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.
Welcome to the next WCMM Clinical Arena which is entitled "A collaboration for basic and clinical research on pain". Lecturers are Håkan Olausson, Clinical Neurophysiology, RÖ and Walker Jackson, Neurobiology, LiU. The event takes place in Zoom. If you have any questions, you can contact Stefan Welin Klintström. Zoom meeting info: Meeting ID: 689 8313 8027. Passcode: 573490.
3.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Planck, Fysikhuset, entrence 57 and via Teams.
Andreas Jamnig, at the Department for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, defends his thesis "Thin metal films on weakly-interacting substrates: Nanoscale growth dynamics, stress generation, and morphology”. Opponent is Professor Gregory Thompson, Univeristy of Alabama, USA. For link, contact email@example.com.
Maria Samefors at the Department of health, medicine and caring sciences, defends her thesis with the title "Aspects of Vitamin D Deficiency in Elderly People in Nursing Homes and in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: with Emphasis on Mortality, Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mental Health". Sara Holmberg, Lund University, will be opponent and the dissertation takes place in Belladonna and via Youtube.
Anna-Karin Norlin at the Department of health, medicine and caring sciences defends her thesis with the title "Exploring the Biopsychosocial Model in Irritable Bowel Syndrome - with emphasis on stress, comorbidities and fatigue". Opponent is professor Trygve Hausken, University in Bergen, Norway. The event takes place in Belladonna and online via Youtube.
TAMSEC is an annual national event in Technology And Methodology for Security and Crisis management. This year, TAMSEC focuses on cybersecurity training and research for innovative businesses and public management. Topics included are the Swedish 2020 cybersecurity situation, training opportunities, privacy issues related to Covid-19 modelling and the latest developments of cybersecurity issues related to the American election. The main language for the event is English.
Anna Moberg at the Department of health, medicine and caring sciences is defending her thesis "Diagnosing pneumonia in primary care: Aspects of the value of clinical and laboratory findings and the use of chest X-ray". Opponent is professor Ronny Gunnarsson, Gothenburg University. The dissertation takes place in Belladonna and via Youtube.
Mats Janné, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Construction Logistics in a City Development Setting”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Per-Erik Eriksson, professor, Luleå University of Techonology. Supervisor is Anna Fredriksson, associate professor.
Johanna Westerberg's thesis: "Middle ear cholesteatoma, surgical outcome and aspects of the innate immunity".
Opponent: Juha Silvola, Oslo University.
The disputation is online, via Zoom and Youtube, broadcasted from Campus US, Berzeliussalen, Linköping University.
Contact: Elina Mäki-Torkko, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abderrahman Ait Ali, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the thesis “Methods for Capacity Allocation in Deregulated Railway Markets”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Yves Crozet, professor, Lyon University, France. Supervisor is Jonas Eliasson, guest professor.
Mårten Sandstedt defends his doctoral dissertation with the title "Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries: Developmental and Prognostic Investigations". Opponent is Mats Lidén, Örebro University, and the dissertation takes place in Wrannesalen and via Youtube.
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.
Public disputation in Medical Science: Malin Lager
1.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Futurum, Jönköping and digitally via Zoom.
Malin Lager, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, defends her doctoral dissertation "Molecular and serological tools for clinical diagnostics of borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato - can the laboratory analysis be improved?". The opponent is Professor Fredrik Elgh, Umeå University, Sweden. The dissertation takes place in Futurum, Jönköping and digitally via Zoom. Contact Anna Jonsson Henningsson (email@example.com), to get access to a link to the dissertation.
Juan Felipe Ruiz Munoz, at the Department of Management and Engineering, defends his licentiate thesis entitled "The problem of problem formulation: a typology of design briefs". Opponent is Matteo Vignoli, Professor, University of Bologna. The event is open to the public.
Leonid Sedov, at the Department of Science and Technology, defends the licentiate thesis “Handling Demand-capacity Imbalances in Aerial Vehicle Traffic”. The event is open to the public. Language: English. Faculty opponent is Joost Ellerbroek, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. Supervisor is Valentin Polishchuk, associate professor.
Yvonne Hui Zhang defends her dissertation 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, for link to Zoom, no later than November 25th.
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 Zoom based out of lecture hall Hasselquist. Contact email@example.com, to get more info and access to a link to the dissertation.
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 Robin-Dirichlet Iterations for Solving the Cauchy Problem for Elliptic Equations in Unbounded Domains". Opponent is Linus Carlsson, Docent, Mälardalen University. The event is open to the public.
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 Hugo Theorell and digitally via Zoom. Contact India Morrison, email@example.com to get access to a link to the dissertation.
Robert Lindau, at BKV, defends his doctoral dissertation "Decidual stromal cells support tolerance at the human fetal-maternal interface by inducing regulatory M2 macrophages and regulatory T-cells". The opponent is Professor Petra Arck, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. The dissertation takes place digitally via Zoom based from Hasselquist. Contact Jan Ernerudh, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more info and to get access to a link to the dissertation.
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.