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Resources for young diabetes researchers

The members of the DPLU network would like to make it easier for you to advance in your career as a researcher. On this page, you will find useful links and resources.

Photograph of students at CRC.

There are a lot of resources available for early career researchers at Lund University. Don’t miss the grants calendar where you can learn about new funding opportunities. You can also visit the Careers Centre and Future Faculty for information about career opportunities. Please check below for a list of useful links. 

Find your department at the Faculty of Medicine

When you join Lund University it is useful to familiarize yourself with the structure of your new department. Please click on the link for your department at the Faculty of Medicine for more details and lots of relevant information.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund (

Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö (

Department of Experimental Medical Science (

Department of Health Sciences (

Department of Laboratory Medicine (

Department of Translational Medicine (

Resources for your career

The Careers Centre at the Faculty of Medicine offers career-related activities and information to PhD students and early career researchers.

Information about the Careers Centre (

Future Faculty is an organisation of researchers with a doctoral degree, who have not yet obtained a permanent/tenured position at the University. The aim of Future Faculty is to improve the conditions for young and future researchers at the Faculty of Medicine and to promote the development of a career system at all levels. 

Information about Future Faculty (

Lund University offers a broad range of activities that contribute in one way or another to career development for academic staff, either within academia or outside it.

Information about career development for academic staff (

The Centre for Teaching and Learning at the Faculty of Medicine (MedCUL) supports teachers and educational leaders in their pursuit to develop high-quality educational environments and pedagogical competence.

Information about MedCUL (

Funding opportunities

Find out about research opportunities on Intramed, the Faculty of Medicine’s internal website.

Information about grants and scholarships (

Networking opportunities

WINGS is an all-inclusive network in the STEMM* disciplines. The activities are open to doctoral students, post docs, researchers, teachers, and technical and administrative staff at Lund University.

Information about WINGS (

The Medical Doctoral Student Council (Medicinska doktorandrådet - MDR) represents all PhD students at the Faculty of Medicine.

Information about the Medical Doctoral Student Council (

Other useful resources

At Kompetensportalen you can find courses and in-house training for university staff. The portal contains a list of all available courses in English.

Information about available courses (

You can contact the Occupational Health Service for work-related medical, psychological, and ergonomic advice.

Information about Occupational Health Service (

LUCRIS is Lund University's research information system. The research portal is the external interface of LUCRIS, and the purpose is to give external visitors an idea of what research is conducted here at LU. Please make sure your profile is up to date.

Information about Lund University’s research portal (

Resources for international researchers

Lund University offers Swedish language courses for employees with rapid progression, in cooperation with Scandinavian Languages at the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL).

Information about Swedish for university staff (

Swedish for immigrants (Sfi) in Lund offers Swedish courses for people who need a basic knowledge of Swedish.

Information about Sfi in Lund (

Swedish for immigrants (Sfi) in Malmö offers Swedish courses for people who need a basic knowledge of Swedish.

Information about Sfi in Malmö (

International Citizen Hub Lund provides helpful information to international talents and arrange activities. 

Information about International Citizen Hub Lund (