PHD Movie 1+2 coming to UiT!

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TODOS​ invites all UiT PhD candidates to free campus screenings of
Piled Higher and Deeper (aka The PHD Movie 1)
and
Piled Higher and Deeper: Still in Grad School (aka The PHD Movie 2)

 

Dates: PHD Movie 1 – Wednesday, October 7th ; PHD Movie 2 – Wednesday, October 14th

Time: 18 > 20

Location: Bazinga (food is on us, the drinks are on you)

Mandatory registration: please fill in this formDeadline for registration: October 1st.

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PhD Movie 2 coming to UiT this fall

PhD Movie 2 coming to UiT this fall!

We are happy to announce that TODOS has acquired screening rights for Piled Higher and Deeper: Still in Grad School​, the second movie adaptation of the popular PhD Comics. We will be organizing a free event for all PhD candidates soon. Thus, Tromsø becomes the northernmost university center to hold an official screening. Stay tuned for details on location, date and time!

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Call for applications – Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders 2016

Call for applications – Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders 2016

​When: 20 – 26 Jan​uary 2016

Application deadline: ​ 15 October 2015

Emerging Leaders will take place from 20 to 26 January 2016. Thirty selected candidates from different countries will participate in a blend of technical, social and cultural events accompanied by mentors from business, politics and academia. The program starts in the city of Bodø, then continues onboard the Norwegian Coastal Express Hurtigruten and ends in Tromsø, “the gateway to the Arctic”.

Emerging Leaders enrolls approximately 30 participants, under the age of 35, both Norwegians and internationals, with a blend of Ph.D. students/post docs and young professionals from the public and business sectors. The program fee is NOK 30 000 plus VAT per participant. Ph.D. students/post docs affiliated with Norwegian university colleges, universities and research institutes may apply for a grant from the Research Council of Norway. Ph.D. students/post docs at research institutions abroad who has a scientific focus relevant for Emerging Leaders 2016 could also be considered. The fee covers:

  • Accommodation (hotel accommodation for seven nights, including one night onboard Hurtigruten from Svolvær to Tromsø)
  • Food and cultural activities (including RIB trip and Lofotr Viking Museum.)
  • Registration fee for the two day policy section at the Arctic Frontiers 2016 conference

The Emerging Leader program is linked to the topic of Arctic Frontiers 2016 “Industry and Environment” and includes the following sessions:

Session 1 Politics and security in the High North

Session 2 Industry and Environment in the Arctic

Session 3 Technology development and transfer within seafood and offshore industries

Session 4 Workshop, preparing a presentation

For questions concerning Arctic Frontiers’ Emerging Leaders program or how to apply for funding for young scientists made available by the Research Council of Norway, please contact project manager Kriss Rokkan Iversen (email: kriss.rokkan.iversen@salt.nu or mobile: +47 48 22 05 50).

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Take control of your PhD journey: From (p)reflection to publishing

Take control of your PhD journey: From (p)reflection to publishing

When: The end of October/beginning of November

Where: UiT

Writing a thesis is a long and winding journey. It requires competencies beyond that of your chosen topic. You must be able to find the best literature for your project, review the existing literature, use this literature according to academic norms and then publish your findings in the best possible channels.

The University Library has created a comprehensive course consisting of four independent seminars, specifically targeted at PhD students. You can take all four of them, or pick just one or two if you are already familiar the subject, or if you’re too busy just now.

1. Think like an academic – write like an academic
Date: 27 October 12:15-15:00

2. Search like an expert
Humanities (28 October 12:15-15:00)
Medicine and health sciences (28 October 09:15-12:00)
Technology and natural sciences (29 October 09:15-11:00)
Social sciences (29 October 12:15-15:00)

3. Manage your references with EndNote
EndNote basic (3 November 9:15-12:00)
EndNote advanced (11 November 09:15-12:00)

4. How to publish your research open access
Date: 17 November 09:15-12:00

URL​: https://uit.no/tavla/artikkel/430302/take_control_of_your_phd_journey_from_p_reflect
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