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On this wiki I will include all information which may be of interest for personnel at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics. Current information will be on this page, but also previous information will be available on the old news page. I will also use this page for information relating to different committees:

Department information

General information about the department

News items

  • The Faculty of science is arranging an introduction meeting for new employees on the 10th of November. See invitation for further information (both invitation and the meeting are sadly only in Swedish).
  • The Faculty of Science offers the employees full health examinations in 2011. This applies to all employees, also PhD students and postdocs. There are still many time slots available, so please take this opportunity to get a check-up. (more information)
  • Regarding the possible move of the faculty office to the astronomy building, no formal decisions has been made yet. We have nevertheless hired an architect who has come up with a suggestion for a new floor plan. This was discussed further at the department and Akademiska Hus has now assigned a project manager to continue the planning. Also, during September, October and November, Sven Huldt will be in charge of clearing out the ground floor and parts of the basement, in preparation for the construction work. A lot of stuff will be thrown away, so it is important that you contact Sven if you know about stuff that must be saved.
  • If you have suggestions for Honorary Doctorates 2012, you should contact the prefekt. For more information consult the invitation from the faculty (in Swedish)
  • On Wednesday the 9th of November at 13:00 in Lundmarksalen there will be an open hearing with Sven Stafström, the secretary of the science and technology section of the Science Council (VR). See invitation (in Swedish).

Current Applications

  • Wallenberg Academy Fellows. Information about the call and about the nomination procedure at the faculty is here (in Swedish, note however that the nominations should be written in English). The deadline for sending nominations to the faculty is December 2nd. These nominations should be rated by the department, which is why they should be sent to me at least one week before.
  • The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters calls for nominations for the Kavli Prize 2012.
  • The eSSENCE strategic research program for e-science (see info in Swedish here) is inviting letters of interest for new projects relating to e-science. See announcement.

Information from the Faculty and University

  • The University has come up with a suggestion for a new strategic plan. The university wants comments on this suggestion from the faculties. If you have comments, please send them to me before the 21st of September, and I'll summarize your opinions to the faculty.
  • The University now has a web page with information in English for employees!
  • The University is organizing a seminar on interdisciplinary research on the 14th of November see invitation (in Swedish) for further information
  • The University has issued new rules for the cost of meals and gifts and stuff, payed for by the department. Here is the Vice chancellors decision and a summary (both in Swedish).
  • The University has issued a new Equal opportunity and diversity policy (in Swedish).
  • The faculty has issued new guidelines (in Swedish) for regulating teaching and administrative duties for PhD students.
  • The University regularly publish a newsletter on environmental issues. here is the latest one (in Swedish). Previous ones can be found here.

Other information

Links to faculty committees

Attached documents

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