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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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


”My name is Annika Olsson, and as of July I am an Assistant Dean at the Faculty of Engineering, LTH, and will be focusing on collaboration and innovation. This role will be both exciting and challenging. My duties fall exactly in...[more]


Wireless communication is a runaway success with the public, but the number of bits that our systems need to carry is growing faster than traditional transmission methods can sustain. How can we carry more bits through a given...[more]


Lund University has strengthened its position as a world top 100 university, with a 67th place ranking in the 2013 QS World University Rankings, released today. Lund’s four-notch improvement places it safely in the global top 100...[more]


Five quick questions to Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Director of Future Energy and Mobility Structures at Wuppertal Institute in Germany, currently doing guest research at the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University. Stefan...[more]


Vattenhallen Science Centre LTH at Lund University has received a development grant of SEK 4 million from the Färs & Frosta Savings Bank Foundation. The money will be the first contribution to a planned extension, which will...[more]


Last week we welcomed around 1,300 new students to LTH and Lund University. Like last year, we have had many more applicants than we can accommodate. The difference this year is that we had more last minute drop-offs, which meant...[more]


Hi!My name is Anders Axelsson, and I am the Dean of LTH – Lund University’s faculty of Engineering. I’d like to welcome you all to LTH, Lund University and Lund itself! LTH is a part of Lund University This means that you have...[more]


Many of us are back at work after enjoying a summer that treated us to weather and temperatures we normally have to go abroad to experience. Diaries and email inboxes are slowly beginning to fill up again, but we won’t feel the...[more]


Our ethical dilemma lies mainly in that we cherish the academic integrity within the scientific world. LTH was first out to implement a policy for academic integrity. We strongly maintain that students and researchers have...[more]


As usual I am trying to clear my desk before the summer holidays, forgetting that in doing so, I am sending things on to others who are already off enjoying the sunshine. While all of this is going on, the last week before the...[more]


TLTH (our faculty’s students’ union) elect new leaders every six months. During the past year, those of us in the LTH management team have gotten to know TLTH’s management team quite well – after all, we see each other every...[more]


During four days over the previous weekend, LTH hosted this years’ NORDTEK conference ( This means that we were visited by 23 other higher schools and universities within the field of engineering. NORDTEK is a...[more]


In an article published yesterday it was revealed that a small group of male students has been harassing other students. We have been aware over the past academic year that there is a group of male students who have caused some...[more]


There is always a lot to do at the end of the semester. Projects need to be reported on. Formal decisions must be taken in order to be put into effect during the autumn. And let’s not even mention the amount of work our students...[more]

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