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.
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.
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.
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.
The Triolith supercomputer has been moved to the new Kärnhuset Building on Campus Valla and has become even more powerful. With its 1,600 nodes, Triolith now has a capacity of 407.2 teraflops (trillions of floating point operations) per second, which probably makes it the fastest supercomputer in the Nordic region.
There is a worldwide shortage of pathologists, the medical specialists who examine and diagnose tissue samples of suspected tumours and other diseases. A symposium in Linköping discussed how digital technology can address the crisis.
Using large volumes of mobile data, travel flows in Stockholm traffic can be predicted and the traffic can be managed in real time. In three years the system should be ready. Project manager is Di Yuan, professor at LiU.
At the same time as protests against both the current mining policy and mineral legislation are getting louder, Björn Wallsten is prospecting a totally different type of mine in his licentiate – the one underneath central Norrköping.
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.
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.
The LiU project “Integrative nano-composites and regeneration of the eye” (I-CARE), led by Professor May Griffith, has won the recently founded Nanomedicine award at the Bio-Europe conference in Vienna. The research aims to replace damaged retinas with artificial ones made from the patient’s own stem cells. Other project participants are Professor Kajsa Uvdal, Professor Per Fagerholm, Senior Lecturer Neil Lagali and Professor Bo Liedberg.
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Last updated: 2013-11-29