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Laser could be the next tool to cure Alzheimer's and other brain related diseases – Swedish study

Monday, 04 November 2013
Swedish research feel that Laser could be the next new thing to use to cure Alzheimer and Parkinson and may other brain related diseases.There are scientists from Chalmers University in Gothenburg who strongly feel that such a feat is a possibility.


Academic programs that end up rewarding more – Swedish perspective

Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Much has and is being said about the nature of education is these days as higher education get more expensive but it looks like the reward promise of good jobs and pays seem to be a myth. While some camps are totally repudiating the idea of encouraging university education, others are saying that it depends on the course studied. So which education course(s) are more financially rewarding in the long run?


Sweden: Social Democrats suggest ten year limit for school owners

Monday, 28 October 2013
The Swedish government and the leading opposition party, the Social Democrats are agreeing that the Swedish private school system is not working as expected. Schools have been failing in providing quality education to the level that would have been expected and have been putting profiteering ahead of quality education.


Foreign students in Lund University suffering from starvation and poverty – similar situation also experienced Sweden-wide 

Thursday, 24 October 2013
There is a warning alarm that foreign students in Sweden are suffering from extreme poverty - that some find it hard to even have food to eat.


Swedish business pressure group call on government to make it easy for first-rate international universities to establish here

Wednesday, 23 October 2013
Swedish private sector has succeeded under the current government to penetrate sectors that were previously seen as more welfare – facing. But various authorities such as the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise would want to see more foreign “high brand” universities to storm the Swedish university market.


A new research ushers in a very cheap and easy technique to find sleeping sickness - Cheap and Easy

Monday, 07 October 2013
A new research is ushering in a new technology that will make it cheaper and easier to early identify those affected by deadly diseases such as malaria, and sleeping sickness.


Education business: Lund University leads in attracting international fee paying students most among Swedish universities

Sunday, 06 October 2013
It is the most highly ranked Swedish university in the world university league table and that high ranking is paying off as Lund leads in the amount of international fee-paying students coming to study in Sweden


Swedish urged top foreign universities to set up shop in Sweden

Friday, 04 October 2013
Officials from some Swedish business leaning organisations are calling for improvements in rules so that more and more of the best universities in the world could open branches in Sweden just as they are doing in other countries.


Copenhagen University leads as the best Scandinavian University, Goteborg University misses out

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
U.S. and British elite universities are on top of the world as the best places for higher education according to the QS World Universities 2013/14 rankings, published on Tuesday. In that study, the Danish University of Copenhagen has emerged on top as the leading Nordic university while other such as the University of Goteborg has disappeared from the top 200 best school in the world.


The wonders of Finnish education system- where first graders already start reading just after a month in school

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Finnish education system is always talked of as one of the best in world and that seem to be something that will remain for a long time. After just a month in school, first graders are already reading nice in a school in Finland - the wonders of Finnish education model.


Danish academic personality accuses Pharmaceutical companies of behaving like mafia

Monday, 02 September 2013
A Danish academic personality has accused Pharmaceutical companies of operating using methods he described as Mafia approaches in which they carry out illegal marketing and tinkering with research which end up costing hundreds of thousands of lives each year.


The identification and analysis of a news element

Wednesday, 28 August 2013
The University of Lund in Sweden is in the news in that it says it has analysed a compound of element within the confluence of physics, which ushers in a news compound.


Social Democrats education reforms will hinge around cutting study course time

Monday, 12 August 2013
The Swedish opposition party, the Social democrats have not yet started measuring drapes but feel that they'll do so soon. In on of their early warning shots, the would love to reform the education system by reducing the course length.


Fewer Nordic medical students being trained in Denmark today than before - Why?

Wednesday, 31 July 2013
In 2005, more than one in four medical students in Denmark came from one of the Nordic countries; today it is only one in twenty and changes in the Danish academic harmonisation rules is being blamed.


Return of the men to Swedish primary school classrooms

Thursday, 25 July 2013
The tide seems to be changing in the Swedish educational environment as men start coming back to the primary school classrooms.


The Swedish government wants to privatise its Universities and some people are not happy.

Wednesday, 26 June 2013
The Swedish government's proposal to make the country's state universities and colleges to become private foundations, is worrying to the both the country's unions and student unions.


Challenges to the Swedish free school idea  as one of the biggest school providers collapses

Friday, 31 May 2013
The Swedish free school idea, which has been copied by the British government under the leadership of David Cameron and its Conservative party, is heading to a brick wall. JB Group, which is one of the nation's biggest provider of private schools known here as friskolar is shutting down some school jeopardising the future of students


The quest for higher education is showing a negative side as more students finding it hard to pay their study loan

Monday, 13 May 2013
Recently in the UK, there has been increased bashing if higher education. With growing unemployment and underemployment, many commentators and political pundits have blamed some of that to rampant university degrees. One proof of the negative side of university degree though has been the inability of graduates to pay back their study loans.

What type of breast show more risk of cancer rejuvenation - those with dense or less dense issues? A new study separates the two

Tuesday, 23 April 2013
A new study shows for the first time that researchers have been able to predict which women are at greater risk of breast cancer recurrence based on the nature of their breast composition. They have reviewed the effects of the drug tamoxifen on breast tissues, and determine that the denser the breast tissue, the greater the risk of cancer recurrence.

Perpetual fall in international students to Sweden start worrying some businesses

Friday, 22 March 2013
The reduced number of foreign students at  or vying to study at Swedish universities can cause long terms problems for Swedish companies and other research related academic programs that need the mix of various skill input. As international students shy away from Sweden, could it be blamed only on the institution of tuition fees?

Fears in Finland that English-language invasion threatens the country's language, culture

Monday, 11 March 2013
Finland fears that English language is a new threat to its culture, something that has not been talked about a lot in the past.

Swedish researchers failing to benefit from important research collaborations in the emerging economies

Monday, 28 January 2013
Swedish researchers are failing to cooperate with strong and emerging vital research countries such as South Korea and Singapore.

Finland considering initiating tuition fees for non-EU students

Sunday, 06 January 2013
Most of Finnish MPs are in favour of third-level fees for students coming from outside the EU or the European Economic Area, who want to study in Finland.

Smoking pregnant mothers don't produce children with criminal minds - new Swedish research show

Wednesday, 26 December 2012
Unlike past research, which had suggested that, women who smoke during pregnancy often have children who fall into criminality, a new Swedish study from Karolinska Institutet, (KI), has found the contrary.

Fears of the legality of some Swedish research projects as ethical principles might have been broken

Sunday, 23 December 2012
Swedish researchers could have used personal and sensitive data to pursue some research, which is now deemed as could have been illegal.

Swedish children continue to perform poorly in reading and math - new testing show

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Swedish children in the 4th grade have been classed as poor within the EU when it comes to literacy and among eighth graders, the results in mathematics has become worse.

Move for Swedish pupils to learn Chinese

Monday, 03 December 2012
The Swedish government has now taken the first step towards introducing Chinese - or Mandarin - as a modern language in Swedish schools. All students should be able to choose if they want to take the language as a subject or not.

Finnish schools the best in the world, again, UK improved but where is sweden?

Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Finland persistently maintains its position as the best country to design education and schools in such a way that pupils get the best pout of education. As such in a new classification, Finland remain a top dog in education, with South Korea in second and Hong Kong third.

Fact: Higher education not usually the best approach to a better life and good pay

Monday, 26 November 2012
As the economic crisis intensifies and the issue of globalisation becomes our economic main stay as cheap workers move to take jobs from traditionally more expensive workers, it has now become clear that high level of education would not in most cases lead to a better paying job and prosperous career.

People who consume more sweet drinks and sodas are ore exposed to cancer

Monday, 26 November 2012
A new research from university of Lund, in Sweden show that people who consume more fizzy drinks and sodas are more exposed to cancer illness. According to a research conducted in Malmö on 8000 people, the result was explicit.

Tourists accused of bringing deadly bacteria back home

Monday, 26 November 2012
The proliferation and accelerates of deadly bacterial in Swedish has been blamed on tourists travelling to popular destinations outside Europe. A spite of increased resistant intestinal bacteria found in Sweden recently has been tied to such movements.

EU economic crisis attracts students to Sweden

Sunday, 04 November 2012
The Euro economic crisis seems to be doing well to attract EU students to Sweden according to latest reports.

African Student calls out a Finnish university on racism

Friday, 02 November 2012
A Nigerian student is accusing officials at the University of Tampere of deliberately withholding his medical qualification. He has the support of two professors.

Chinese Writer, Mo Yan win 2012 Nobel prize in literature

Thursday, 11 October 2012
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2012 is awarded to the Chinese writer Mo Yan
“who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary” the Swedish academy announced.

The Nobel Prize for medicine announced

Monday, 08 October 2012
The 2012 Nobel Prize  in Physiology  or Medicine is  awarded to Dr. John B. Gurdon and Dr.     ShinyaYamanaka on Monday morning in Sweden for their work on stem cell research.

Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of heart disease: Danish Study

Friday, 28 September 2012
People with low levels of vitamin D in their body are more open to attacks from heart disease, a Danish study show.

Unique transplantations in Gothenburg where uterus replant have taken place

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
The world's first womb transplant from mother to daughter has been conducted by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, pushing the university to improve on its research in the area.

More cheating students in Swedish schools caught and punished

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
New survey from the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (Högskoleverket) which is in charge of the quality of education show that more students who cheat are being caught and punished, a report today show.

OECD Education at a glace show Sweden, Finland fares well in education diversity, UK lags

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Britain has been found to have a racially segregated education system in the various sectors of its society while Sweden and Finland fare pretty well. This comes from the OECD's Education at a glance's report on Tuesday.

Acute shortage of student housing in Sweden

Thursday, 23 August 2012
A situation that has been described as worse that ever is happening in the Swedish student housing sector. There is intense shortages of student housing such that some expert are question Sweden's readiness for the future if there could be no chance of properly training future leaders.

How bright are Swedish high school students? - Scores of Swedish high school student believe that cancer is contagious

Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Well - its out there - nearly half of high school students in Västra Götaland and Skåne in Sweden,  believe that cancer is contagious. This is blow to Sweden which position itself as one f the leaders in developed world in providing basic knowledge especially in relation to healthy living and improved quality of life.

Record number of Danish students going through China in order to get a better career

Thursday, 16 August 2012
A record number of Danish students choose to move a large part of their educational studies to China as a means to capture the growing part of international business.

Be weary of some scientific research results as renowned Danish University brain scientist suspected of fake research

Wednesday, 08 August 2012
There has emerged a scandal at the University of Copenhagen, in Denmark as a Danish brain scientist, Milena Penkowa identified as a future Nobel Prize winner and who has received millions of research prize money seems to have had a research based on deliberate fraud, an expert panel indict

The demand for teachers in Sweden is on the rise but more teachers are leaving the sector - Why?

Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Sweden will need over 100 000 new teachers in the coming years. But instead, more teachers are leaving the profession because of what is being described as "harsh working conditions and low wages."

The future of Swedish education quality compromised due to teachers shortages

Friday, 13 July 2012
Concerns about the quality of education in Sweden increases as the number of vacant teaching positions in Sweden also increases.

Swedish teachers are the lowest paid comparatively in Europe

Monday, 02 July 2012
The pay received by Swedish teachers is lagging behind compared to other countries, a new report has said.

Drives for religious education to be quarantined in Finnish schools

Monday, 25 June 2012
Religion Hours in primary schools in Finland are poised to be can be reduced after 2016, a report in Finnish media hold. The lower number of religion classes are part of the new distribution of lesson hours in basic education.

A new medical method may help vascular disease

Friday, 15 June 2012
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Göteborg have managed to implant a blood vessel made from a patient’s own stem cells in a ten year old, sick girl. One year after surgery she now is doing pretty fine making the researchers to hope that this could be a method to assist patients who need bypass surgery.

Nobel Prize cash award reduced by 20 percent to meet future budget shortfall

Monday, 11 June 2012
The Nobel Foundation is lowering the cash prize money for the Nobel Prizes awards by twenty percent, an adjustment to meet pressures caused by budget shortfall.

Sharp fall in foreign students interested in studying in Sweden

Wednesday, 23 May 2012
International student interest in Swedish higher education has decreased dramatically among since tuition fees were introduced for all non-EU students.

Swedish School performances gets the bigger gulf  and it persist

Friday, 04 May 2012
The differences between the Swedish schools in terms of performance is increasing rapidly, according to a report by the Swedish School Agency (skolverket) will present today. And it is the second report in two days showing that Swedish schools lack of equivalence.

Poor quality of university courses identified among Swedish schools of higher learning

Thursday, 26 April 2012
Swedish self critical attitude has means that much higher education courses in Sweden is of poor quality. Just over one in five training programs fail to meet required quality when those various academic programs were examines.

New swedish DNA test for foetus would reveal whether the unchild has Down syndrome

Wednesday, 04 April 2012
As the Nordic countries continue their quest of creating the best form of humans, soon, a new DNA test for foetuses will be unvailed. This will assist in determining whether the unborn baby has Down syndrome without the risk of miscarriage via amniocentesis.

Sweden announces Super Investment in research – upping its stance in international biomedical and engineering research

Tuesday, 03 April 2012
Sweden is to launch an international research, Science for Life lab, with a turnover of one billion a year.

Many Swedish graduates stock in unemployment questioning the tenet of higher education

Monday, 02 April 2012
More than one in five college graduates in Sweden are out of work a year after graduation. But the differences between them lie in the courses they studies and that difference is great a new media report show.

he top ranking Swedish universities and collages are …

Friday, 30 March 2012
Which are the best universities in Sweden? Well, a business magazine, Focus, has ranked universities here based on the interest of students own preferences. That means big surprises in the list begging the question if this is the a god model to to classify universities a country.

Financial hardship on students from developing countries means that Finland stops recruiting students from there

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Swedish defence Minister, Sten Tolgfors, has been forced to resign what is described in Swedish press “he departs on his own accord”, referring to the Swedish prime minister's press secretary.

Microsoft, Nokia to invest millions in Aalto University

Monday, 26 March 2012
IT giant Microsoft and Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia are planning to invest up to 18 million euros in a new mobile applications development programme at Aalto University.

The process of studying in Sweden is becoming more expensive and unaffordable

Thursday, 23 February 2012
Despite the fact that the Swedish students get funding from their government funding body, CSN, that process of funding is becoming unaffordable for the students.

Which are some of the best Universities in Finland? Aalto University is best

Friday, 17 February 2012
Aalto University, Finland has been recently classified as the best training institute for economics and degree programs in engineering, according to investigation carried out in the country’s institutions recently.

Further education gives a longer life - research

Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Anyone with a university education will on average live almost five years longer than those not finishing high school a new Swedish research show.

New method gives cancer patients hope of life – electricity to destroy bad tumours

Wednesday, 08 February 2012
There is a move being taken in a medical community in Sweden in which a method is being pioneered at studies at the University Hospital in Uppsala in which electricity could be used to scatter dangerous caner tumours.

Men with low fertility have less risk of cancer – Swedish research show

Friday, 27 January 2012
Men with reduced fertility have a significantly lower risk of developing prostate cancer than other men, according to a new Swedish study.

The effects of alcohol of pregnancy: Small amounts of alcohol can kill foetuses

Monday, 23 January 2012
Even a small amount of alcohol can trigger a miscarriage, according to a Danish study.

Algae, next provider of Sustainable fuel? Really?

Friday, 20 January 2012
Algae can become a new source of renewable fuels and chemicals. Scientists have been able to develop bacteria that can turn the sugar in brown algae into ethanol.

Finnish pharma to treat cocaine-dependent US veterans? Monday, 16 January 2012
Finnish pharma company Biotie Therapies is launching a drug trial in the US investigating the treatment of cocaine dependence.

Regular consumption of very soft drinks increase liver obesity


Evidence that dull parents have obese children – Swedish research

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