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The Karolinska Institutet University Board (Konsistoriet) has decided to propose Professor Ole Petter Ottersen, rector of Oslo University, as the new vice-chancellor of Karolinska Institutet. His candidacy will now be considered by the government, which takes the final decision on the matter.

News and announcements

Ole Petter Ottersens statement and CV

06 Feb
Ole Petter Ottersen, rector candidate at Karolinska Institutet

Invitation to submit nominations for recipients of Karolinska Institutets medals 2017-2018

31 Jan
From the jubilee year of 2010 and onwards, Karolinska Institutet awards medals to people who have made special efforts which support KI's activities. There are three medal categories, the gold medal, the large silver medal and the silver medal. Medals are awarded in conjunction with various academic ceremonies.

New board members for MF and OF

27 Dec
New board members have been elected to the Students' Associations at KI, the Medical Students’ Association in Stockholm, Medicinska Föreningen (MF) and the Association of Dental Students, Odontologiska Föreningen (OF).

Vice-dean of infrastructure appointed

21 Dec
Stefan Eriksson, senior lecturer and resigning head of department at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, has been appointed Vice-Dean of Infrastructure, focusing on research infrastructure. He received this assignment in competition with nine other applicants.

Nominate candidates for Karolinska Institutet’s Ethics Council

12 Dec
In 2017, Karolinska Institutet, will establish a new ethics council. Staff and students at KI are invited to nominate candidates for the council.
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