IRF

The main office is situated at Rymdcampus in Kiruna, about 8 km east Kiruna along the road E10.

Rymdcampus augusti 2020. Foto: Johan Svensson


Central roles

Director Stas Barabash +46 980 79122  stas.barabash@irf.se
Deputy Director Mats André +46 18 4715913 mats.andre@irfu.se
Financial Manager Anna-Karin Ukonsaari +46 980 79054 anna-karin.ukonsaari@irf.se
Personnel Officer Cecilia Flemström +46 980 79065 cecilia.flemstrom@irf.se
Information Officer Rick McGregor +46 980 79178 rick.mcgregor@irf.se
Registrar Carina Gunillasson +46 980 79075 registrator@irf.se

Research programme

Solar System Physics and Space Technology
Head of programme: Prof. Stas Barabash
Phone: +46 980 791 22
E-mail: stas.barabash@irf.se

Solar Terrestrial and Atmospheric Research
Head of programme: Dr Johan Kero
Phone: +46 980 790 84
E-mail: johan.kero@irf.se

Space Plasma Physics
Head of programme: Assoc. Prof. Docent Yuri Khotyaintsev,
Phone: +46 18 471 59 29
E-mail: 

Observatory activities

Kiruna Geophysical and Atmospheric Observatory (KAGO)
Head of Observatory: Dr. Urban Brändström,
Phone: +46 980 791 26
E-mail: urban.brandstrom@irf.se


Inquiries regarding study visits?

Schools and other groups are welcome to contact us by e-mail: info@irf.se


Visitors to the Space Campus and IRF in Kiruna?

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Photo: Johan Svensson