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Dad and daughter recycling bottles, in Swedish "panta"
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Why do Americans go to Sweden to Learn About Trash?

Last week, a delegation of Americans from 16 different cities and states went to Sweden to look at how we manage our waste, so that they could get inspiration on how to improve their management as well as inspire Swedish agencies and companies to...
Scientists in a lab
Jan-Olof Yxell/imagebank.sweden.se

Broadening participation at American Universities

“Broadening participation is a national challenge that requires national solutions” (NSF.gov) In both Sweden and the United States, there is a widespread understanding that innovation, research, and higher education is enhanced when there...
Source: Sofia Sabel/imagebank.sweden.se
Source: Sofia Sabel/imagebank.sweden.se

An introduction to the US research funding landscape

The US research funding landscape is diverse, somewhat difficult to navigate for individual researchers, but nonetheless full of opportunities. Typically, there are three sources of external funding to support research in the US; government (i.e.,...
Science Counselor Henric Johnson, Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter and the laureates.

Celebrations of the 2019 American Nobel Laureates

It has become somewhat of a yearly tradition that the Embassy of Sweden in Washington D.C. welcomes the American Nobel laureates to House of Sweden for a Nobel symposium and gala dinner. This day is dedicated to celebrating the laureates who have...