Daily Archives: Thursday September 15th, 2016

A MASTER or PHD at one of the world’s leading universities?

9AdNaI-2Aker Scholarship is a grant awarded to students who want to apply for master’s or PhD studies at some of the world’s leading universites: Caltech, MIT, Harvard, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College London og National University of Singapore (NUS).
The scholarship is open for all fields of study, but you can only apply if you’re not already enrolled in the program.
Application deadline: October 1st. 2016

Publication in ESC journal

The publication entitled ‘Natriuretic peptide levels taken following Constantly unplanned admission to a cardiology department predict the duration of hospitalization’ will be published in the next issue European Journal of Heart Failure.

It represents the work that was started when Marte Asphaug was a student at SUS.

You can read it here

BOA team’s website is launched

hav_liv_samfunn_3BOA team’s website is online

New Website with templates and tools for use in dealing with externally financed projects are now aware of BOA team at UiB. http://www.uib.no/foransatte/91955/arbeidsst%c3%b8tte-bidrags-og-oppdragsfinansiert-aktivitet-boa
The target group for BOA-sites are primarily administrations of faculties and departments. Other users are project managers, local and central advisers who have roles associated with BOA-related work. The website will remain in continuous development in collaboration with the various user groups.
The website covers the entire process to a externally financed research projects: mobilization, application, contract, startup, operation and shutdown. For each step in the process described all the activities belonging to all roles, tasks, guidance, resources and contacts.

Users can enroll needs to responsible for BOA-sites, allowing more specific information for faculty or institute may be considered on pages. BOA team leader has overall, comprehensive responsibility for BOA websites and provide good practices
Reference Date 2016/9277-SYP 08/31/2016 page 2 of 2 for management of content in cooperation with those responsible for the various activities. In this regard, BOA team leader have dialogue with faculties and departments to anchor roles and responsibilities of all BOA processes.

Invitation to EVU forum on October 27th

How can EVU help meet society’s needs for expertise? 

UiB further invites scientific employees and administrativ staff to EVU forum on Thursday 27 October 2016.
Theme: How can continuing education help meet society’s needs for expertise in the future?
Innovation Norway, the Ministry of Education, Directorate of Education, NIFU and Hordaland County Council contributes insight and futures. We serve lunch- welcome!
Time: Thursday 27th October 2016 at. 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Scandic Bergen City, Håkonsgaten 2
Read the full program here

Registration before Friday 21 October at. 16.00

Public PhD Defence, Week 38

mohn_23.09Kristin Greve-Isdahl Mohn will defend her PhD thesis on Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Trial lecture: Friday, September 23rd, 2016, 09:15
Topic:  “Viral epidemics – historical and future threats”
Place:  Auditorium, Bikuben, Jonas Lies vei 69
Public defense: Friday, September 23rd, 2016, 11:15
Place:  Auditorium, Bikuben, Jonas Lies vei 69
Title of dissertation:  “Immune response to influenza after vaccination and infection”
1st opponent: Ass. professor Terho Heikkinen, Universitetet i Turku, Finland
2nd opponent: Førsteamanuensis Lars Heggelund, Universitetet i Oslo

Press release (in Norwegian)