Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures 2019

Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures and Symposium

On Thursday February 7 the doors once again opened for the traditional lecturers in memory of Anders Celsius and Carl Linnaeus.

Follow the headline links to see a recording of the lectures.  

A tale of X-ray vision, rocks, oil and carbon dioxide storage

Martin Blunt, Shell Professor of Reservoir Engineering at the Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London

1.5o Celsius: our climate, our environmental health, our future

Linda S. Birnbaum, Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program, North Carolina, USA


Celsius-Linnaeus Symposium

After the lectures, a symposium was held on the theme “Environment, Climate Change and Human Health”. The symposium ended with a panel discussion who gave the opportunity for the audience to ask questions to any of the day’s lectures.

Contact and more info

Interviews with the hosts for the lecturers

UU's press release

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

Previous lectures

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