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Activity at LiU will continue in the same manner as at present, with extensive restrictions and with major effects from the ongoing pandemic, at least until 28 March 2021. It is hoped that the restrictions can then be lifted in stages during the second half of the spring term.
In June the preventive health care benefit was temporarily increased to SEK 3000 per year, in recognition of the work-intensive corona-spring. Remember to make use of the benefit before year end.
Microsoft is discontinuing Microsoft Video. Existing files in Video will be copied over to Microsoft Stream. The date has been postponed a week, and will become available 9 December.
LiU has reviewed the protection against the spread of infection associated with the few written exams in exam halls that are still being held, and will reduce the number to an absolute minimum. The basic rule will continue to be that all exams are to take place remotely or as written exercises at home, but if an exam is necessary, the risk of spread of infection must be as low as possible.
Strict restrictions continue at Linköping University. For the whole of the autumn term, we continue to study and work from home. We have all taken our individual responsibility seriously in recent weeks, and we must continue to do so to reduce the spread of infection.
In December 2020, LiU Grants and Program Offices (GPO), will arrange webinars with useful information and advice for those applying for a starting grant or project grant from the Swedish Research Council (VR).
Information from the Incident Response Team (IRT) to all co-workers: we are seeing a large increase in sophisticated phishing attempts at the moment. Some of these target LiU specifically, such as the previous phishing attempt against the library. Others are indirect, and these can also expose LiU co-workers to risk.
The project was initially delayed, but the introduction of eISP is now proceeding apace. Seven of twelve departments have already started to work with the digital system, or are preparing to do so. “It only takes an hour to get going”, says Anne Moe, member of the project group and one of those working with eISP in practice.
The Academic Ceremony for 2020 has been both postponed and cancelled. A plan has now been drawn up for the promotion of doctors and installation of professors next year.
The government has proposed a limit of eight people at public gatherings. It is expected that the new restrictions will come into force on 24 November. The crisis management group at LiU is now looking at what the new restrictions relating to public gatherings mean for operations here.
Plan S is an initiative from several major research-funding bodies in Europe that want to ensure that all publicly financed research is freely available. But what does Plan S really involve? Research support coordinator Johanna Nählinder explains...
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Last updated: 2020-09-08