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Biology Department Board

The Board is the decision-making body at the Department of Biology. Board members are democratically elected. The Board includes 8 members of teaching staff, 3 doctoral or other students, and 3 other staff members. The head of department is the chair and the administrative manager is co-opted to the Board. The assistant head of department is also co-opted as well as the vice-chair. The term of office is three years, except for student representatives who only serve one year.

The Board is responsible for policy, budget and strategic matters as well as overall monitoring the department activities. More information on the Board’s authority and duties can be found in the Faculty of Science delegation rules and the Lund University rules and regulations.

Board members

The following links go to contact information on Staff Pages.



The department board at the Biology blog

The links below lead to our internal blog. The texts are in Swedish.

Den 1 juni hade institutionsstyrelsen möte. Då diskuterades bland annat tertialbokslut 1, pensionsavgångar, tjänstetills...
Onsdagen den 1 juni klockan 13.15 har institutionsstyrelsen möte i Stora konferensrummet i Ekologihuset. Följande står p...
Den 30 mars hade institutionsstyrelsen möte. Då diskuterades bland annat personalärenden, den strategiska planen, etable...


Jessica Abbott
Head of Department of Biology, Senior lecturer

Telephone: +46 46 222 93 04
E-mail: Jessica [dot] Abbott [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se


Joakim Nilsson
Head of administration
Department of Biology

Telephone: +46 46 222 38 02
E-mail: Joakim [dot] Nilsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se