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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