Lectures and seminars

Encouraging collaboration between Iceland and Sweden in research and education

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2018-01-1810:00 Wallenberg Lecture Hall, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1Campus Solna

The President of Iceland, Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid will be visiting Karolinska Institutet on 18 January 2018. In connection with this visit, there will be a seminar at the Nobel Forum regarding ongoing collaborations in research and education between Karolinska Institutet and Icelandic institutions. You are most welcome to attend. 

If you are interested in participating, please register here no later than 15 January at 12:00. On the day of the seminar, please arrive at the Nobel Forum no later than 9:30.


Karolinska Institutet – A medical university

Ole Petter Ottersen, Professor, Vice-Chancellor

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Anna Wedell, Professor, Chairman of the Nobel Committee

The turning points of health: Trauma and major adversities

Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir, Guest Professor at Karolinska Institutet, Professor of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Iceland and Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

The science behind healthy youth

Inga Dora Sigfusdottir, Guest Professor at Karolinska Institutet, Professor at Reykjavik University, Research Professor at Columbia University and Scientific Director of the Icelandic Centre for Social Research & Analysis

A matter of the heart: Education and collaboration in clinical cardiology

Frieder Braunschweig, Professor of Cardiology at Karolinska Institutet and Director of Arrhythmia, Heart and Vascular Theme at Karolinska University Hospital

Remarks by State Secretary to the Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research

Karin Röding, PhD, former University Director of Karolinska Institutet

Adjournment followed by reception

Contact person: Victoria Rosander