Working towards a semiconductor strategy for Sweden
How should we collaborate on a national strategy for semiconductors? The answer could be closer than we think. After the panel discussion during “Politics Week” in Almedalen, Lund University is now taking the first step towards establishing a national competence centre for semiconductors.
Many reasons to take care of lake water
When you take a dip in a Swedish lake, it is not unusual to find you cannot see the lake bottom. Lake water coloured brown by organic material can be an inconvenience for swimming tourists, but mainly causes problems for the ecosystem and drinking water. Focusing on Lake Bolmen, researchers, public authorities and local organisations are now joining forces in a research project to find methods that can solve this challenging water problem.
How global trade can become more compatible with the climate regime
Policymakers should change some rules – and make more use of others. This follows from an agenda paper by experts from twelve countries in the top journal Science. From Lund University, we find researchers from the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) and School of Economics and Management (LUSEM).
Lund University in top 100 in QS World University ranking
Lund University has been ranked 95th in the world in the QS World University rankings, making it the top ranked comprehensive university in Sweden.
LTH launches profile areas for stronger responses to societal challenges
Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering, LTH, is now launching profile areas for its collective excellence in research. The areas are interdisciplinary and will contribute to increased collaboration with business and industry as well as wider society. Seven themes form the profile areas: aerosols, circular construction industry, energy transition, nanoscience, photon science, AI and digitalization, and technology for health.
"Knowledge makes us curious and willing to explore other paths"
DEAN'S BLOG. Many experiences and skills richer, this year’s graduates now leave LTH – for new adventures in a world and a working life where they are needed. Continue your knowledge journeys of exploration and creation, with good and fundamental values intact, writes LTH’s Dean Annika Olsson.
Yulia from Russia helps refugees from Ukraine
Yulia Vakulenko grew up in a small Russian town north of the Arctic Circle, today she works at Lund University. When Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, her world was turned upside down.
Time for the year's new Doctors to be adorned with hat and ring
Doctoral Conferment Ceremony on 3 June with 52 new doctors, three honorary doctors and two jubilee doctors from LTH. In a solemn ceremony in Lund Cathedral, the doctoral students who completed their research studies in the past year and successfully defended their doctoral theses at Lund University will have their degrees conferred. The ceremony will be livestreamed from 12.00.
Unique combo lab paves the way for new research breakthroughs
After a trip from Portugal, the new exposure chambers have arrived in Lund. LTH’s aerosol and climate scientists welcome the lab delivery with great expectations and are getting ready for a four-week construction project.
Almedalen – an opportunity for LU to meet decision makers
For the first time in two years, Lund University will be in Visby for Almedalen Week. In times of crisis and war, such democratic meeting places are more important than ever.
City in a new light – at H22
Our Future City is Lund University's contribution to H22 City Expo, organised by the City of Helsingborg between 30 May and 3 July. As part of Our Future City, LTH researchers will share knowledge on how e-commerce can be conducted with a good environmental conscience, on how wastewater can support sustainability as well as the question of whether our future society can be both smart and safe.
Major investment in new interdisciplinary centre for sustainable enterprising in Lund
Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM), the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) and Sparbanken Skåne are founding a joint centre for sustainable enterprising at Lund University. Together, they are investing more than SEK 50 million in the centre, which will start welcoming new doctoral students across a variety of research collaborations this autumn. The focus is on the transition to a more sustainable society – while maintaining a viable economy – through collaboration and knowledge.
LTH's graduation ceremony
On Monday 30 May, it is time for 187 graduates to receive their degrees from the Dean at LTH's formal graduation ceremony in the auditorium of the main university building. During the ceremony, which will be broadcast live, scholarships and prizes will also be awarded for outstanding work, both to researchers, teachers and students.
The car that builds engineers - now to be unveiled
The team is called LFS22, and its work has required enormous amounts of collaboration and advancement and will be unveiled on 25 May 2022. Perhaps you could say it's about the car that builds some of the best engineers in the world. Meet the project leader, team and partners behind Lund Formula Student and this year's student-built vehicle.
Curious about the architects of the future?
If you're lucky, you'll have a few moments to spare this week. Then you can visit the LTH architecture students' annual exhibition and get a glimpse of how, and by whom, tomorrow’s built environments will be designed.