Research at Linköping University
The cognitive abilities of dogs takes even researchers by surprise. This fall Per Jensen, professor of ethology at LiU, is coming out with yet another book about dogs’ behaviour.
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”.
Every year rotavirus causes half a million diarrhoea-related deaths amongst children in developing countries. Existing vaccines provide poor protection. The reason could be a widespread genetic resistance amongst children, according to virologists at Linköping University.
The construction of the brain from the embryo stage is regulated by a genetic timepiece in the stem cells. This discovery by researchers at Linköping University may have great significance for developing safe and effective methods of repairing brain and spinal cord injuries.
Two or three injuries per season – that is standard for an average athlete. The consequence can be life-long suffering. Linköping University now has a research centre devoted to this issue.
Last updated: 2014-09-19