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Lund University

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund is considered one of the most popular study locations in Sweden. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. The unique disciplinary range encourages boundary-crossing collaborations both within academia and with wider society, creating great conditions for scientific breakthroughs and innovations. The University has a distinct international profile, with partner universities in about 70 countries.

Lund University has an annual turnover of EUR 938 million, of which two-thirds go to research in our nine faculties, enabling us to offer one of the strongest and broadest ranges of research in Scandinavia.


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PFAS can be transported through the water cycle and be carried in aerosols within sea spray from the ocean onto land. Jag Deep/Shutterstock

PFAS ‘forever’ chemical laws need an overhaul – recent court rulings highlight the loopholes

A more precautionary approach is required for the regulation of PFAS chemicals, otherwise industries will continue polluting the environment without breaking any laws.
Levantamento com base em registros populacionais da Suécia sugere uma ligação entre ter uma tatuagem e diagnóstico deste tipo de câncer e destaca a importância de se pesquisar mais sobre os possíveis impactos das tatuagens na saúde a longo prazo. BAZA Production/Shutterstock

Estudo associa tatuagens a um risco maior de desenvolver linfoma

As tatuagens se tornaram extremamente populares, mas ainda não sabemos quais são seus riscos para a saúde a longo prazo
Connecting with the climate risks that could be faced by future generations could influence support for better policies now.

Women favour climate actions that benefit future generations more than men – new study

Attitudes towards climate policies partly depend on a consideration of future, as yet unborn, descendants. Women tended to show more ability to think about how future generations could benefit.


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