Dear PhD candidates,
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TODOS fyller fem år, og feirer med bowlingkveld!
TODOS inviterer deg til en kveld med bowling, biljard og hipp hipp hurra! Feir med oss den 2. mars mellom 18-20 hos Bybowling i Storgata 68, vi har booket lokalet for oss i disse to timene. Vær vennlig å registrere for eventen slik at vi vet hvor mange som kommer og kan planlegge deretter.
Vær oppmerksom på at dette er et arrangement for PhD-studenter og Post-docs ved UiT!
TODOS turns five years old, and its time to strike!
TODOS invites you to an evening of bowling, billiards and hip hip hurrah on the evening of 2nd March between 18.00 and 20.00. Join us to play and socialize at Bybowling on Storgata 68, the place will be all ours for 2 hours. Please register for the event so that proper arrangements can be made.
Please note: This is an event for Uit PhDs and Post-docs only!
Leadership skills may become handy both during and after your PhD. Sign up now for two days lectures about leadership, and two days of practical seminar given by Nordnorsk lederutvikling.
Application deadline: 1 April 2016
The course run from 10–13 May 2016.
This course aims to prepare PhD students to take on leadership tasks once their degrees are completed. This will be achieved through introducing different leadership concepts and raising the PhD students` awareness of the value of leadership and how leadership takes many forms.
- Be able to describe the contents of different theories on leadership
- Be able to explain the range of leadership skills needed in order to practice good leadership
- Be able to describe different problem-solving styles and their associated benefits and disadvantages
- Use achieved knowledge as analytical tools to formulate, structure and discuss aspects of leadership
- Be able to transfer knowledge of leadership and leadership skills to practical use
- Be able to reflect upon own leadership skills and take steps to further ones development
Writing a PhD benefits from the acquisition of competencies outside of the specific study, e.g. being aware of current academic norms, knowing how to retrieve, manage and treat references, handling scientific research data, and being up-to-date about open access publication.
Take control of your PhD Journey: From (p)reflection to publishing is a seminar series organized by the University Library, designed for PhD students coming from all fields of study. It consists of five independent, yet interrelated, seminars, each of which containing a mix of theory, discussion and practical exercises.
If attending all individual seminars, the PhD student will be expected to have obtained the following learning outcomes:
• Search scientific literature in relevant databases
• Use EndNote for citing references as well as organizing them
• Search relevant Open Access publishers
• Manage research data according to best practice
• Find and use repositories for archiving manuscripts and research data
• Know and explain the whys for the transparency of science (textual publications and research data)
• Know and explain what is considered correct citation and plagiarism
• Know and explain why systematic literature search is important
• Know about advantages and disadvantages with open access
• Know and explain best practice for research data management
For more information and registration, see https://uit.no/tavla/artikkel?p_document_id=449476
According to the UiTs policy, all research results should be published in Open Access journals, or be made available in institutional repositories. Also, the European Research Council (ERC) and Wellcome Trust, demand that the research they are funding is made accessible (Open Access).
To get a clearer picture and in connection to the 10th Munin Conference, TODOS in collaboration with the organizing committee of the Munin Conference invite all PhD candidates, employees and students at UiT to a morning seminar on scholarly communication, publishing and open access issues. We are pleased to announce the participation of the keynote speaker from the Munin conference: Stuart Shieber, as well as Jan Erik Frantsvåg and Anika Mckenroth .
The seminar will take place Wednesday morning 2nd of December from 9.15am til 12.00 (Breakfast served from 8.30) at the Medicine faculty, auditorium 6 (MH U6.A6AUD6).
In order to order the right amount of food and coffee/tea for the breakfast, please register yourself at https://goo.gl/kVr729 by the 27th of November.
More about Open Access: Open Access
Stuart M. Shieber, James O. Welch, Jr. and Virginia B. Welch Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard, and the faculty director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication. His primary research field is computational linguistics, the study of human languages from the perspective of computer science. He was the founding director of the Center for Research on Computation and Society and is a co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Professor Shieber led Harvard’s efforts to institute open-access policies leading to the policies now in place at Harvard and emulated elsewhere.
Stuart will share some Open Access experiences from Harvard and explain why as a PhD student, we should go Open Access and the benefits of it. He will describe as well how publishing OA can affect (positive and negative) the future career for today’s Phd- candidates.
Jan Erik Frantsvåg has a background in Economics, Computer Science and Banking. In 2011, he graduated from a master in Documentation Science. After a 13 years career in banking, Jan Erik worked another 13 years in various administrative positions at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Jan Erik works full-time on Open Access since 2006. He participates in projects, advocates Open Access and administrates the publication fund and the publication service Septentrio Academic Publishing from UiT. Since 2015, Jan Erik spends half of his working time researching Open Access.
Jan Erik will focus more about the situation of OA at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and where are it is heading. He will explain what are the differences between OA and traditional journals and how to make good OA choices.
Anika Mackenroth works as a communication advisor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, where, for the last four years, she has taught public-oriented research communication to PhD candidates. She heads an editorial team and otherwise works with the full breadth of communication-related tasks, from strategic communication planning, to marketing, media relations, social media and PR. She has experience in marketing, information and journalism.
Anika will give us advices for the dissemination part in the grant proposals: how to craft the presentation and the dissemination plan. Least and not last, she will tell us how to stand out by being relevant.
The presentation of Jan Erik Frantsvåg: link
The presentation of Anika Mackenroth: link
The video of the event is available a well but due to a technic issue, there is some sound only after 1h08min : link.