Linkoping University, Campus Valla, SE-581 83 LINKOPING, Sweden
Renee Wever (Professor of Industrial Design Engineering )
+46 (0) 13 28 1519
Linköping University (LiU) is one of Sweden’s larger academic institutions and among those that offer the largest number of professional degree programmes, in fields such as medicine, education, business, economics and engineering. Research is conducted within a variety of disciplines, with strong internationally recognised research environments, e.g. materials science, information technology and disability studies., , Since gaining university status in 1975 (and before that, too), LiU has worked with innovation in education and research. For example we were first in Sweden to introduce interdisciplinary thematic research, problem-based learning (PBL), graduate schools and several innovative study programmes., , There are four campuses in three cities: Campus Valla and Campus US (both in Linköping), Campus Norrköping (Norrköping) and Campus Lidingö – Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies (Stockholm)., , Here we present data from the latest University Activity Report (2015)., , approx. 27,000 students (17,400 recalculated into full-time students since some only study part-time), approx. 4,000 employees (3,700 full-time equivalents), approx. 1,300 doctoral students, approx. 350 professors, approx. revenue SEK 3.7 M (43 per cent education and 57 per cent research)
The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here
The IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There were 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral.
Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'This excellent event brought researchers from all over the world to network and develop strong links'