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15 September 2020

Photo exhibition: Horizons – LiU in Kenya

15 September 2020, 10.00 am - 12 March 2021, 6.00 pm Medical Library, University Hospital, Campus US, Entrance 65

The students who have participated in the exchange between LiU and Moi University in Kenya attest to what an important learning experience they have had. The collaboration and being able to have an internship in another part of the world were valuable on both private and professional levels. The photo exhibition Horizons presents the 30-year collaboration between the universities, as well as other ways that LiU has made a mark in Kenya.

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22 September 2020

Public disputation in Theoretical Biology: Usman Akram

9.00 am – 12.00 pm Online

Usman Akram, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis  entitled "Closing nutrient cycles". Opponent is Bob Rees, Scotland´s Rural College. The event is open for the public and takes place online. For more information, contact Uno Wennergren, uno.wennergren@liu.se.

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25 September 2020

Public disputation in Biomolecular and Organic Electronics: Tim Cornelissen

1.00 pm – 4.00 pm Online

Tim Cornelissen, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis entitled ”Switching Kinetics and Charge Transport in Organic Ferroelectrics”. Opponent is Docent Kamal Asadi, Max Planck Institute for polymer research, Germany. The event is open to the public and takes place online. For more information and link, contact Martijn Kemerink, martijn.kemerink@cam.uni-heidelberg.de.

30 September 2020

Public disputation in Electronic and Photonic Materials: Lei Wang

10.00 am – 1.00 pm TEMCAS T-byggnaden / Online, for linc, contact wendela.yonar@liu.se.

Lei Wang, at the department for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends her thesis called "Protein Nanomaterials: Functionalization, Self-assembly, and Applications". Opponent is Doctor German Salazar Alvarez, Uppsala University. The event is public and available online. For more information, contact Niclas Solin, niclas.solin@liu.se. For linc to event, contact Wendela Yonar, wendela.yonar@liu.se.

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Higher seminar Technology and Social Change: Isa Dussauge

1.15 pm – 3.00 pm On Zoom

Isa Dussauge,  at the University of Oslo, hold a lecture on " Beyond patientism? Drug users’ organizations and the biosocial choreography of addiction in Norway, 1970–2018". Open lecture on Zoom.

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1 October 2020

Launching the Centre for Medical Humanities and Bioethics (CMHB)

3.00 pm – 5.00 pm The launch will take place in Zoom.

Welcome to the launching of the Centre for Medical Humanities and Bioethics! To the launch, which will be held online, we have invited a number of engaged scholars for an interesting conversation on contemporary medical humanities and bioethics and the Covid-19 pandemic.

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2 October 2020

Public disputation in Medical Science: Elahe Mirrasekhian

9.00 am – 12.00 pm Digitally via Zoom, but takes place in Berzeliussalen

Elahe Mirrasekhian, at BKV, defends her doctoral dissertation "Immune to brain signaling in fever: the brain endothelium as interface ". Opponent is Associate Professor Tomas Deierborg, Lund University. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom based out of Berzeliussalen. Contact David Engblom, david.engblom@liu.se to get access to Zoom link.

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Public disputation in Industrial Management: Harald Brege

10.00 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla

Harald Brege, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Exploring Proactive Market Strategies". Opponent is David Sjödin, Assistant Professor, Luleå University of Technology. The event is open to the public. Language: Swedish

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Public disputation in Mechanical Engineering: Björn Blissing

1.15 pm – 3.00 pm C3, C-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Björn Blissing, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Driving in Virtual Reality - Requirements for automotive research and development". Opponent is James Oliver, Professor, Iowa State University, USA. The event is open to the public. Language: English

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Björn Blissing

Public disputation in culture and society: Tintin Hodén

1.15 pm – 4.15 pm K2, Kåkenhus Building, floor 2, Campus Norrköping/online

Tintin Hodén, at the Department of Culture and Society, defends her thesis entitled "The museum of contradictions: The co-production of museum ideals in the Swedish public debate on Moderna Museet, 1972–2013." Opponent is Hans Hayden, professor, Stockholm University.

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9 October 2020

Licentiate seminar in Engineering Materials: Cheng-Han Yu

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University 

Cheng-Han Yu, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his licentiate thesis entitled "Anisotropic mechanical behavior and microstructural evolution of thin-walled additively manufactured metals". Opponent is Joe Kelleher, PhD, ISIS Pulsed Neutron & Muon Source. The event is open to the public.

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Public disputation in Medical Science: Peter Wide

1.00 pm – 4.00 pm Via Zoom and in Berzelius lecture hall

Peter Wide, at BKV, defends his doctoral dissertation "Clinical aspects of neurogenic bladder-sphincter dysfunction in children". The opponent is Associate Professor Maria Herthelius, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. The dissertation takes place in the Berzelius lecture hall and digitally via Zoom. Contact Andreea Tanasa, andreea.tanasa@liu.se to get access to a link to the dissertation.

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14 October 2020

Public disputation in Electronic and photonic materials: Heyong Wang 

10.00 am – 1.00 pm Online

Heyong Wang, at the Department for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis ”High-quality perovskite films for efficient and stable light-emitting diodes”. Opponent is Professor Ifor David William Samuel, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom. The event is open to the public and available online. For more information, contact Feng Gao, feng.gao@liu.se.

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15 October 2020

Public disputation in Sensor and Actuator Systems: Lingyin Meng

10.00 am – 1.00 pm Online

Lingyin Meng, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis "Tailoring conducting polymer interface for sensing and biosensing". Opponent is Man Boc Gu, Korea University, Korea. The event is open to the public and available online. For link to disputation, contact Wing Cheung Mak, wing.cheung.mak@liu.se.

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16 October 2020

Disputation in Thin Film Physics: Christina Åkerlind

9.00 am – 12.00 pm Online

Christina Åkerlind, at Swedish Defence Research Agency, defends her thesis "Optical Studies of Bio-inspired Materials for Cammouflage". Opponent is Karin Stein, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies, and Image Exploitation, Germany. The event takes place in Planck and is open to the public online. For more information, contact Kenneth Järrendahl, kenneth.jarrendahl@liu.se. 

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Public Disputation in Sustainable Systems: Elias Andersson

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Elias Andersson, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Enabling industrial energy benchmarking: Process level energy end-use, key performance indicators, and efficiency potential". Opponent is Martin Patel, Professor, University of Geneva. The event is open to the public. Language: English

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Public Disputation in Sustainable Systems: Elias Andersson

10.15 am – 12.00 pm Via Zoom and ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Elias Andersson, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Enabling industrial energy benchmarking: Process level energy end-use, key performance indicators, and efficiency potential". Opponent is Martin Patel, Professor, University of Geneva. The event is open to the public. Language: English

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21 October 2020

Licentiate seminar in Sustainable systems: Tharaka Gunaratne

10.00 am – 12.00 pm To be decided and distance mode

Tharaka Gunaratne, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his licentate thesis entitled "Can we go circular? On the multifaceted challenges of facilitating the valorisation of shredder fines in the Swedish context". Opponent is Rajib Sinha, PhD, KTH. The event is open to the public.

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23 October 2020

Public Disputation in Organic chemistry: Jakob Wallgren

10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Jakob Wallgren, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis "An insight into the metabolism of New Psychoactive Substances - structural elucidation of synthetic cannabinoid and fentanyl analogue metabolites using synthesized reference standards" Opponent is Professor Mogens Johannsen, Aarhus University, Denmark. The event is open to the public and takes place at Planck. For more information, contact Johan Dahlén, johan.dahlen@liu.se.

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Licentiate seminar in Solid Mechanics: Jordi Loureiro Homs

10.15 am – 12.00 pm ACAS, A-building, Campus Valla, Linköping University

Jordi Loureiro Homs, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his licentate thesis entitled "Modelling of TMF crack growth in polycrystalline gas turbine alloys - accounting for crack closure effects". Opponent is Tomas Månsson, PhD, GKN Trollhättan. The event is open to the public.

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30 October 2020

Public disputation in Medical Science: Valentina Bruno

9.00 am – 12.00 pm Takes place in Zoom and in lecture hall Berzelius

Valentina Bruno, at BKV, defends her doctoral dissertation "Clinical and Immunological Aspects on Recurrent Pregnacy Loss". The opponent is Professor Uno Markert, Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom and in lecture hall Berzelius. Contact Jan Ernerudh, jan.ernerudh@liu.se, to get access to a link to the dissertation. For more information contact Jan Ernerudh, e-mail jan.ernerudh@liu.se or Sonia Lander, e-mail sonia.lander@liu.se.

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Jan Ernerudh

Public Disputation in Economics: Camilla Strömbäck

1.15 pm – 3.00 pm ACAS, A-Building, Campus Valla and via Zoom

Camilla Strömbäck, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Self-Control, Financial Well-Being, and motivated Reasoning - Essays in Behavioral Finance". The event is open to the public. Opponent is Marcus Selart, Professor, Norwegian School of Economics. Language: Swedish.

8 December 2020

Public disputation in Sustainable Systems: Sergio Andres Brambila Macias

9.15 am – 11.00 am ACAS, A-Building, Campus Valla

Sergio Andres Brambila Macias, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Support for the Early Stages of Designing Effective and Resource-Efficient Offerings: A cross-disciplinary approach". Opponent is Vicky Lofthouse, Senior Lecturer, Loughborough University, London. The event is open to the public. Language: English

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16 June 2021

Conference: Futures ahead - Translations and collaborations between medicine, social science and the humanities

16 June 2021, 9.00 am - 18 June 2021, 5.00 pm Linköping, Sweden

The conference welcomes researchers within the fields of medicine, social sciences and the humanities that seek to further discuss the potential of collaboration, common goals and possible challenges. We also welcome other stakeholders such as patients, health practitioners, and policy makers.

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