Monthly Archives: October 2020

Proposal to Research Council of Norway 2021

In the newsletter two weeks ago we present changes in RCN’s (known as NFR) announcement for 2021. The early deadline combined with coming changes in UiB’s budgeting processes urges us to gain an overview of potential applicants as soon as possible. We fully understand that it is not easy to know if you will apply while still waiting for feedback from this years’ submission. We therefore give you an option to sign off for this. In addition, you are of course free to change your mind.

The form is very simple and we truly appreciate if you could cross of your choices in the few fields:


Online course in Health Research Act

The faculty has made a new online course in Health Research Act (MED-HELFORSK) which is accessible for everybody via mittuib. The course is mandatory for PhD fellows and from 2021 also for supervisors. Everybody is encouraged to take the course! Currently in Norwegian only but will soon be available in English.

PhD students: Posters for the Ocean Sustainability Conference In Bergen

Dear PhD students (even some who have already (just!) finished, some who are about to finish!!),

For the second year in a row, UiB will host the Ocean Sustainability Conference in Bergen, hosted by Ocean Sustainability Bergen (OSB) led by Prof. Lise Øvreås on November 11, 2020.

This year we invite motivated students from Mat.Nat., Social Science, Medicine and Law, indeed ALL faculties, to present posters on their research related to Ocean biodiversity, sustainability, blue carbon, marine innovation, marine exploration, seafood, human health, policy and climate change themes. We will host a hybrid conference this year, with most participants following online and some in the Aula. Thus, we are thinking a bit out-of-the-box when it comes to the poster session:

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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 8 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 Oda Barth Vedøy.

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