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Uppsala University has during the last number of years, with only a few exceptions, been placed among the 100 best universities in the world in the three largest international rankings: Times Higher Education (THE), QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU/Shanghai).

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William Ruto speaks after being declared the winner of Kenya’s close-fought presidential election. Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

Kenya declares William Ruto as its new president in an election drama that’s far from over

The division within the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, the fact that the race was very close, and turnout was relatively low may increase incentives to challenge the results.
Kenyans take to the streets in the capital, Nairobi, to call for peaceful August 2022 elections. Luis Tato/AFP via Getty Images

Kenya’s election red flags in five essential reads

Patronage politics, a history of violent conflict and high-stakes elections increase the risks of poll violence in Kenya.
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The climate crisis gives science a new role. Here’s how research ethics must change too

Research ethics focus on avoiding wrongdoing, having been developed largely in response to biomedical scandals. Climate change puts the onus on researchers to add ‘do good’ to ‘do no harm’ principles.

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