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LU News 8 | 2021

In this issue, Ann-Kristin Wallengren tells us about the new Council for University-wide Training in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Per Mickwitz writes about a new project for the development of quality assurance systems for research, Jimmie Kristensson aims to highlight the University’s work on issues of academic freedom and Susanne Kristensson reports on the development areas in the central University administration.

You can also read about Lund University receiving two distinguished professor grants and this year’s recipients of the University’s administrative prize.

    News from the University Management

    Photo: Ann-Kristin Wallengren. Photograph: Kennet Ruona.

    Ann-Kristin Wallengren, Pro Vice-Chancellor

    "We agreed that we would investigate the opportunities for a university-wide approach to teaching qualifications and teaching career paths."

    Teaching career paths on the agenda of the new University-wide Council for educational development

    Photo: Per Mickwitz. Photographer: Kennet Ruona.

    Per Mickwitz, Pro Vice-Chancellor

    "It is important to keep moving forward to continue developing our quality assurance systems. The next major area we need to work on is quality assurance of research."

    New project for the development of quality assurance systems for research

    Jimmie Kristensson. Foto: Kennet Ruona.

    Jimmie Kristensson, Pro Vice-Chancellor

    "We could be better at highlighting ongoing work but also at allowing more scope to discuss and draw attention to issues concerning academic freedom."

    Increased focus on academic freedom

    Photo: Susanne Kristensson. Photograph: Kennet Ruona.

    Susanne Kristensson, University Director

    "We in the central administration’s management have discussed our development areas – what has been done and what remains to be developed."

    Developing the central administration’s support and work

    On the University Management’s agenda

    Read about what's on the University Management's agenda

    screenshot of digital examination web page

    Tips and good examples on digital teaching

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