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Elisabeth Paul holds up her diploma.

Elisabeth Paul receives stipend for psychiatric research

Elisabeth Paul, PhD student at Linköping University, received a stipend of SEK 100 000 during Mental Health Evening 2023, organized by Fonden för Psykisk Hälsa. “To be recognized by such an important organization is a great honor,” she says.

Rebecca Böhme.

Three LiU researchers share SEK 53 million from the ERC

Three researchers at LiU have received European Research Council Starting grants awarded to promising researchers. Their research areas are new cancer treatment, materials development and how people are affected by grief.

Research leader and experiment participant with electrodes on her chin.

The brain’s cannabinoid system protects against addiction

High levels of the body’s own cannabinoid substances protect against developing addiction in individuals previously exposed to childhood maltreatment, according to a new study from Linköping University.

How fear memories get stuck in some brains

Researchers at Linköping University have discovered a biological mechanism that increases the strength with which fear memories are stored in the brain. The study identifies shared mechanisms behind anxiety and alcohol dependence.

Professor Markus Heilig.

First international donation

Linköping University has received its first international donation. Ingrid Bock, resident in the US, has donated to Professor Markus Heilig’s internationally renowned research on new ways to treat addiction.

Rebecca Böhme, Adam Enmalm and Reinoud Kaldewaij sit and monitor a scan at CMIV, Campus US.

"We have realized the importance of touch"

Research on the social aspect of touch has received a great deal of attention during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rebecca Böhme, researcher at CSAN, focuses on this sense which is considered to be the first we use, already as a fetus inside the womb.