Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, who is held in Tehran since April 2016, and who is a prominent researcher in the field of disaster medicine, appealed last month against the death sentence received on 21 October 2017, after 19 months of imprisonment. The facts suggest that Dr. Djalali has been sentenced to death for peacefully exercising his […]

Together with the Rector at the Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy and the Rector at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, I as the Vice-Chancellor at Karolinska Institutet, have written a letter to Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, Head of the Judiciary, Iran. We express our deepest concern over the detention of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali who could now face the death […]

In English below Min första månad som rektor för Karolinska Institutet har gått väldigt fort och jag har fått möjlighet att möta studenter, doktorander, forskare och lärare samt ledningspersoner för att lära känna min nya arbetsplats. Jag har även fått lära mig att medierna har ett visst intresse för vårt universitet och de senaste dagarna […]

Today, we were many people all over the world who marched for science. For us at Karolinska Institutet it was a matter of course to take part in the March for Science in Stockholm. Taking part in this event, I hope to send a signal that I consider this topic of great importance. When scientific […]