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Our students and teachers share their stories on how to learn and teach in Sweden during the coronavirus outbreak.

Students and teachers share their stories on distance learning due to COVID-19

2 April 2020
Better than expected, but not without its challenges, especially socially. That’s how a couple of our students and staff tell the story of how we...
Photo: Emil Langvad

Lund University fast-tracks courses for nurses

31 March 2020
Many of the patients who become seriously ill with COVID-19 suffer from respiratory failure. Therefore, Lund University will train nurses within...
Olle Melander and Anne L’Huillier. (Photo: Mikael Risedal and Magnus Bergström)

Two ERC Advanced Grants awarded to Lund University researchers

31 March 2020
Two Lund researchers have received the prestigious European Research Council’s (ERC) Advanced Grant of approximately SEK 25 million each: Anne L’...
Coronavirus illustration

Sweden under fire for ‘relaxed’ coronavirus approach – here’s the science behind it

30 March 2020
A growing number of Swedish doctors and scientists are raising alarm over the Swedish government’s approach to COVID-19. Unlike its Nordic neighbours...
Jonas Björk and Anna Axmon

COVID-19: Mitigating impact on research through matchmaking

30 March 2020
The frustration with not being able to contribute to the difficult situation surrounding the covid-19 pandemic led researchers at LUPOP to launch a...
The (1980s) Servo Ventilator that Björn Jonson developed in the 1960s. On the right: Björn Jonson today, busy with the development of a ventilator for COVID 19. Image source: The Medical History Society of Southern Sweden and private photo.

Rapid development of ventilator for COVID 19

27 March 2020
‘With age comes wisdom’ is an old proverb well suited to Björn Jonson, professor emeritus in clinical physiology who is about to turn 80. He is...
Protective visor parts that have been 3D-printed

3D Printing Centre helping in fight against coronavirus

26 March 2020
Skåne University Hospital’s 3D Printing Centre normally produces surgical equipment and anatomical models used in health care. However, they are now...
While taking air measurements, Jakob Löndahl and his research colleagues wear the same protection as the staff caring for coronavirus patients – masks, face visors, gloves and protective aprons. Photo: Sara Thuresson

Air samples from coronavirus patient rooms being analysed

26 March 2020
There are many questions concerning the coronavirus and infection prevention that need to be answered as soon as possible. One of the key questions...
Charlotta Johnsson (Photo: Tiina Meri)

Maths tutoring, visors and disinfection – volunteer initiatives continue at Lund University

25 March 2020
In the current extraordinary situation, voluntary initiatives and ideas have taken off at Lund University, at several different faculties. Everyone...
Oxana Klementieva (Photo: Agata Garpenlind)

New imaging method sheds light on Alzheimer's disease

25 March 2020
To understand what happens in the brain when Alzheimer's disease develops, researchers need to be able to study the molecular structures in the...