Fagakademiet is inviting anyone interested to a writing course where you will learn how to deliver your message. Time and place: 16.10.14, Bergen, hotel terminus. Deadline for signing up: 29.09.14. For more information (in Norwegian).
SIU is announcing funding for cooperation in five different programs targeting higher education cooperation with the BRIKS-nations, Japan, South-Korea and North-America.
General information about the calls.
- The Indo-Norwegian Cooperation Programme, deadline September 16th
- The High North Programme, deadline November 05th
- Prosject funds for cooperation with North-America, deadline September 16th
- The Cooperation Programme with Russia, deadline September 16th, deadline for recommendation from the institute (in Norwegian) is September 18th
- The UTFORSK Partnership Programme, deadline September 16th, deadline for recommendation from the institute (in Norwegian) is September 23rd
Deadline September 15th.
All previous links are in Norwegian. You can find information about UiB’s programme portfolio, exchange programmes for employees and students, and international networks here.
Program for evaluation and quality development (PEK-funds) will give out 1,3 million NOK in 2015. The program is two-fold, consisting of a project part (>70%) and a reward part, the Owl Award for good study quality (<30%). The Projects will generally promote the quality of education and the quality of the student-oriented services at the University, and be transferable to other disciplines.
Deadline is September 10th 2014. For more information (in Norwegian).
UH-nett Vest is giving grants for research cooperation between the following institutions: Bergen University College (HiB), Sogn og Fjordane University College (HSF), Stord/Haugesund University College (HSH), Volda University College (HVO) and University of Bergen (UoB). The funds will primarily go to projects which already has external financing, where the new funds will lead to cooperation with one or more institutions in UH-nett Vest. Deadline is September 15th. Application must be sent to Lene Bakke.
For more information (in Norwegian).
The Chemical Storage is closed on the following days in June: Wednesday 4th, Tuesday 17th, and from Thursday 26th to 1st of July.
It is also closed on Friday the 30th of May.
The Cancer Society’s annual main call for research funding for positions and operation is announced. You can now apply for support for researcher initiated cancer research projects in any research field. The projects are usually in the categories basal research, translational research, clinical research, epidemiologic research, health and social research or alternative/complementary research, but any application for cancer related research will be considered.
The application deadline is Monday June 2nd 2014, at 13:00. The Cancer Society will only accept applications sent electronically via the application portal.
Please keep in mind that the system of short-term clinical grants is now extended to all professions whose main position is in the clinic. Moreover, it is now possible to apply for a free position for a longer period than before, up to one year (full time).
For more information (in Norwegian).
NB! Applications to the Norwegian Cancer Society must be approved by the institute. The reason for this is that only projects approved in advance by the institute will get a refund for the contribution margin from the faculty.
You can now apply for support from Astri and Edvard Riisøens Legacy. The Legacy’s purpose is to promote the medical research of cardiovascular diseases. The Legacy may also be used for research or studies of other diseases, e.g. cancer, rheumatic diseases etc.. This year you can apply for funding of scientific travels. Deadline June 2. For more information (in Norwegian).
The Kavli Fund is always looking for a new project to which they can give their support. If you have a project you think may fit them, you can send a mail.
For more information about the Kavli Fund and the type of projects they support.
NordForsk has pre-announced a Call within the newly established Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare. About 120 MNOK will be shared between three to five large-scale projects, running for five years. The Call will be issued in June with application deadline in middle of October 2014. The pre-announcement aims to encourage Nordic researchers and research institutions to start preparing for the Call in terms of identifying in particular Nordic partners. For more information.
Novo Nordisk Fonden announces research grants for Clinical Research Fellowship at Steno Diabetes Center with deadline June 20th, and Research projects in endocrinology and experimental physiology in the Nordics, deadline June 2nd.
- Changes for project leaders with FRIPRO-projects over 3 years. They may apply for funding to a new project when it has been underway for 3 years, even if the project is not finished.
- Changes for Young research talents and postdoctoral fellowships:
- For Young research talents it is from this year on a demand that there has been at least 2 years since approved dissertation.
- For postdoctoral fellowship there will now be a demand for a stay abroad of between 3 and 12 months.
- From this year on, there will be a mobility grant for you young researches in FRIPRO. The grant is for 3 years. The first two years must be at an institution abroad, and the third in Norway. The grants are open for applicants from all fields.
Deadline is May 21st.
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Erasmus+ replaced EU’s programme for lifelong learning starting January 1, 2014, and the first programme period will be until 2021. Funding has now been announced for the joint degree part of the programme. Application deadline is March 27, 2014.
Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) are now accepting applications for BSRS2014. Application deadline is February 15th for international students and March 1st for Nordic students. Click here for more information about the summer school, and click here for promotion flyer. For more information about courses offered in 2014, click here.
The role and responsibilities of universities for educating health professionals for tomorrow´s healthcare systems. For more information.
Lund, October 16-17 2014
REK will have 9 meetings in 2014. Deadlines for the applications to REK are found here.
The Norwegian Cancer Society is cooperating with the Movember foundation to improve men’s health, especially in regard to prostate cancer. Application deadline is 23.01.2014.
1. Jiri Mekyska, Signal Processing Laboratory, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Field: Non-invasive neurological disorders analysis by novel algorithms and data acquisition protocols, methods, tools and systems supporting neurologists, speech therapists and psychologists.
2. Katerina Ušelová, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Current trends in bioanalysis, namely protein purification and separation by isoelectric focusing (IEF), isoelectric trapping (IET) and OFFGEL, exemplified on e.g. insulin.
3. Marius Stefan, University Alexandru Ioan Cuza of Iasi, Romania
Use of some metabolic derivatives from Artrhobacter nicotinovorans as novels neuroprotective drugs.
4. Jānis Smilga, Technology Transfer Office Expert in Promoting, Riga Stradins University, Latvia
“Vital tissue less traumatic high frequency alloy technology approach in clinical and field surgery” and development of living tissue welding technology.
The Center funds projects within all disciplines and has as its aim to promote collaboration between institutions in Norway and UC Berkeley. Click here for more information.
Technical and administrative staff may apply for staff exchange at the University of Helsinki in 2014. Click here for more information about the Erasmus programme (In Norwegian). Click here for more information about the staff exchange with the University of Helsinki . If you are interested you may contact Signe Knappskog (firstname.lastname@example.org)