Welcome to LTU news service! Read the latest news about our research, eduction and what's up at the Luleå University of Technology. You're free to download high-resolution photos from the media library. Top ten news How effective are face masks? 2020-04-07 How do particles spread when a person coughs with or without a face mask? A group of researchers, including from Luleå University of Technology, wants to increase knowledge about this. New Deputy programme manager of Bio4Energy 2020-04-01 Elisabeth Wetterlund, associate professor of Energy Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, has been appointed new deputy director of the research environment Bio4Energy. Bio4Energy is a Swedish strategic research environment with emphasis on research that uses the forest as raw material for ... Examines students' study motivation 2020-04-01 What is it that motivates students in their school work and can you find keys to unlock the individual's driving forces? These are questions that a new project at Luleå University of Technology hopes to find the answers to. Can crowdfunding contribute to climate change? 2020-03-24 Can so-called grassroots funding (crowdfunding) be a way to finance new climate projects and sustainable energy projects in Norrbotten? Researchers in Economics at Luleå University of Technology will investigate this in a new research project. The profession affects memory as we grow older 2020-03-18 What we work with during life has an impact on memory as we grow older. This can be shown by memorial researchers at Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University. Can extreme weather affect people's support for climate control? 2020-03-16 In a new research project, researchers in Political Science at Luleå University of Technology will investigate how different forms of extreme weather affect the public's support for different types of climate control measures. Unique ice research in laboratory 2020-03-12 Researchers within the research groups building materials and geotechnical engineering are currently conducting a completely unique ice research where natural crushed ice from Luleå harbor has been collected for testing in a lab environment. They want to investigate which forces and movements are mo... Former national team manager new leader for elite sports environment 2020-03-09 Former national cross-country team manager Joakim Abrahamsson is the new leader and coach for elite sports at Luleå University of Technology, with a special focus on cross-country skiing, biathlon and ski orienteering. 60 million for research in Wood Science and Engineering 2020-02-28 A unique computer tomograph, specialized in in-depth x-ray, will shortly be delivered to the laboratory in Wood Science and Engineering at Luleå University of Technology. The equipment is an important component of CT Wood, a newly started strategic research program, which is focused on applied resea... Anders Sundström chair of the university's new advisory board 2020-02-28 Future technology, sustainable natural resources and the development of the region. Strategic initiatives to find solutions to challenges in these three areas are the main focus of Luleå University of Technology's new external advisory board – which will be chaired by Anders Sundström.