Department of Physics, Lund university

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Light2015 - the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies

The Swedish www site for the International Year of Light 2015 is In addition there is a Facebook page and we tweet on #ljus2015 as well as on #IYL2015.

The broad range of topics, as presented on brings together a large number of actors from all over Sweden, and with different backgrounds and topical focus. We have had a couple of joint meetings to increase mutual awareness, and share networks, ideas, activities and materials.

Planned activities can be found in the calendar.

We have also agreed to have montly themes, as outlined below, to collect and produce materials for schools and for the general public.

Please feel free to contact us for more information about the International Year of Light in Sweden.

Ann-Marie PendrillNational resource centre for physics education and The Swedish Physical Society

Petra Bindig

Monthly themes

  • January: Enlightening the environment
  • February: Introduction to invisble light
  • March: The light from the sun (including equinox and a solar ecplise on March 20)
  • April: Light, health and life
  • May: Radiation safety
  • June: Summer ideas
  • July: 
  • August: The night sky and astronomy
  • September: Researcher's night
  • October: Light in art
  • November: Light in public spaces
  • December: Light festivals

(Please note that most of the material is in Swedish)