17 February 2020

A hot topic among cancer researchers is vesicles, nanoparticles that flow in our veins in their billions and which have proven to hold information on the health status of the body. Now the hope is to be able to capture and decode the messages in the vesicles via a standard blood test.

20 December 2019

The Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), Sweden’s largest individual research programme, has been extended by three years and will receive a further research grant of nearly SEK 1.3 billion.

18 November 2019

Controlling smartphones by a simple swipe of your hand is the latest innovation to be introduced to phone owners. However, radar sensors with higher accuracy would take the concept from gimmick to practical usefulness, according to researchers at Lund University in Sweden. They have developed a method that could detect much finer gestures – while also using a lot less power – opening up to new applications in the future, and to simpler ways of using the feature for consumers.

12 November 2019

Lund University has been reported to the Equality Ombudsman regarding a gender equality initiative at the Faculty of Engineering, LTH.

11 November 2019

Through improved timetable planning, clearer instructions to passengers at the stations, and a railway that can handle our Swedish climate, the number of departures that arrive on time can increase significantly, according to Carl-William Palmqvist’s research on delays in Swedish rail traffic.

8 October 2019

The discovery that free electrons can move asymmetrically provides a deeper understanding of one of the basic processes in physics: the photoelectric effect. It was first described by Albert Einstein and explains how high frequency light releases electrons from a material. The results have been published in Physical Review Letters.

13 September 2019

Lund University has climbed from #98 to #96 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, once again securing a place among the top 100 universities in the world.

13 September 2019

Ultrasound that detects rare cells in a drop of blood. Business models for a circular economy. Laser technology that can film at almost the speed of light, and another that can map insects from several kilometres away. Four promising researchers from Lund University have been awarded starting grants from the European Research Council (ERC) amounting to a total of approximately seven million euros, or SEK 75 million.

26 August 2019

Finding affordable housing in today's urbanised cities is a challenge, which is why the "Rome collective living challenge" sought out to find solutions from architects all over the world. Karin Frykholm, Lisa Fransson and Rron Bexheti from LTH, Sweden won the 1st prize for their model.

1 August 2019

This summer, what is sometimes referred to as the world's largest competition for engineering students is taking place: Formula Student. This competition involves building an energy-efficient and safe formula car as possible; putting the different engineering areas at test. The 33 students from LTH came in second in their category, and third out of the total 49 participating teams. Their car also received the prestigious design award for best construction.