Kunnskapsministeren la 7. mai frem Forskningsbarometeret og tilstandsrapport for universiteter og høyskoler. Forskningsbarometeret viser at Norge er svært attraktivt for utenlandske forskere, skriver Kunnskapsdepartementet på sine nettsider. De siste ti årene har det blitt 50 prosent flere utenlandske forskere ved universiteter og høyskoler, og hele 96 prosent flere i næringslivet. Tilstandsrapporten viser at selv om mye er bra ved norske universiteter og høyskoler, er det også store utfordringer.
Forskningsbarometeret og Tilstandsrapporten for universiteter og høyskoler tar for seg utviklingen i norsk forskning og ved norske universiteter og høyskoler.
When: 3rd – 6th of September, 2014
Application Deadline: 15th of June
The National University of Public Service (NUPS) from Budapest and international Partners organize the Doctoral Summer University in Budapest, Hungary. The Summer University is one of the most innovative and pioneering scientific project. For four days international experts reverse roles with doctoral candidates. PhD candidates from all over Europe, especially from Visegrad countries, present their doctoral presentations and the international experts review and develop them and give candidates professional feedback.
The summer university covers topics such as: Civil Society, Democratization, Human Rights, Regional Cooperation, Economic and social transformation, E-Security, E-Learning, Public Health, E-Health, Literature and Linguistics.
When: 7th – 11th of July, 2014
Where: Tarragona, Spain
Early Registration: 7th of June
Regular Registration: 5th of July
SSTiC 2014 will be a research training event mainly addressed to PhD students and PhD holders in the first steps of their academic career. It intends to update them about the most recent developments in the diverse branches of computer science and its neighbouring areas. To that purpose, renowned scholars will lecture and will be available for interaction with the audience.
SSTiC 2014 will cover the whole spectrum of computer science through 6 keynote lectures and 22 six-hour courses dealing with some of the most lively topics in the field. The organizers share the idea that outstanding speakers will really attract the brightest students.
For more information please visit the webpage.
Deadline to Vote: 3rd of June, 2014
Audun Hetland is a PhD Candidate in psychology and plans to finish his PhD next summer. He founded ReCo (www.reco.tromso.no) and through it he works to improve the educational program on transferable skills for PhD Candidates and other academic staff with a special focus on communication and outreach. ReCo and Audun have set up a range of courses in close collaboration with the High North Academy (HNA), some of which have become part of the yearly portfolio of HNA. Audun was an invited speaker at the TODOS breakfast seminar on presentation techniques last year and has for the last two years been mentoring the PhD Candidates participating in Forsker Grand Prix.
As the only PhD candidate nominated for the temporary employee position at the university board we encourage you to use your vote.
When: 14th – 18th of July, 2014
Where: Crete, Greece
Registration Deadline: 30th of June, 2014
Since 1999, the European Agent Systems Summer School aims to provide a valuable forum for knowledge exchange between various research groups in its field for the benefit of students and researchers at both beginner and advanced level. EASSS has been organized annually in different European locations since the beginning. This year’s school will feature additional courses covering topics related to social intelligence. It will be co-organised by the European Network for Social Intelligence and also serves as their official Summer School.