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Karolinska Institutet signs an agreement on collaboration with Huddinge municipality – the focus will be on equity in health and prevention, for a healthy life. On Tuesday, October 25, KI's President Ole Petter Ottersen and Huddinge municipality’s Director Camilla Broo signed the agreement.
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KI's main Office 365 templates will be updated with a new look and partly new functionality on Thursday 20 October 2022.
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Audience: Medarbetare
“Our planet, our health – an intergenerational dialogue” – the title of this year’s Rosling Seminar at Karolinska Institutet. The seminar, which was held 5 October, was jointly arranged by KI and the WHO with participants attending on site and online.
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Work is underway to develop KI's visual identity, with the aim of clarifying and better meeting the legal requirements for accessibility and to work better in a digital context. KI's logo will be adapted for digital channels, the colour palette will be altered and expanded, and a new single typeface will replace the current ones.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The procurement process for a Research Information Management System (RIMS) has now been completed and KI has chosen a supplier.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Universitetsledningen, Kommittén för forskning, Kommittén för utbildning på forskarnivå, Kommunikationsavdelningen, Research Support Office, Centralt UF, Strategi 2030 VP
About half of the Swedish population feels a strong climate worry. This is normal because the climate threat is real, says researcher Fabian Lenhard, who is starting a study on climate change. The research project will be attempting to channel worry about climate change into sustainable development.
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Bringing together expertise, offering attractive training and providing a hub for collaboration. This is the vision for the Stockholm Trio for Sustainable Actions - a new initiative from Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University to further contribute to sustainable societal development.
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Partnership and cooperation are necessary to accelerate the work to achieve the global goals – and this is where academia plays an important role. This emerged during the seminar "New Partnerships for Human and Planetary Health" arranged by Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University in May.
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The 2022 employee survey, which has now been completed, had a high response frequency amongst the KI staff of 86 per cent. This gives a solid base on which to initiate activities and develop the university’s operations and working environment.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Many of society’s challenges, such as the climate issue, are too complex to be solved singlehandedly by different actors. Partnership and collaboration are necessary if the work of reaching the global goals is to be accelerated – and here academia plays an important part. This is the view of representatives of the Stockholm Trio, ahead of their May seminar showcasing how they mobilise to improve the health of people and the planet.
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You have initiated an ambitious drive for Karolinska Institutet to further explore the need for inner development as a means to be better prepared and equipped to meet the complex challenges organizations, societies and the world are facing. A point of departure is our engagement in the Inner Development Goals Summit April 29th.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The organisation Climate Students recently published the report Climate Action Ranking, where they rank Sweden's higher education institutions according to their climate work. In this year’s report, KI came in third place.
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To improve and develop digitalization within KI’s education sector, is a part of “KI’s strategy for information management 2019-2022”. An ongoing project will deliver a proposal of goals to improve information management and IT-systems related to education.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The web page "Research Support & Services" has recently been developed to provide an overview of the support and specialised competences available to all researchers, both at their departments and at other units at KI. 
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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
The process of procuring a Research Information Management System (RIMS) is now in its final stages – we are evaluating candidates.
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Audience: Medarbetare
New investments are now being implemented to strengthen Karolinska Institutet’s position as a pioneering research university. Many of these investments are aimed at more junior researchers and include the KI Research Incubator (KIRI), a virtual forum for multidisciplinary collaboration. Two other initiatives are also in the pipeline – a mentor and coaching programme and a new network to enhance the qualification prospects for female researchers and teachers.
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In January, Karolinska Institutet will become a member of the international news platform The Conversation. This will provide another platform for our researchers to bring their knowledge to the general public. The initiative is part of the Communications and Public Relations Office’s commitment to Strategy 2030 and includes helping researchers to write popular science articles in English. 
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Audience: Medarbetare
For a little more than 1.5 years, the harmonized professional services programme has focused on coordinating work methods and processes. The programme, which is soon to be wrapped up, has been a starting point for further work.
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What lessons have we learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and what are the primary hurdles that must be removed to attain equitable and sustainable health? These were the focal points of the Stockholm Life Science Conference 2021 that took place on the 25th of May. Three areas that were identified as important conditions for future innovations were collaboration, communication and accessibility to data.
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There are many questions surrounding how best to communicate your operations and how to find the right support to do so. In the communications subproject within the project Coherent operational support, work has been started to make it even clearer what communications support is available – the goal is to produce a kind of service catalogue for KI's employees.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Initially, the project was to focus on the budget process in externally funded research projects. But it became clear, quite early on, that something else was to be prioritised. Ideas on how to better support researchers emerged, based on the vision of a harmonised professional service.
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To succeed in the international competition, researchers at Karolinska Institutet need secure access to cutting-edge technology as well as a wide range of basic core-facilities. The Research Committee has therefore adopted a strategy for activities related to core-facilities and research infrastructure until 2024.
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Last autumn, KI announced an new internal funding for work on sustainable development initiatives. After fierce competition, five applications have now been selected to share one million SEK.
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Karolinska Institutet has signed an agreement with Wellcome Leap that enabled KI to join the Leap Health Breakthrough Network. This global network comprises many leading academic and research institutions across six continents, that are committed to solving the world’s most serious global health challenges.
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Simplifying processes for research-related agreements is one of the main goals of the sub-project within the programme Harmonized professional services.
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Initially, the work was sluggish for the members of the project group Accounting within the programme 'A harmonized professional services'. Over the past few months, they have developed a collaboration that has profoundly changed the way they work.
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Do you have difficulty finding detailed information about Karolinska Institutet’s research and researchers on the website? If so, you are probably not alone. A project is now underway to improve search possibilities and presentation of research information within the framework of KI’s Information Management Programme and Strategy 2030.   
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Purchasing and procurement, a sub-project within the project Harmonised professional services, has come to coordinate and centralize the purchasing coordinator organisation. Six to seven full-time positions within the organisation are being reorganized and will now be incorporated in the Central Administration.
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Karolinska Institutet's information management strategy was developed in Spring 2019 and is part of Strategy 2030. The aim is to create concrete, common and established ways forward for the management of information and data at Karolinska Institutet.
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Audience: Medarbetare
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08-06-2022