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How can research be even more useful to society?


Dr Camilla Modéer is one of three persons whom LTH in 2020 has selected for an honorary doctorate. On 28 September you are welcome to listen to her honorary doctorate lecture, in which she will show that attitudes and structures must change, both in academia and business. Universities need to improve scientist's incentives, she will argue.

In her honorary doctorate lecture, Dr Camilla Modéer will show that to achieve the best results, attitudes and structures must change, both in academia and business. And universities need to improve incentives for scientists.

After the lecture "Excellence versus prupose - tradeoff or synergy?" a panel of experts will also contribute with different perspectives on how research can be even more useful to society. Participants:

  • Peter Gärdenfors, senior professor of Cognitive Science, LUCS, Lund University
  • Ursula Hultkvist Bengtsson, CEO and Founder at MultiHelix AB
  • Heiner Linke, professor and director at NanoLund

When: 11:00–12:00, 28 September 2020
How: Digital participation. Rememeber to register no later than one hour in advance.

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The lecture and panel discussion will be held in English and are open to everyone. The event may be of particular interest to academic leaders, researchers, and business professionals working with R&D.



Volunteer as a tutor

Do you find mathematics fun and interesting – and would like to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with some students?

Teachers sometime finds it hard to find enough time to spend with students struggling with maths during the ordinary school day. They would very much appreciate your help.

Studieverkstan at Korsbackaskolan in Kävlinge is a place where the students can find extra help voluntarily. As an alumni from LTH or a student at LTH you can make a difference.

When: Tuesdays at 15.30-16.30
Where: Korsbackaskolan, Kävlinge

Practical information: The school is 8-10 minutes away from the train station and trains from both Malmö and Lund stops every 30 minutes. Bus 123 from Lund stops right outside the school. There is also a large, free of charge, parking space.

Interested? Please contact Sofia Andersson, for more information. It is important that you are able to tutor in Swedish.

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