Calendar of Vetenskapens hus Add to my calendar Subscribe October 2019 Monday 28/10 12:00 Luleå Digitization – the construction industry's rescue? Olle Samuelson is a new Adjunct Professor of Construction Management and Building Technology at Luleå University of Technology. He lectures on how we can increase efficiency and reduce climate impact, by using digitalisation in construction. Tuesday 29/10 12:00 Luleå How can energy technologies help us go green? Our use of fossil fuel is the greatest driving force for climate changes. Kentaro Umeki, new professor in Energy Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, will in his lecture describe where we stand in the development of sustainable energy system. November 2019 Tuesday 5/11 12:00 Luleå Innovation Day 2019 Welcome to this year's Innovation Day, where you will find the latest research from the university's cutting-edge areas of AI, space and sustainable mining. What does the future look like, and what do the innovations mean for the region's companies, organizations and residents? Wednesday 6/11 12:00 Luleå How do we create a good acoustic environment in tall wooden houses? Insufficient sound isolation between apartments can constitute a serious disturbance. Fredrik Ljunggren, new Professor of Engineering Acoustics at Luleå University of Technology, lectures on how we can build better sound environments in high wooden houses. Thursday 7/11 11:00 Luleå Welcome to our awards ceremony Welcome to an awards ceremony on November 9 to pay attention to people who have in various ways promoted knowledge development, pedagogy and education in the past year. 12:30 Luleå Fredrik Nikolajeff, professor of Medical Science Fredrik Nikolajeff, new professor of Medical Science gives his inaugural lecture. More information shortly. Monday 11/11 12:00 Luleå Resource Efficient Sewerage Systems Source separating sewage systems allow vital nutrients from wastewater to be returned to agriculture. Elisabeth Kvarnström, Adjunct Professor in Urban Water Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, lectures on how we build sustainable cities. Monday 25/11 12:00 Luleå Do or die: sustainable business development for the construction sector Global trends such as climate threats, sharing economy and artificial intelligence place new demands on the construction sector and the technology consultants working in it. Dan Engström, Adjunct Professor of Construction Management and Building Technology at Luleå University of Technology, lectures on how academia and the local business community can work together to solve the challenges. Tuesday 26/11 12:00 Luleå ultra high strength steel – a technology leap for lighter designs Richard Larker, new Adjunct Professor of Materials Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, lectures on new ways to make Ausferritic steels that are both extremely strong and very tough. Friday 29/11 12:00 Luleå Anders Warell, professor of industrial design Anders Warell, new professor of Industrial Design holds his inaugural lecture at Vetenskapens hus. More information shortly. December 2019 Monday 2/12 12:00 Luleå Daniel Johansson, Professor of Mining and Rock Engineering Daniel Johansson, new professor of mining and mining technology holds his inaugural lecture. More information shortly. Wednesday 4/12 12:00 Luleå Fiber composites – materials that easily solve future challanges Fuel efficient and electrified vehicles of the future will require lighter constructions. Patrik Fernberg, new Professor of Polymeric Composite Materials at Luleå University of Technology, lectures on how fiber composites can be used to reduce emissions from the transport sector. Thursday 5/12 13:00 Luleå Social Innovation in Town and Country Friday 6/12 12:00 Luleå Day Avango, professor of history Dag Avango, new professor of history, holds his installation lecture at Vetenskapens hus. Sunday 8/12 12:00 Luleå Exercise your brain! Can we exercise our brains to preserve our memories when we get older? Jessica K. Ljungberg, new Professor of Engineering Psychology at Luleå University of Technology, lectures on what factors we can influence to improve our memory ability.