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Alumni Newsletter | 25 September 2020
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What will working life look like after the pandemic?
It is obvious that the pandemic has shaken people’s foundations, but what will happen afterwards? How will working life change and what demands does that place on future leaders? We spoke with alumni and industry figures Bert Nordberg and Nina Åxman about their views on the pandemic’s effect on future working life and leadership.
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LTH alumna Nina Åxman is the Future Female Leader 2020
A good combination of engineering, economics and management within the world of tech companies led Nina Åxman to choose to study Industrial Management and Engineering at Lund University’s Faculty of Engineering. It proved to be the right choice and has taken her to several exciting workplaces around the world. She is currently working as Vice President for Global Operations at Sandvik Rock Tools, a job which has enabled her to work with both engineering and leadership. This year, she was appointed Future Female Leader of 2020.
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A safe and warm welcome to Lund
The autumn’s Arrival Day for international students at Lund University looked a bit different this time around compared to previous years. Roughly 1,400 students arrived during the two-week-long orientation programme in August. Numerous adjustments were made prior to the orientation weeks in order to give new students a warm, but also safe, welcome. In total, about 2,500 international students have started their studies at Lund University this autumn.
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Corona-related news
New rapid and robust COVID-19 antibody test developed
What COVID-19 can teach tourism about the climate crisis
Could singing spread COVID-19?

Other news related to the coronavirus in English can be found here
All news related to the coronavirus in Swedish can be found here
All corona-related video interviews with researchers (mostly in Swedish) can be found here
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Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Innovations of the future awarded in Lund

LU researcher receives Ig Nobel prize for alligator helium study

Lund University receives donation for Medical Humanities

Economics rises in the Shanghai Ranking list

Atlantic sturgeon in the King’s pantry – unique discovery in Baltic Sea wreck from 1495
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Erik Renström proposed as new vice-chancellor
The University Board has now decided to recommend the dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Erik Renström, as the new vice-chancellor of Lund University for the term of office 2021 to 2026.
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30 September, 12.00-13.00, AI Lund Lunch seminar: Artificial Intelligence and copyright

1 October, 13.00-14.00, What can wine tell us about the future of life on earth?

12-18 October, Future Week 2020
Theme: Forces in Motion. Which large and small forces have been set in motion – in society and in nature – and how can these affect our future? And what counterforces exist?
(Website in Swedish, but all events in English are listed on the site's event programme)

4 November, Online Alumni After Work 
Theme: Artificial Intelligence. Invitation will be sent shortly.

Morning Talks at the School of Economics and Management autumn 2020 (in Swedish)
Upcoming virtual events for prospective students
Do you have a friend, colleague or even a family member who may be interested in studying an English-taught Bachelor’s or Master’s programme at a world top 100 university in Sweden? This autumn our International Marketing and Recruitment Team will host several virtual events for prospective students interested in learning more about Lund University, our study opportunities and the application process.
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Follow @alumni_lunduniversity on Instagram!
Stay connected with us on Instagram and our new account @alumni_lunduniversity. Don't forget to use the hashtag #lundunialumni for us to find your Instagram posts from Lund.
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#hejlunduni shows a glimpse of life in Lund for new international students
On the official Instagram account for Lund University, @lunduniversity, new international students are welcomed to share their first experiences in Lund with the hashtag #hejlunduni.
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The new alumni explainer video premiered on YouTube
What/who are alumni? This video gives you an overview of what it means to be alumni and the many ways in which alumni can strengthen their bond to Lund University. Watch the new video on YouTube
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Watch - Research tips from the media archives
The School of Economics and Management presents highlights from their researchers' and teachers' vast amount of media coverage.

Listen - Lund University at Bokmässan
Talks with LU researchers about their new books at this year's digital Bokmässa (Book Fair) in Gothenburg. In Swedish.

Read - Goda Grannar (Good neighbours) by Mattias Edvardsson
The latest psychological thriller by alumnus Mattias Edvardsson. It has not reached the shelves in English yet, but we recommend his previous thriller Nearly Normal Family.

Listen - Skissernas Museum Brown Bag Lunches
The Museum's Brown Bag Lunches now available in a new podcast. Mostly in Swedish.

Read - Wok, ris, nudlar by Jennie Walldén
A new cookbook by alumna and masterchef Jennie Walldén. You can also see Jennie on TV4's show Decenniets Mästerkock (Masterchef of the Decade) this autumn. In Swedish.

Listen - Doctor Feedgood by Henrik Widegren
Alumnus, medical doctor and artist Henrik Widegren releases his latest album Doctor Feelgood, including viral hit "I am Corona".
Find you favourite historical stories
Lundensaren has presented a large number of exciting historical stories over the years. In these stories, we find answers to questions such as: who was the first student at Lund University? Whatever happened to Gotland nation? And what had alumnus Nehrman to do with "the bloody deed in Gränna"? Take a moment to browse through our story archives on the blog.
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