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New leader at Health Sciences

Johan Dabrosin

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.

Karin Kjellgren, professor of nursing and Fredrik Elinder, professor of molecular neurobiology, are the new pro-deans for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

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.

The new pro-deans at the Institute of Technology are Anna Bergek, associate professor in industrial organization and Magnus Borga, professor of medical informatics.

Bo Hellgren continues as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for another three years.

New Vice Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Mikael Heimann, professor of developmental psychology. Helena Klöfver, associate professor in sociology, continues as pro-dean.

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.

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lessons for life in guatemala

Sabina Nordén and Sofie Folkesson building a school in Guatemala.Engineering students Sabina Nordén and Sofie Folkesson took a year off university to renovate a school in Guatemala – using PET bottles.


café success

Dörte Bernhard and Tove Mattson at World café. Dörte Bernhard and Tove Mattsson from the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning got it just right when they organised a World Café for 60 students of teaching and 30 students taking the accelerated course for those newly arrived in Sweden.


when åke became ann-christine

Ann-Christine Ruuth. Photo: Melinda Reyes Hiltunen“Why do we laugh at men in dresses?” This was one of the questions that Ann-Christine Ruuth asked the audience at a packed lecture that was part of Linköping’s Rainbow Week.


full of life at kalas

Kalas 2016Thousands of students are making a pilgrimage to the Saab Arena for “Kalas”, Sweden’s largest event for new students.


acting in a tv hit

Simon Alzén in Narcos. Photo: privateHis exchange year in South America turned out to be quite different from what LiU student Simon Alzén had expected. He can be seen this autumn in the American hit series “Narcos”.


farewell liu

Farewell Ceremony 2016, audience

Excitement about the future – and a celebration right now. That was the mood at this year’s Farewell Ceremony for Linköping University’s international master’s students.


the deported liu student

Sofie AbrahamsonSofie Abrahamson, lecturer at the Department of Culture and Communication, has involved herself in the case of Syed Latif, who was deported after getting a job through the wrong channels.


academic ceremony

Commencement CeremonyThis year’s Commencement Ceremony in the De Geer Hall combined stately ritual with serious partying. 


with an eye for the tiger

Rebecka Le MoineMaster’s student Rebecka Le Moine is in India right now to study tigers on behalf of the World Wide Fund for Nature.


unesco prize

Anders Jidesjö

Anders Jidesjö, Department of Thematic Studies, is research coordinator for the Kunskapslänken national programme, which has been nominated for a UNESCO-Japan prize for sustainable development.


engineering dreams pick up speed

Race carA lot of takeout and evenings were consumed before this year’s race car was ready for the prestigious track at Silverstone.

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Last updated: 2016-10-17