Management and strategy

This page contains an overview of the news communicated from the management at Natural Sciences. It also contains information about strategy and special initiatives.

In 2020, the management of Natural Sciences, in close cooperation with the institutes, will devise a new strategy for the faculty. See the previous Science and Technology Strategy Plan 2016-2020.


News from the management

2020.10.05 |

Two new vice-deans appointed for Natural Sciences

Kristine Kilså is to be vice-dean for education and David Lundbek Egholm is to be vice-dean for research at the Faculty of Natural Sciences. This gives the faculty a strong new management team.

2020.10.05 |

New vice-dean for education at Natural Sciences

Kristine Kilså is to be the new vice-dean for education at Natural Sciences from 1 December. Kristine comes from a position as the head of studies administration in Sweden, and she has solid management experience in the field of education, in addition to an academic career in chemistry and nanoscience.

2020.10.05 |

New vice-dean for research at Natural Sciences

David Lundbek Egholm will be the new vice-dean for research from 1 November. He comes from a position as a professor of climate and ice dynamics at the Department of Geoscience at Aarhus University and he also has solid experience with research management and external research funding.

2020.09.07 |

Video greeting: Invitation to dialogue about the faculty's strategy

With this video greeting, Dean Kristian Pedersen kicks off the autumn's strategy process at the faculty. The aim of the strategy is to set a general course for where the faculty wants to go in the coming decade; a common direction. Kristian Pedersen encourages all faculty staff to participate in the dialogue.

2020.09.03 |

Dean to visit departments at the Faculty of Natural Sciences

In September, Dean Kristian Pedersen will start his long-awaited round of visits to the faculty departments and units. His aim is to greet the departments and introduce the new strategy process. At the meetings, there will be ample opportunity to take part in the dialogue and ask questions.

2020.08.26 |

A safe hand at the PhD controls

iNANO Professor Duncan Sutherland will act as interim manager of the faculty's PhD School for a provisional period of two months. It has been planned for him to be replaced by the upcoming vice-dean for research at NAT, once the vice-dean has been appointed following an ongoing recruitment process.

2020.07.08 |

CANCELLED (new date to be announced) Invitation to welcome reception for Dean Kristian Pedersen

The university invites partners, staff and students to a welcome reception for Dean Kristian Pedersen 19 August 2020.

2020.07.01 |

Wanted: Two new vice-deans

Faculty of Natural Sciences is looking for two new vice-deans for research and education to develop and run the newly established faculty.

2020.06.25 |

Summer greetings from Dean Kristian Pedersen

The dean sends his video summer greetings to the staff.

2020.06.08 |

Two vice-dean positions will be advertised at Natural Sciences

The positions of vice-dean for education and vice-dean for research will be advertised to start in the autumn.

2020.05.20 |

Video greetings from dean Kristian Pedersen

The dean at Faculty of Natural Sciences sends greetings to staff and students of the faculty.

2020.05.14 |

Nat and Tech prepare for phase 2 of reopening

We’re about to reopen the Nat and Tech faculties a little more. Although it’s clearly positive that we can open for teaching and physical exams again, remember that this is still in every way a very limited reopening.

2020.04.30 |

Department heads appointed at Geoscience and Biology

Jan Piotrowski has been appointed at the Department of Geoscience and Hans Brix has been appointed at the Department of Biology.

2020.04.24 |

Partial, limited reopening of Nat

We’re unlikely ever to forget the spring of 2020. The coronavirus has locked down society, and for many of us, this has meant completely new work routines, new and unforeseen tasks, children at home, and a larger workload. Read the greeting from Nat's dean here.

2020.04.03 |

Video greetings from Kristian Pedersen

The new dean at Faculty of Natural Sciences sends greetings to staff and students of the faculty.