Daily Archives: Thursday March 26th, 2015

Family Blix fund for support medical research

Family Blix fund for  suppor of medical research was established on 1 December 1983. The purpose of the fund is to support medical research, particularly in the fields of cardiovascular disease and cancer, including medical diagnostics in these fields. Support from the Fund will particularly go to research that combines basal and clinical research, with special emphasis on applications from young researchers. Applications for grants must be submitted to the Fund’s Board v / attorney Erik Keiserud Hjort DA, Postboks 471 Sentrum, 0105 Oslo.
Applications must be sent no later than 25 June 2015. It must be written on a standard form which will be sent on request to e-mail goe@hjort.no

Intensivkurs i norsk – trinn 1

For the third time UiB now offer intensive Norwegian courses in the summer for international researchers (employee + spouse/partner of international researchers) and students.
This course is especially for those new to UiB in spring / summer.
It might be a good start to the employment relationship at UiB.
If  you have people coming, but not in until May 15th (deadline) – be sure to apply so they don`t have to wait until fall.

More info and registration:



Media practice for researachers

Do you dream about beeing headliner in The News? Do you want the Minister of Education and Research to read about your research in the newspaper? No matter what, media practice will still be useful. This is a course for you who want to get better impact through media.

We kindly ask research leaders to think through if you want to encourage someone spescial to participate.

For more information and registration ; http://www.uib.no/foransatte/87108/medietrening-forskere

Deadline April 8, 2015

What about a mini-Nobel?

Science, Stockholm, and snow
Who among us hasn’t dreamed of being in Stockholm when the Nobel Prizes are awarded? If you’re a recent PhD graduate, the journal Science and SciLifeLab may just offer you that chance to walk among the new Nobel Laureates during the second week of December — and to accept a prize, no less. The four winners of the 2015 Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists will have their essays published in Science, share a total of $60,000 in prize money, and attend an awards ceremony in Stockholm. 
Deadline for submissions is August 1, 2015.