Small sticks in the soil send a signal to your mobile that it is high time to get watering. Of the 22 competing teams at the CDIO Academy at MIT; Victor, Fredrik and Victor won third prize.
The world’s leading experts on cognitive hearing and communication are gathering for a conference in Linköping in mid-June. Their field of research is new, and very expansive.
Congratulatory speeches, entertainment and a lot of reminiscing. For international master’s graduates the Farewell Ceremony on 12 June marked the end of their studies and the beginning of their time as Linköping University alumni.
From 21 June to 11 August, the Campus Bus - bus number 73 - is out of service. The bus runs Monday to Friday as usual from Monday 12 August.
A study that was presented in Nature last year attracted a great deal of attention when it asserted that intuition promotes cooperation. But a group of researchers in behavioural and neuroeconomics at Linköping University say that this is not true, in a new study now being published in Nature.
Movement and flexibility in the arts and in everyday life is the theme of a conference being held in Norrköping on 11-13 June. The weekly travel of the children of divorced parents, labour and climate-induced migration, tourism and cosmopolites, and protest movements are examples of the subjects to be discussed.
Conditions for development and innovation in working life are the theme of a conference being held in Linköping on 11-14 June. Examples of subjects that will be discussed are employees who themselves develop ideas for improving their work, conditions for running businesses in eastern Africa, and the effects of large projects.
Helen Dannetun, Vice-Chancellor of Linköping University, has been voted in as the chair and spokesperson of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities, ECIU. This is a network of young universities with an entrepreneurial orientation.
The U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Mark Brzezinski, will give a lecture at Linköping University on Thursday 30 May.
Ten students in Norrköping will share SEK 200,000 (ca EURO 23,000) in scholarship funding for studies and work abroad.
Ten years ago a Sida-funded collaboration between Linköping University and the National University of Rwanda regarding postgraduate studies in educational science was launched. It has now yielded its tenth dissertation.
The researcher at the Faculty of Science and Engineering found guilty of research misconduct through plagiarising large quantities of text has decided to resign, thereby avoiding any measures the Staff Disciplinary Board would otherwise have decided to take against him.
After more than 30 years of electric brain stimulation against Parkinson’s disease, it is still unclear why the method works. Clinical research at Linköping University now shows that electrical shocks actually increase the release of dopamine, a necessary signal substance.
The collapse of a factory in Bangladesh a month ago killed more than 1,100 textile workers, mostly young women, and fuelled an already strong hostility towards the appalling working conditions. But the debate should be more nuanced, and good initiatives should be recognised, says Nandita Farhad, herself from Bangladesh.
Eight students and two PhD students have been awarded a total of SEK 168,000 (ca EURO 20,000) to carry out studies with an international focus, including exchange studies in various parts of the world.
Dr. Lin Zheng and Zaifei Ma have been awarded the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad.
The board of the Faculty of Science and Engineering has confirmed a case of misconduct in research. It consists of confirmed large-scale plagiarism of text.
International Day, iDay, was back again on 16 May with yet another multicultural explosion. Walking from one end of Colosseum (on Campus Valla) to the other, you passed through 14 countries. All under the same roof.
Emmanuel Letsu-Dake won the Alumni Stories competition and will be LiU’s first International Master’s Alumni Speaker at the Farewell Ceremony in June. He is a senior research scientist at Honeywell Aerospace in the US, where he works to make air transport safer.
In close cooperation with Vietnamese doctors, LiU researchers run a project in an attempt to change the development of resistance to antibiotics in Vietnam, which is one of the most vulnerable countries.
Industrial Engineering and Management student Fredrik Hylerstedt is going to a conference at MIT to talk about how Swedish student unions operate.
For forty years they have been seen everywhere, in every situation. Or heard, rather. Playing well is not important for ”LiTHe Blås” – having fun is. All the time.
Research is no quick fix. And when it yields results, it is worth a real festival. Twelve professors, six honorary doctors - of which five are international researchers - and 56 PhD students were honoured at this year’s commencement ceremony.
Anna Ekström began as a chairperson for Saco’s students and she liked to make waves. Since then, educational
issues have stayed with her.
Oskar Lyding, chairman of Consensus, went on a trip with the University Management to look at creative learning environments in Europe.
Go a little hungry and take B12. Mats Hammar and Carl Johan Östgren, professors at the Faculty of Health Sciences, have mapped out the latest findings on how we can be healthy old people.
The expression "illegal immigrant" is no longer used at the Associated Press news agency. Per Hansen, migration researcher at the Institute for Research on Migration Ethnicity and Society (REMESO), has long argued against the term.
Operations with animals for experimentation at Linköping University expand and gather in the Centre for Biomedical Resources (CBR). A new addition is 15,000 zebra fish.
... Sofia Nyström, new Secretary General of ESREA, the European Society for Research on Education of Adults.
Now you can watch the lecture by honorary doctor Joel Ernst about the challenges in making a new tuberculosis vaccine.
Together with Örebro and Karlstad University LiU will expand the research center GEXcel. It is intended to be a meeting place for Nordic as well as international interdisciplinary gender research.
The winners of the Great KL Award in the international innovation contest the Great KL Challenge 2013 will go on a study trip to Sweden to explore Swedish innovations. On 9 July the two Malaysian students visit Linköping University. They were awarded at a ceremony at the Swedish Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on 22 May for their innovativeness in generating solutions for a greater Kuala Lumpur. The Great KL Challenge was organised by the cross-boarder initiative Sweden – Malaysia, with LiU as one of the partners.
Yu-Hsien Lin, exchange student from Taiwan, finish off his year on Campus Norrköping with a photo and film exhibition about friendship, at KSM-labbet in the Norrköping City Museum. The exhibition runs until 10 June.
The National Thesis Award 2012 is given to LiU master's students Ekaterina Kalinina and Meaza Eshetu Abebe. Their master's thesis focus on coordination of projects within creative industries, involving multiple organisations.
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Last updated: 2013-06-18