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Announcement of a postdoc in computational neuroscience
9 April, 2019

The Agora for Biosystems (Agora) invites applications for a post-doctoral position in computational neuroscience, as part of the research team of Director, Prof. Hans Liljenström. Agora is an interdisciplinary research center at the Sigtuna Foundation in Sigtuna, Sweden, with close connections to universities and institutes in nearby cities Stockholm and Uppsala, notably the Karolinska Institutet (KI) and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Brain institute receives over § 7 Million for research on Free will
13 March, 2019

The newly-minted Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Science (The Brain Institute) at Chapman University is the recipient of a total of $7.04 million to study how the human brain enables conscious control of decisions and actions.
Alf Linderman, Associate professor of religious sociology and executive director at the Sigtuna Foundation and Hans Liljenström, Professor of Biometrics and leader of the research center Agora for Biosystems will participate in the international research conference Neuroscience and Free Will, March 14 -18, at the Chapman University Brain Institute, a continuation of the conference held at the Sigtuna Foundation in June 2017.

Ecumenical summit at the Sigtuna Foundation
1 November, 2018

The 37th ecumenical meeting of bishops, friends of the Focolare Movement will take place at the Sigtuna Foundation, Sweden from 6 to 9 November 2018. Participants from Sweden are among others, Archbishop Antje Jackelén, Cardinal Anders Arborelius, Bishop Åke Bonnier and Alf Linderman, Executive Director of the Sigtuna Foundation.

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