Nominate recipients of KI's medals 2018-2019
This is an invitation to submit nominations for recipients of Karolinska Institutet's medals 2018-2019. The nomination should submitted no later than Monday, February 12, 2018.
From the jubilee year of 2010 and onwards, Karolinska Institutet awards medals to people who have made special efforts which support KI's activities. There are three medal categories, the gold medal, the large silver medal and the silver medal. Medals are awarded in conjunction with various academic ceremonies.
The gold medal
The medal can be awarded to a person who has made unparalleled efforts to support the activities of Karolinska Institutet. One or more medals are awarded upon an occasion determined by theVice-Chancellor. The gold medal is primarily awarded to an external recipient, yet in very special cases it can also be awarded to internal recipients.
Recipients of gold medals may not be simultaneously appointed as honorary doctors at Karolinska Institutet, however, previously appointed honorary doctors at Karolinska Institutet can be awarded a gold medal and vice versa.
The large silver medal
The medal can be awarded to a person who has made tremendous efforts to support the activities of Karolinska Institutet. One or more medals are awarded in conjunction with the installation ceremony in Aula Medica. The large silver medal is primarily awarded to external recipients, yet in special cases it can also be awarded to internal recipients.
The silver medal
The medal can be awarded to a person who has made excellent efforts to support the activities of Karolinska Institutet. One or more medals are awarded in conjunction with the ceremony for Diligence and Devotion. The silver medal is primarily intended for internal recipients, yet it can also be awarded to external recipients.
Who may nominate?
Only those employed at KI and emeriti professors at KI can submit nominations.
When and how?
The nominations, which should all be supplemented with a motivation, are to be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor Ole Petter Ottersen and submitted/sent by letter or e-mail no later than Monday, February 12, 2018, to Britt-Marie Dehn, Karolinska Institutet, Faculty Office, Aula Medica, Nobels väg 6, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden.
What does the decision process involve?
The nominations are reviewed by a medal committee including the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, the University Director, the Dean of Research, the Dean of Doctoral Education and the Dean of Higher Education.. Based on suggestions from the medal committee, the Vice-Chancellor decides on the recipients of the various medals of Karolinska Institutet.