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2017-05-15 09:59

Festive day at the university


This year’s professorial inauguration and doctoral degree conferment ceremony at the University of Borås took place 5 May.

At the ceremony four new professors were inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor Björn Brorström. Professor Maria Nyström was promoter and conferred doctoral degrees on the university’s first honorary doctor and five new doctors.

See the Swedish movie from the ceremony (external link)

Participants

Professors

  • Roger Blomgren, Professor of Library and Information Science - Cultural Policies
  • Delia Dumitrescu, Professor of Textile Design
  • Gustaf Kastberg, Professor of Business Administration
  • Fernando Seoane Martinez, Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Honorary doctor

  • Clare Johnston, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts in Textiles and Fashion

Doctors

  • Johan Eklund, Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science
  • David Gunnarsson Lorentzen, Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science
  • Ulrik Martin Larsen, Doctor of Philosophy in Design – Fashion Design 
  • Maria Lindh, Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science
  • Kehinde Olubukola Oluoti, Doctor of Philosophy in Resource Recovery - Energy Engineering

During the ceremony achievement awards were also presented to the winners of the Pedagogical Prize of 2016 and two new docents, Maria Wolmesjö and Roy Liff. 

More information

Read more about the ceremony and its participants

Read more about the winners of the Pedagogical Prize.

Text: Johanna Avadahl
Photo: Suss Wilén