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The course "Teaching in the glocal university" is an introduction to teaching and learning at an international university. It is still possible to apply to the courses given during the Spring term.
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Audience: Medarbetare
At its meeting of 30 September, the Karolinska Institutet University Board decided that the Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine (MWLC), KI’s research centre in Hong Kong, is to close at the turn of 2023/2024.
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Are you going to study abroad during the spring semester of 2023 and want a fun extra job during your time abroad? Apply to become one of KI’s bloggers during your exchange studies!
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David Marlevi, Enric Llorens and Onur Dagliyan have been awarded the 2022 ERC Starting Grant. Their projects concern multiscale imaging for cardiovascular diseases, self-repairing injured tissues in mammals and new molecular technology for cellular circuits.
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DATAETHICS Winter School 2023: "Ethical and Regulatory Challenges in the era of Open Science: Data Sharing in Life Sciences & Health”.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Karolinska Institutet invites eligible researchers and doctoral students to apply for participation in the SASUF Research and Innovation week that takes place in South Africa, March 27-31, 2023.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Eleven Non-European Master’s students received Karolinska Institutet’s Global Masters scholarship at an annual ceremony in Aula Medica.
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The Cities Partnerships Programme Stockholm, comprising UCL and the Stockholm Trio of Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology & Stockholm University (KI, KTH & SU), announces a new round of joint research funding to continue to support collaborative research projects and to build on the existing partnerships between the three institutions.
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Audience: Medarbetare
During a visit to Sweden this week, WHO Europe’s director Dr Hans Kluge had time for a brief, but cordial, visit to KI. Dr Kluge met with Vice President Anders Gustafsson and the director of the Centre for Health Crises, Professor Johan von Schreeb, along with the centre’s strategic process leader Dr Anna Zorzet. The quartet talked about matters of common interest and about initiatives related to health crises in particular.
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Researchers at KI are invited to apply for short-term research exchange grants funded by Eurolife.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The internationalisation advisory council is pleased to announce the availability of limited competitive funds for grant applications to strengthen collaborative interactions within oral health and innovations.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Anneli Eriksson, research specialist at the Centre for Research on Health Care in Disasters and a specialised nurse with extensive field experience, was on her way to Spain when she turned on her heel and instead headed straight to Uganda, to work in a coordinator role for Médecins sans frontières (MSF) Sweden in their efforts to assist in the current and ongoing Ebola outbreak in the country.
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SASUF (South Africa – Sweden University Forum) aims to build capacity for collaboration between Sweden and South Africa by funding virtual exchange grants.
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Audience: Medarbetare
EU-OPENSCREEN is a European network that provides infrastructure for high-capacity screening in chemical biology and early identification of drug candidates. As of July 2022, Sweden is represented in the network, through the Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden (CBCS) at Karolinska Institutet, one of two selected Swedish nodes.
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Karolinska Institutet has signed a collaboration agreement with the European research infrastructure EBRAINS, which offers digital tools and services for research into the brain. The purpose of this agreement is to give KI's researchers access to new digital technology and state-of-the-art resources, as well as the opportunity to contribute to the further development of the area of neuroscience within the EU.
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KI is ranked 41 in the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai ranking. This means that Karolinska Institutet (KI) retains its position as one of the world's 50 highest-ranked universities, where the ranking has varied between positions 38 and 45 over the past five years (2021: position 42). KI is also one of Europe's and the EU's highest-ranked universities. ARWU is based, among other things, on publication- and citation data and scientific awards.
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In an online event, 30 July, you will have the chance to present your PhD project together with participants from 7 universities member of the Alliance - NeurotechEU-The European University of Brain and Technology.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The Internationalisation Advisory Council has set aside SEK 500,000 for activities or projects that promote internationalisation at home for education at the undergraduate and advanced level.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The European Commission has made it possible for higher education institutions that have mobility funds from Erasmus for their own students, to use them instead for incoming students from Ukraine.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Karolinska Institutet has been invited by STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education) to nominate two candidates and a backup candidate to participate in the exchange programme for teaching staff called Teaching Sabbatical.
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Audience: Medarbetare
On 18-20 May 18 2022 we were excited to finally host the annual StratNeuro retreat at Runö in Åkersberga. This year's retreat was somewhat special. Many were eager to meet again, and the organisers worked hard to make this meeting a productive and memorable one.
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Several co-workers from ARC attended the 26th Nordic Congress of Gerontology (26NKG), which took place on 8-10 June in Odense, Denmark. The theme for this year's congress was "Change& Continuity", and ARC contributed with 12 presentations, 7 posters, and with The National E-infrastructure for Aging Research (NEAR) as a sponsor.
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The 3rd European University of Brain and Technology (NeurotechEU) Board of Rectors Meeting was held on 16-18 May 2022. The event, hosted by UMF "Iuliu Hațieganu” in Cluj Romania, was attended by leaders of top universities from Europe, joined by professors, project managers, and students.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The Infrastructure Committee of the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) has developed a set of selection criteria for data repositories and science gateways, to support neuroscience researchers in choosing the best service for their particular use case.
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One of KI’s largest international collaborations is with Makerere University in Uganda. In time for Makerere’s 100th anniversary, the partnership is to manifest itself in a Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health. A delegation from KI travelled in May to Uganda to cement the relationship.
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The conferment ceremony in Stockholm City Hall on 29 April celebrated Karolinska Institutet’s new doctors of medicine and honorary doctors HRH Prince Daniel, Dr Soumya Swaminathan and Professor Shinhiro Takeda. The ceremony was attended by HRH Crown Princess Victoria, the municipal council chairperson and the Indian and Japanese ambassadors, along with the proud supervisors and families of the new PhDs. The ceremony was infused with the importance of working together towards better health for al
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This year's KI-Mayo conferens will be held 26-27 September at KI but with a hybrid format with all sessions online.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Doctoral students can now receive a residence permit for doctoral studies for up to four years directly, instead of two years as before.
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Audience: Medarbetare
In May, KI held a seminar on academic freedom and international collaborations. The event explored the question of how research is impacted by a world that is characterized by war, conflict and democratic decline. It is not enough to develop new guidelines; actions need to be based on personal responsibility, says KI President Ole Petter Ottersen.
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Are you going to study abroad this autumn? We are looking for new students who will go on an exchange semester during the autumn of 2022 and want to blog for KI about their exchange to inspire more students to do the same.
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We are looking for students to work at the welcome ceremony for new students starting fall semester of 2022. The ceremony is on August 25 in Aula Medica. And yes, since the ceremony is in August you will have to be a student at KI also next semester. There are two different types of jobs available, read more about them below.
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Six people, members of staff or affiliated, from KI went to Moldova on short notice to support the healthcare system there by conducting mass casualty exercises and training in triage and treatment of war wounds. The work was done through KI’s Centre for Health Crises, on a request from the WHO.
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The Centre for Health Crises at Karolinska Institutet is now a member of the WHO’s network GOARN – Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network. Via the network, the Centre for Health Crises can contribute with staff and resources to health emergencies and crises around the world.
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Allan Bakesiga and Linda Atulinda are medical students at Makerere University in Uganda. They are currently doing an exchange at Karolinska Institutet through a collaboration between the two universities. It is one of the most comprehensive international collaborations at KI which has enabled students, researchers, and professors to do exchanges both ways for many years.
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This year’s Mayo Clinic – Karolinska Institutet conference will be held on September 26th - 27th, 2022.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The South Africa – Sweden University Forum (SASUF) is hosting its 4th Research and Innovation Week which takes place virtually on 19-23 September 2022. Call for Workshops /sessions for SASUF Goes Digital 2022 is now open.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The Organizing Committee for the International Oral Health Symposium 2022 is pleased to invite the submission of abstracts to participate with an online poster during the symposium.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Apply before 20 April 2022 at 2 p.m.
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SASUF, South Africa Sweden University Forum, of which Karolinska Institutet is a member, invites all 3rd and 4th year students to participate in a student essay competition on South Africa-Sweden relations.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Are you interested in contributing to the development of KI’s collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the USA?
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Audience: Medarbetare
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet reached 1.3 million international readers with articles written for the U.K.-based news platform The Conversation last year. Some 50 researchers also attended their digital workshops on how to pitch and write articles for the public. “I have found it extremely rewarding and hope more KI researchers will take the opportunity,” says postdoc Alessondra Speidel.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Medicinsk biokemi och biofysik, Klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik
Welcome to NorDoc's annual PhD conference which this year focuses on sustainability in health. A digital research school for doctoral students is being arranged in connection with the conference.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Several researchers at KI have offered to host Ukrainian colleagues. Initiatives have been launched through, among others, the organisation EMBO, which supports research and researchers in the field of life science.
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His excellency the Ambassador of Japan to Sweden, Masaki Noke, visited KI on 24th November, 2022, to explore the institution and world leading research ongoing at KI.
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Are you interested in contributing to the development of KI’s central/overarching collaboration with higher education institutions in the United Kingdom (UK)?
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Audience: Medarbetare
The EU-funded research network Vaccelerate has now opened a European volunteer-registry of study participants for research on COVID-19 vaccines. The aim of this initiative is to boost the capacity for clinical studies on COVID-19 vaccines in the EU, but also to support vaccine research in future pandemics.
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KI researcher Lu Yi has been awarded 1.5 million euros from the prestigious European Research Council Starting Grants. The funds will go toward research on different subtypes of depression with the goal of finding treatments that work for more people.
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Three research group leaders at Karolinska Institutet receive European Research Council Proof of Concept (ERC PoC) 2022 grants, which are awarded to researchers who already have funding from the ERC and now wish to develop the innovative potential of their discoveries. Projects funded at KI include working towards commercialisation of a new sequencing method and scaling up production of artificial spider-silk textiles.
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A digital 1-day meeting attended by 300 participants brought neuroscience researchers from across Europe together to reflect on both progress to date and plans for the future for the collaborative European University Initiative (EUI) focusing on neurochallenges. Karolinska Institutet is one of eight original parnters.
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KI researcher Marcus Buggert has been awarded the prestigious ERC Starting Grant for his research on human cell-mediated immunity against virus diseases. In all, the European Research Council through this call will invest EUR 619 million in 397 young research leaders.
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