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“In Lund I felt like a real student”

Florencia Ravenna, from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires in Argentina, was an exchange student at LTH in the autumn semester of 2014 and spring semester of 2015.

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Raoul Wallenberg Institute has to become more visible in the public debate

“We have to become much better at actively pursuing human rights issues in the public debate”, says Morten Kjaerum who since last spring is new director at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund. His goal is to make the Institute more visible: within the University, locally, nationally and internationally.

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A feminist perspective on male-dominated facilities

Better drugs, new smart materials, more jobs and increased visibility for the region. The expectations and challenges for MAX IV and ESS are manifold, but so are the opportunities.
The research project Exploring Challenges with New Big Science which studied the realisation of Lund’s new research facilities from an interdisciplinary perspective was recently completed at the Pufendorf Institute.

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Drone images could solve African farming mystery

The key to increased well-being in Africa lies in improving small scale farming – at least if you want to see improvements within a foreseeable future, according to Göran Djurfeldt. Together with Ola Hall, he has now launched a project using drones to understand why harvests vary so much from one field to the next, despite apparently similar conditions.

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Little internal competition leads to good atmosphere

Being younger women working in a division with all male senior professors has not bothered Anna Andersson and Kajsa Paulsson. They describe the division as unusually free from internal competition.

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People are trying to silence me

Kurds, human rights, nationalism and democracy are sensitive subjects. At least in Turkey today. When political scientist Umut Ozkirimli engages in his third mission as an academic, i.e. taking part in public debate, he gets death threats. At the moment, he receives as many as ten such threats per day.