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 Safety assignments are not prioritized at school 2020-01-23 One of the primary school principals' most important tasks is to lead the work against abusive treatment, discrimination and harassment. Although the task plays a major role for students' health, development and learning, the assignment is often lower prioritized, according to new research from Lule... How female entrepreneurs can respond to gender stereotypes 2020-01-15 Female entrepreneurs can be more successful in fundraising processes by anticipating and handling potentially biased responses to their pitches, according to a large-scale study led by Luleå University of Technology's professor Malin Malmström. Construction studies in Antarctica 2020-01-10 The Swedish research station Wasa in Antarctica was built 30 years ago. I is built in timber. Dag Haugum is researching how this building has coped with the harsh climate and that knowledge can improve timber structures here at home in the cool Nordic region. Luleå University of Technology and Swerim strengthen collaboration 2020-01-07 Luleå University of Technology and the metals research institute Swerim have signed a collaboration agreement on education, research and innovation. Elderly give their opinions about new technology in healthcare 2020-01-03 Researchers at Luleå University of Technology are investigating how elderly perceive the use of new technology that can replace healthcare and care staff at certain stages. It is about, for example, connected shower robots and alarm and surveillance systems. LTU builds advanced AI factory for railway 2019-12-19 AI technology that manages to predict the operational and maintenance needs of the railways in Sweden - and that facilitated the automation of maintenance and repair decisions. The AI Factory will simplify the decision-making process in maintenance through an advanced AI platform aimed for operation... LTU researcher in the leadership of an Antarctic expedition 2019-12-18 The remains of the first Swedish Antarctic expedition are threatened to be destroyed by the rapid climate change. Now Swedish and Argentine researchers will go there to document and try to preserve the remains before it is too late. Dag Avango, Professor of History at Luleå University of Technology,... 30 million for AI research 2019-12-12 Strengthened innovations, greater competitiveness and more sustainable development in applied research in artificial intelligence. That is the purpose of a new project, Applied AI DIH North, which is led by Luleå University of Technology. Luleå University of Technology – a new elite sport-friendly university 2019-12-09 The Swedish Sports Confederation has appointed Luleå University of Technology to an elite sport-friendly university. The University also plans for an elite environment for cross-country skiing, biathlon and ski orienteering. Luleå University of Technology and RISE strengthen their collaboration 2019-11-28 Luleå University of Technology and the research institute RISE have signed a three-year collaboration agreement. The partnership includes research, education and innovation.