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A future Faculty organized photo contest - “A day in the life of a researcher”

Future Faculty invites its members to participate in a Photo Competition. The photos should fit in the title of "A day in the life of a researcher" and should be related to research performed at the Medical Faculty. The competition entries will be judged by a panel of judges and, separately, by an Artificial Intelligence algorithm. Four photos will receive a prize, 3 chosen by the panel and 1 chosen by the algorithm. The top 10 photos chosen will be printed and displayed at the Medical Faculty in Lund and Malmö.

To participate in the contest, fill out this form and send an e-mail to The photos can be attached to the e-mail, or we will send you a link to upload the photograph(s) to a box folder.

Rules for submission:

  • The competition is open to Future Faculty members only. More info on membership
  • Photos should be related to research performed at Medical Faculty, Lund University.
  • Photos should have clear artistic qualities and not merely be documentary.
  • Photos should have a title and a brief description that would help the member of the public understand what the photo is trying to capture.

Full rules and instructions can be found here: 

The deadline for submission of photos is the 10th of October.

Future Faculty organizes a seminar on where to find grants for young researchers and how to apply for the upcoming Royal Physiographic Society grants in Lund.

Please join us from 13:00 – 14:15 on Thursday the 2nd of September on zoom (meeting ID 644 4914 7397).

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Slides from the presentation are available here.

Webinar: "How to visually succeed in academic publishing”

With Luk Cox and Idoya Lahortiga (Professional Scientific Illustrators)

Are you……

  • writing a manuscript with specific aesthetical questions?
  • confused or frustrated when creating visually appealing figures?
  • wanting to make the most of your visuals?

Then, this talk is for you! 

When: August 18th 2021, 10:00-12:00  Where: Microsoft teams  Register @ Sunet to get the link to the event:

Attendance gives you the chance to win a 1-on-1 session with Luk and Idoya to discuss your illustrations in detail (worth 650 SEK!)

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Slides from the presentation are available here.

Future Faculty organizes a pre-session on the topic of career paths at the upcoming May 12th LUCC (Lund University Cancer Centre) digital meeting. 

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The session will be at 08:20. To see the full event programme, click here. Please spread the word among cancer researchers who will participate in the event, that they also take the opportunity to join this discussion on career options within and outside of academia.

 On April 8th at 14:30 the Minrva award ceremony will take place digitally on zoom. To sign up for this event, please navigate to our Minerva page.

Join us at the first official Science Cafe!


What is a Science Cafe

Its a space for young researchers to talk about science in an informal way.

Several presenters will pitch their science in a 3 minute presentation (1 slide only, no animations!). The presentations will be followed by short discussions in groups. 

  • find out what your colleagues in other departments are working on
  • get new ideas and collaborations
  • get feedback on your work
  • network with your peer researchers

Join us as a presenter or as an audience member. The presenters will receive a lunch voucher from Stamstället, Inspira or CRC Mötesplats restaurants. 

The first event will be held on Zoom. We hope future events will be held in-person. Register here before March 22nd.

When: Tuesday 23rd of March, 5pm

Where: zoom link will be sent after registration

Who: Future Faculty members

Future Faculty proudly presents the second seminar in our "Team Recruitment Skills" series.   

Seminar 2: by Emelie Falck and Anton Lagerbäck, 10:00-11:00, 23rd February (on Zoom), "How to begin recruitment of a PhD or PostDoc into your team (within FoM)"
 Emelie and Anton are both Departmental Recruitment Officers for the Faculty of Medicine.

 The questions session will be separated into Department break-out rooms, each with its own relevant recruitment officer whom you can meet and find out specific recruitment information based on your Departments processes.

No registration required.

 To get the link to join the seminar via zoom send us an e-mail.

Future Faculty is proud to re-present the first seminar in a "Team Recruitment Skills" series. 

Seminar 1: 10:00-12:00, 11th February  "How to attract, find and evaluate the right candidate for you in a recruitment process"   

Marie Sandman, a professional recruiter for IKEA, will you through same basics in

  • How to write an advert.
  • Where to find a candidate outside your normal network
  • How to read a CV and Cover letter
  • Interview techniques
  • Value evaluation

To get the link to join the seminar via microsoft teams send us an e-mail.


Seminar on the SUA BUL-report

The Swedish young academy (SUA) has completed a report on the impact of the addition of the assistant professorship/associate senior lecturer/ biträdande universitetslektor (BUL) position in Sweden. Find the full report (in Swedish) here and the english summary here. BUL positions have been implemented differently across Sweden. To learn more about how the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University has implemented this position, how rates compare to the rest of Sweden and what changes the report suggests to make it more accessible, please register for the seminar/discussion session below.

When: Friday the 23rd October, 10:00 – 11:30 am

Where: BMC building I, room i1345, also streamed on Zoom (link will be sent by e-mail to our members, e-mail us if you want to join the event via zoom and you are not a Future Faculty member)

Presenters: (in English)

Pontus Nordenfelt, Report project manager: Introduction to the SUA report

Kajsa Johnsson, Head of HR at Faculty of Medicine (FoM): How the FoM has implemented the “assistant professorship” since 2017

Måns Magnusson, Chair of the Academic Appointments Board: How is the FoM supporting these positions and its thoughts on suggested changes

To register (anonymously), click here.

To submit (anonymously) a question/statement, click here.  (this will be provided to the speakers on the 16th of October so that they may incorporate it in their presentation for you – making the event more personalized)

Grants seminar with the Royal Physiographic Society

On Sep 10th, 13:00 – 14:15, Future Faculty organizes a joint seminar on where to find grants for young researchers and how to apply for the upcoming Royal Physiographic Society grants in Lund.   The seminar is held at "Segerfalk" in building A of BMC, Lund University.

Speakers: Per Alm from the Royal Physiographic Society and grant manager Linda Eliasson.

The seminar will also be available on Zoom (Meeting ID: 628 1601 8553):

NJF webinar series

On Sept 11th at 13.00, the National Junior Faculty is proud announce a live, online lecture: Discover your Hidden Dream - Entrepreneurship by Dr. Tina Persson, former academic and now CEO and Career and Coaching Expert. Find more info and registration at the NJF website.

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Future Faculty annual retreat 2020 will take place on Sep 1st 

The theme of the event is: Me, myself, and I: Making the most of your skills as a scientist

Join us for a day full of talks, workshops, debates, discussions, and networking!

Further information and preliminary program is available now!

Not yet a member of Future Faculty?  You can click here to become a member.

Teaching information webinar

How do you get teaching opportunities at the Faculty of Medicine?  Future Faculty and Careers Centre have organized a webinar which will answer this and any other questions you may have about teaching at the faculty.

Register here to attend this zoom webinar which takes place on Tue 16th June 1-3 pm. Presentations and Q&A by:

  • Professor Maria Björkqvist, Vice Dean for Education
  • Professor Martin Garwicz, Neuronano research, adjunct to 'medicinska lärarförslagsnämnden'
  • Senior lecturer Magnus Hillman, biomedicine course director and educational developer.

Participants are encouraged to email any questions for the panel in advance to

Faculty board nomination webinar

Join Future Faculty and Olga Göransson, chair of the Nominating Committee for the Faculty of Medicine, for a Zoom webinar about the ongoing nomination period for the election of a dean, pro-dean and board for the Faculty of Medicine that ends on June 17. 

By joining you can learn more about the faculty leadership, how candidates for dean, pro-dean, and the faculty board can be nominated, and how your voice may be heard. it's also a great opportunity to have your questions answered!

Time: Wednesday June 10, 2.30-3.00 pm.

Register and join the zoom event here.

Also, please send any questions you may have in advance to:

More information about the faculty elections can be found here, and here.

Webinar with the 2020 Minerva leadership award winner, associate professor Malin Fex. 

Join us on the 25th of May at 14:30 - 15:00 for a webinar. Malin will provide a short presentation and will answer questions about her experience on academic leadership.

To sign up for the zoom event, click here.

A digital after-work was arranged by Future Faculty on April 29th between 16:30 and 17:30.

Members as well as non-members (spread the word) can join a zoom call at any time during the hour. The event can be seen as regular after-work event, so feel free to have a drink or a snack. There will also be a short impromptu online quiz, with a small prize in the form of a Future Faculty keep cup for the winner.
For anyone interested in a relaxed chat with friends and colleagues - we will see you then!

Members have recieved the zoom link in a previous e-mail from us. Non members who want to join - please drop us an email.

Future Faculty virtual Introduction and Brainstorming session

Whilst the Future Faculty 2020 retreat is postponed, we will hold a virtual "Introduction and brainstorming" session on the 26th of March at 14-15:30pm via Zoom.

What are the main issues for young researchers with a PhD?- What can Future Faculty do for you?

We plan to have these discussions in small "breakout" groups followed by an all-attendee discussion. 
Sign up here

Open information session with the Academic Appointments board
 Are you thinking of applying for a position as senior lecturer or associate senior lecturer?
Then book the afternoon on February 6 when professor Måns Magnusson, chair of the Academic Appointments Board, and Kajsa Johnsson, head of Human Resources & Recruitment Section, will inform about the recruitment process for teacher positions and the faculty strategy for future positions. There will also be time for questions. Also take the opportunity to grab some coffee with other researchers and Future Faculty! Time and place: Thursday February 6, 2.30 pm Coffee and cake, 3-4.30 pm Information session in the Belfrage hall (BMC D15).

The meeting will be live-streamed to room 28-11-026 at CRC, Malmö from 3 pm

For those of you who missed it, here is the presentation:

Future Faculty held a breakfast for young researchers before the LU Cancer Center kickoff meeting on the 4th of February. It was great to see so many of you attend! Congratulations to Helga Hagman (IKVL, Oncology) who won our "best suggestion" competition and recieved a prize - a Future Faculty keep cup full of candy.


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Future Faculty moderated an information session and a panel discussion about VR grant application. The panel will contain both researchers and experienced reviewers. The event takes place on Jan 16th 14:00 - 16:00 at LUX Aula, Helgonavägen 3, Lund, and is a part of the VR support programme organized by career centre.

For more information about the event and the full support programme, including sign-up, go to the career centre website.

Future Faculty in the University news:

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Link to article

Upcoming events

Past events

2021 Future Faculty retreat - 23rd of Sept at Malmö live. Topic: "Do it better, do it right: Mine, Yours, and Their responsibility in science".

Pre-meeting session on Career paths - LUCC digital meeting May 12th. Slides from the session are now available.

Minerva award ceremony: April 8th at 14:30 via zoom


Team recruitment seminar 2: "How to begin recruitment of a PhD or PostDoc into your team (within Faculty of Medicine)"

February 23rd 10:00-11:00

Team recruitment seminar 1: "How to attract, find and evaluate the right candidate for you in a recruitment process"

February 11th 10:00-12:00


VR Grant application webinar, Jan 12th 15:00 - 17:00 via zoom.

The webinar was held together with career centre.

Seminar on the SUA BUL-report

Friday Oct 23rd, 10:00-11:30, BMC I: I1345 + Zoom

Grant Seminar with Royal Physiographic Society

Sep 10th, 13:00 – 14:15.  At Segerfalk, BMC:A or via Zoom

NJF webinar series - lecture on entrepreneurship

Sept 11th at 13.00. Registration at the NJF website.   


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