The logo of the tercentenary is based on a picture that was painted by the leading botanical artist of his day, Georg Dilnys Ehret. The painting illustrates Class 10 of the sexual system.
The Linnaeus Celebration
Carl Linnaeus
Science & Research
School Activities
Public Education

Science and Research

Carl Linnaeus is probably the most internationally renowned Swedish scientist. The tercentenary of his birth is being celebrated throughout Sweden in 2007, not least at universities and university colleges. The programme includes lectures for the general public, scientific seminars and a wide range of publications. The quality of Linnaeus´ scientific work is being emphasised throughout Sweden, and his impressive lifetime achievements will be examined from all possible angles.
This page will provide information as it becomes available about what is planned for the Linnaeus tercentenary at universities, university colleges, scientific academies, research councils, foundations, etc., all over the country.
The following institutions are planning events during the Linnaeus tercentenary, 2007:
- Swedish Species Information Centre
- The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning
- Göteborg University
- Högskolan Dalarna
- Gotland University
- The Universityof Gävle
- The University of Kalmar
- Kristianstad University
- University West
- Karolinska Institutet
- The Royal Institute of Technology
- The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
- Linköping University
- Lund University
- Malmö University
- Mid Sweden University
- The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat
- The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
- Stockholm University
- Södertörn University College
- Umeå University
- Public and Science
- The Swedish Federation of Young Scientists
- Uppsala University
- The Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company
- Växjö University
- The Swedish Research Council
- The International Science Festival Göteborg

More information about activities within research and science can be obtained from:
Mona Holmfors
Project Manager for the National Subcommittee Science/Research

All information on this web site is from the Linnaeus Tercentenary year of 2007 and has not been updated since. If using texts from this web site, please refer to Linnaeus2007 as the source.
Use of pictures from sit web site is not allowed.

The picture is taken at King George Island, Antarctica. Katharina Zacher and Angela Wulff poses with gigantic kelp. © Angela Wulff