History & Bibliography

Files to download

Karolinska Institutet literature list from Libris (pdf)
Karolinska Institutets History: The first 6 years
Anatomin i Stockholm (A short history of the Department of Anatomy) pdf file
PC Jersild – KI som författarskola
Om kvinnliga medicine studerande vid Karolinska Institutet i slutet av 1800-talet
The Hagströmer Medico-Historical Library

 

We were all PhD students…12 personal stories
By Katarina Bjelke, Ewa Björling, Jonas Frisén, Jan-Åke Gustafsson, Johan Harmenberg, Jan M. Lundberg, Mikael Svensson, Britta Wahren, Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson, Sarah Wamala, Barbro Westerholm, and Hans Wigzell
We were all PhD students…12 personal stories

Student life in our hearts, an essay by the medical student group “Botgörarorden”
Studentlivet i våra hjärtan (student life in our hearts, an essay by the medical student group “Botgörarorden”)

The history of the state owned bacteriology laboratory and the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (SMI)
Ragnar Norrby reccounts the history of the state owned bacteriology laboratory and the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (SMI) (in Swedish)
Statens bakteriologiska Laboratorium, Smittskyddsinstitutet och samarbetet med Karolinska Institutet

Einar Hammarsten and early nucleic acid research at KI (in Swedish)
Arne Engström describes Einar Hammarsten’s career at KI, initially as student in the 1920’s, and later as a nucleic acid researcher
Den tidiga nukleinsyreforskningen vid KI

How do you do Life Science?
Hans G Boman traces the development of Life Sciences from the 1960’s onwards
How do you do Life Science?

Major changes in the KI organisation 1990-96
After the KI 90 report in 1990, major changes were proposed for Karolinska Institutet. Erling Norrby (Centrum för Vetenskapshistoria, Kungl. Vetenskapsakad) recounts the implementation of these changes during the 1990’s. This article is in Swedish.
Kraftfulla förändringar av Karolinska Institutets organisation 1990-96 (Major changes in the KI organisation 1990-96) pdf file

 

Photos

The Drug Museum at KI
The start of KI Campus in Solna