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2014-07-04

Aluminium is a lightweight material which is suitable for use in everything from cars to boats and planes. However, one of the problems of this material is that it is hard to join, as traditional welding, for example, does not...[more]


2014-06-17

Can you become ill from doing laundry? Clothes contain traces of washing powder which are released into the indoor air when they are tumble-dried. Researchers at the Division of Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology at Lund...[more]


2014-06-11

Lund University School of Industrial Design was recently honored with a prestigious award at the DMY International Design Festival in Berlin. The award was given in the education category, for four different projects; a bike...[more]


2014-05-27

The 100th doctoral thesis has now been produced at the Department of Automatic Control at Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering, LTH. This achievement will be marked by exhibiting all the theses - old as well as new – on one...[more]


2014-05-23

Ultrasound diagnosis is one of the medical engineering innovations that originated at Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering through the years. Now an exhibition displays an ultrasound machine, together with a tomograph,...[more]


2014-05-22

Sweden is the top provider of higher education in Europe, second only to the U.S. in the world, a global study has found for the third year running. Sweden's higher education system was also ranked best in the world, when each...[more]


2014-05-15

Imagine a fresh, crunchy salad that has been… frozen and defrosted? A unique method of freezing vegetables and fruit that keeps cells alive has been developed, and patented, at Lund University in Sweden. The researchers say that...[more]


2014-04-29

The PhD student section of the Student Union (TLTH), in collaboration with LTH, has organized the well-received mentorship program PLUME for PhD students three times before and is now in the starting phase for launching the...[more]


2014-04-15

Paying for a coffee or lunch by simply scanning your palm still sounds like science fiction to most of us. However, an engineering student at Lund University in Sweden has made it happen - making his the first known company in...[more]


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]


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