When male and female fruit flies age, their brains become desexualized. This is the conclusion of a study performed by a research group at Linköping University.
LiU’s new international master’s programme in strategic urban and regional planning is the first of its type in Sweden. Having gained knowledge in societal challenges students will be equipped to plan the cities of the future.
Anna Storm was officially inaugurated as professor on Saturday 4 September. It is a position that in Anna’s case has brought more chances to make a difference and build new research environments. “It was much better than I had dared to hope.”
ECIU University, an initiative involving 13 higher education institutions including Linköping University, has received new funds from the EU, and has been extended to 2026.
Authors Lars-Christer Hydén and Eleonor Antelius from CEDER have together with international colleagues released the book Living With Dementia. Relations, Responses and Agency in Everyday Life
The idea of a new division with research in the field of knowledge and democracy has for a long time been discussed at the Department of Thematic studies. Several politicians visited on Wednesday to meet the head of department and researchers.
A digital support tool on your phone can help if you want to reduce your alcohol consumption. This has been shown in a study by researchers at LiU. They have developed a digital tool which helps individuals reduce their alcohol intake on their own.
In addition to presenting their work at one of the CMHB’s regular seminars, the doctoral students received a mentor from LiU, presented their research at different departmental seminars, and attended the CMHB’s Futures Ahead conference.
"“This is completely different, and fantastic. At home in Brazil, I’m doing a chemical engineering programme, but at the Summer Academy in Linköping I’m studying leadership", says Cynthia Higajo Mishima from the University of São Paulo.
How can participation in late working life be more inclusive and equal? This is studied by researchers in the research programme EIWO. The programme has received SEK 8,7 million from FORTE to continue in phase two.
The British researcher Dr. Lorna Dennison-Wilkins research about how to facilitate the search for a person in water. She has started a collaboration with CARER and she is impressed with how LiU collaborates with authorities and others in this area.
Justinas Palisaitis, who works at the research infrastructure in advanced electron microscopy, ARTEMI, has been appointed to Research Infrastructure Fellow 2022. The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research is funding the grant.
At the end of June, the NMMP Summer School in Transcriptomics during Development and Cancer was arranged for the first time. Around 60 participants enjoyed scientific lectures, inspiring networking, and stunning scenery.
Mathematics is used to describe everything from the universe to the tiniest particles. But can mathematics provide us with certainty? Researcher Silvia De Toffoli will join Linköping University as a Wallenberg Academy Fellow to study this.
Social relations are important for people. But this does not mean that solitude is always harmful. On the contrary, research shows that a small minority of older people are alone and that a considerable proportion of them are happy with being so.
Every day, children at schools all across Sweden are bullied. We need more expertise in order to prevent bullying. This is a research area that Robert Thornberg, professor of educational research at Linköping University, is passionate about.
Dr Barabas is a theoretical population biologist who translates species’ traits and relationships into equations and mathematical models, mapping the theory of coexistence between species.
Working as a research assistant can be both exciting and intensive. Above all, it is an opportunity to contribute to research. Meet Matilda Nyström and Douglas Cederlund, two research assistants at Tema.
Many cities are seeing an increasing interest for homegrown food. But researchers want to find out: is there also a downside to urban agriculture in the shape of nutrient loss to waterways?
Figure skating has been a safe place for PhD student Moa Jederström ever since she was six years old. She now does research on physical and psychological abuse in Swedish youth sports.
Peter Hedström and Martin Arvidsson together with Francois Collet won the Robert K Merton best article award for their paper "The Trojan-horse mechanism: How networks reduce gender segregation."
Last year, the Swedish Energy Agency granted an application for a new competence center with focus on biogas research – Biogas Solutions Research Center. Mats Eklund and Kalle Svensson reflect on the past ten years with BRC and the future of BSRC.
The closing festival created dialogue between citizens, researchers and other stakeholders through a lively and engaging program of events focused around the themes of citizen science and urban gardening.
The Division for Environmental Technology and Management employs 50 people – from 16 different countries. It’s a diverse blend that ensures a broad range of perspectives in research contexts – and fascinating discussions in the lunchroom.