Professor Lisbeth Olsson has had an important role in building up and managing WWSC since the start of the center, as well as participated in building up other cross-disciplinary research environments. These are experiences she think will benefit the role as Secretary General that she starts November 1.
– I think it is incredibly important that researchers in Sweden gather around national and international research infrastructures. They are a prerequisite for us to be able to conduct cutting-edge research! says Lisbeth Olsson to vr.se.
Lisbeth will remain active in WWSC, where she is codirector, program manager for Program 1 and part of the WWSC management.
The Secretary General for Research Infrastructure is part of the VR’s management council and initiates, drive, and follow up issues within the area. There are in total five Secretary Generals, each responsible for a defined area. The Secretary Generals are all active researchers that are part-time employees at VR.
Read more about the Secretaries General at vr.se