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Björn-Ola Linnér

researcher , environmental scientist

Björn-Ola Linnér, Swedish environmental scientist, researcher. Recipient His Majesty’s the King of Sweden award for Internationalization of Science upon his 50th anniversary, Swedish Institute, 1997; Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundations scholar, Knut and Alice Wallenberg, 1995.

Background

Linnér, Björn-Ola was born on July 20, 1963 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Sven Erik Arne and Estrid Margareta Linnér.

Education

Master of Arts in History of Ideas, History, Literature, Lund University, Sweden, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Linköping, Sweden, 1998.

Career

Assistant professor Linköping University, 1999—2003, associate professor, since 2003. Director Center for Climate Science and Policy, Norrköping, Sweden, since 2006.

Connections

Married Monica Christine Brännström, August 1, 1992. Children: Alva Estrid Christine, Emil Björn Bors Zackarias, Saga Julia Gertrud, Love Daniel Perseus.

father:
Sven Erik Arne

mother:
Estrid Margareta Linnér

spouse:
Monica Christine Brännström

children:
Alva Estrid Christine Linnér

Emil Björn Bors Zackarias Linnér

Saga Julia Gertrud Linnér

Love Daniel Perseus Linnér