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Violence against children

Ledset barn med händerna för ansiktet

It has long been known that children with disabilities are subject more frequently to violence from peers, violence in the home, sexual abuse, forced sterilisation, forced abortion and violence when receiving treatment. Despite criticism from the UN, Sweden lacks a comprehensive picture of the situation for these children. Two LiU researchers have surveyed our knowledge in this area.

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Intestinal diversity protects against asthma

LabbmiljöChildren who develop asthma or allergies have an altered immune response to intestinal bacteria in the mucous membranes even as infants. This has been shown by a new study at Linköping University in Sweden, which also suggests that the mother’s immune system plays a role in the development of asthma and allergies in children.

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1 November

The first Nordic Ellipsometry Workshop (NEW-1). The Objectives with NEW-1 is to exchange ideas about ellipsometry related activities in the Nordic countries and to explore interest to form a regional community for scientific exchange, courses and training.

Location: Physics Building, lecture hall Planck

For more info contact:
Hans Arwin +46 (0)13-28 12 15


NDP 2016

8-9 November

The Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization invites you to the Nordic Symposium on Digital Pathology. The keynote speakers are Richard Levenson, MD, PhD from UC Davis Medical Center and Ole Eichhorn Founder and CEO eyesFinder, Former founding CTO of Aperio.

Location: Konsert & Kongress, Linköping

For more info contact:
Marie Waltersson




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