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Students on the Master's Programme in Design

Perspectives on sharing

They come from different parts of the world – the students taking LiU’s newly established master’s programme in design. Malin Müller from Kiruna and Linqi Cao from Beijing have started their studies in design by trying to define what the concept of “sharing” truly involves.


A week in the life of a design student

“Save the data from one week of your life and visualise it.” This was the task given to the seven students taking the elective course “Advanced Visualization Design” as part of the new master’s programme in design. The results were a wide range of exciting posters, full of information.

Alumni of the Year

Alumni of the Year explore new pathways

Alumni of the Year 2017 are Sofie Lindblom, managing director of the global innovation platform ideation360, and Oskar Henrikson, managing director of Psykologifabriken and the gym for the soul, Habitud. Both are driven by a huge commitment, but the way to where they are now has involved detours for both of them. They received their awards in a ceremony at Campus Valla on 12 October.

Master's students

Students of the environment study Vallastaden

If a group of master’s students is to reflect around the concept of “sustainable development”, Vallastaden is surely the perfect place for it. So the teachers arranged one component of the first course of the master’s programme here.

Alumni of the year

Alumni of the Year – building gyms for the soul; inspiring IT girls

This year’s Alumni of the Year at LiU are the psychologist Oskar Henrikson, founder and CEO of the psychological gym Habitud, and engineer Sofie Lindblom, co-founder and CEO of the global innovation platform ideation360.

Inside LiU News

RICOH standard printer

Printers will be replaced at Campus Norrköping

During this week, 16-20 October, the printers at Campus Norrköping will be replaced.

Bild: Stillbild från kameran i Key-huset över byggarbetsplatsen.

Watch the student building grow

A camera has now been installed in the Key Building to take regular photographs as Studenthus Valla is built. You can follow progress from a distance by watching the photographs change.

Bild: Tangentbord med vote-knapp. Foto: Istockphoto

Voting problems solved

The problems with the electronic ballots for the faculty elections are now solved. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. Due to these problems, the last day for voting has been extended to 20 October.

George Farrants. Photo: Thor Balkhed.

Nobel laureate taught him electron microscopy

“Good grief – Richard’s been awarded the Nobel Prize.” When the Nobel laureates in chemistry were announced, it turned out that LiU’s translator George Farrants had shared a corridor with one of them, in Cambridge during the 1980s.

Bild: GO-vepor på Universitetsklubben

The end of the tour

Campus Valla was the final stop for Grants Office on Tour, which visited three LiU campuses. Ru Lin Peng from the Department of Management and Engineering was one of the researchers who went along to Universitetsklubben to find out more about funding opportunities.



News from the library

Additional hours during exam period this semester

Valla Library and Campus Norrköping Library are open during two Sundays this semester: the 15th and the 22nd of October.

Printer replacement on the way

During October and November 2017, all printers will be replaced on all LiU’s campuses. First up is Campus Norrköping.

How do I spot an e-book in UniSearch?

E-books are now presented with a fulltext link but without [Elektronisk resurs] adjacent to the book title information.

Research support

Here is the information you need to get started using the library’s services.

Kazuo Ishiguro awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in literature

“who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”



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