Monthly Archives: April 2014

Honorary alumni


UoB will for the first time appoint and honorary alumni, and invites all students and employees to nominate candidates.

-The candidate must have an education from UoB (credits)
-The candidate must have done an extraordinary effort for the University of Bergen, the faculties, institute or centre, or inside his/her own field.

-Suggestions for candidate(s) must be sent to
-Deadline: April 9
-The students will be informed of the opportunity to nominate candidates via Mi side

For more information(in Norwegian).
The award will be announced at the Alumni Days at UoB May 10 2014.

Overview of changes in FRIMEDBIO since 2013

  • Changes for project leaders with FRIPRO-projects over 3 years. They may apply for funding to a new project when it has been underway for 3 years, even if the project is not finished.
  • Changes for Young research talents and postdoctoral fellowships:
    • For Young research talents it is from this year on a demand that there has been at least 2 years since approved dissertation.
    • For postdoctoral fellowship there will now be a demand for a stay abroad of between 3 and 12 months.
  • From this year on, there will be a mobility grant for you young researches in FRIPRO. The grant is for 3 years. The first two years must be at an institution abroad, and the third in Norway. The grants are open for applicants from all fields.

Deadline is May 21st.

More info about FRIPRO here (in Norwegian), det call itself will be active from April 9.
More about Frimedbio (in Norwegian).

Public defence week 11

cecilie_caspersenCecilie Caspersen will have her public defence on Thursday April 10, 2014.
Trial lecture: Thursday April 10, 2014, 10:30
Topic: «Påvisning av inflammasjon i luftveiene – metoder og betydning i klinikk og idrett»
Public defence: Thursday April 10, 2014, 12:15
Place: Auditorium 2, BB-building, Jonas Lies vei 91
Title of dissertation: “Oxygen concentration in inhaled gas and nitric oxide concentration in exhaled gas”
1st opponent: Researcher Jonny Hisdal, University of Oslo
2nd opponent: Chief Physician Anne Kristin Møller Fell, Sykehuset Telemark
Poster andPress release (both in Norwegian).

lolandKjetil Halvorsen Løland will have his public defence on Wednesday April 9, 2014.
Trial lecture: Wednesday April 9, 2014, 09:00
Topic: ”Revaskularisering av hjertsviktspasienter?”
Public defence: Wednesday April 9, 2014, 10:15
Place: Auditorium 1, BB-building, Jonas Lies vei 91
Title of dissertation: ”Folic acid supplementation and biomarkers of progression of sub-clinical coronary atherosclerosis in patients with stable angina pectoris – A WENBIT sub-study based on coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound”
1. opponent: Professor David Erlinge, Universitetet i Lund, Sverige
2. opponent: MD/Ph.d. Torfi Fjalar Jónasson, Læknasetrid Medical Center, Reykjavik, Island
Poster and Press release (both in Norwegian).