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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.
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.
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.
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.
In this edition of the PhD and Postdoc Breakfast Club, we will discuss how to perfect your poster presentations.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
For March's edition of PPBC, we will go on a journey into intercultural communication delivered to us by Sølvi Haavik, who is an Adviser at the Studies Section of the MN Faculty experienced in intercultural relations.
Have you ever been hesitant to criticize somebody's work because you were afraid the wrong tone could hurt their feelings? Or felt like you just couldn't efficiently formulate what you "actually" wanted to say to really help someone thrive? Or have you been put off by feedback you received, which negatively impacted your motivation and well-being? In this week's PPBC, Koyote Millar will present available strategies to make life easier.
Do you need to write a "kappe" for your article-based PhD dissertation, yet struggle in how to manage this? Then this workshop by David Burke is for you! Sign up by February 12, as the number of attendees is limited.