At over 500 places worldwide, including Luleå, scientists as well as public will stand up for the importance of science and research-based knowledge in the community. The global arrangement March for Science takes place April 22, 11:00 in the middle of central Luleå.
March for Science is about facts to counter resistance, alternative facts and false news. Science knows no borders but stands for diversity and openness. The initiative for March for Science comes from the United States.
The manifestation in Luleå starts withJennie Hägg Wilhelmsson, Head of Career Center at Luleå University of Technology and is followed by engaging speaches from:
Pär Weihed, Chaired Professor in Ore Geology,at Luleå University of Technology,Creationism - when natural science laws are denied, Elisabeth Häggquist, PhD in Economics, Student Position, at Luleå University of Technology, Open data reduces the risk of "fake news" och Tim Foster, Senior Lecturer in Industrial Marketing at Luleå University of Technology, Everyone has a story
The arrangement is aimed for researchers, students, university employees and the public!
Location: Gula Pavilöjongen, Storgatan i Luleå, 22 april 11:00-11:45