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Salma Kikhia, a student at Master’s Program in Public Health at Lund University, will be awarded the title Global Swede at a ceremony at the Swedish Institute in May.

LU student named "Global Swede 2019"

17 April 2019
Congratulations to Salma Kikhia, a student at the Master’s programme in Public Health at Lund University, who will be awarded the title Global Swede...
Madeleine Liljegren

Abnormal proteins correlate with criminal behaviour in dementia

12 April 2019
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have together with American colleagues studied deceased patients who were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease...
Drawing of plant walls in a room

WATCH: Lund University students develop smart living plant wall

11 April 2019
A team of former Lund University students have developed a smart plant wall, that can be monitored via an app and therefore minimizes the amount of...
Photo: Tirthankar Mohanty

New non-antibiotic strategy for the treatment of bacterial meningitis

10 April 2019
With the increasing threat of antibiotic resistance, there is a growing need for new treatment strategies against life threatening bacterial...
This planetary fragment is orbiting around the white dwarf among the debris from the earlier solar system. The image is an artistic impression. Illustration: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick

Remains of a planet found orbiting dead star

5 April 2019
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the remnants of a planet orbiting a dead star in a disc of debris formed from destroyed planets. The...
Daniel Conley and Anders Rantzer

Lund researchers awarded prestigious ERC grants

3 April 2019
Two researchers at Lund University in Sweden have been awarded almost EUR 5 million in total from the European Research Council. One of the research...
Anna Nieto, Olivia Arbab and Shubha Vasavada

Students whip up crispy crackers from waste product

28 March 2019
The whisked liquid left over when boiling beans and chickpeas – aquafaba – can replace egg whites in providing the right consistency for mayonnaise,...
Dmitrii Pankratov, Lo Gorton and Galina Pankratova (Photo: Maryam Saati)

Bacteria could become a future source of electricity

26 March 2019
In recent years, researchers have tried to capture the electrical current that bacteria generate through their own metabolism. So far, however, the...
Tobias Wörner performs a five second squeeze test (Photo: Viktor Granlund)

Groin and hips of hockey players examined in five-second test

25 March 2019
Five seconds is enough to assess the status of a hockey player’s groin. For the first time, a simple field test, called the five-second squeeze test...
3D image of the head of a bumblebee (Image: Pierre Tichit)

3D models reveal why bigger bumblebees see better

25 March 2019
By generating 3D images of bumblebees’ compound eyes, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered how bumblebees differ in their vision...