Work groups at OnkPat

Department management group

The department management group meets once per month and have lunch meetings every other week. The group deals with both the strategic and the operative questions concerning the whole department. The group consists of Chair Professor Lars Holmgren, Head of Administration Maria von Witting, Vice Chair Professor Yvonne Brandberg, Assistant Chair Professor Catharina Larsson, PhD Ulrika Warpman-Berglund, Professors Arne Östman, Janne Lehtiö, and Jonas Bergh and Director of Doctoral Education Associate Professor Andreas Lundqvist.

Department council

The Department council deals with general issues at the department. The Department council should be advisory and a forum for dialogue and backing of the decisions from the Head of department. The council should convene at least twice per semester and the Head of department is chairman. The council consists of Professors, group leaders, union representatives and representatives of all larger employee categories.

Local union collaboration

The Head of department is responsible for union collaboration within the department. The union collaboration group consists of four representatives of the employer (Deputy Head of Department, Head of administration, HR manager and the chairperson of the work environment group) and three representatives from the union organisations SACO, OFR and SEKO. In addition, two PhD student representatives, one safety officer, one representative from SciLifeLab and the coordinator for purchase and procurement are included.

Committee for equal treatment

The committee for equal treatment works with questions concerning discrimination and harassment. The committee consists of a Vice Chair Yvonne Brandberg, HR manager Anne Jensen, a research associate Nick Tobin, two PhD students’ representatives, Tom Mulder and Ziqing Chen and administrator Erika Rindsjö. Convener for the committee is Anne Jensen.

Work enviroment group

The task of the work environment group is to create a good working environment at the department and it carries out yearly safety inspections. It also deals with the yearly follow up on the systematic work environment management of the department. Charlotte Rolny is chairperson of the work environment group, Anna Malmerfelt is chemical safety representative and Susanne Öhlin (J6:30), Paula Mannström (J6:20), Gabriela Prochazka (J5:30) and Martin Scobie (SciLife Lab) are safety officers. Paula Mannström is biosafety representative.