Daily Archives: Friday January 13th, 2023


Dear all!

Do you/your research group/research group know anyone who has excelled in 2022, either on the research front (publication, research environment, PhD work, dissemination), as an innovation environment or in terms of teaching? The Faculty of Medicine has announced a number of prizes for 2022, so now you have the chance to nominate colleagues/environment (or yourself!). The categories are

  1. Publication of the Year (NOK 100 000)
  2. Research environment of the year (NOK 150 000)
  3. PhD work of the year (NOK 75 000)
  4. Dissemination award (NOK 75 000)
  5. Innovation award (NOK 150 000)
  6. Education Award (up to three awards for outstanding initiatives in education, a main prize of NOK 150,000 and up to two more prizes of NOK 50,000 each!)

We from K2 can put forward one candidate in each category, so do not hesitate to submit proposals (with supplementary reasons) by Monday 6 February. More detailed information can be found here.

Proposal for Publication/PhD/Group/Dissemination/Innovation

Suggestions for Education Awards

Have a nice weekend!

Small Animal MRI Course

MIC is happy to announce a basic course in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of small animals, with the aim of giving the participants knowledge on the principles, the theory and practical use of MRI.

The theoretical part of the course will cover multimodal imaging and the theoretical aspects of MRI. The participants will get hands on practical training on the instruments in the practical part and learn about basic image analysis of MR images.

After the course, the participants should be able to understand how to plan and perform MRI experiments on small animals.

For more information, please see flyer

Call for proposals: Innovation potential on Nordic patient records

Nordic Innovation will fund a project with the aim to demonstrate a concrete solution utilizing the context-rich information provided in patient journals records across Nordic countries in solving healthcare challenges.


Eitri Pitchfest 2023

Eitri Medical Incubator opened a year ago and since then we are hosting promising startups and innovation projects from UiB and Helse Bergen.

Eitri would like to invite everyone to Eitri Pitchfest where we will showcase 15 of them.

Join us to learn what we have been doing and where we are heading!

Where: Eitri Medical Incubator, Haukelandsbakken 31, Bergen
When: 13:00-15:00, January 27.
Sign up here

Research Data Management and Scholarly Communication – UiB Library seminars V2023

The UiB University Library continues its popular Open Science seminar series in spring 2023 with a number of webinars on Research Data Management and Scholarly Communication.
Both the Research Council of Norway and Horizon Europe assess Open Science in research proposals and experts at the library can support you with navigating the Open Science landscape and adopting practices.

Starting Friday January 20th at 10:15 CET, the Open Science webinar series will take place every other week during the spring semester. Please follow the links for more information on each date and to sign up for the webinars. We are looking forward to seeing you!

The UiB University Library and its Digital Lab offer a wide range of interesting courses and events – please find more information in the calendar.

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UC Berkeley: Apply for Peder Sather Grant

Interested in visiting UC Berkeley? Apply for the Peder Sather Grant Program to collaborate with one of the best universities in the world. Deadline is April 3rd.

Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study is a collaboration between UC Berkeley and 8 Norwegian universities. Every year, the center supports projects carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley in collaboration with researchers from the Norwegian universities.

Grants can support activities such as workshops, mini-conferences, virtual intellectual exchanges, the undertaking of exploratory and pilot studies, activities such as PhD student exchanges, longer-term stays for Principal Investigators, the collection and analysis of data, and other core research activities.


Meet and greet

All international employees are welcome to join us at the International Centre for meet and greet to get to know each other and the International Centre. The meet and greet will take place on Thursday 19th of January from 15:30 to 18:30. We will arrange some food and board games for everyone, so please sign up in good time. We have reserved seminar room E, at the Student Centre, and the pizza will arrive around 16:00. Further instructions will be sent to you by email the day before the event. We look forward to seeing you there! You can sign up here.

Tax seminar

Sign up and join us for an online information meeting regarding paying tax in Norway.

This is useful if you are moving to Norway, shifting between Norway and other working countries, or working from abroad. We will have this seminar 2 Fridays per month, from 11.00 to 11.30. The next seminar will be on January 13th. In the registration form you can choose which date you want to sign up to. Read more.

EIC and EMA webinar

The European Innovation Council (EIC) and the European Medicine Agency (EMA) will jointly hold a webinar on ‘Regulatory Support for the Development of Innovative Medicines and Technologies‘. The main aim is to inform researchers and SMEs active in research and innovation in the pharmaceutical and med-tech sectors about the wide range of EMA’s support services available and how to access them.

This free webinar will take place on 31 January 2023 (8:00-11:30 UK time) and no registration is required. The event will be broadcasted online. The agenda and further information are available on the event website.