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Vinnarna av Sigge Thernwalls pris 2020. Joakim Jeppsson, Georgia Destouni och Thomas Blanksvärd. Fot

Gia Destouni receives the Sigge Thernwall’s prize 2020

Sigge Thernwall’s prize is given to dedicated persons with innovative solutions when bringing their own and others’ research from theory to practical application in society.

Forskningsstationen NEO i Grekland. Foto Erik Skytt Holmlund.

Courses spring term 2021

October 15 - Last date to apply for for courses starting in the spring. Application is made via


Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.


New award to our guest researcher Ruth Varner

An interdisciplinary research team will examine climate change effect on ecosystems.



ChangeMakers aims to develop sustainable thinking and innovative competence on environmental sector of Finnish (inc. Åland), Estonian, Latvian and Swedish 15-17-year-old students.

The Baltic Sea basin, with the limits of the Fennoscandian ice sheet and source and sink areas used

How old is the Baltic Sea Basin?

The history of the Baltic Sea during and after the retreat of the last Fennoscandian ice sheet is a fascinating story.


New article in The Conversation “Iran: decades of unsustainable water use has dried up lakes and cau

Zahra Kalantari, Associate Professor, Georgia Destouni, Professor of Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Resources, and Davood Moshir Panahi, PhD Student published the article on Salt storms that are an emerging threat for millions of people in north-western Iran.