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2014-04-08

The ECED, European Convention of Engineering Deans, was organised in April at LTH. For two days, everything from student recruitment to the use of global research facilities was discussed. The main theme was ‟Engineers for a...[more]


2014-03-31

A group of engineering students at Lund University in Sweden noticed there was a rather lacklustre range of veggie burgers available in supermarkets, despite a growing demand for green products. And sure enough - too many...[more]


2014-03-04

Lund University has placed among the top 100 universities in the world within the subjects of civil & structural and electrical engineering, according to the QS World University Rankings by subject 2014. Other...[more]


2014-02-28

Gasoline in truck diesel engines can give more than 50% efficiency if the combustion process is done correctly WATCH: How a new engine type could improve fuel efficiency A modified diesel engine running on gasoline could be a...[more]


2014-02-27

Inhaling candle smoke has a positive effect on how the heart regulates its rhythm, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found. One theory is that the salts of sodium and potassium in the candle smoke affect the rhythm...[more]


2014-01-14

180 international students from 36 countries have now arrived at LTH. During the spring semster, they will study alongside Swedish fourth and fifth year students. Most of the courses given at this level are taught in English....[more]


2014-01-10

GOOGLE GLASS IS one of Google’s latest and most exciting projects in which user-friendliness – not technology – is the focus. One of the key people behind the glasses which always provide an answer is Swedish Isabelle Olsson, an...[more]


2013-12-19

Professors Lihong Wang, Washington University, and Leslie Banks-Sills, Tel Aviv University, have been awarded the 2013 honorary doctorates at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University. Leslie Banks-Sills is honoured for...[more]


2013-12-19

Professors Lihong Wang, Washington University, and Leslie Banks-Sills, Tel Aviv University, have been awarded the 2013 honorary doctorates at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University. Leslie Banks-Sills is honoured for...[more]


2013-12-18

As I have previously mentioned, our education finances are not as bouyant as they ought to be, and we have therefore decided that it doesn’t feel right to give ourselves Christmas gifts this year. This is unfortunate, as we are...[more]


2013-12-18

The Faculty of Engineering’s (LTH) Board met on Friday 13 December. Perhaps one should try to avoid ‘unlucky’ days, but the only trouble we had was with the phone connection to our Chairman, Michael Treschow, who was...[more]


2013-12-03

Last Friday we held our autumn graduation ceremony, or rather ceremonies. The interest from students to participate is so big that we have to hold two ceremonies on the same day. Not to mention the fact that we have two...[more]


2013-11-11

No admission to the TM programme in 2014– a decision we would rather not have to make. Today we decided not to admit any new students to the Technology Management (TM) programme during 2014. The same decision was taken by the...[more]


2013-10-31

With a 108th place ranking, Lund University is among the top 150 universities in the world when it comes to the employability of its students, according to the Emerging Employability University Ranking. The list is compiled by...[more]


2013-10-29

The Swedish Higher Education Authority has released its evaluation of Sweden’s technology and engineering programmes. The Faculty of Engineering here in Lund had 21 programmes included in the evaluation. 13 were given a score of...[more]


2013-10-29

I described in a previous blog post (21 August) what was happening at LTH this autumn. I mentioned the Swedish Higher Education Authority’s (SHEA) evaluation as being particularly important. I don’t want to claim to be psychic,...[more]


2013-10-17

A new simple and affordable method of detecting early malaria, sleeping sickness and even certain types of cancer and bacterial diseases at an early stage is being developed in a consortium with Lund University in the lead. A...[more]


2013-10-10

In many instances we talk about the University’s mission as being two-fold: research and education. When Lund University was established in 1666, it’s symbol and motto were also created: “Ad utrumque parate” – “Prepared for...[more]


2013-10-09

Four researchers at Lund University have been awarded SEK 73 million in prestigious grants from the European Research Council (ERC). The grants go to research on Alzheimer’s disease, self-constructing nanoparticles, electron...[more]


2013-09-18

Collaboration between universities and the community has become an increasingly hot topic over recent years. On a European level discussions follow the ‘knowledge triangle’: education, research and innovation. In LTH’s strategic...[more]


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