Åsa helps in coordinating events and collaborative activities at LINXS. She has a deep background in research communication activities at LU, as the main responsible of Science Slam, Researcher tour, Researchers' Grand Prix and LU's activities in Almedalen, the main Swedish national political showcase and meeting of the year.
Åsa has 20 years' experience working at LU, these days mainly in research communication. Her other responsibilities include:
Science Slam involves researchers presenting their research to the public in a popular science manner in approximately 4–5 minutes. At Lund University, Science Slam is organised during the Researchers’ Grand Prix, the political week in Almedalen, and other events.
Popular science talks of approximately15–40 min at libraries all around Skåne. Target groups vary depending on the city and subject.
Read more about the researcher tour (in Swedish)
Researchers’ Grand Prix
The Researchers’ Grand Prix is a national competition where researchers give a popular science presentation of their research. Competition rounds take place all around the country, including at upper secondary schools in Lund/Malmö, and the final competition is held in Stockholm.
Contact person: Åsa Grunning
Read more about the Researchers’ Grand Prix
Contact person and project manager at Lund University for activities in Almedalen.
Read more about Almedalen