Author Archives: Maria Johansson

Open lectures by 2019 Honorary Doctors

It’s soon time for the doctoral degree conferment ceremony on 24 May. Several Honorary Doctors will be in town and giving lectures open to the public 22-23 May. If you’re also in town, you’re welcome to attend! See details below. Honorary Doctors at the School of Economics and Management Anders Dahlvig – “The transformation of retail and what it takes … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Hobart, Tasmania

This week in the “LU Alumni around the world series” we meet Linda Karlsson, alumna from Equality and Diversity Management programme, class of 2014. After graduation, Linda moved down under, to Australia, to start a career with the goal to improve gender equality in the workplace.   You graduated from the Bachelor’s programme in Equality and Diversity Management in 2014. … Continue reading

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A sustainable work-life

The workplaces of the future are characterised by a digitised and boundless working environment in which we can largely control how, where and when we want to work. We are given new opportunities, but we also face new challenges. Are the workplaces keeping up with the rapid pace of development? And how do we get a sustainable working life – … Continue reading

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LU Alumni around the world: Halifax and Freetown

This week in the LU Alumni world series we meet Matthew Moore, LUSEM alumnus class of 2010 and 2011 who shares his time between the Canadian real estate market and volunteer projects in Sierra Leone. You graduated with two Master’s degrees from Lund University, within Accounting and Corporate Finance, class of 2010 and 2011. Can you tell us more about … Continue reading

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Transforming our world

What will the cities of the future look like? How do our personal choices affect the climate? How do we steer a path towards a sustainable future? The climate and the prerequisites for a sustainable world for future generations are highly topical issues. At Lund University, we conduct world-leading research that tackles some of the biggest societal challenges of our … Continue reading

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See you in Brussels in May!

Lund University and the network of Universities in South Sweden – Lärosäten Syd – are pleased to invite all alumni based in Brussels to join us for an Alumni Reception on 21 May. This will be a fantastic opportunity to network with other alumni from the six universities that make up Lärosäten Syd: Lund University, Malmö University, the Swedish University … Continue reading

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Have you heard about “Quatten”?

Lundagård is not only the name of the large park surrounding the University main building and the AF-building. It is also the name of a student magazine written by and for Lund University students since the 1920’s. The first edition, a 12-page-long magazine created by editor Gunnar Aspelin, saw daylight on 26 March 1920. A few years later, in 1924, … Continue reading

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Love@Lund 2019

Lund University has not only filled the minds of many students, but it has also filled their hearts. The Love@Lund exhibition introduces you to couples who found love in Lund – in the corridor, the AF building or the classroom, just to name a few places where sparks flew. Most couples shary their stories in Swedish, but poster 1, 7, … Continue reading

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Meeting alumni in Thailand

At the end of last year, Lund University caught up with alumni based in Thailand, as part of a Career and Alumni Networking event organised by the Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce. The event brought together eight Swedish universities as well as several Swedish companies based in Thailand, including Tetra Pak, IKEA, Volvo, Atlas Copco, Astra Zeneca. The evening was an … Continue reading

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Arrival Day kicks off the new semester

The spring semester in Lund kicks-off with a new Arrival Day for 500+ exchange students. We took the opportunity to meet a few of these news students. All a bit jet-lagged but mostly excited about all the opportunities to explore a new part of the world and many new friendships. Name: LiamFrom: CanadaStudies: Mechanical EngineeringWhy did you choose Lund University?I … Continue reading

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