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Refugee children are overlooked

RefugeesRefugee children who come to Sweden and seek asylum together with their parents risk being overlooked, not getting any systematic help with school, healthcare and other care. There is no functioning system for them, in contrast to the unaccompanied refugee children, for whom responsibility is more clearly allocated.

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To Boston, with algae in their bags

Tes tube with algaeLiU’s team in the iGEM international research competition is betting on getting algae to produce so much fat that it can be profitable in the manufacture of biodiesel. In October, they’re travelling to Boston and MIT with their contribution to the competition.

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23-24 Aug

The goal of the AFM2016 conference is to highlight research within the area of Advanced Functional Materials, to establish new projects and collaborations, and to discuss challenges and opportunities within materials sciences, in the Nordic countries and internationally.

Location: Vildmarkshotellet Kolmården, Norrköping 

For more info contact:
Stefan Klintström +46 13 28 27 09


Aging & Society

6-7 October

Sixth interdisciplinary conference features research addressing the following themes: economic and demographic perspectives on aging; public policy and public perspectives on aging; medical perspectives on aging, health, wellness; social, cultural perspectives on aging; special focus on aging, life-course, and social change. 

Location: Campus Norrköping

For more info contact:
Arianna Poli




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