Monthly Archives: December 2013

This weeks editorial

Per BakkeStudents of Bergen Postgraduate School of Clinical Medical research   Opptak.jpg

The 15th of December is the deadline for registering projects to the Postgraduate School for class 13. The projects should be made so that they can be transferred into a PhD. The students of the School is an important resource.
They are young and enthusiastic, but have a limited medical education. The projects should be adapted accordingly. So far, about 70 % of the students of the School have continued with their projects after finishing their cand. med.
education. Therefore, to get a student of the School in you research group is a great opportunity to gain a PhD student long-term. There are also funding associated with these students. Feedback from groups that have invested in
students of the School are almost all positive.

More information about the applications you will find here. This is an encouragement for you to send in potential projects to the Postgraduate School.


Deadline for sending in travel expenses

Last deadline for sending in the travel expenses in 2013 is December 10th. The travel expenses must be registered through Pagaweb, and original receipts delivered to the economy section at the institute by this date. Any travel expenses registered after this date may not be payed at last salary in December.You can use this year’s budget.

Workinghours Christmas

Employees in all positions at UoB may, in agreement with your group leader or supervisor, take the day off either Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve, as well as one day in the week between the two eves, if your current work situation allows it. This is in addition to the regular holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day).

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are considered normal work days until 12am.

The remaining days of Christmas have regular work hours at UoB.

Board Meeting in Bergen Postgraduate School of Clinical Medical research.

Thursday December 19th at 14.30, there will be a new Board Meeting in Bergen Postgraduate School of Clinical Medical research. Here (in Norwegian) is the meeting minutes from the last meeting, and underneath you will find the agenda. Since this is the last Board Meeting of the year there will be a light refreshments. Welcome!

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EEA grants/Norway Grants – What’s in for me and is it relevant to Horizon 2020?

The Donor States Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have now announced collaborative research programs with three European countries (Beneficiary States): Romania and Czech Republic; the announcements for Hungary and Latvia are coming soon. Research projects in priority areas like Health and Food Safety or interdisciplinary projects are supported up to three years. Common to all programs is that the projects are sought, led and administered by the Beneficiary States.

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