Ole Petter Ottersen, rector candidate at Karolinska Institutet
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 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).
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.
In 2017, Karolinska Institutet, will establish a new ethics council. Staff and students at KI are invited to nominate candidates for the council.