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Department Management

Department of Geology Management

Department of Geology Board


The board is the department's ultimate decision-making body. The Board is headed by the Head of Department, and its composition reflects the different staff groups and includes representatives of the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Board is elected to stand for three years.

Department board 2021-2023: Anders Scherstén (chair), Charlotte Sparrenbom (teacher), Charlotte Möller (teacher), Mikael Calner (teacher), Dan Hammarlund (teacher), Helena Filipsson (teacher), Gert Pettersson (other staff), Isa Doverbratt (other staff), Josefin Martell (PhD student),  Inda Brinkmann (PhD student), Lykke Lundgren Sassner (student).

Suppleants: Carl Alwmark (teacher), Raimund Muscheler (teacher), Git Klintvik Ahlberg (other staff).

The board meets three times a semester, or when the head of department convenes.
Department of Geology Board Minutes: http://internt.geol.lu.se/secure/internt/protokoll/styrelse/

Post-graduate Research Committee


The Department of Geology has a joint post-graduate research committee with the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis (INES). The committee monitors and promotes our joint post-graduate research program. It is also active in issues relating to the training of supervisors and internationalization. In addition, the committee is a preparatory body for decision-making by the Board in respect of tertiary level education. https://www.geology.lu.se/education/phd-studies-geology.

Basic Education Committee


This committee has overall responsibility for developing and coordinating training at basic (bachelor’s) and advanced (master’s) levels within the department. The Board is a forum for discussion and long-term planning, as well as being responsible for the quality of education at undergraduate and graduate levels. The committee consists of a director of undergraduate studies (Dan Hammarlund, convener), student counselor (Karl Ljung) and programme administrator (Henrik Stålhane).

Equality Committee


Equality Committee's main task is to develop proposals for an equality plan, and to monitor it annually, and revise it. An important task for the committee is also to raise awareness of gender equality within the department. The committee reports its work to the Department Board. To the Equal opportunity group's webpage.

Safety officers

Safety officer: Martin Jarenmark
Deputy safety officer: Isa Doverbratt

Other duties at the department

Director flammable materials: Mattias Olsson
Deputy flammable materials: Åsa Wallin
Fire manager: Åsa Wallin

KLARA-responsible (chemicals): Isa Doverbratt

Environmental Coordinator: Gert Pettersson