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LiU’s new logo and graphic identity

New look for LiU

Today is the launch of LiU’s new logo and graphic identity. The abbreviation LiU will feature more prominently, and the Swedish name for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, ”Hälsouniversitetet”, will now make way for ”Medicinska fakulteten”.

LiU logo

Strong reactions to LiU’s new logo

The reactions to LiU’s new logo has led to numerous negative comments on social media, especially from students.

The inner city of Linköping

How Linköping will develop as a student town

An attractive city for more people. Greater university presence in the town centre. High-level summer jobs for students. Now there is a local action plan for how the university and student town of Linköping will be developed.

Tage Danielsson

Academic Anniversary Concert

As a student at LiU you are eligible to attend LiU’s anniversary concert on Sunday 24 May. It will include the world premiere of music written by Sweden’s most acclaimed young composer, Andrea Tarrodi.

sas

SAS – national teams fighting in the air

Since the change to regulations in the airline market, SAS has been fighting for customers. In a new book, Hans Sjögren shows that both battles among the owners and problems in motivating their employees have contributed to making it difficult to keep the company airborne.

Ion pump

Ion pump gives the body its own pain alleviation

A small ion pump in organic electronics is giving new hope to people suffering from severe nerve pain. Researchers at LiU are the first in the world with technology that can stop pain impulses in living, freely moving rats.

Linda Olsson

Winding road to being fossil-free

“Having a fossil-free fleet of vehicles by 2030 means we have to find solutions to a range of problems that could lead to new problems. The decision-making structures we have today are ill-suited to this type of transformation,” explains Linda Olsson in her doctoral thesis.

Seminar poster

Increased collaboration with South Korea

Linköping University is increasing its contacts with South Korea. A delegation from LiU and five other Swedish universities recently visited the country to develop research collaboration and student exchanges.

Shaofang Gong

Next: The smart city

The technology exists; give us the problem and we’ll solve it. Professor Shaofang Gong and his research group reported the findings from the “Smart City with the Internet of Things” research project to a well-attended meeting.

Materials research at LiU. Photo: David Einar

Thumbs up for LiU research

The government’s investment in strategic areas of research has been evaluated by an international panel of experts. LiU’s three initiatives all get the thumbs up, and it has been proposed that materials research receive increased funding.

bicyclist

LiU among world’s best young universities

Linköping University is one of the world’s 100 best young universities. This according to the 2015 Times Higher Education ranking.

International students at the Welcome Fair 2013

Applications to international master’s unchanged

Over 600 people from 75 different countries have been admitted to the autumn term’s offering of international master’s programmes at LiU.

Exam sign outside Terra Building

Digital exams introduced

By 2017, at least 25% of all examinations at LiU will take place using digital tools. This is the result of a new policy decision. But tests with digital examinations have already been carried out.

Student cap

Spring is here! Caps on!

The Linköping University Male Voice Choir will make sure spring has arrived for sure by Walpurgis Night. Borggården, 15:00. LiTHe Blås, as always, is responsible for the warm-up as they march up from the town.

Major investment in centre for molecular medicine

The new research centre – the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Linköping University – is part of a national campaign to re-establish Sweden’s leading position in medical research.

LiU researchers in Korea

Seven LiU researchers were part of a Swedish delegation in South Korea last week to participate in a research seminar, the Korea – Sweden Excellence Seminar. A series of interdisciplinary discussions covered issues including creativity, innovation, the environment and welfare.

LinkQuad

Symposium focusses on digital future

The energy consumption of mainframe computers, and drones that deliver packages in the United States were two of the topics at the symposium, The Digital Body and a Digital World, held recently at LiU.

LiU business students best in the world

Four business students from Linköping University grabbed first place in the world's largest international case competition.

Trauma can cause diabetes in children

Divorce, death, a new sibling or other life crises can triple the risk of children developing type 1 diabetes. For children with a predisposition to diabetes, the risk may be 12 times higher. All according to a recent study from Linköping University.

Sign: 200 new student apartments on the way

350 new student apartments on the way

Spring is in the air, and so are the building cranes. 218 new apartments in Irrblosset, 120 in the new Valla precinct as well as 28 temporary apartments in Ryd.


Features

new graphic identity

Vice-Chancellor Helen DannetunLiU’s graphic makeover was introduced on all campuses.

 

a cakewalk

CakeThe 2015 SOF pleased both young and old. SOFistan was a hit.

 

space travellers visit

International space travellers watching film in the domeExperienced astronauts impressed by looking at pictures of space? Yes, it is possible.

 

international day

Mirheta Omerovic with a Swedish maypoleCrowded, fun and lots of food. iDay was a great success, as always.

 

solidarity economics

Klara FrimanFor Klara Friman, a degree in Design and Product Development means a job working in solidarity economics in Nicaragua.

 

into swedish living rooms

Painting ceramics in South AfricaFurniture designers Mattias Rask and Tor Palm are creating jobs for craftspeople all over the world.

 

scheduling benefits

Elina Rönnberg shows advanced calculationsGrad project in optimisation gave Elina Rönnberg the idea for start-up Schemagi. 

 

stoked for christmas!

Santas on Campus VallaChristmas markets, gingerbread snaps and decorations. This year our students have got into the Christmas spirit more than ever.

 

sinkhole party

Sinkhole Party outside Kårallen BuildingNews about LiU’s very own sinkhole spread like internet wildfire. The students rapidly organised a “drain party”.

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In brief

LiU researchers win IEEE award

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.

Two Frame chairs

The Nobel Prize of the design world

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.

LiU’s award winner in Nebraska

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.

Award-winning solar cell researchers

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.

Ambassador of Latvia to Campus Norrköping

The Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia, Gints Jegermanis, will give a lecture for students on the Latvian presidency of the council of the EU. The lecture will be held in Täppan (TP2) 15:10, 9 March.

 


 

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Last updated: 2015-05-22