Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures

Held every year in February. Next year's lecturers will be presented in autumn 2023.

Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures

Each year the Faculty of Science and Technology arranges the Celsius-Linnaeus honorary lectures in memory of Anders Celsius and Carl von Linné. The selected Celsius- and Linnaeus-lecturers are at today's forefront within their field.

The 2023 Celsius-Linnaes lectures took place on February 9 at Ångström laboratory.

This years Celsius-Lecturer was Johan Rockström, Professor Earth System Science, University of Potsdam and Director Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

Celsius-Lecture: A safe and just future for humanity on Earth

This years Linnaeus-Lecturer was John A. Rogers, Simpson Querrey Professor and Director of QSIB at Northwestern University.

Linnaeus-Lecture: Soft, Skin-Interfaced Electronic and Microfluidic Systems.

The Celsius-Linnaeus lecturers were selected by the Celsius-Linnaeus Committee. The committee also selects four symposie-lecturers, two national and two from Uppsala University.

Here you find the whole program for the 2023 Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures.

About the lecturers

The planet’s wellbeing and human health in focus in this year’s Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures.

Read more about the lecturers and their research.


The Celsius-Linnaeus committee has the task of inviting top-class lecturers in the world each year in the subject areas of Anders Celsius and Carl von Linné respectively.

Members of the Celsius-Linnaeus committee 2022-2025

  • Professor Máté Erdélyi, Department of Chemistry-BMC (chairman)
  • Professor Klas Hjort, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Professor Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Department of Earth Science
  • Professor Karin Schönning, Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Professor Per Ahlberg, Department of Organismal Biology
  • Professor Silvelyn Zwanzig, Department of Mathematics

For more information, contact committee secretary Karin Thellenberg

Last modified: 2023-02-13