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Time and place: Sep. 29, 2022 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Have breakfast with the three main unions for academics in Norway: Forskerforbundet, NTL and Akademikerne.

Time and place: Aug. 25, 2022 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Just as the deadlines are approaching, we have invited UiO's EU office to give us a talk about EU research grants from a PhD and postdoc point of view. 

Time and place: June 15, 2022 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Stort Møterom(2nd Floor) Georg Sverdrups hus

In the UiODoc afternoon tea series, we invite our next speaker Anna Kolberg Buverud to talk about the international mobility of researchers and the opportunities provided by UiO.

Time and place: June 2, 2022 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

A leading scientist or future employer in your field asks you about your project: do you panic and mumble incomprehensibly? Or, do you step up and pitch yourself?

In the May edition of the PhD and Post-doc breakfast club (held in June because of the long -weekend), UiODoc invites Alan Louis Belardinelli to talk about how we can recognize our individual strengths and learn to showcase these when meeting prospective employers.

Time and place: May 10, 2022 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Stort møterom, Georg sverdrups hus

In this special edition of PhD and PostDoc afternoon tea, we as UiODoc have arranged a talk in regards to stress management and mental health for PhD and postdocs at UiO. Therefore, we invited Linda Therese Sørensen Westgaard who is an Adviser in  Studies Section, and Ilan Villanger  Senior Adviser from Studies Section to give a talk about PhD and PostDoc's struggles with "work-life balance” which dives into psychosocial well-being aspects.

Time and place: May 9, 2022 5:00 PM7:00 PM, U1 bar-cafe

On the 9th of May 2022, UiODoc will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM). We welcome all PhDs and postdocs at the University of Oslo to attend the meeting to learn more about UiODoc’s work, have your say about our agenda, bring up anything for discussion, to get involved with our activities or simply to enjoy your afternoon with colleagues and good food.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

In the April edition of PPBC, we invite Koyote Millar to share some skills and insights into the art of feedback: namely, how to provide constructive feedback in an effective manner, and how to accept and work with feedback that arises during the research process.

Time and place: Mar. 31, 2022 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam Biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups Hus

In this edition of the PhD and Postdoc Breakfast Club, we will discuss how to perfect your poster presentations. 

Time and place: Mar. 24, 2022 5:30 PM10:00 PM, Escape Bar

UiODoc invites all members to our next social event: a Norwegian folk-dancing fiesta!

After having to postpone the event due to the rising of the omicron variant in December 2021, we hope this will be a fun yet long-awaited in-person gathering with fun activities and delicious food.

Time and place: Feb. 24, 2022 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

In the February edition of the PhD & Post-Doc Breakfast Club, we welcome Ivana Malovic to discuss Fake Science; namely how we can recognize it and what to do about it.

Time and place: Jan. 27, 2022 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Zoom

We start this new year with the latest and most interesting edition of PPBC! We are delighted to welcome Anna Kathinka Dalland Evans, a senior academic librarian at the UiO Library of Science and Medicine to share her valuable information on effective ways of communicating science.

Time and place: Dec. 16, 2021 5:30 PM10:00 PM, Abels utsikt (12th floor), Nils Henrik Abels hus

UiODoc invites all PhD's and Post-Docs to our end-of-year social event: a Norwegian folk-dancing fiesta at Blindern Campus with dinner included!

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2021 8:30 AM10:00 AM, Georg Sverdrup hus, Stort møterom

For the November edition of the PhD and Post-doc Breakfast Club, we welcome research librarian Heidi Sjursen Konestabo from the Department of Biosciences to talk about figures, maps and datasets.

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2021 8:30 AM10:00 AM, Georg Sverdrup hus, Stort møterom

For October’s edition of PPBC, we are delighted to welcome back Sølvi Haavik, an Adviser at the Studies Section of the MN Faculty, to share her valuable insight into the world of intercultural communication. 

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2021 10:00 AM11:00 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

10 October is World Mental Health Day! Its objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of it. UiODoc would like to take this opportunity to provide a talk in regards to mental health for PhD and postdocs at UiO. Therefore, we invited Ingvild Mageli, a PhD in economics to give a talk about PhD struggles called “especially independent” which dives into psychosocial well-being aspects.

Time and place: Sep. 30, 2021 8:30 AM10:00 AM, Georg Sverdrup hus, auditorium 1

Imposter syndrome probably affects most of us, and can seriously affect our mental health, confidence, and happiness. This talk by Hugo de Boer aims to analyse and relativise imposter syndrome, as well as provide insights to mitigate its effects.

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2021 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Farmasibygningen Auditorium 2

Are you unionized? Is it maybe something you considered for a long time but just were unsure which union to choose? Or are you totally new to this topic?

No matter what fits your situation, join our meet & greet event to get to know three UiO unions Akademikerne, Forskerforbundet and NTL and their differences. 

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2021 5:00 PM7:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus, auditorium 1 & Zoom!

On September 14 2021, UiODoc will hold its Annual General Assembly. We welcome all PhDs and postdocs at the University of Oslo to come attend the meeting to learn more about UiODoc’s work, to have your say about our agenda and bring up anything for discussion, to get involved with our activities or simply to enjoy your afternoon with colleagues and good food.

Time and place: July 14, 2021 12:00 PMJuly 17, 2021 9:45 AM, Prague

From July 14 to July 15 the Eurodoc Conference 2021 will take place with the theme "Improving Doctoral Training in Europe".

The Conference will be followed by the AGM on July 16-17.

Time and place: June 24, 2021 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Zoom!

Happy June folks! For this month's PhD & PostDoc's Breakfast Club, we have Katharina Vestre as our speaker where she will be sharing her experience in the field of science communication.

Time and place: May 27, 2021 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Zoom!

We may hate it or love it, but applying for grants is a major part of life in present-day academia. Grant proposal writing is therefore a life-saving skill - and for that reason we have invited UiO researcher Folmer Bokma to give us a talk on how to write excellent grant proposals. 

Time and place: May 19, 2021 6:00 PMMay 21, 2021 10:00 PM, Zoom!

The Pint of Science festival aims to deliver interesting and relevant talks on the latest science research in an accessible format to the public – mainly across bars, pubs, cafes, and other public places. The Pint of Science provides a platform to enable discussions on research between scientist and the Norwegian community without requiring previous knowledge. Pint of Science is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers and was established by a community of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in 2012. The main festival takes places over three days in May simultaneously in pubs across the world.

Time and place: May 19, 2021 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Zoom!

Just as the deadlines are approaching, we have invited UiO's EU office to give us a talk about EU research grants from a PhD and postdoc point of view. 

Time and place: Apr. 22, 2021 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Zoom!

The PPBC in April will focus on your future career in the industry and what you can do while you're still working in academia. Sign up and get valuable tips on how to promote your chances for a career in industry!

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2021 5:00 PM6:00 PM, zoom

Wondering how to pitch your PhD or PostDoc experience to get a business career? What skills you have as a researcher that businesses might be looking for? Don't miss this talk, organised in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group! Only 40 spots available: first come, first serve.