Tag Archives: 03/2016

Vice chair for research

Per BakkeIn the K2 editorial last week Roland informed that he will leave the position as vice chair for research at the institute. He has had the position since K2 was established three years ago. Roland has done a great job to promote research within the institute. He has also done a significant effort to put focus on working groups with relevance for PhD training and also on supervisor training, both nationally and at an international level. Roland has also contributed significantly to the integration of the various parts of the four old institutes into one. Well done Roland!

The new vice chair for research is Helge Ræder. He is a professor within Pål’s research group, and holds a BFS grant. I am sure that he will follow up the good work started by Roland to promote research at K2.


Reminder:Invitation to the Network Conference in Evidence-Based Practice

22HiBWelcome to the network conference in evidence-based practice 5 -6 April 2016!
This year we welcome you to the University College’s new and beautiful Campus Kronstad.

We invite you to two eventful days of exciting lectures, workshops and poster exhibitions. As usual we focus on the implementation of evidence-based practice in practice and education.
Here are some of the topics:
* Implementing the Patient Safety Programme
* User participation
* Evidence based research
* Implementation of guidelines
* Knowledge Translation
* National guidelines Continue reading

Introduction seminar for new employees 5 February

Service centre for international mobillity invites to introduction seminar for new employees 5 February,
The introductory seminar covers mutual prerequisites and expectations, equal opportunities, HR policy and HSE, among other things. The labour unions and various welfare offerings will also be presented.

Registration within 2 February.
More information here.

NORHEART course in Tromsø 14-16 March

Metabolic and Mechanical Function of the Heart (MBI-8004)

This is a specialized course that may be relevant for several PhD students at UiB. Travel and subsistence are covered for PhD students who are members of NORHEART. Everyone doing cardiovascular research are welcomed in NORHEART, membership is free (www.norheart.no). For more information and registration, see here.

Invitation to an information meeting about the announcement of new centers of excellent education (SFU) January 28

In late February NOKUT will announce three to six new centers of excellent education.

The establishment of new centers of excellent education is a strategic priority of the University of Bergen. We therefore encourage faculties and academic communities to consider the possibility of applying for establishment of a SFU center through this year’s announcement. New centers can apply for four to eight million NKR in annual funding. All research groups can apply for SFU status. Continue reading

Bergen Postgraduate School in Clinical medicine invites you!


Bergen Postgraduate School in Clinical medicine would like to invite you to the upcomming event “Research presentations from 2015”. A poster exhibit will be present at the Foyer, sentralblokken, Haukeland University Hospital from
Monday 25th of January to Friday 29th of January.

What’s happening and where?
Wednesday 27th of January: poster presentations at the Foyer
Thursday 28th of January: Oral presentations at Birkhaugssalen
Friday: Award ceremony with musical entertainment at the Foyer.

Everyone is welcome to the poster session on Wednesday and oral presentations on Thursday as well as the award ceremony on Friday.

New of this year is the “Peoples favorite” award. The posterpresentation and oral presentation with the most votes gets a prize. So take some of your time to watch the posters and oral resentations and give your vote to your favorite.

Hope to see you at the Research presentation week in week 4!

Program posters

Program oral

Pubilc PhD Defence, Week 4

koch_anne_metteAnne Mette Koch  will defend her PhD thesis on Thursday January 28, 2016
Trial lecture: Thursday January 28 2016, 09:15
Topic: “Fra overvåking til redusert infeksjonsbyrde: Hvordan bør vi implementere kunnskap om sykdomsbyrde fra infeksjonsovervåking i sykehjem og sykehus, og hvordan kan vi måle effekten?”
Place: Auditorium 2, Bygg for biologiske basalfag, Jonas Lies vei 91
Public defense: Thursday January 28 2016 11:15
Place: Auditorium 2Bygg for biologiske basalfag, Jonas Lies vei 91
Title of dissertation: “Lessons learned from infection surveillance: Occurrence, risk factors and consequences of healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and long-term care facilities”
1st opponent:Avdelingsdirektør Bjørn Iversen, Folkehelseinstituttet
2nd opponent:Professor Guri Rørtveit, Universitetet i Bergen

Press release (in Norwegian)

New Publications

Based on last week’s search for “Department of Clinical Science AND Bergen”. If you have publications which are not covered by this search, send the reference to elin.opheim@uib.no.

Calprotectin (S100A8/A9) and S100A12 are associated with measures of disease activity in a longitudinal study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with infliximab.
Nordal HH, Brun JG, Hordvik M, Eidsheim M, Jonsson R, Halse AK.
Scand J Rheumatol. 2016 Jan 15:1-8.