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New Lund University think-tank looks to the future

With research at eight different faculties, Lund University has a unique opportunity to look at future problems from all possible perspectives. LU Futura, the University’s new think-tank, will take an interdisciplinary approach to important future issues.
Kick-off for LU Futura in August 2018. Photo: Kennet Ruona
Kick-off for LU Futura in August 2018. Photo: Kennet Ruona

LU Futura operates in the interface between the University and wider society. Using the University’s combined knowledge as a basis, LU Futura aims to contribute facts, analyses and corroborative knowledge.

An academic think-tank

Unlike most think-tanks outside academia, LU Futura has no political agenda for influencing public opinion.

Through its breadth, with representatives from the University’s faculties as well as students, LU Futura also sets itself apart from previous think-tanks and future groups within the academic world.

Meet the team: LU Futura’s thoughts on the future

Which future issues are the researchers passionate about? And why do they think these issues are worth examining from an interdisciplinary perspective?

Read more in an article on www.lu.se from 14 November 2018

 

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