Biology Education Centre

Study social issues

Here there is room for all sorts of things that affect your study situation at IBG, Uppsala University. We tell about the institution's gender equality work, we provide links to useful information within the university, and you can read about parenting experience during studies or as a PhD student.

You can make a difference

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Your stories and observations regarding people in the academic environment are welcome as well. Maybe you want to blog about your experiences? If so, contact

Gender equality

IBG equality plan 2011-2014, updated 12.09.2012

Uppsala University equality work, program for equal opportunities, parental policy and action plan against sexual harassment are available on Uppsala University main pages.

The Gender equality group

The equality group, with representatives, meet regularly to follow up plans and goals.

Robert Malmgren
Gender equality officer/chairman of the group

Elisabeth Långström
Information officer
Office at EBC

Lena Henriksson
Student faculty coordinator
Offica at EBC

Margareta Krabbe
Head of department
Office at EBC and BMC

Student representative from biological student association BÄR (

Student representative from the X-Section, Student Association for the Molecular Biotechnology Engineering Programme (

PhD or student - and parent

Do you have questions about parenting or parent's policy? Contact study counselor