Swedish pupils to participate in research to reduce food waste

Press release 4 June 2020

Can more information result in less food being wasted? Researchers will be investigating this together with pupils and teachers across the whole of Sweden in the ’Food Waste Experiment’. To assist them, they will be using an artificial intelligence app and the world’s largest food sustainability database.

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GÄSTKRÖNIKA: Känner du till Systembolaget?

Det är ganska få svenskar som svarar nej på den frågan. I Sverige har vi ett alkoholmonopol som har de enda butikerna som får sälja alkoholdrycker över en viss styrka. Det är ett av våra två huvuduppdrag, att sälja alkoholdrycker med ensamrätt, utan vinstintresse och med ansvar. Det andra huvuduppdraget är att informera om alkoholens skadeverkningar. Det kanske inte är lika välkänt. Läs mer


Coronavirus in the Swedish media – less agreement amongst researchers and politicians

The Swedish public’s confidence in politicians who comment about coronavirus in the news is decreasing. Both researchers and politicians are perceived to be less in agreement about Sweden’s handling of the pandemic than in the previous month. These are the latest findings of a study being conducted by the Swedish non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science).  

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How to engage online when we cannot meet in person – Launch of Falling Walls Engage Hub Sweden

The COVID-19 pandemic took us all off-guard. From one day to another cities, regions and countries closed down. Conferences, science festivals and project meetings were postponed or cancelled. Well into the preparations of our very first Falling Walls Engage Hub Sweden meeting, we quickly had to adapt to the new situation. In late April and the beginning of May, 25 science engagers from 16 countries participated in an online interactive workshop, marking the launch of the Falling Walls Engage Hub Sweden.

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