Faculty Day 2023
13 Sep

The assembly hall at Ultuna, Uppsala

NJ's faculty day: The role of science in modern society

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Faculty Day 2023

Now it's time for NJ's faculty day. It has the theme The role of science in modern society and will be held at Ultuna on September 13. Welcome.

The role of science in modern society

Welcome to Faculty day at Campus Ultuna. Here is the program:

12.00–12.50 Registration, light lunch (for those who signed up for lunch) and open discussion on suggested topics

12.50–13.00 Welcome by the Dean Torleif Härd

Session 1: Why we need scientific knowledge

13.00–13.20 Maria Gunther, Head of the science section at Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish)

13.20–13.40 Gustaf Klarin, Sveriges Radio (in Swedish)

13.40–14.00 Questions from the audience

Session 2: Production of scientific knowledge successfully and sustainably. Success within the university

14.00–14.20 Flora Hajdu, professor at the Department of Urban and Rural Development, SLU (in English)

14.20–14.40 Magnus Karlsson, professor at the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, SLU (in English)

14.40–15.10 Coffee break

Session 3: How we can apply science in modern society. Obstacles and solutions

15.10–15.30 Folke Rydén, journalist, former correspondent for Sveriges Television (in Swedish)

15.30–16.00 Markus Hoffman, The Federation of Swedish Farmers – LRF (in Swedish)

16.00–16.10 Questions from the audience

16.15 Concluding remarks & mingling


Time: 2023-09-13 11:00 - 16:00
City: Uppsala
Location: The assembly hall at Ultuna
Organiser: NJ Faculty

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