29 Sep 2022
Less bird diversity in city forests
A new study led by Lund University in Sweden shows that cities negatively affect the diversity of birds. There are significantly fewer bird species in urban forests compared with f...
26 Sep 2022
New aviation fuel lab opened
The lab that will take us closer to the aviation fuel of the future has now opened. The Jet Engine Lab at Lund University makes it possible to conduct full-scale studies on how eng...
23 Sep 2022
Mysterious ripples in the Milky Way were caused by a passing dwarf galaxy
Using data from the Gaia space telescope, a team led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden has shown that large parts of the Milky Way's outer disk vibrate. The ripples are c...
16 Sep 2022
Cutting edge science reveals Gribshunden’s shipwrecked secrets
New excavations have coaxed more secrets from Gribshunden, the flagship of the Danish-Norwegian King Hans which mysteriously sank in 1495 off the coast of Ronneby, Sweden. The wrec...
15 Sep 2022
Strawberries were smaller when bees ingested pesticides
Solitary bees that ingested the pesticide clothianidin when foraging from rapeseed flowers became slower. In addition, the strawberries pollinated by these bees were smaller. This ...
6 Sep 2022
ERC grant for research on separating cells using ultrasound
Per Augustsson, Associate Professor at the department of Biomedical Engineering at Lund University, has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant for his work on how liquids and c...
2 Sep 2022
New treatment could result in more donor lungs
A large amount of lungs donated cannot be used for transplantation. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and Skåne University Hospital have conducted an animal study bringing h...
30 Aug 2022
Study reveals flaws in popular genetic method
The most common analytical method within population genetics is deeply flawed, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. This may have led to incorrect results and m...
25 Aug 2022
The tumour environment can affect breast cancer prognosis
The environment in which breast cancer arises –the interplay between the patient’s BMI, tumour size and cancer-specific proteins –is of importance for the prognosis. This is shown ...
24 Aug 2022
Blood test detects Alzheimer’s in people with Down syndrome
Around 80% of people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s disease, often when they are between 40 and 50 years old. A study led by Lund University in Sweden has shown that a simp...
23 Aug 2022
Blood testing in children leads to better understanding of type 1 diabetes
Why do some people develop type 1 diabetes and others do not? Worldwide, researchers are now collaborating to find the answer to this complex question.Diabetes researchers at Lund ...
23 Aug 2022
Researchers develop the first AI-based method for dating archeological remains
By analyzing DNA with the help of artificial intelligence (AI), an international research team led by Lund University in Sweden has developed a method that can accurately date up t...
17 Aug 2022
Researchers reprogram human skin cells to aged neurons to study neurodegenerative disorders
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new method for studying age-related brain disorders. The researchers have focused on the neurodegenerative disorder Huntin...
15 Aug 2022
Arrival Days welcome international students to Lund University
During Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 August international students are arriving in Lund. The autumn's Arrival Days take place in newly renovated premises in AF-borgen.
29 Jun 2022
Many reasons to take care of lake water
When you take a dip in a Swedish lake, it is not unusual to find you cannot see the lake bottom. Lake water coloured brown by organic material can be an inconvenience for swimming ...
22 Jun 2022
Art and culture bring us existential awareness
Art and culture have the capacity to make us aware of our relationship to ourselves and others, our world and our time. Using existential sustainability as an umbrella term, we can...
17 Jun 2022
New research on dust mites and respiratory infections
When asthmatics’ respiratory tracts are exposed to dust mites, their immune response becomes less effective, which can lead to a weaker immune system. People who suffer from asthma...
16 Jun 2022
A mosaic of creative spaces connects knowledge and innovation
A regional project led by Lund University called Make Space för Verkstad has mapped out around 70 creative spaces and labs around Skåne with the aim of highlighting a common infras...
16 Jun 2022
Lund University in top 100 in global ranking
Lund University has been ranked 95th in the world in the QS World University rankings, making it the top ranked comprehensive university in Sweden.
15 Jun 2022
Other sides to the story – how the immigrant´s children experience life
How does migration and globalisation shape the lives of individuals in various countries and how does it affect the children of immigrants in terms of integration, identity, and cu...