We have programmes in media, education, music, theater and dance. Research and artistic development is an important part of our business and the department has a large number of professors and lecturers involved in both research and teaching.
The School of Music at Luleå University of Technology hosted the Science Council's annual symposium on artistic research this week. The theme of the event was basic research aimed at initiating a discussion that clarifies different approaches to what applied research, new research and thematic research are within the artistic field of research.
Lilian Ryd is a cultural historian and author and has published books and articles about North Swedish cultural history since the 1980s. Lillian Ryd's authorship revolves around the North-Swedish newbuilding life, women's history and Sami traditional knowledge. During this years academic ceremony she was promoted to honorary doctorate at Luleå University of Technology.