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New research shows explaining things to ‘normal’ people can help scientists be better at their jobs

writing The article “New research shows explaining things to ‘normal’ people can help scientists be better at their jobs” has been published on The Conversation 21 November 2017. It is written by Susanne Pelger, a senior lecturer in science education at Lund University.

Climathon in Lund 2017

x Climathon is an annual 24 hour hackathon for climate solutions. The format was launched by Climate-KIC 2015 and has spread rapidly across the globe. In 2017, 104 cities participated in 6 continents, all at the same time 27 October, 10:00 to 10:00 the following day.

Sustainability in Education Should be an Issue for the University Leadership, say LUCSUS Researchers

Sustainability in education - panel discussion 18 october 2017 Sustainability in education should be an issue for the University leadership, as well as researchers and teachers, according to Anne Jerneck and Kim Nicholas, both researchers at LUCSUS.

Health, food and water in a changing climate

hurricane The IPCC working group for the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C will have a working meeting in Malmö in October. Lund University seize this opportunity to invite some of the authors for a panel discussion together with researchers from Lund University and societal representatives.

Future Earth Blog: Diving into “allocation and access” in Sweden

People gather in San Francisco, USA, in April 2017 as part of the March for Science movement. A new conference will explore the sometimes uneasy relationship between science and activism. Photo: Matthew Roth via Flickr This week, almost three hundred researchers will descend on Lund University in Sweden for a conference addressing a complex question: How do we govern humanity’s connections to the planet in the midst of unprecedented uncertainty?

Workshop 18 October: The Future Sustainable University

Lund University At a workshop on 18 October 2017 organised by the Sustainability Forum, students and staff can put forward their ideas to develop Lunds University’s continuing sustainability-related work. Get involved and discuss different themes in a small table format. The workshop will be preceded by a panel discussion on how to integrate sustainability in education - with staff from across the university (OBS - the panel will be in Swedish).

We are looking for student funcionaries for sustainability events in October

storm In the last week of October, a large number of international climate scientists will come to Malmö for an IPCC meeting on the 1,5 degree target from the Paris agreement. Lund University will highlight this in several different arrangements for students, researchers and the general public. For these events and also the workshop "The future sustainable university" (Framtidens hållbara universitet) we are now looking for student functionaries.

Climathon in Lund

d Climathon is a global 24-hour hackathon focusing on climate solutions that is run simultaneously in over 230 cities around the world on the 27th of October. This is the first time a Climathon is held in Lund.

Internships and/or thesis projects at SEI?

SEI Since January 2017 Lund University and Stockholm Environment Institute ( has a cooperation agreement. Through this agreement, SEI invites LU students to apply for internships and/or propose thesis projects.

Brain damage in fish affected by plastic nanoparticles

Study on fish and nanoplastics A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that plastic particles in water may end up inside fish brains. The plastic can cause brain damage, which is the likely cause of behavioural disorders observed in the fish.

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