Honorary doctors' lectures

We invite you to inspiring lectures by LiU's honorary doctors of 2020. The lectures are open to the public and free to attend.

Honorary Doctors of Technology Show/Hide content

Friday 20 May

10.00 a.m. - ca 12.30 a.m
Ada Lovelace, B Building, Campus Valla

Coffee is served outside the hall from 9.30 a.m.

Photon Counting Computed Tomography (CT): What We've Been Waiting 50 Years For

Cynthia H. McCollough, Brook-Hollern Professor,Director of CT Clinical Innovation Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochestr, Minnesota USA

Photo credit Picture: Keith Heppell

Technology for Bioelectronic Medicine

George Malliaras, Prince Philip Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge, England

Data for Good: Ensuring the Responsible Use of Data to Benefit Society

Jeannette M. Wing, Professor, Executive Vice President for Research, Columbia University, USA

Honorary Doctors of Philosophy Show/Hide content

Friday 20 May

9.00 am to 11.30 am

Zero, Zenit Building, Campus Valla

Climate Change and Sustainability: Three Spheres of Tranformation

Karen O'Brien, Professor in Human Geography, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, Oslo University, Norway

Understanding Nature, Nurture and Human Bevaiour: Why International Collaboration Matters

Brian Byrne, Professor Emeritus in Psychology, School of Cognitive, Behavioural and Social Sciences, University of New England, Australia

Photo credit Glenn J. Asakawa

Dyslexia and Related Learning Difficulties

Richard Olson, Professor Emeritus in Psychology, Center for Neuroscience, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, USA

Honorary Doctor of Medicine Show/Hide content

Thursday 19 May

4.00 pm to 5.15 pm

Hugo Theorell lecture hall, Linköping University Hospital, North entrance

Precision Medicine for Chronic Inflammatory Disease: a Tale of Parasitic Worms and Reparatory Macrophages

Derek McKay, Professor, Director at the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada


Commencement Ceremony 2022 Show/Hide content