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Hidden seeds reveal Canary Islands history

Korn från KanarieöarnaHave you tried the national dish gofio while on holiday on the Canary Islands? If so, you have eaten the same food as the original inhabitants ate, nearly 2,000 years ago. The island farmers have cultivated the same types of grain for over a thousand years. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers from Linköping University, working together with researchers from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, after DNA analyses of prehistoric seeds.

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Geopolitics and sustainable development

Björn-Ola Linnér i radiosändning

LiU professor Björn-Ola Linnér has been appointed head of a new major research programme in geopolitics and sustainable development. “The relationships between the US, Russia and China this autumn have shown how world politics are closely linked with the climate, environmental change, natural resource exploitation, and the conditions required for sustainable development,” says Prof Björn-Ola Linnér. 

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Grants Office Tour 2017

19 January

Looking for research funding? Meet the grant experts at Grants Office at the University Hospital Campus. Learn from granted projects and learn more about Horizon 2020, Research Professional, support functions and much more.

Location: Rönnen, Entrance 64, University Hospital Campus

For more info contact:
Elina Hjertström +46(0)13-28 47 85



18-21 June

4th International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication in Linköping, Sweden. The conference will build on three themes: “Communication in challenging conditions”, “Brain Plasticity”, and “Translational cognitive hearing science”. The conference will include a pre-conference, invited speakers and open poster sessions.  

Location: Linköping Konsert & Kongress

For more info contact:
Maria Hugo-Lindén +46(0)13-28 20 30




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