Fibre from a semiconducting polymer, developed for solar cells, is an excellent support material for the growth of new human tissue, researchers at LiU have shown in Advanced Functional Materials.
Students in ELiTH Racing left over sixty competitors in their wake on the track in Silverstone, where engineering students from all over the world competed in Formula Student.
Each year, more than 25,000 international higher education institutions are ranked by quality by The Center for World University Rankings. LiU ranks #355.
Despite the positive fact that more and more countries are implementing measures to adapt society to a change in the climate, the measures can go wrong and affect already vulnerable groups.
What began one summer’s day in 2014 as a small fire in a clear-cut area turned into a civil emergency in just a few days. Researchers, police and fire fighters recently gathered at LiU to draw lessons from it.
In a packed auditorium in the Dome Theatre of the Visualisation Centre we witnessed the historic moment when the New Horizons space probe passed Pluto, thanks to OpenSpace, a software system developed at LiU.
Is it more dangerous to play football on artificial turf than natural grass? A thesis from LiU shows that players playing on artificial turf have more overstrain injuries than those playing on natural grass.
More and more children are conceived via assisted conception. But there is a lack of clear regulations in the healthcare system. LiU researchers have now shown that the chances of donor children who are genetically related having a child together are low.
Collaboration between medicine, brain research and psychiatry is the only way forward to counter the increase in alcohol-related diseases, said Markus Heilig at the LiU seminar in Visby.
Acceptance of the state actively trying to influence individuals to make decisions that are beneficial for both the individual and society – known as “nudging” – is high both in Sweden and in the United States.
Just like last year, LiU Vice-Chancellor Helen Dannetun welcomes all to the university’s seminars, where researchers will shed light on the challenges facing the welfare state.
The United Nations’ climate change negotiations are sometimes criticised for inefficiency and meagre results. But there are no obvious alternatives, according to two researchers from LiU in a study published in Nature Climate Change.
Many people wanted to congratulate the graduates from LiU’s international master’s programmes at this year’s Farewell Ceremony.
Next week, LiU welcomes 38 people from the education sector in Armenia. They are here to learn to write a National Qualification Framework adapted to the Bologna Process.
If you are in London this summer take the opportunity to pop into the Science Museum where the printed biosensor, developed in collaboration between LiU Professor Anthony Turner and Acreo Swedish ICT, will be on show.
On 14-17 June expertise in hearing research will gather in Linköping for a conference on the importance of the brain when it comes to hearing.
Research into white LEDs made from silicon carbide is gaining fresh impetus. It was the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) who acquired funding for the initiative that they are running in collaboration with LiU researcher Mikael Syväjärvi and others.
Over a hundred mathematicians from around the world will meet in Linköping next week for a conference: ”We’re delighted to be able to host a major international conference,” says Anders Björn from the organising committee.
Student satisfaction at Linköping University as a whole continues to increase slightly. 84% of the respondents of the Student Questionnaire say that they are satisfied or very satisfied. But they would like to see a better physical environment on campus.
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, various universities and companies will invest SEK 1.8 billion over an 11-year period on research and development of autonomous systems.
Professor Jill Trewhella, structural biologist from the University of Sydney, will further strengthen LiU’s strong research profile over the coming year. This Thursday she gives a public lecture.
Today, Thursday, saw the signing of the first agreement on a new joint postgraduate programme between LiU and Nanyang Technological University, NTU, in Singapore.
Insomnia is not only a symptom of another illness, but often actually a problem in itself that is important to treat.
Lesbian families in Sweden today live settled family lives, with legislation that has strengthened their position in recent years. But a new thesis shows how they still encounter prejudice in dealing with things like healthcare and social services.
For young people not doing well in life, the likelihood is great that the internet becomes an area for sexual contacts. For some, that knowledge leads them to start selling sex.
In a new study, LiU researchers show how fatty acid variants can open an ion channel that is very important for the heart, thereby reducing the risk of arrhythmia.
Surfing on computers or tablets is not harmful to children, but the youngest children learn most through social interaction, according to LiU professor Mikael Heimann.
Linda Olsson, newly graduated PhD in fossil-free fuels, is now taking over as senior coordinator of the Biogas Research Center.
Peo Hansen, professor of Political Science at REMESO, recently attended an OECD meeting on the EU’s policy for labour migration to Europe.
Dancing and singing are no problem for new visiting professor Jill Trewhella.
Annicka Lang, psychologist and doctoral student at LiU, lectures on the mental health of children who arrive alone to seek asylum.
Chinese furniture enthusiasts recently visited Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies.
Pomp, super-sized, at 2015 Commencement.
LiU’s graphic makeover was introduced on all campuses.
The 2015 SOF pleased both young and old. SOFistan was a hit.
Experienced astronauts impressed by looking at pictures of space? Yes, it is possible.
Elin Good, PhD student in cardiology at the Faculty of Medicine, received the Young Investigator Award at the EuroPRevent congress in Lisbon this May.
Professor Erik G Larsson, together with his PhD student Hien Q Ngo and Thomas L Marzetta, one of the honorary doctors of 2015, has been awarded the Stephen O Rice Prize in the Field of Communications Theory. The work they won the award for deals with efficient antenna systems, an important part of 5G.
Ola Giertz, furniture designer and alum of LiU’s Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies, has won what is possibly the international design world’s most distinguished prize, the Red Dot Award, for his Frame chair.
Philipp Kühne, postdoctoral researcher at LiU’s Semiconductor Materials Division, has been awarded the Lowe R. & Mavis M. Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award for his doctoral thesis at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His thesis is titled The optical Hall effect in three- and two-dimensional materials. Kühne is now a researcher in Vanya Darachieva’s group, working on the development of new materials for ultra-fast electronics, including graphene.
Olle Inganäs and Fengling Zhang have received the Thomson Reuters “World's Most Influential Scientific Minds” award. They are both professors at the Division of Biomolecular and Organic Electronics in the Department of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, where their research areas include organic solar cells.
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Last updated: 2015-08-03