Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures 2023

February 9, 09.00-16.15 at Eva von Bahr, Ångström Laboratory.

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-Lecturer is 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

The 2023 Linnaeus-Lecturer is 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 are selected by the Celsius-Linnaeus Committee. The committee also selects four symposie-lecturers, two national and two from Uppsala University.

Here you can take part in the whole program for the 2023 Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures.

The lectures takes place at Eva von Bahr, Ångström Laboratory. All lectures are open for everyone to attend, no registration needed.

Nobel Prize

Since 1991, eleven of the Celsius-Linnaeus lectures have been awarded a Nobel Prize.

Svante Pääbo, who was Linnaeus-lecturer in 2022, has received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine the same year. Take part in his lecture Archaic Genomcis here.


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: 2023-01-27