Conferences and symposiums

Excellent Academic Career Systems in Europe

2015-06-0313:00 to 18:30 Samuelssonsalen | Tomtebodavägen 6Campus Solna

Registration is now closed but you can drop in at 13:00 to see the availability of free seats.

Junior Faculty at Karolinska Institutet invites you to a mini-symposium on research careers in Europe. The mini-symposium, arranged in cooperation with Nature Genetics, will address which principles are important in organizing a career system that promotes scientific excellence. It also highlights some examples from existing career systems at European Universities and Institutions.

If you have any questions please contact Saida Hadjab or Sofia Johansson.

Preliminary schedule

All speakers have confirmed participation

13:00-13:10 Introduction

13:10 -13:40 Iain Cameron, Head of Research Careers and Diversity, Research Councils UK

13:40 - 14:00  Stina Gerdes Barriere, Swedish Research Council

14:00 - 14:20 Birgitta Henriques-Normark  and Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, Deputy Dean of Recruitment, and Dean of Research, KI

14:20 - 14:40 Coffee break

14:40 - 15:10  Sven Diederichs, Division Head, RNA Biology & Cancer, DKFZ, Heidelberg

15:20 - 15:40 Thomas Bjørnholm, Prorector of Research, Copenhagen University

15:40 -16: 00 Myles Axton, Chief Editor, Nature Genetics

16:00-16:50 Panel discussion with the speakers, Christian Broberger (Swedish Young Academy) and Ulrikke Voss (National Junior Faculty of Sweden). Moderators: Gonçalo Castelo-Branco and Emma Andersson, Junior Faculty at Karolinska Institutet

16:50-17:00 Concluding remarks

17:00 - 18:30 Mingle, finger food

Contact person: Sofia Johansson