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Student thesis about the health effects of horse riding

The students Erica Wikunge and Kristina Ukalovic, both studying their last semester at the occupational therapy program at the Sahlgrenska Academy, are highlighted in the latest issue of the magazine Ridsport (“Ride Sport”).

The two students are currently working on their thesis about the health effects of horse riding, which they think should be counted as a wellness benefit activity. 

"Horses are a way to release the stress of everyday life. What is that if not wellness?"Read more about Erica and Kristina


Jan Holmgren awarded for oral cholera vaccine

Jan Holmgren is this year’s recipient of the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award – the world's greatest vaccine prize.

He receives the prize for his pioneering contribution to research relating to oral vaccines and mucous membrane immunology, and also for having led the development of the world’s first efficient cholera vaccine.

"It is a prize which is most usually awarded to Americans and it is, of course, a great honor to be recognized in this manner as the second non-American since the prize was established", comments Jan Holmgren.

Read the article about Jan Holmgren


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Our study programmes are among the most popular in Sweden and we conduct international top research.

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