 9 to 17 shows. These results, in the researchers¿ view, call for more initiatives to reduce teenage obesity.

  • Thirty years after anorexia onset, fewer ill than healthy

    [29 May 2019] A study that started in 1985 followed some 50 people who had become anorexic in their teens. It shows that 30 years later, the majority were healthy but some had persistent eating disorders. The study, published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, was carried out at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

  • Young athletes may need one-year break after knee surgery

    [24 May 2019] After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at least a year¿s rehab and thorough testing before resuming knee-strenuous sport. Research shows that those who return to sport relatively soon after surgery incur a highly elevated risk of a second ACL injury.

  • Difficulties with Reading and narration in children with autism

    [22 May 2019] Children with autism may be good at reading a text one word at a time, but simultaneously have problems in understanding and retelling the content of what they read. Research now shows the importance, for these children, of extensive language assessment and follow-up over time

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