In July we will roll out the infrastructure council as defined in the new KI delegation order. I will, in my capacity as vice president, chair the council with Stefan Eriksson having a critical role for the council as the president’s advisor for infrastructure. The task of the infrastructure council is to coordinate and prioritize […]

Hösten 2017 formligen exploderade #metoo-rörelsen såväl internationellt som i Sverige och snart kunde vi läsa berättelser och upprop om sexuell utsatthet och övergrepp inom många olika branscher och sektorer. Akademin var inget undantag. Under hashtagen #akademiuppropet skrev omkring 2 400 personer på mot sexuella trakasserier och sexism inom universitet och högskolor i Sverige. De berättelser och […]

Last week Jan-Olov Höög and I travelled to the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen Nürnberg for an EIT Health – Roundtable for Rectors and Presidents of Universities and CEOs of University Hospitals. KI is a partner in EIT Health (https://www.eithealth.eu/) and Jan-Olov Höög and Inger Lundqvist are doing a fantastic job in connecting KI scientists that could potentially […]

When I became KI vice-president in January 2016, the plan was that I would have two major areas of responsibility: infrastructure development and the internal life of KI. I remember that in connection with my appointment, I was interviewed by KI’s Madeleine Svärd Huss, now acting unit head at the Communications Department. At that time, Madeleine […]