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Network Medicine and Big Data Day

20-10-2021 Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Location
Online and at Campus Solna
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This fall the Network Medicine Alliance at (KI NMA) will host a day all about Network Medicine and Big Data. With introductory seminars about network medicine in the morning and invited keynote lectures followed by panel debates in the afternoon. So please book the 20th of October in your calendar and we will be back with more information soon.

Content

Preliminary schedule

Morning session (online)

  • Introduction on basic concepts
  • Old meets the new - How technologies can be integrated
  • What is needed to work in a multi-disciplinary team?

Afternoon session (campus Solna)

  • The potential of network medicine and big data - future strategies
  • Implementation in health care

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NorPEN 2021

10-11-2021 to
12-11-2021 Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Location
to be posted
NorPen 2021
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The 13th Annual Nordic Pharmacoepidemiological Network (NorPEN) meeting. Hosted by the Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology at Karolinska Institutet.

Content

Please save the date and read more about the event here: https://ki.se/en/meds/norpen-2021

 

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Launch of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health

16-09-2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Add to iCal
Online
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KI and Makerere University in Uganda have established a centre for sustainable health which wich will be launched on the 16th of September 2021. The aim of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health is to develop capacity and mobilise actions to drive the agenda for sustainable health. The Centre is permeated by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Content

Join us for the digital launch of the Centre 

The launch will feature keynote speakers who will discuss the challenges and opportunities for sustainable health. The project team will present the mission and activities of the Centre. 

The launch will be attended by Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, Vice Chancellor of Makerere University and Professor Ole Petter Ottersen, President of Karolinska Institutet.

More information will be published on this page in the coming months.

 

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2nd KI Conference on Sustainable Development

17-11-2021 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Location
Online & on campus: Eva & Georg Klein Lecture Hall, Biomedicum
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From basic science to better health for all
- making innovations reach those in need.

Content

Welcome to the 2nd KI Conference on Sustainable Development!

Hybrid conference: on campus Solna and online (registration will open in September).

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the Agenda 2030.
  • Get information and inspiration on how you can address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in your research activities.
  • Participate in scientific presentations and workshops discussions.

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2nd KI Conference on Sustainable Development

17-11-2021 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Location
Eva & Georg Klein Lecture Hall, Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9
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From basic science to better health for all
– making innovations reach those in need.

Content

Welcome to the 2nd KI Conference on Sustainable Development!

When: 17th November 2021
Time: 13.00-18.00, followed by poster session.
Where: Hybrid conference. 

Online: registration will open in September 2021.
On campus: Eva & Georg Klein Lecture Hall, Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9, Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna.

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the Agenda 2030.
  • Get information and inspiration on how you can address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in your research activities.
  • Participate in scientific presentations and workshops discussions.

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EuroScience Policy Forum 2021 in partnership with Stockholm trio

29-06-2021 2:00 pm to
30-06-2021 4:30 pm Add to iCal
Online
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The first edition of the EuroScience Policy Forum is to be held on 29–30 June. The programme includes interesting sessions on the theme of Sustainable Academia: Opening new pathways to knowledge and the future.

Content

Stockholm trio is co-arranger and host of the international session.

Three local sessions are being held with the Swedish Research Council and Stockholm Science City: The implementation challenge revisited; Data access for research: current challenges and directions towards the future; and Responsible Internationalisation: Academic Collaboration Dilemma.

From KI Professor Carl Johan Sundberg, Professor Stefan Swartling Peterson and President Ole Petter Ottersen all participates in the program. Participation in the EuroScience Policy Forum 2021 is free of charge.

Read full programme and register here

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Digital introduction ceremony for all new international students at KI

27-08-2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am Add to iCal
Online
Location
https://jirango.com/cms/p/gl?lang=eng
Aula Medica in the background. Text saying Welcome to KI.
Introduction ceremony for new international students
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On August 27th Karolinska Institutet invite all new international students to a digital introduction ceremony. Attend the ceremony to get to know your way around and the student life here at KI!

Content

Welcome to all new students who will be attending the Global Master's and Bachelor's Programmes, and exchange students! You are invited to a digital introduction ceremony where KI will wish you a warm welcome. The digital introduction ceremony will be broadcast live from Aula Medica in Solna.

During the ceremony, you will get a glimpse of what the university and student life have to offer. We encourage all new students to join the ceremony to get inspired and motivated for your coming life in Stockholm and studies at Karolinska Institutet. You will have the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of current students. Make sure to mark your calendar for this digital introduction ceremony on Friday, August 27th, 2021 at 9.00 am!

Link for the ceremony

This link will be activated 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony.

International students will receive an invitation to the ceremony via e-mail closer to the event. 

Contact information

For questions, please contact ki-student@ki.se.

Students are sitting

Swedish courses for new students

International students on Bachelor's and Master's level are offered a complimentary Swedish course when they arrive (not applicable to students coming from Norway and Denmark).

KI Backpack

KI Backpack

As a new student, you will get KI:s popular backpack! Information about where and when you can collect it will be sent to your KI student e-mail when the semester has started.

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Symposium on Voltage Imaging: New Horizons in Complex Circuit Dissection

17-06-2021 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Add to iCal
Online
Location
Online via Zoom (https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/68944489035?pwd=U3kzTXF0dk8yMDdaNGtHZWJhLzJOQT09)
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Welcome to a symposium on the topic Voltage Imaging on Thursday 17 June 2021, at 16:00. Join us via Zoom.

Content

Via Zoom

Join the symposium via Zoom (link)

Topic

Voltage Imaging: New Horizons in Complex Circuit Dissection

"Local excitability properties of axons measured by voltage imaging and direct patch clamping"

János Szabadics, Associate Professor, Institution of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

"High-throughput circuit dissection by all-optical physiology"

János Fuzik, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

"The ins and outs in vivo voltage imaging"

Amrita Singh, PdD, Karel Svoboda Lab, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, USA

Organiser

János Fuzik

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Research Summit UCL Cities Partnerships Programme Stockholm - 'Climate Change and Health in the City'

15-06-2021 11:00 am - 1:30 pm Add to iCal
Online
Location
Zoom
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Stockholm Trio and University College London (UCL) proudly announce the first joint event.

Content

The Summit  will offer a strategic overview of the Horizon Europe Programme, with a focus on the collaboration opportunities as well as several inspirational panel discussions on how to succeed in receiving a highly competitive EU- grant. UCL and the universities in the Stockholm trio (Karolinska Institutet (KI), KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Stockholm University (SU)) have a long history of collaborations in research, education and innovation.

The aim of this event is to highlight collaborative excellence, and to promote collaboration and active exchanges between our two organisations.

RSVP: to vpi.global@ucl.ac.uk, or go to Zoom to register directly

11.00-12.00
Welcome - Launch of CPP Stockholm & European research landscape

Welcome and Introduction to UCL Cities Partnership Programme (CPP) Stockholm
Dr Catalina Turcu
UCL Academic Director CPP Stockholm

Welcome from UCL
Professor David Price UCL Vice-Provost Research, Innovation & Global Engagement

Welcome from Stockholm
Professor Stefan Östlund Vice President Global relations KTH, (representing the Stockholm Trio)

Introduction to Stockholm
Adjunct Professor Clara Hellner, Director of research & innovation, Stockholm Region & Representative from the City

Introduction to London
Representative from the City

Network IQ and Innovation
Dr Daria Tataj Expert on innovation networks, Former Chair of Advisors to EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation, and World Economic Forum’s Digital Leader (2017)

Horizon Europe
What are the challenges connected to missions and clusters and how should researchers and companies address these?
Philippe Froissard Head of Unit: Cities Mission, Directorate-General Research and Innovation, European Commission

12.00-13.00
Towards Horizon Europe Funding - Taking stock of research process, outputs and outcomes

University Support Services & Tips to Access Horizon Europe Funding from the Experts
What is needed for a successful proposal and where to go for support.
Kimberly Cornfield Head of European Research and Innovation, UCL & Björn Kull Head of Grants Office, Karolinska Institutet

Frontiers - Research process and academia-public-private partnering

UCL Shadow Robot (Robotics and AI) Demonstration
Speaker: Rich Walker
Managing Director, Shadow Robot

KI FET-project Topspec.
Speaker: Professor Roman Zubarev

KTH & SU Digital Demo Stockholm – iwater
Speaker: Associate Professor Zahra Kalantari

Questions & Answers
Moderator: Dr Catalina Turcu

Parallel Panels 

Climate Change
Moderator: Dr Catalina Turcu

Health
Moderator: Professor Richard Day

13.30
Conclusion - Wrap up and next steps

Reporting back from the breakout sessions & Conclusions and next steps of cooperation
What will happen now – planned workshops and CPP Stockholm funding

Dr Catalina Turcu
UCL Academic Director CPP Stockholm

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John Lind Symposium: Making the Cultural Brain of the Child

23-09-2021 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm Add to iCal
Location
Nobel Forum, Solna Campus and digitally via Zoom
John Lind
John Lind Photo: Hugo Largerkranz
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Lectures on the development of the brain connectome, maternal voice interaction, music in the neonatal ward, “singing kangaroo” and why books are better than screens.

A hybrid symposium with a limited number of participants in the lecture hall and with live streaming.

Content

Programme
More information about the speakers and their lectures will follow shortly

Registration
A limited number of places at Nobel Forum are available on a first come first served basis

Register for the symposium at Nobel Forum here (opens in August 2021)

Live streaming of the day is open to everyone, no registration required.

Organisation
In collaboration with the Cultural Council of the Karolinska Institutet and Acta Paediatrica

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