Reports have come in that Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, a scholar of disaster medicine at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, has been sentenced to death in Iran. While visiting Iran to attend academic workshops in 2016, he was arrested and in late 2017 was sentenced to death on charges of espionage.
Russia's central TV channel recently broadcast an hour-long documentary film about doping. The film includes interviews with Dalarna University's Professor Michail Tonkonogi, who provides expert information about the effects of doping on the human body.
There are many questions on the subject of sustainability. Most often these relate to the environment, climate and consumption. However, there are more dimensions to sustainability than these that also need to be considered.
To begin their first semester at Dalarna University, new students gathered at the traditional Welcome Ceremony, held in Falun at the event venue Lugnetkyrkan. "I chose Dalarna University because it was the most welcoming," says new student Joakim Sandberg from the Teacher Education Programme.
Family and friends gathered in the event venue Lugnetkyrkan on Friday to celebrate the end of studies for many students. Among the speakers was musician Stiko Per Larsson, a former student of Dalarna University.
This year's Research and Development Day (FoU-dag) focussed on the research field of Health and Welfare, and attracted both students and professionals. An extra dimension to the day was the opening of the fourth research centre at Dalarna University.
What is, in fact, Jesus's birthdate and does the Christmas goat really symbolise the devil? Dalarna University's student chaplain, Anders Litborn, provides an explanation so that you in turn might impress your family with your knowledge at the Christmas dinner table.