Celsius–Linnaeus Lectures 2022

February 9-10 at Siegbahnsalen, Ångström Laboratory

Celsius-Linnaeus Lecturers

Each year the Faculty of Science and Technology arranges the Celsius-Linnaeus honorary lectures in memory of Anders Celsius (1701-1744) astronomer and physicist, and Carl von Linné (1707-1778), physician and botanist, who were professors at Uppsala University.

The appointed Celsius-Linnaeus lecturers are at today's forefront of research within their fields and ten of the prevously selected lecturers have been awarded a Nobel Prize.

This year's Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures took place on February 9-10 at Ångström Laboratory. Since Uppsala University celebrates "300 years of weather statistics - from Celsius until today" i 2022, the Celsius-Linnaeus committee noticed this by inviting three Celsius-lecturers and two Linnaeus-lecturers with subsequent symposium.

Follow the links below to watch the recordings of each lecture and symposium.

Celsius Lecturer Sonia I. Seneviratne with following symposium

Celsius Lecturer Jenny Nelson with following symposium

Celsius Lecturer Christina Goldschmidt with following symposium

Linnaeus Lecturer Jeremy K. Nicholson with following symposium

Linnaeus Lecturer Svante Pääbo with following symposium


If you have questions regarding the Celsius-Linnaeus Lecturers, please contact the Chairman of the Celsius-Linnaeus Committee Máté Erdélyi or the Committee Secretary Karin Thellenberg

Celsius lecturers, February 9 2022

Linnaeus lecturers, February 10 2022

300 years of weather statistics - from Celsius until today

In summer of 2022, Uppsala University celebrates "300 years of weather statistics - from Celsius until today". Read more about the Celsius-jubileeum here.

The Celsius-Linnaeus lecturers draws attention to this by inviting five prominent researchers, three Celsius lecturers and two Linnaeus lecturers


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 2019-2022

  • Professor Máté Erdélyi, Department of Chemistry-BMC (chairman)
  • Professor Charlotte Platzer Björkman, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Professor Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Department of Earth Science
  • Professor Hermann Dürr, Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Professor Per Ahlberg, Department of Organismal Biology
  • Professor Thomas Schön, Department of Information Technology

For more information, contact committee secretary Karin Thellenberg

Last modified: 2022-03-07