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27 February 2024

Digging into nutrients via urban agriculture. An art & science collaboration

27 February 2024, 5.00 pm - 02 May 2024, 12.00 pm Studenthuset, Campus Valla, Linköping

Embark on an educational journey where art and science meet in a seamless dance and explore sustainable urban agriculture. Welcome to an exhibition about how nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, flowing through urban agriculture and how the artist Elizabeth Carlsson turns scientific illustrations and data from research studies to art.

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17 April 2024

Higher seminar in Technology and Social Change with Aurora Hoel

1.00 pm – 3.00 pm Forum, floor 2, entrance 37, Tema building, campus Valla

Invited speaker at Technology and Social Change's higher seminar is Aurora Hoel of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Aurora’s research revolves around science images and technologies of vision including topics like photography, scientific instruments, medical imaging and visualisation. She has co-edited two books on Ernst Cassirer’s philosophy of technology, and brought insights from the work of the phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty into science studies.

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18 April 2024

Planning in Transition: Sustainable mobilities lecture by Anna Nikolaeva, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

1.15 pm – 3.00 pm Temcas, floor 2, entrance 37, Tema building, campus Valla, and Zoom

Anna Nikolaeva, Assistant Professor in Urban Planning at the University of Amsterdam, is an invited speaker at the Planning in Transition lecture series. The lecture is entitled "The politics of non-knowing in just mobility transitions: A case study and research agenda" and will be in English. Participate on site or via Zoom.

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Public defence of doctoral thesis in Computer Science: Jenny Kunz

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Ada Lovelace, Building B, Entrance 27, Campus Valla

Jenny Kunz at the Department of Computer and Information Science (IDA), defends her doctoral thesis entitled "Understanding Large Language Models: Towards Rigorous and Targeted Interpretability Using Probing Classifiers and Self-Rationalisation". Main supervisor: Marco Kuhlmann, Professor, IDA. Opponent: Isabelle Augenstein, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Chairman of the event: Patrick Lambrix, professor, IDA. The event is open to the public and held in English.

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International Roundtable on Computational Social Science: When liars are considered honest: The many faces of truth and honesty

2.30 pm – 4.00 pm KO301, Kopparhammaren 2, Campus Norrköping, Sweden and Zoom

Welcome to the International Roundtable on Computational Social Science with Stephan Lewandowsky from University of Bristol. The seminar is open for the public. Language: English. Please contact madelene.topfer@liu.se for Zoom link.

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19 April 2024

Public defence of doctoral thesis in Medical Science: Kristina Engvall

9.00 am – 12.00 pm Originalet, Ryhov, Jönköping (Link to Zoom)

Kristina Engvall, at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, defends her doctoral thesis "Taxane-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy among Early-Stage Breast Cancer Survivors: Prevalence, Risk Factors, Quality of Life and Genetic Prediction Models". Opponent is Docent Niklas Loman, Lund University. For more information contact Elisabeth Åvall Lundqvist. If you can't attend it's possible to follow the defense via the Zoom link.

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Elisabeth Åvall Lundqvist

Public defence of doctoral thesis in theory and modelling in natural sciences: Florian Bock

10.15 am – 2.00 pm Planck, Fysikhuset Building

Florian Bock, Department of physics, chemistry and biology at Linköping University, will defend his doctoral thesis with title "Combining ab-initio and machine learning techniques for theoretical simulations of hard nitrides at extreme conditions". Opponent is PhD Martin Friák, Czech Academy of Sciences.

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Florian Bock

22 April 2024

Lunch seminar: Is academic freedom important for democratic societies?

12.00 pm – 1.00 pm K2, Kåkenhus, Campus Norrköping

Presenter: Prof. Claudia Tazreiter, Dept of Culture and Society, together with Stefan Jonsson, Amin Mohseni, Rebecka Katz Thor and Ola Larsmo. The seminar is held in English. In today’s world, many countries that regard themselves as democratic face multiple challenges that undermine the values and actions needed to protect democratic values. In this roundtable, we highlight and discuss the relationship between the values of democracy and academic freedom. Welcome!

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Events that take place over a longer period of time

Digging into nutrients via urban agriculture. An art & science collaboration

Embark on an educational journey where art and science meet in a seamless dance and explore sustainable urban agriculture. Welcome to an exhibition about how nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, flowing through urban agriculture and how the artist Elizabeth Carlsson turns scientific illustrations and data from research studies to art.

Start 27 February 2024, 5.00 pm
End 02 May 2024, 12.00 pm
Location Studenthuset, Campus Valla, Linköping
Contacts Karin Tonderski
+4613284467

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