TODOS seminar on scholarly communication, publishing and open access issues.
When: wednesday 2nd of December 9.00am-12.00am
Where: MH U6.A6AUD6
The Munin Conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing and communication, primarily revolving around open access, open data and open science. This year’s conference is the tenth Munin Conference and will be held 30 November–1 December 2015 at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway.
In connection to this event, TODOS in collaboration with the organizing committee of the Munin Conference invite all PhD candidates at UiT to a morning seminar on scholarlycommunication, 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 9.00am 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.
Graduate survey: uncertain futures
A survey was recently conducted by Nature among doctoral candidates across the world. For more information about the 2015 survey see the link below.
Graduate survey: Uncertain futures
‘Graduate students dream of academia but are keeping their career options open’
TODOS Annual General Meeting
When: Tuesday 24th of November, 2015 – 09:00 – 10:30 (Breakfast from 08:30)
Where: UB 132
This is a call for participation at the Tromsø Doctoral Students (TODOS) Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is the highest decision ranking body in TODOS. At the Annual General Meeting, the Board Chair will present the annual report and there will be elections for new board members. All registered PhD candidates at UiT – The Artic University of Norway have meeting and voting rights at the AGM.
The AGM will elect a new Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Chair of Social Affairs, Chair of Academic Affairs, Treasurer and a General Board Member. The TODOS Board does important work for all PhD candidates at UiT and is dependent on your participation. If you want to be part of the Board, you get relevant organizational experience and either an extension of your work contract or equivocation of teaching duty hours. Being a board member also opens up opportunities for working at the national level with Stipendiatorganisasjonene i Norge (SiN – Association of Doctoral Organizations in Norway) and the European Council for Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (EURODOC).
If you intend to run for a position please send an e-mail indicating what position you would like to run for. It is possible to run for a position even though you have not sent an e-mail and even though you can’t participate physically in the meeting (in which case you have to notify us). Even if you do not want to run for a position, please show up and use your right to vote. This is your opportunity to influence directly who will be representing you in the TODOS Board and who will be creating and hosting social and academic events in the coming year.
It is not mandatory to sign up, but if you are attending and want breakfast, please let us know by the 18th of November by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can order enough food and coffee for everyone.
The TODOS Board
Open Access and Early stage researchers: Challenges and opportunities
Webinar Date: Friday, 6 November
Webinar Time: 11:00-12:00 CET
Webinar Duration: 45-60 min
Eurodoc and Foster project are organizing a Webinar about Open Access and the opportunities raised for early stage researchers in a more open educational environment.
The event is taking place on 6 November, at 11.00h CET, and is free and open to everybody.
If you are curious about Open Access and want to know the best opportunities for your research and future career, join us in this webinar. You can also start posting doubts or questions on social media, using the following hashtags: #OpenByDefault and #OpenSci4Doc
For more informations and the detailed program, please click here. To learn more about FOSTER and their activities regarding Open Access, Open Data, Open Education and Open Science, please visit this link.
Link for online streaming will be available at following link: http://oaacademy.org/open-access-and-early-stage-researchers/