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.
20 October 2020, 10.00 am - 19 March 2021, 6.00 pm
Campus Norrköping Library, Bredgatan 33
An exhibition about the Swedish forest and research at LOE, Laboratory of Organic Electronics about power paper, fossil free energy storage and electronic plants. Also the forest's role in work and recreation; Why do we long for the forest?
Yvonne Hui Zhang defends her thesis with the title "Learning from experience. -The use of structured video-assisted debriefing among nursing students". Opponent is professor Elisabeth Carlson, Malmö University. The dissertation takes place in Papaver and via Youtube. The dissertation will be in english.
Licentiate seminar in Computer Science: August Ernstsson
1.15 pm – 6.00 pm
August Ernstsson at the Department of Computer Science defends his licentiate thesis: "Designing a Modern Skeleton Programming Framework for Parallel and Heterogeneous Systems". Supervisor: Professor Christoph Kessler, IDA. Opponent: Professor Herbert Küchen, University of Münster, Germany. Chairman of the Seminar: Professor Nahid Shahmehri. IDA.
Please contact Anne Moe email@example.com, for link to Zoom, no later than November 25th.
Information session: LiU's Career Support Programme starting in spring term 2021
4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Digitally in Zoom.
LiU’s International Office is welcoming new applicants for the Career Support Programme starting in February 2021! The Career Support Programme is for second-year international programme students and current international PhD students. The programme aims to give the participants an insight into how to apply for jobs on the Swedish labour market. Participants will learn how to write a CV and cover letter suitable for Sweden, practice interview skills, personal marketing, networking and much more. More information about the programme and how to apply will be provided at the information session. Welcome!
Visit LiU at Saco Student Fair in Malmö! Meet our students in booth A05 and ask them about education and student life at LiU.
Licentiate seminar in Thin Film Physics: Binbin Xin
10.00 am – 1.00 pm
Online via Zoom.
Binbin Xin, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his licentiate thesis ”Synthesis of nanoporous Ca3Co409 thin films for flexible thermoelectrics”. Opponent is Associate Professor Tomas Nyberg, Uppsala University. The seminar is open to the public. For link, contact Madeleine Örlin, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the second edition of the Linköpings Studentsångare Composition Award. The competition is for female composers who write music for male choirs, with the aim of enriching and developing current male choir art. The three finalists: Ingunn Ligaarden, Linnea Landström and María del Pilar A. Miralles Castillo, were announced on 8 March. November 28th it is time to announce the winner! You can follow the final digitally.
Emma Fältström, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends her licentiate thesis entitled "Towards control of microplastic pollution in urban waters". Opponent is Sverker Molander, Professor, Chalmers University of Technology.
Francisca Lottersberger will present the prize in Chemistry, Crispr-CAS9. Listen to a lecture about the research awarded the Noble Prize 2020 in Chemistry. Lecturer is Francisca Lottersberger, BKV, Linköping University.
Meeting ID: 655 0280 5810
Johanna Huoman, at BKV, defends her doctoral dissertation "Immune maturation and
modulation in childhood allergies: Aspects of epigenetic, mucosal and systemic
immune mediators in allergy development and prevention". The opponent is Professor Petra Ina Pfefferle, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany. The dissertation takes place digitally via Youtube based out of lecture hall Hasselquist. Contact email@example.com, to get more info.
Erik Hedberg, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, presents his licentiate examination entitled "Control, Models and Industrial Manipulators". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Professor Anders Robertsson, Lund University. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Johan Löfberg. Co-supervisor: Adjunct Prof. Mikael Norrlöf.
Vallery Stanishev will present the prize in Physics, about Black holes. “For the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity” and “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”.
Meeting ID: 650 1103 7344
Jennifer Chepkorir, at the Department of Mathematics, defends her licentiate thesis entitled "Accelerated Dirichlet-Robin alternating algorithms for solving the Cauchy problem for an Elliptic equation using Krylov subspaces". Opponent is Linus Carlsson, Docent, Mälardalen University. The event is open to the public.
Clara Braian, at BKV, defends her doctoral dissertation "Mycobacterium tuberculosis-induced neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) activate human macrophages". The opponent is Associate Professor Pontus Nordenfelt, Lund University, Sweden. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom based out of Belladonna. Contact Maria Lerm, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more info and to get access to a link to the dissertation.
Pauline Achieng, at the Department of Mathematics, defends her licentiate thesis entitled "Analysis of the Robin-Dirichlet iterative procedure for solving the Cauchy problem for elliptic equations with extension to unbounded domains". Opponent is Linus Carlsson, Docent, Mälardalen University. The event is open to the public.
Karin Wåhlén, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, defends her thesis with the title "The pain profile in fibromyalgia – Painomic studies of pain characteristics and proteins in blood". Opponent is professor Manuela Schmidt, Universität Wien, Austria. There will be a livestream of the dissertation on Youtube.
Public Disputation in Theoretical Physics: Johan Tidholm
10.15 am – 2.00 pm
Johan Tidholm at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology is defending his thesis “Lattice dynamics from fundamental research to practical applications". Opponent is Gerd Steinler-Neumann, University Bayreuth, Germany. Supervisor is Igor Abrikosov, professor. The event is online, via Zoom, broadcasted from Campus Valla, Fysikhuset, Planck, Linköping University and is open to the public. Contact email@example.com for the zoom link.
Emelie Wolgast defends her doctoral dissertation "Drug use during pregnancy with focus on antidepressants". The opponent is Associate Professor Karin Sjöström, Malmö University. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom and Youtube based out of Belladonna, Campus US. Contact Ann Josefsson, firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information regarding the dissertation.
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
Lina Koppel, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV), defends her doctoral dissertation "Pain, touch, and decision making: Behavioral and brain responses to affective somatosensory stimulation". The opponent is Professor Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University, USA. The dissertation takes place in Belladonna and digitally via Zoom and Youtube. Contact India Morrison, email@example.com for more information.
Victor Fors, at the Department of Electrical Engineering, defends his thesis entitled "Autonomous Vehicle Maneuvering at the Limit of Friction". The event is open to the public. Language: English. Opponent is Professor J. Christian Gerdes, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, CA, US.
Robert Lindau, at BKV, defends his doctoral dissertation "Immune regulation at the foetal-maternal interface; implications for healthy and complicated pregnancies". The opponent is Professor Petra Arck, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. The dissertation takes place digitally via Youtube based from Belladonna, Campus US. Contact Jan Ernerudh, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more info.
Public disputation in Nanodesign: Victor Gervilla Palomar
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Planck and online via Teams, contact Wendela Yonar for link, email@example.com.
Victor Gervilla Palomar, at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis "Metal film growth on weakly interacting substrates: multiscale modelling". Opponent is Michael Tringides, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, USA.
Disputation in medical science: Maria Teresa Casado Bedmar
3.00 pm – 6.30 pm
Maria Teresa Casado Bedmar defends her dissertation titled: "Neuro-Immuno-Regulation of Inflammation in the colonic mucosa". Opponent: professor Melanie Gareau, University of California, USA. Contact: Åsa Keita: firstname.lastname@example.org
Björn Toelstede, at the Department of Management and Engineering (IEI), defends his thesis "Social Hierarchies between Democracy and Autocracy” Opponent is Professor Luc Bovens, University of North Carolina, USA. Please contact Gustav Tinghög, gustav.tinghög@liu.se, for more information and link to Zoom.
Johanna Köpsén, at Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, defends their thesis entitled "Knowledge in VET curricula and power in society and labour market, Policy and practice: demands-based and employer-driven Swedish higher vocational education". Opponent is Leesa Wheelahan, Professor, University of Toronto. The disputation is open to the public and in English and is held in TEMCAS, Campus Valla. The public is invited to join via Zoom. Contact email@example.com for link.
Lena Strindlund, Department of health, medicine and caring sciences, defends her thesis with the title "The Social Dynamics of Labor Market Inclusion". Opponent is Berth Danermark, professor emiritus at Örebro University. The dissertation will be livestreamed via Youtube. The disseration will be in swedish.
Public disputation in Information Systems: Elina Ramsell
1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Elina Ramsell, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends her thesis in Information Systems. Opponent is Urban Nuldén, senior lecturer, Gothenburg University. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Please contact Sofie Pilemalm, firstname.lastname@example.org, for link to Zoom.
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
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.