2022-09-21 The university's investment in the future area of SUN, Natural resources for sustainable societal transformation, takes advantage of the assets in the form of ore, forest and water, which are found in northern Sweden and which are a prerequisite for realizing the societal transformation needed to re...
2022-09-13 In October 2022 Luleå University of Technology (LTU) will host Prof. Gary Egbert to give series of seminars and lectures on Geophysical Data Analysis, including application of multivariate analysis and 3D inverse modelling.
2022-06-08 Researchers from ore geology at Luleå University of Technology have spent a week on the world's longest mountain range. The mountain range that is 90% under water and runs about 6,500 km around the earth is called the mid-ocean ridge.
2022-05-25 In an interdisciplinary workshop, researchers from different research topics and company representatives met to discuss mining from different perspectives. Over 40 people participated online.
2022-05-12 Today, H2 Green Steel, SSAB, IUC Norr and Luleå University of Technology with the future areas Creaternity and SUN, as well as the hydrogen investment CH2ESS held an inspiring workshop at Vetenskapens hus for companies about the green transition.
2022-05-03 A special VIP evening for students at Luleå University of Technology about the green transition attracted great interest and commitment. 150 students had come to meet several of Luleå University of Technology's researchers and PhD students and the leading-edge companies in the industrial green trans...
2022-05-02 Sweden can learn from Canada according to researchers in jurisprudence and political science who have analysed five cases in the two countries where the interests of indigenous peoples are in conflict with those of the mining industry.
2021-10-28 According to ore geology professor Christina Wanhainen, one of those responsible for the graduate school, a better understanding of this conflict is needed, which is expected to become increasingly common.
2021-09-20 Together with Vattenfall, Kaunis Iron, the Swedish Forest Agency, the Swedish Geological Survey and Growth Analysis, among others, Johanna Söderasp, Director of Water Management at the Swedish Water Agency, participated in the start-up meeting with SUN.
2021-06-22 The first seminar in the series, entitled ”Numerical simulations in mine site reclamation design” could not take place as planed because of issues with ZOOM. It has been rescheduled to September 24th (see seminar list attached).
2021-03-26 Northern Sweden has the potential to show the way for a successful transformation of the basic industry that benefits the whole world. During a Zoom webinar on March 24, Luleå University of Technology's initiative SUN - Natural resources for sustainability transitions, which focuses on the assets in...
2021-02-19 A new investment at Luleå University of Technology, made in close collaboration with Swedish industry, will develop natural resource-based basic industry towards the UN's sustainability goals - while maintaining and increasing profitability.
2021-02-19 In Norrbotten and Västerbotten, there are several billion projects that are about making Sweden's basic industries such as forests and ore sustainable from a climate point of view. The LTU researchers believe that northern Sweden is a large demo facility that shows the way for the rest of the world.
2021-01-29 Northern Sweden has the potential to globally show the way for a successful restructuring of the basic industry. A new focus at Luleå University of Technology in close collaboration with Swedish industry will develop the natural resource-based basic industry towards the UN's Sustainability Goals – w...
2021-01-27 In response to the call for ‘seed’ funding launched by the “Natural Resources for Sustainable Development” (SUN) initiative in November 2020, the Steering Group received twenty (20) project proposals.
2021-01-21 Welcome to the SUHF conference 2021 with the theme "Future universities – the impact of the pandemic". The effects of the pandemic will affect the entire global society and thus also all higher education institutions and their activities, models and structures. The focus is on the effects of pandemi...
2020-12-14 In order to strengthen the development of the recently established LTU research area “Natural Resources for Sustainable Development” (SUN), we launch a first call for funding for visiting scholars.
2020-11-05 For a more sustainable future, it is necessary that both the trade and Industry and the society at large change. Two new cross-border areas at Luleå University of Technology – Creaternity and SUN – will contribute to the transformation required for sustainable industry and social transformation.