10,000 pupils assist Swedish scientists with climate research

Press release 11 April 2014.

Spring is now here and it arrives earlier each year.  A warmer climate means an earlier spring and a later autumn. But how is the delayed onset of autumn affecting the Swedish ecosystem? A mass experiment involving over 10,000 pupils across Sweden is helping scientists to study the effect of climate change on deciduous trees in autumn. Läs mer


Children to help researchers map climate change

Press release 20 May 2013

Is climate change leading to a delay in when leaves turn colour in the autumn? Pupils from across Sweden will be helping researchers determine how the climate is affecting the growing season of plants and the onset of autumn. This mass experiment is part of the science festival Researchers’ Night.

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Barns bilder visar riskfyllda miljöer

Pressmeddelande 130318

Risker för barn finns framför allt i trafiken, byggnader, naturen, hemmet och på skolgården. Det står klart när bilder från barn i hela landet analyserats.
– Att risken när många trängs i trappor upplevs som så hög förvånade mig mest, säger forskaren Erika Wall, ansvarig för forskningsprojektet Riskbilden.
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Research by young people reveals that we refrigerate our food at too high a temperature

Press Release 16th Jan 2012

In three out of four cases, meat is being stored at a higher temperature than the recommended maximum of 4 ° C.  This is the finding of new research carried out by over 1,800 Swedish pupils. The pupils were examining their refrigerators as part of the Swedish Researchers’ Night science festival.

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