New leader at Health Sciences
Johan Dabrosin Söderholm (pictured), professor of surgery, is the new dean of Health Sciences. He replaces Mats Hammar, who departs following six years in office. Other faculties also have appointed new leaders.
Since last summer Ulf Nilsson has been in place as the new dean of the Institute of Technology. He succeeded Helen Dannetun who took over as rector on July 1. Ulf Nilsson is a professor of computer science.
Bo Hellgren continues as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for another three years.
Karin Mårdsjö Blume, will continue as the Dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences for another three years.
Thomas Östholm, associate professor in zoology and Gunnel Colnerud, professor of pedagogy, continues as pro-dean.
More motivating to study for a competition than for an exam, thinks LiU student Fredrik Löfgren, who competes in robotics competitions himself and is organizing the RoboCup Junior competition.
Trust your gut feeling! Peter Agnefjäll, President and CEO of the IKEA Group, and Elnaz Baghlanian, editor and office coordinator at Swedish PEN, gave well-received speeches at the Alumni of the Year ceremony.
Have you ever worked at NASA? How did the sun start? Do aliens exist? A torrent of questions greets researcher Magnus Herberthson when he visits the second grade pupils at a local shool.
A job as a trainee education development officer in Dhaka is more appealing to Juliette Ramberg de Ruyter than a classroom in Sweden.
The cognitive abilities of dogs takes even researchers by surprise. Per Jensen, professor of ethology, has written yet another book about dogs’ behaviour.
Gorgeous autumn weather and Movits! on the main stage. Thousands of students celebrated the start of studies at the Kalasmottagning.
Ross Duncan, Canadian master’s student at LiU, is working for the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Kabul.
Anette Wickström, senior lecturer in social anthropology, sees parallels between healthcare work in Sweden and South Africa.
The students are back and the traditional two-week period of welcome events is well underway.
Last updated: 2014-11-13