Lectures and seminars Impact! Inspiring impact stories from three KI researchers

26-11-2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Add to iCal

There are many different ways to create impact from your research knowledge and results. In this seminar, we will hear from three KI researchers who took different paths to disseminate their knowledge and create societal impact- from educating the public, being an expert in an international organization, to starting a company.

Target Group

students, PhD students, postdocs, KI Researchers

About the speakers

  • Jessica Norrbom has a great interest in popular science communication, runs the podcast “Frisk utan flum-podden”, and is the co-author of several books targeted to the general public. She is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at KI.
  • Julienne O'Rourke is a Consultant in the Knowledge Engineering Hub, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, where she employs unique problem-solving methodologies to help the Member States and WHO tackle health challenges. Julienne has a PhD in DNA damage repair and cancer, and a Bachelor Degree in Pharmacology, both from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and was a postdoc at KI.
  • Gustaf Öqvist Seimyr, co-founder of Lexplore, a company that provides reading assessment to schools based on eye tracking and artificial intelligence, and a researcher in computational linguist, focusing on measuring and analyzing eye movements at the Marianne Bernadotte Centre, Karolinska Institutet.


  • External Engagement Office, Research Support Office at KI
  • KI Career Service
  • KI Innovations


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