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Robots prepare for World Cup

Lagledaren Fredrik Löfgren tränar robotar inför fotbolls-VM. Foto: Charlotte Perhammar

In the robot lab at LiU, training is in full swing. On 30 June, Jasmine, Elsa and their four teammates travel to Leipzig for RoboCup – the Football World Cup for robots. RoboCup is the world’s largest robot event, with 3,500 participants from universities in more than 40 countries. LiU is the only Swedish university taking part.

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Researcher counts flip-flops

Bild på flip-flop

The huge volumes of litter we leave in the oceans is one of the greatest environmental problems of our time. Professor Henrik Kylin from Linköping University has studied how the beaches on a remote atoll in the Indian Ocean have been covered with litter, even though the atoll has no permanent residents.

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EVENTS

AFM2016 

23-24 Aug

The goal of the AFM2016 conference is to highlight research within the area of Advanced Functional Materials, to establish new projects and collaborations, and to discuss challenges and opportunities within materials sciences, in the Nordic countries and internationally.

Location: Vildmarkshotellet Kolmården, Norrköping 

For more info contact:
Stefan Klintström +46 13 28 27 09

 

Aging & Society

6-7 October

Sixth interdisciplinary conference features research addressing the following themes: economic and demographic perspectives on aging; public policy and public perspectives on aging; medical perspectives on aging, health, wellness; social, cultural perspectives on aging; special focus on aging, life-course, and social change. 

Location: Campus Norrköping

For more info contact:
Arianna Poli

 

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