Novum Organum - a podcast from Uppsala University
Speeding up solutions - is Vattenfall transforming the system from within?

Speeding up solutions - is Vattenfall transforming the system from within?

September 27, 2022

Helle Herk-Hansen, Vice President Environment at Vattenfall, elaborates on how their work with sustainability has shifted over time, now infused by employee activism and greater gender diversity. With Annika Skoglund, Associate Professor, Uppsala University.

How can future democracies be sustained?

How can future democracies be sustained?

March 25, 2022

Åsa Wikforss, professor in Theoretical Philosophy and author of 'Why democracy', explicates how current political insecurities thrive on the declining role of 'knowledge', with Associate Professor Annika Skoglund, Uppsala University.

How is the Swedish Innovation Agency re-inventing itself?

How is the Swedish Innovation Agency re-inventing itself?

January 28, 2022

Darja Isaksson, Director General at the Swedish Innovation Agency, VINNOVA, explains how 'system innovation' and novel methods are crucial for their mobilization of bottom-up solutions to societal challenges, with Annika Skoglund, Associate Professor, Uppsala University.

Green Deep Tech Transfer - is a combination of love and money needed?

Green Deep Tech Transfer - is a combination of love and money needed?

November 2, 2021

Jane Walerud, serial entrepreneur and investor, reflects on how she invests both emotionally and monetarily in extremely early stages to solve interconnected challenges through commercialization of research. With Annika Skoglund, Associate Professor, Uppsala University.

Blue sky research within business - will future steel production be fossil free?

Blue sky research within business - will future steel production be fossil free?

August 26, 2021

Martin Lindqvist, President and CEO of SSAB, explains how future fossil free steel production will be accomplished with a new method called HYBRIT, with Annika Skoglund, Associate Professor, Uppsala University.

Academic freedom - a balance between steering and protecting

Academic freedom - a balance between steering and protecting

April 29, 2021

Matilda Ernkrans, Minister of Higher Education and Research, explains the Swedish strategy to secure academic freedom and prosperity. With Annika Skoglund, Associate Professor, Uppsala University.

The Nobel Foundation and the future of academic research

The Nobel Foundation and the future of academic research

March 3, 2021

Lars Heikensten, former CEO of the Nobel Foundation, discusses scholarship and the spread of academic values beyond the university, with Annika Skoglund, Associate Professor, Uppsala University.

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