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Organization and leadership

Executive group

Consists of Director and Head of Division, Deputy Heads, Vice Head, Economy coordinator and HR administrator. Implements decisions taken by the internal board. Meets every other week.

Internal board

Consists of senior researchers from each sectors and three junior representatives. Led by Director and Head of Division. Shares responsibility for scientific, organizational, and financial issues. Meets once a month.

ARC administration

Consists of Economy coordinator, HR administrator, Database administrator, Safety representative, Fire safety controller, administrator and Communications officer, supporting management, staff and affiliates in the day-to-day work at the division.

External board

Supports and fosters the activity at ARC. It has an advisory role in budget issues and the overall planning of major ARC activities. Meets at least twice a year. Members are selected by Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University.

Research groups

There are nine research groups at ARC, which can be categorized into three scientific areas: Medicine, Psychology and Social Gerontology.

Division at NVS

ARC is a division at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS) at Karolinska Institutet.