Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression has proven successful. However a new doctoral thesis shows that internet-delivered psychodynamic therapy is also effective.
The first semester of this academic year is coming to an end and exchange students at Linköping University (LiU) will soon go back to their home countries. In celebration of their presence, the International Office organised the first ever farewell mingle for exchange students.
Steve Woolgar, world-leading researcher in science and technology studies, has been recruited to Linköping University with funding of SEK 40 million from the Swedish Research Council.
A completely new psychiatry research centre will be established at Linköping University and the University Hospital, directed by the world-leading dependence researcher Markus Heilig.
Five Linköping University researchers will receive SEK 18 million each, over a six-year period. The funding is part of the Swedish Research Council’s programme for distinguished young researchers. The sum allotted to Linköping University projects is SEK 90 million – more than any other university in the country.
A plug that is easy to take out, a special bag that does not slide off the wheelchair, a stress app for students. For ten years, future occupational therapists and master’s engineering students have been working together on design projects.
The mapping of the human genome yielded new opportunities to search for genetic similarities and differences between people and between groups. It has also sparked a new wave of studies investigating the differences between groups, based on racial affiliation and ethnicity.
The modelling and simulation language Modelica has a new application: With its help it is now possible to run computer calculations to see how mankind on earth might develop – or not – in a number of different scenarios. The message is clear: We need to rapidly change our way of managing the planet if we want to avoid a collapse.
Polymers can behave like insulators, semiconductors and metals – as well as semimetals. Twenty researchers, under the leadership of Xavier Crispin, Docent in organic electronics at Linköping University, are behind the breakthrough published in Nature Materials.
An early supplement of probiotic lactic acid bacteria can reduce the risk of caries in children. These are the findings of the recently published study from Linköping University, the School of Health Sciences in Jönköping and the Institute for Postgraduate Dental Education in Jönköping.
Starting 4 December, the university’s various choirs will provide some much-needed breaks from the Christmas stress. Five choirs will hold a total of twelve Christmas concerts. And there will be several Christmas markets at LiU campuses.
Twelve international master's students at Linköping University have each got a mentor from the business sector.
Three research projects, including one on loneliness among the elderly, have received finance from the Norrköping Municipality Research and Development Fund. In total the fund is allocating SEK 4.2 million (ca EURO 450,000).
Swedish schoolchildren have produced weaker results in all three areas evaluated by the international Pisa study. But Andreas Fejes, pro-dean at Linköping University’s Faculty of Educational Sciences, says that by enhancing teaching and learning, it is possible to improve scholastic performance.
Impressive research talent and experience. Interactive research of a quality seldom seen and stable partnerships. The praise pours down over HELIX in its latest evaluation.
Antibiotic resistance is a growing global problem. Researchers at Linköping University will lead a survey of its extent and distribution. Now the project will receive SEK 20 m from the Swedish Research Council.
Åsa Åslund, head of the Business Law Division at the Department of Management and Engineering, was awarded the prize for Leader of the Year at Linköping University (LiU).
Vinnova will provide funding for two groundbreaking research projects involving staff from the Division of Electronic Devices at the Department of Electrical Engineering, led by Professor Atila Alvandpour.
This week’s leadup to Climate Week includes a bicycle auction, a film screening with INUG, a debate with the Linköping Association of International Affairs and a climate pub. Monday 25 November is the official start of Climate Week, organised by LinTek, the student union for technology and science students.
Researchers at Linköping University will receive grants for two projects on global health and a further nine collaborative projects with developing countries, when the Swedish Research Council allocates funding for development research.
Nearly SEK 26 million has rained down over researchers at REMESO during this autumn’s funding allotment. REMESO is the department for research on migration, ethnicity, and society at LiU.
Sudden hearing impairment is more quickly accepted than when it arrives gradually, as shown in a new thesis at Linköping University.
LiU brought this honour home on Thursday 14 November when the 2013 Green Tenant Award was determined. The jury emphasised the university’s ability to gather both employees and students in its work on sustainability.
An animal’s position in the group can affect its behaviour and personality, according to a study where researchers from universities in Linköping and Stockholm manipulated the social status of male domestic fowl.
Friday, 15 November is the doctoral award ceremony and professorial inauguration at Linköping University. Five new professors will be inaugurated and 26 doctorates will be conferred at a commencement ceremony at Louis De Geer Konsert & Kongress, Norrköping. The ceremony will be opened, as usual, with an academic gala concert the night before.
An initiative for four profile areas that tackle new challenges in society and which are centred on activities on Campus Norrköping. This is the proposal of the review “Linköping University’s future education and research programmes”.
Researchers at Linköping University are to receive SEK 137 million (ca EURO 15 million) in funding from the Swedish Research Council. The money will finance various research projects over a three- to five-year period.
Today, Friday 15 November, is an important day for Karlhans Che. It is a day of joy and honour, a day for celebrating the childhood dream that came true. Karlhans is about to attend the Commencement Ceremony at LiU.
How can we plan cities so we avoid segregation and encourage all residents to feel included? These questions were discussed at a seminar with researchers and municipal officials.
Three master's students at LiU negotiated an international climate treaty at a simulated climate conference.
Eleven engineering students from Linköping University are devoting their spare time to securing a better future for children in Ghana.
In the production facilities of the future, the products will manufacture themselves. Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, artificial intelligence researcher and honorary doctor at Linköping University, has a clear vision of the fourth industrial revolution.
For seven hot summer weeks, master’s student Adam Bergner sweated away in Turkish oak forests that were threatened with being cut down. He was making an inventory of birds that breed in the area.
The Young Academy of Sweden is releasing “Roads to science” (Vägar till vetenskapen). LiU researcher Per Eklund, recently returned home from the World Economic Forum in China, is one of the writers.
The student organisation Bus4Africa has got rolling – with LiU students on board. Their first mission: to raise money for a computer centre in Zanzibar.
... Peter Hult, researcher at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and project leader of NovaMedTech, nominated for the 2014 European RegioStars Awards.
Packed information stands and a superb night of entertainment topped off by Hoffmaestro, who gave 200 per cent on stage.
Three LiU students lined up at start of the Universiade in Russia, one of the world’s biggest sporting events.
With the aid of standardised biological building blocks, twelve students are devoting the summer to building luminous antibodies. Gene construction is also an element of the iGEM competition, started by MIT.
Fika – the Swedish version of the coffee break – welds us together and makes us creative. Linköping researcher Viveka Adelswärd has studied a tradition that fascinates numerous foreign visitors.
His time at Linköping University opened up new and unexpected paths for Sandeep Jakkampudi. The electronics engineer became an entrepreneur and is today paving the way for Nordic wood products in India.
Three LiU students, Malte Moritz, Joe Norlin and Sebastian Viborg, are part of the Swedish student ice hockey team that is currently fighting for a ninth place in the Student Olympics. They have already secured a place at the 2015 World University Games, in Granada, Spain.
The ambassador of the Czech Republic, Jana Hynková, visits Östergötland on 25 November. On the programme is, for instance, a presentation of the National Supercomputer Centre.
What is the role of adult education in the social crisis currently afflicting Europe? Governments are reducing support for adult education, although it is vital if adults are to adjust to new conditions. Such issues will be discussed at a conference at Linköping University on 28-30 November. Some 50 researchers from countries including Poland, Serbia, Portugal, Italy, Albania and Ireland will participate.
Now you can watch a lecture with Professor Tiny Jaarsma talking about her research. In an international team she studies the self-care of patients with chronic heart disease.
LiU Professor Mats Abrahamsson presents his research at the Swedish Excellence Seminars in São Paulo, Brazil. On Tuesday 12 November he will talk about the more dynamic business environment and its consequences on logistics and supply chain management.
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Last updated: 2013-11-29