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 Luleå University of Technology and Skellefteå Municipality strengthen collaboration 2019-11-19 Luleå University of Technology and Skellefteå Municipality have signed a letter of intent on strategic collaboration. The aim is to strengthen both the University and the Municipality when it comes to education, competence development, research and innovation. Oxygen fluctuations on Mars a mystery for Scientists to solve 2019-11-15 New research results show that the amount of oxygen on Mars varies over time in a way that current models cannot explain. Why is a mystery yet to be solved. – There are still photochemistry processes in the atmosphere of Mars that are unknown, says Javier Martin-Torres, Professor of Atmospheric Sci... Innovation driven by climate change 2019-11-08 Thomas Öström, CEO of Climeon AB, new honorary doctorate at Luleå University of Technology, invited the audience on the history behind a company, that attracts the world's leading financiers in pioneering renewable energy . New research topic: Robotics and AI 2019-11-07 Luleå University of Technology establishes a new research subject: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering will host the subject. Macho culture in mines about to be challenged 2019-11-07 The proportion of women working in the mines is steadily increasing, but there are still signs of a prevalence of a macho culture. Lisa Ringblom, PhD in Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology, has studied the gender equality work in the Swedish mining industry's work organizations. Liv Sandberg and Philip Engström are Alumni of the Year 2019 2019-10-30 Facebook's Head of Agency Liv Sandberg and Philip Engström, who has a successful career at the company Important Looking Pirates, have been named Alumni of the Year at Luleå University of Technology. New AI project for improved support for young people 2019-10-28 How can artificial intelligence be used to improve support for young people at risk of mental illness? In a new project, researchers at Luleå University of Technology will develop a 24-hour service with conversational support in the form of a so-called chatbot. AI streamlines production in paper mills 2019-10-22 Damage to paper machines in paper mills will be anticipated and prevented by artificial intelligence. By using automation, maintenance resources can be released and create a more proactive maintenance work. This is the goal of KnowIT, a project coordinated by Luleå University of Technology. Regulations make it difficult for newly arrived students 2019-10-15 Young people who have fleed to Sweden find it difficult to enter the national high school programs because they are not given enough time to meet the eligibility requirements. This according to new research at Luleå University of Technology. In Sweden, 30,000 newly arrived students each year attend ... Royal visit to the university 2019-10-10 Green metals, digital winter road maintenance, a VR mine experience, a demonstration of autonomous drones and of the Swedish Mars instrument HABIT. King Carl XVI Gustaf gained insight into research in a variety of fields when he visited Luleå University of Technology.