Norddesign is a bi-annual Nordic conference, covering design, design engineering and design education in its full width.
The main theme of the 2018 conference is ‘design in the era of digitalization’, which covers a wide range of potential topics, ranging from the use of big data in the early phases of the design process, to the use of virtual reality in the design process, and from the use of physical computing in design, to design automation.
Ahmed Al-Shujary, at the Department of Mathematics, defends his licentiate thesis entitled "Kähler-Poisson algebras". Opponent is Johan Öinert, Professor, Blekinge Institute of Technology. The seminar will be in English and is open to the public.
Indre Genelyte, at the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO), defends her dissertation titled "Lost in Mobility? Labour Migration from Baltic Lithuania to Sweden"Opponent is Russell King, Professor, University of Sussex.
Annsofie Mahrs Träff, at the Department of Social and Welfare Studies, defends her dissertation titled ”Fysisk aktivitet – att röra på sig och må väl”. Terms and dilemmas for older people's physical activities. Opponent is Bengt G Eriksson, professor of mental health work, Høgskolen Innlandet, Norway.
Budor Shuaib, at the Department of Mathematics, defends her doctoral thesis entitled "Ghostpeakons". Opponent is Erik Wahlén, Docent, Lund University. The defence will be in English and is open to the public.
The calendar on the LiU website is currently undergoing redesign, and thus some activities at LiU may not be included in the above. It is, therefore, a good idea to search for activities in the previous version of the calendar. This contains both external and internal activities.