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We listen with our brains

We hear with our ears, but we listen with our brains. Professor Jerker Rönnberg is leader of a research programme about hearing impairment and deafness, that investigates how the brain affects our hearing, and how to facilitate the day-to-day life of people with hearing loss.

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Agroetanol at Händelö outside Norrköping

Sustainability requires interdisciplinary science

Linköping University continues to work across boundaries. Six new professorships that drive world-leading sustainability research are the target for the research network “LiU Sustainable”.

LiU researchers Shimelis Admassie and Olle Inganäs with solar cells on a plastic roll

Capturing photons on a plastic roll

Solar cells printed on plastic foil and energy stored in wooden batteries. Two researchers from Linköping University have developed smart solutions for the earth’s energy supply.

Nina Lykke and Cecilia Åsberg

Gender research in an international environment

Almost 200 international guest researchers in five years and a research school with partners in many countries. Gender research at Linköping University is growing and thriving in an extensive international network. Photo: Staffan Gustavsson.

The mummy Neswiau

New technology reveals old treasures

It’s mummy mania at the Medelhavsmuseet in Stockholm. Through advanced 3D technology, visitors can explore a mummy layer by layer. At the visualisation table. Here, anyone who wants to can dissect a mummy that is more than 2,500 years old.




ESS in Linköping

Neutron capture a new niche for Linköping

ESS – European Spallation Source – is a major project that has now been finalised, with construction to start in Lund this autumn. Important components in this supermicroscope are the neutron detectors, which will be manufactured in Linköping using unique technology.

Negar Sani

Negar Sani solved the mystery of the printed diode

For thirteen years the mystery has remained unsolved, but now Negar Sani, PhD student at Linköping University’s Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Campus Norrköping, has succeeded in explaining how a printed diode can function in the GHz band. The diode forms the missing link between mobile phones and printed labels.

A cup of coffee

How coffee protects against Parkinson’s

A specific genetic variation discovered by researchers at Linköping University protects against Parkinson’s Disease – especially for those who drink a lot of coffee.


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Last updated: 2014-07-07