The Swedish Research Council announced yesterday that a grant application to recruit the 2004 Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek to the Physics Department at Stockholm University was approved. This is extremely exciting news – also for the Oskar Klein Centre.
The members of the Oskar Klein Centre had just noticed with satisfaction that we could keep the VR Linnaeus grant at the same level (increased by 10% in 2010) the second half of the grant period (until 2018), when even more exciting news reached us. First, our valued member of the International Advisory Board, Katie Freese from Michigan University, was announced as the new Director of Nordita, which is located in the neighbouring building to OKC. [caption id="attachment_2026" align="alignright" width="218" caption="Katie Freese, New Director of Nordita and recipient … Continue Reading ››
Hello everybody in the OKC! Welcome back after a well-deserved vacation for most of you. For OKC this is a rather hectic period, as we have our mid-term evaluation requested from Vetenskaprådet (VR) just starting. The International Advisory Board (Katie Freese, Bengt Gustafsson, Wolfgang Hillebrandt, Hugh Montgomery, John Peacock and Larus Thorlacius) will visit us August 29 - 30, and you have been informed by Serena about some of the events taking place. The review process will take place during the … Continue Reading ››