News

Read the latest news about research, application calls and fundings. Here we gather all news from Mistra.

2018-11-22

Annika Malm: driven to do good

The idea was that she would be the architect who created perfect construction plans. This never happened. Instead, water and wastewater filled her life and...

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2018-11-22

New Mistra handbook on communication

In cooperation with the Westander PR agency, Mistra has produced a handbook, Från forskning till faktabaserade beslut – sju tips om kommunikation för Mistras forskningsprogram...

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2018-11-22

Mixed messages on studded tyres

Research shows that studded tyres’ better grip on ice saves lives. But if the effects of studded tyres are considered in a broad life-cycle perspective,...

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2018-11-22

Hydraulic fluid with global potential

Petroleum-based hydraulic fluids are a threat to the environment and climate alike. A fossil-free type has been developed in the Mistra Innovation programme, and the...

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2018-11-22

Mistra Geopolitics charts phosphorus flow

Karin Eliasson, researcher in Mistra Geopolitics, wants to raise awareness of the risks of today’s global phosphorus management. Phosphorus affects the environment and, moreover, its...

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2018-10-09

Research progress on field cress

Research on field cress (Lepidium campestre), a wild oilseed plant, has been under way for 20 years. Now the scientists have found 30 important genes...

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2018-10-09

Effects of forest burning

The effects of forest fires on plants and insects that need the power of fire to develop are well known. There is less knowledge of...

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2018-10-09

App conducive to car-free lifestyle

Is it possible to reduce the environmental impact of travel and transport while making life in communities outside metropolitan areas more attractive? The Mistra Urban...

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2018-09-15

Final AquaAgri conference 23 October

At the final AquaAgri conference in Stockholm on 23 October, important new research findings on sustainable food production will be presented. These relate to cereal...

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2018-07-16

Almedalen Week 2018 is over

As usual, researchers in Mistra programmes have featured here and there on the Almedalen agenda. A novelty this year was that Mistra held its ‘own’...

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2018-05-24

Seeking visibility outside academia

Today’s consumption patterns are unsustainable in the long run. Few challenge this — not even the companies that live on selling. The Mistra REES research...

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2018-04-10

New data protection regulation

On 25 May, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force. Mistra has begun work on adapting to the new directives. More...

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2018-01-04

Swedish fashion industry goes circular

The Swedish textile and fashion industries are mustering their strength for greater sustainability. A proposal for a broad initiative with participants from both industry and...

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2018-01-04

Recycling with global potential

Blend Re:wind, a process developed in Mistra Future Fashion, means that it is now both economically viable and practicable to recycle textile materials composed of...

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2017-11-22

Global cities compared

In November, Mistra Urban Futures is holding its annual conference — this year in Kisumu, Kenya. The purpose of the conference is to bring together...

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2017-11-22

Mistra TerraClean now running

At the beginning of October, some 30 researchers gathered at the Käppala Association treatment plant on the island of Lidingö. All those present were researchers...

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2017-11-22

Mistra joins UN climate summit in Bonn

Adaptation to climate change is a shared responsibility that requires international measures. For delegates to the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in November, Mistra...

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