Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology

Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures and Symposium

On Thursday 9 February and Friday 10 February 2017, the traditional Celsius–Linnaeus lectures and symposium will be held in commemoration of Anders Celsius and Carl von Linné. The selected lecturers are highly acclaimed and internationally well-known scientists, whose research at the scientific fore-front appeals to an extensive scientific as well as public audience.

The 2017 Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures -
9 February

Place: The Svedberg Hall (B8), Biomedical Centre
All interested are welcome – no registration needed.

Celsius lecture:

14.00: The Remarkable Universality of Nonlinear Dynamics

Professor Emeritus in Mathematics, John Guckenheimer, Cornell University, USA

Read what the lecture will be about in his abstract and in an interview with his host Warwick Tucker.

Linnaeus lecture:

15.30: Using rabies virus to investigate the Mind-Body Problem

Distinguished Professor Peter L. Strick, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Read what the lecture will be about in his abstract and in an interview with his host Warwick Tucker.

Celsius–Linnaeus symposium - 10 February

Place: The Svedberg Hall (B8), Biomedical Centre
All interested are welcome – no registration needed.

Based on the topics of the Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures, a symposium is organized the day after the lectures to discuss a "hot" research frontier in a multi-disciplinary way. More in-depth talks by the Celsius and Linnaues lecturers are here complemented by talks by other researchers.

The theme of the symposium 2017 is:
"Behavior and pattern - complexity made simple"

Se the programme

Contact and more info.

Program for the Celsius – Linnaeus Lectures, including abstracts and short biography of the lecturers.

Program for the symposium, including abstracts

The Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures have been held every year since 1991.

Please find the previous lectures here

For further information, please contact: Professor Hemin Koyi, chairman of the Celsius–Linnaeus committee, and Professor at the Department of Earth Science, Uppsala University 

Office phone: +46-18-471 2563
E-mail: hemin.koyi@geo.uu.se