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Have a drink and a think – at Future Week

Environment, sustainability and the future is the theme at Sustainable Future, a LiU event that’s part of Framtidsveckan – Future Week – due to take place in Norrköping from 20 to 27 April.

Visualisation Center C”We want to present some of the environment-focussed research that’s going on here, in a way that’s approachable and interactive, so the audience feels involved,” says LiU master’s student Emelie Fälton.

Sustainable Future is a collaboration between LiU and TedX Norrköping. It will include presentations by six LiU researchers, a reception and two TedTalks. The event has been co-organised by Emelie Fälton and Jesper Agrelius, both second-year students in the master’s programme Science for Sustainable Development.

The participating researchers are from LiU’s Department of Thematic Studies – Environmental Change and Department of Thematic Studies – Technology and Social Change. Their presentations will be no longer than 12 minutes, and be pitched at non-scientific level.

Sustainable Future will be held on Thursday 21 April from 17.00 to 20.00 at the Visualiseringscenter’s restaurant in Norrköping.

Text: Marlén Karlsson, student reporter
Photo: Peter Modin


2016-04-15



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