News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Xmas party on December 3rd!
    Christmas is approaching and what better way to celebrate than with a huge party? KIPA and the DSA have combined their efforts to bring you the biggest party of the year. Tickets are now available for purchase. Click the button to get yours now or take your chances on the day! Where: MF Building, Nobels väg 10 When: Saturday, December 3rd Doors open: 7pm See you all there!
  • PhD Hiking Social on October 30th
    Join us for some fun and adventure and meet fellow PhD students! This time we go for our first autumn hike to the beautiful Hellasgården. Date: Sunday, October 30th Meeting Place: T-Centralen, platform 4 at 9:30 am Sign up now with the QR code in poster above to join our Whatsapp group and claim your spot! See you all there!
  • Candidate in the Election of FuM 2022!
    It is the time of the year where you, as a member of Medicinska Föreningen (MF), can make an impact on your’s and all other KI students’ community life, environment, and education. This means it is the time for you to candidate as a member of the next Union Council, Fullmäktige (FuM). FuM is MF’s highest decision-making body, where important decisions like budget, activity plan, election of the association bodies, and economy of the association as well as infrastructure- and education-related matters are discussed and decided. FuM meets at least 3 times per semester and it is composed of 29 members and an equal number of substitutes. 15 of the candidates are appointed by MF’s sections, the others will be elected during the online general election where all members of our association will be able to express their preferences for 5 candidates during week43 (October 24 – October 31) If you want to make changes in the life of KI’s students or you simply wish to be involved in our association, it’s time for you to take the next step and candidate as member of FuM. This is a great opportunity to expand your network, learn a lot about MF and KI, and develop multiple soft skills. If you would like to be a candidate in the general election, fill this form: https://forms.office.com/r/BJ7Rimqp9K Deadline 23:59 October 16. If you would like to be appointed as a representative of your section in FuM, ask your section presidium how to apply for that. For any further question, contact the Election Commission at [email protected]n.se

ELECTIONS

  • General Elections & Annual General Meeting 2022
    It is time to elect the new generation of doctoral student representatives! The application period to be evaluated by the DSA’s nomination committee has now closed. It is still possible to candidate for positions by attending our annual general meeting on October 15. More info with times and zoom links will be posted soon.
  • DSA Board Member 2023 Election Start Today!
    The DSA Board consists of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, and another seven board members. It is the main decision-making body of the Doctoral Students’ Association and is responsible for organizing social and scientific events for the doctoral student community at KI, taking care of the doctoral education and welfare needs, and maintaining a dialogue with the KI doctoral education leadership. Moreover, the board is responsible for electing and coordinating the work of central and local doctoral student representatives. This workload is divided among the workgroups that focus on specific aspects of PhD life at KI.  The board has its own budget that can be used to organize activities and events for doctoral students at KI.   It’s a rewarding job to be a DSA board member, since you have the possibility to meet and interact with many people, understand the internal organization of KI and MF in-depth, and represent more than 2000 doctoral students.  It also allows you to deeply increase your scientific and personal network while also powering up your soft skills and resumé.
  • Apply for Doctoral Student Representative at Central KI
    Student representation at KI’s central level is super important to make sure that the voice of doctoral students is heard in KI’s highest decision-making bodies. These are bodies that shape KI’s vision, strategy, investments, recruitment, and work environment. Many of these positions require that you are proficient in Swedish as this is KI’s working language according to the law (for more information on the language requirements, check the description for each position).  The DSA nomination committee will review all applications and the annual general meeting will elect suitable candidates. If elected, your position starts in January 2023, and you will hold it till the end of the year. At DSA’s annual general meeting, 15th October 2022, you will be called to present yourself and your candidature. Some positions are already filled and have been removed from this list. Please see the remaining position below:
  • Become Doctoral Representatives & Safety Ombudsperson at Your Department!
    Departmental Student Representatives can have a wide variety of responsibilities, depending on the department’s needs and culture. Generally, your duties will include improving education and the work environment for students in your department. Specifically, you will be asked to participate in the admission seminars, establishment of new doctoral positions, and have close contact with the study director. In some departments, you might be invited to discussions regarding green light applications for PIs, or asked to participate in the work environment committee. Some Departmental Representatives also choose to organize social events to improve the communication between all students of the department.  Some positions are already filled and have been removed from this list. Please see the remaining position below:
  • Become a Student Representative for KI’s Doctoral Programmes and Research Schools!
    Doctoral programs and Research schools organize and coordinate courses and learning activities specific to their research field. As a student representative, you will contribute to organizing, planning, developing, and evaluating courses, seminars, and other activities. The steering groups for Doctoral Programs and Research Schools usually meet 2-3 times per semester (varies between each group). The Doctoral Course and Programs Committee is the superordinate committee, and coordinates/evaluates all steering groups. 

MEETINGS

  • Next DSA Meeting May 19th at 18:00
    You are hereby called to the next DSA board meeting on Thursday, May 19th, which will take place at 18:00 in hybrid form! Virtual Participation: Zoom In-person: Center for Molecular Medicine L8:05 018 (Acquired Immunity VIP), Visionsgatan 18, 171 76 Solna. Please be downstairs latest 17:45 if you don’t have access to the building and please don’t participate in person if you feel sick. See the meeting agenda below!
  • Next DSA Meeting April 20th at 18:00
    You are hereby called to the next DSA board meeting on Wednesday, April 20th, which will take place in hybrid form! Virtual Participation: Zoom In-person participation: Center for Molecular Medicine L8:05 018 (Acquired Immunity VIP), Visionsgatan 18, 171 76 Solna. Please be downstairs latest 17:45 if you don’t have access to the building and please don’t participate in person if you feel sick. See the meeting agenda below!
  • Next Meeting: March 16th at 18:00 on Zoom!
    You are hereby called to the next DSA board meeting on Wednesday, March 16th, which will take place at 18.00 via Zoom! Here is the agenda!