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Gender Studies

Materials Science

Biogas Research Center


Migration, Ethnicity and Society, Foto Nedzad Mesic.


Alcohol addiction

The battle against drug cravings

Mental illness and addiction are growing problems the world over. Is there a way to halt this development? Linköping University is doing its part with a major new initiative.



DDT in the 1950s – obesity epidemic today

Could the current epidemic of obesity be traced back to spraying DDT in the 1950s? Entirely possible, according to epigenetics – the new branch of research that posits that acquired characteristics can be passed down from generation to generation. As a young researcher, Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna found himself sitting in a tight spot.






Child crying

Violence and abuse against children with disabilities

Children with disabilities are subject more frequently to violence. 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.

The mineral elpasolite

Artificial intelligence reveals new materials

Artificial intelligence is helping researchers in their search for new useful materials. Researchers at LiU have discovered 90 previously unknown materials, which they predict can be created in the laboratory.

Old woman hugging a therapeutic robot

Technology and aging – where to?

Sensors that are swallowed or woven into clothes. These are two of a wide range of technical solutions that may be reality for the elderly and the personnel who care for them. Because technology will play an increasing role – this was the conclusion of the Aging & Society conference.


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Last updated: 2015-08-31