Daily Archives: Friday March 16th, 2018

K2-News Week 11

It’s time to honor our best in research, teaching and dissemination 2017!

Prizes will be awarded for the year’s publication, the research group of the year, the year’s PhD work, and excellent research dissemination.

K2 can promote up to two candidates in each category. The proposals needs to be detailed. The individual proposal should be on 1/2-1 page. We ask research group leaders to submit proposals o pal.njolstad@uib.no by Friday 6 April 2018.

The Publication of the Year
-describe quality, originality, and innovation
– if relevant, consequences for further knowledge acquisition, clinical use or innovation
– should represent the department’s own research
-the original article as nominated should be enclosed as a pdf file of the printed article

The PhD Thesis of the Year
-describe quality, originality, and innovation
– if relevant, consequences for further knowledge acquisition, clinical use or innovation
-candidate’s own contribution to the work needs to be explained
-four printed copies of the thesis should be sent to the faculty (will only be returned on request).

The Research Group of the Year
-describe research production and quality
-should have close collaboration and not have the character of being a loosely linked network
-contributions to national and international research collaboration, networking and contributions to recruitment and education of researchers recruited

The Dissemination Price
-descrube how the researcher or research group has been able to convey recent research in an excellent way to a broad audience
-research dissemination must be of high quality in terms of professional content, design and execution
-should engage, awaken curiosity, give inspiration and new knowledge
-the dissemination must respond to society’s need for information and knowledge about research and higher education.

K2 has launched a teaching price of 50,000 NOK. The prize is awarded once a year to a lecturer who has particularly excelled for outstanding efforts in student education within subjects in the program of medicine, pharmaceuticals, dentistry or nutrition belonging to K2.We ask for proposals sent to jone.trovik@uib.no by April 13, 2018.The prize will be awarded at the Examination and Teaching Seminar on 2 May.

Matters that are especially emphasized in the assessment of proposed candidates for the K2 tuition fee:

-student evaluation of teaching
-remarks for good education
-development of new student activating teaching methods
-use of new digital teaching or examination methods
-production of textbooks / textbooks
-internationalization of teaching
-other teaching or exam-related projects with clear transfer value



Monday 26 March and Tuesday 27 March, the internal mail will go as usual.
Wednesday, March 28, it will not be any mail pickup or delivery

Campus Bus:
The campus bus run during Easter week. That means, the last day the bus goes is Friday the 23rd. The bus goes back to normal, after Easter, Tuesday the 3rd of April

Material Units / Other Transport Assignments:
These 2 units end up holidaying in Easter week.
No transport assignments are thus expedited / performed in Easter week.
Transport is back as usual Tuesday 3rd of April

Network Luncheon for all PhD fellows

Dear all,

The Postgraduate School of Clinical Medicine is preparing a new Network Luncheon for all PhD fellows and researchers at K1 and K2 departments.

Now is the time to sign up as a presenter, if you would like to present your latest results, engage in discussion with other PhD students and practice your presentation skills.

The upcoming Network Lunch will take place;

Thursday April 12th , Laboratory building, room 9.1/9.2, from 11:30-13:00.

Registration link:   


Take a break from your daily lab-routine and enjoy a free lunch, socialize and hear talks from fellow PhD students, and on top of all that, earn one ECTS point!

If you would like to earn one ECTS (http://www.uib.no/en/course/FSKLI901) , please contact:

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have!

Looking  forward to see you
Irene and Yasaman

New publications

Here are recent publications with contributions from K2 based on last week’s search on PubMed (and optionally articles that have not been included in previous lists). This time the list includes in total 24 recent publications. The entries appear in the order they were received from NCBI. If you have publications that are not included in this or previous lists, please send the references to Johnny Laupsa-Borge.

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Info on startup of BUS 2 – Child and Youth Hospital Step 2

In connection with the start of construction work at the Children’s and Youth Hospital, Step 2, we would like to provide brief information about what will happen in the next few weeks:

Going now: Creation and establishment of construction site.
12th of March: Start-up of excavation and transport of masses from construction site.
19th of March: Startup of drilling and blasting.

Blasting 2 times per day in the time window at 12:30 to 13:00 and at 15:30 to 16:00. Explosion will be notified by signal.

An invitation will be sent to a information meeting regarding the project in the near future.

With best regards
Helse Bergen