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The Climate Long Game: An urgent call for an action research agenda
In a recently published perspective article in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers put forward an agenda for integrated climate catastrophe assessment, emphasizing the need for in-depth understanding of climate change induced mass human mortality and even extinction.
Forest industry waste shown to have added value
Research shows that certain properties in pulp made from selected parts of spruce trees can have more added value than previously believed. Specific properties, such as the rigidity and elasticity of the paper product, vary depending on which parts of the spruce trees or other kinds of wood that are used when producing the pulp.
Chemistry experiments under microgravity condition
Solar cell researchers from Karlstad University have once again conducted experiments in zero gravity during parabolic flights in Bordeaux, France.
Exponential climate action by diverse actors is key
Researchers Avit Bhowmik and Sol Agin comment on the latest report from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Research contributing to increased recycling
Björn Sjöstrand, Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Karlstad University, was awarded the Young Researcher’s Award 2022 at Forum for Bioeconomy.
Regarding the invasion of Ukraine
Karlstad University expresses its support for the universities and civilian population of Ukraine and backs the statement made by the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions (SUHF).
Ukrainian students - transfer studies to Karlstad University
If you are a Ukrainian citizen and have applied for asylum in Sweden, or a citizen of EU/EEA or Switzerland, you can apply in our second admissions round which is open 15 March to 19 April.
FRAUD WARNING: ESL TEACHING POSITIONS
Beware of the fraudulent use of Karlstad University’s name, logo, and e-mail addresses in connection with ads for ESL teaching positions.
Karlstad University has more than 200 exchange agreements with universities in about 35 countries around the world. Each year we welcome approximately 250 international exchange students.
Study and career guidance
Are you considering studying at Karlstad University? Our study and career counsellors can help you.
The Grants and Innovation Office (GIO) has the task of supporting research co-operation between the university and companies, organisations, and authorities.