Invitation to the TODOS Annual General Assembly

unknownDate: 09. 12.2016

Time: 09:00 – 10:00 (FREE Breakfast starting at 8:30 – register with form below!)

Place: UB 132 (Room next to the main library)

TODOS invites all PhDs from UiT to our Annual General Meeting where we will present our annual report. Our annual report is now available for you and you will find it here.

By attending this event, you will be able to:

– Become part of the TODOS Board engage with your PhD community, take responsibility, be creative, help your fellow PhDs and make and an awesome contribution to UiT and your CV!)

– Vote for the new TODOS Board

– Bring up relevant topics and issues that you would like to have addressed next year, socially and academically for you and all PhDs at UiT

– Have a free breakfast with us!

 If you are interested in becoming part of the TODOS Board 2017, ideally contact us already before the AGM via or our facebook page.

 Sign up for the free breakfast here:

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Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing – Eleventh Annual Conference, 21–22 Nov. 2016

The “Eleventh Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing is approaching. The Munin Conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing and communication, primarily revolving around open access, open data and open science, and raise and debate questions related to scholarly publishing. This year’s conference (2016) is the eleventh Munin Conference and is scheduled to take place 21–22 November 2016 at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway. Here you can find the complete Conference program.

Last day for registration is November 6! And t
he conference is free of charge for UiT employees and students, but remember to sign up in order to get lunch!


Keynote speakers this year will be:

Danny Kingsley, Head of Scholarly Communication at University of Cambridge. Her previous role was as Executive Officer of the Australian Open Access Support Group. She has worked as a science communicator for 15 years, including two years with ABC Science Online as a journalist for News in Science. Danny will speak about Reward, reproducibility and recognition in research – the case for going Open.


Stephen Curry, Professor of Structural Biology at Imperial College, London. He was a member of the steering group behind The Metric Tide: Report of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management (UK), and has been active in the discussions after the report was published. Stephen will speak about Zen and the Art of Academic Maintenance

Mark J. McCabe, Lecturer at Boston University’simage004 Questrom School of Business, and a Professor at SKEMA Business School, in Sophia Antipolis, France. In his research within the field of industrial organization he currently focuses on the economics of digital information goods markets (with a particular interest in scientific publishing) and the implications of the online environment for competition policy. Mark will speak about How Open Access Affects Competition in Scholarly Publishing Markets: A Tale of Good Intentions, Big Deals and Uncertain Outcomes.

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FREE PhD movie night! Gratis filmkveld for alle PhD-studenter!

*English below*

TODOS GRATIS filmkveld for alle PhD-studenter – registrering nødvendig

Vi inviterer alle PhD-studenter til filmkveld her på campus!

Vi viser den fantastiske “PhD movie 2”, så kom og le litt med dine PhD-venner! TODOS spanderer noe mat og snacks!

Dato: 03.11.2016
Tid: 16:00 – 19:00
Sted: Kino in TEO H6 – 6.222 (see map)

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Registrer deg her:
Påmeldingsfrist er 01.11.2016


TODOS movie night FREE for all PhDs – registration required!

We invite all PhDs to a movie night right here on campus!
Come join us for the great “PhD movie 2” and share a laugh with your fellow PhD mates! TODOS will provide you with some food and snacks!

Date: 03.11.2016
Time: 16:00 – 19:00
Where: Kino in TEO H6 – 6.222 (see map)

Registration deadline is 01.11.2016

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An afternoon of information and networking for new PhD students

New PhD students are invited to an afternoon of information and networking Thursday 13 October 2016 2-4 pm at Árdna.

You will get useful inforamtion about beeing a PhD student and have the opportunity to meet other new PhD students for various fields.


  • Welcome Speech by Pro-Rector Kenneth Ruud
  • An introduction to your rights and duties as well as possibilities as a New PhD student by Director of Research and Development Pål Vegar Storeheier
  • Presentation of High North Academy by coordinator Arve Lynghammar
  • Presentation of Take control of Your PhD Journey by Senior Academic Librarian Per Pippin Aspaas, The University Library
  • Presentation of Tromsø Doctoral Students (TODOS) by Chair Board Charlotte Weber


We serve tapas,  and there will be time for socialising after the presentations.

Sign up for the event: Sign up by 11 October 2016.

Når: 13.10.16 kl. 14:00 – 16:00
Hvor: Árdna
Sted/Campus: Tromsø
Målgruppe: Studenter, Ansatte
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TODOS Coffee & waffle seminar on Open Access Publishing

Er du snart klar for å sende inn et manuskript, men er usikker på om du skal gå for tradisjonelle eller «open access» tidsskrifter? Vet du hva åpen forskningsdata er, og hvilken bruk du kan ha av det? Velkommen til vårt «Open Access» kaffe & vaffel seminar, organisert i samarbeid med Universitetsbiblioteket, etterfulgt av en åpen diskusjonsrunde ved UiT (Campus Tromsø). Dette vil du IKKE gå glipp av!

Dato: 29 September 2016

Tid: 13:00-15.00


Sted: TEO H5.5.502

Klikk på linken for å registrere deg! Påmeldingsfrist er 27. september.

Are you about to submit your new manuscript and you are wondering if you should go for a traditional or an open access journal? Do you know what open research data is or what use it can have for you? Feel free to join us for an Open Access coffee & waffle seminar organised in collaboration with the University Library and followed by an open discussion round at UiT (Campus Tromsø). Do NOT miss out!

Date: 29 September 2016

Time: 13:00-15.00


Venue: TEO H5.5.502

Please use this link for registration! Deadline for registration is 27 September.


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