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June 2010

  • The faculty has announced a call for suggestions (in Swedish) for reseach areas for three tenure-track assistant professors (Biträdande universitetsliktorer). Further details on the procedure for the department to rank suggestions has been sent out by mail to all staff.
  • On the 11th of June, there will be a meeting of the science faculty with Per Eriksson, our vice chancellor, to discuss the way money should be distributed for faculty-funded research. The meeting will be at 10:30 in Blå Hallen in the ecology building. All faculty employees are encouraged to come.
  • On the 10th of June, Vinnova will organize an informational meeting about the EU 7th framework program (see announcement in Swedish)
  • The University has issued a new policy about how to handle suspected cheating in research (see the document in Swedish).
  • An inquiry about the organization of the libraries at the faculty has been made by Per Möller. The result can be found here (in Swedish).
  • Nils Ryde has been editing a monthly newsletter for Astronomy with information about new visitors, meetings, dissertations, etc. This newsletter will now become department-wide, and everyone on both sides of Sölvegatan is encouraged to send information to ryde[at], who will continue as the editor.
  • The physics department has started a physics history group to present the history of the department for students (and others). Anyone who wants to contribute should read this message (in Swedish)

April 2010

  • We have announced a temporary position for handling economy at the department after Gun retires. (see announcement in Swedish).
  • We have announced a number of Summer stipends for female students, see the announcement for details (in Swedish).
  • The group investigating the IT services on University level (Samordnat IT-stöd) has produced a report. The faculty have until the 27/4 to comment. Here are the relevant documents (in Swedish)
  • VR will accept suggestions for subject areas for rådsforskartjänster (deadline: 3rd of May, see announcement in Swedish)
  • On Friday the 30th of April at 10:15, Patrik Sahlin will defend his PhD thesis Modelling the Development of Phyllotactic Patterns at the Shoot Apical Meristem of Arabidopsis thaliana, in Lundmarksalen.
  • The Faculty board for under graduate education has issued new guidelines for course evaluations (In Swedish)

March 2010

  • On Monday the 15th of March at 10:15, Pontus Melke will defend his PhD thesis Cell Signalling: A Systems approach, in lecture hall F, Theoretical Physics.
  • In weeks 8-11 I will try to have a half-hour meeting (medarbetarsamtal) with each and everyone in the Astronomy building to get to know people and see what worries, plans and dreams are out there. I have started to walk around in the building to book time slots.
  • Teachers and students can apply (before the 15th of March) to go to the U21 Summer School and Undergarduate Researc Conference. See instructions.
  • On the 17th of March, Linda Knutsson (Radiation Physics) will give her Docent lecture. See announcement
  • On the 19th of March, Jostein Kjaerandsen (Biology) will give her Docent lecture. See announcement
  • On the 23rd of March, Christoffer Johansson (Ecology) will give his Docent lecture. See announcement.
  • It is time for all teachers and professors to report any secondary employment (bisyssla) to the University. For those of you who have already done this after November 2008 and if there have been no changes since then you only need to send an email stating this to the personnel department (pers[at] and me (leif.lonnblad[at] All others need to fill out a form in English or Swedish and send it to me. See instructions in Swedish or contact me for further details.
  • Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademien has announced a number of travel and research grants from Stiftelsen SLO-fonden see announcement at the KSLA home page (In Swedish only)
  • There are travel grants available from the Erasmus program and KAW, both with deadlines on the 15th of March.
  • On the 25th of March, Denis Céolin (Physics) will give his Docent lecture. See announcement
  • The new domain is now ready to be used. will get you to the old Theoretical Physics homepage (which will soon be converted into a common homepage). Also, you can use prefect[at] to send mail to me.

February 2010