The swap was planned from the beginning of the four year period, which started last August. Jon Atle is now the Head of Department for the two next years, and Guttorm Sindre is the Deputy Head of Department. After the two year period they will swap back again for the final year.
There is also one change in leadership of the department's committees. Associate Professor Pinar Öztürk took over leadership of the Research Committee when Professor Helge Langseth left for his sabbatical in England. Current list of leaders for the committees: