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A dizzying dive into the human brain

Brain research is constantly taking new steps forward and currently permeates large parts of the University. Brain research is in a phase of rapid development, not least thanks to the continuous emergence of new technology. From 4 to 10 September, Lund University will invite the public on an exciting trip into our mental universe!

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“Universities have the potential to engage and connect people at all scales with the ‘everyday’ consequences of a warming world”

To mark the ongoing Sustainability Week – which is part of Lund University’s 350th anniversary celebration – we feature a blog from Emily Boyd, Director of Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, LUCSUS.

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Celebration of the love nest of Lund

Love@Lund. Lust, infatuation and love involve three different chemical processes, and human beings have no problem – chemically speaking – to maintain these systems with different people at the same time. So said Ulf Ellervik during the celebration of Valentine’s Day.

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Five things you perhaps didn’t know about water!

In preparation of the World Water Day on 22 March 2017 we have listed five things you perhaps did not know about water. This list is based on some of the lectures that Lund University will present during a symposium for 350 highschool students. The symposium on March 22 will discuss both today’s and future water challenges and end with … Läs mer

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How do we achieve gender justice in diplomacy?

Global politics and diplomacy are today confronted with some major challenges, which pose as threats to international peace and security. The quest for a peaceful and legitimised global order is of vital concern for us all. Yet, in the spheres of diplomacy and peace negotiations women are still either absent or grossly underrepresented. A recently held symposium addressed some of … Läs mer

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What have the Lund students looked like throughout history?

During the jubilee, there will be a travelling exhibition on what Lund students have looked like and what they have studied throughout history. They are fictional but largely represent the students who have attended Lund University. If you would like to see the travelling exhibition of students, please see the below locations and dates for when it will be on … Läs mer

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Disasters evermore?

How do we adapt to an ever changing and increasingly uncertain world? And what are the consequences of our growing interconnectedness and interdependence when it comes to risk management? These topics were explored in the symposium ”Disasters Evermore? Past, Present and Future Risk in an Uncertain World”, to raise awareness about global and local disaster risk, the challenges and potential … Läs mer

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The female pioneers – the ones who paved the way at Lund University

Imagine not daring to wear your student cap or to walk home alone after your public defence…. Letters and diary entries show that for the first women in higher education, this was nothing unusual.

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Risk Today and in the Future

Risks are changing in character and becoming more overlapping, especially as countries are highly interdependent and connected to each other. Professor Mo Hamza from the Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety at Lund University, also the organizer of the symposium on 7 March, discusses the risks of today and of the future: What are some of the greatest risks … Läs mer

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Why gender matters in peace diplomacy

“Women constitute 15 per cent of ambassadors, 4-5 per cent of peacemakers, and 9 per cent of peace negotiators in global diplomacy”, says Karin Aggestam, Pufendorf professor in political science at Lund University and organizer of the symposium. At the same time, there is today a growing international recognition that promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment can contribute to a … Läs mer

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