This post starts with something I believe is critically important for Swedish Research – Research Infrastructure and how we share the responsibility to secure that Swedish scientists get access to state of the art infrastructure. URFI (universities’ reference group on research infrastructures, originally installed as a reference group for the Swedish Research Council) has in […]

Last Friday I took my bicycle over the Solna bridge to Gävlegatan, to a part of our university that I have not had the chance to visit before: The Aging Research Cente, ARC. I met with Johan Fritzell, ARC Director, Kristina Johnell, Martin Lövdén, Laura Fratiglioni and Maria Eriksdotter, Head of the Department of Neurobiology, […]

Some time ago, the Karolinska Institutet management group was offered a guided tour of Biomedicum, Karolinska Institutet’s new ultramodern laboratory building for experimental biomedical research that opens in 2018. The building is even more impressive from the inside than the outside. We were guided by Mats Lilja, Marie Asplund and Kathrin Alw, who showed examples […]

Last week SciLifeLab was visited by its International Advisory Board, IAB.  SciLifeLab is hosted by four universities in Stockholm and Uppsala; Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University and Uppsala University, and supports activities organized within these universities. SciLifeLab is additionally supporting activities at several additional Swedish universities. Translate novel methods As vice-chancellor […]

Research infrastructure – core facilities and lab environments – is one of KI’s greatest strenghts and we are currently investing heavily in state of the art research environments at both our campuses. Research infrastructure is vital for most higher education institutions and there is a reference group, University Reference Group for Infrastructure, URGI, that includes representatives […]