It is Nobel Week here in Stockholm. A time to celebrate science and its achievements, as the Nobel laureates gather in the city to give lectures, answer questions, and last […]
Iranian authorities have resorted to the use of violence in response to the university protests in Iran. I would like to reiterate what I have already stated on my Twitter […]
Below are my reflections after the conference “Academic freedom and international collaboration in a turbulent world”, arranged in KI’s campus in Flemingsberg. How shall Swedish universities remain global when democracy […]
Wednesday morning we recieved worrying news reports from Iran about the Swedish citizen and KI alumnus Ahmadreza Djalali. According to ISNA, witch is described as a semi-official Iranian news agency, […]
Svensk version nedan The Karolinska Institute alumnus, Swedish citizen, and researcher in disaster medicine, Ahmadreza Djalali, turns 50 years today. He spends his birthday in prison in Iran, incarcerated under […]
In the Nobel week, the world´s attention is focused on science, medicine, literature, peace, and economics, inspired by Alfred Nobel’s belief in the power of knowledge to benefit humankind. This […]
Earlier this year we established KI Advisory Group for Global Engagement. As I wrote a couple of months ago, one important question for discussion is how Karolinska Institutet should develop its relations […]
In 2011 the organization Scholars at Risk (SAR) celebrated its 10th anniversery by setting up The Courage to Think Award, which “recognizes individuals, groups, or institutions that have demonstrated an exemplary […]
The text below is based on the speech I gave to KI’s international students earlier today (27 August 2021) I would like to start by welcoming you all to Karolinska […]
Eleven students and one professor from universities in Minsk were arrested in November 2020 and now face potential prison sentences up to at least two years. The reason: they participated […]
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