ACTIVITIES IN 2018

1st of March 2018

 

1st of March we had our first informal PhD gathering with pizza in Àrdna. Around 40 people enjoyed pizza and the company of fellow PhD candidates.

 


Spring 2018

 

The TODOS board members for the spring semester 2018 (left to right): Yannik Schneider, Jørn Dietze, Mikkel Christensen, Lena Lachner (Chair), Eirik Myrvoll-Nilsen and Dipesh Sigdel (top/ right).

 


 

14th of May 2018

 

Have you considered what direction your PhD degree can take you after your thesis is defended?

ToDos welcomes you to two talks on Career Development. All PhD-candidates and Post-Doc’s are invited to attend

Assoc. Prof. Annette Bayer not only researches but also supervises Career Development Plans. She will share tips & tricks on how to get started and follow up on career goals.

Professor Kenneth Ruud, prorektor Research & Development, UIT, will share his knowledge of the requirements for future researchers to succeed in a competitive academic world.

 

You can sign up here, however everyone is welcome to attend spontaneously.

Location: SV- and HUM-bygget: B 1005 Auditorium (1st floor)

 


7th of June 2018

 

7th of June we had our half year General Summer Assembly where three new board members were elected. After the election we had a bowling evening!

 

Here is an impression of the election:

Here is the outcome of the election:

The board (from left to right): Dipesh Sigdel, Yannik Schneider, Aakash Sharma, Lena Lachner, Marte Jenssen, Inger Therese T. Enoksen, Mikkel Christensen.

 


31st of August 2018

Summer is (almost) over and TODOS would like to invite you to the first event this semester, the TODOS barbecue!

When: 31st of August at 15:00 pm

Where: Tromsø campus, behind the NFH building (Norwegian College of Fishery Science)

It’s time to meet up after the summer holiday, and start the tough working season with an afternoon of fun! So let’s meet for the BBQ at Friday, 31st of August from 15:00 pm, behind the NFH building. TODOS will provide hot dogs, burgers, coffee, a vegetarian alternative and some other things. If you want something special feel free to bring it with you, there will be plenty of place on the grill.

 

Since it will be an outdoor event, the date could change depending of the weather forecast so stay tuned to possible changes. Register here if you want to attend.

It is possible to arrive later in the evening if it suits you better, we will be there for some hours.

Deadline for registration is August 27th, at 16:00 pm.

 


13th September 2018

 

When: 13th of September at 16:30 pm
Where: Teorifagbygget hus 1, room 1.213 (T1.1.213)

TODOS wants to invite those who already are members of the TODOS volunteer-list, people who want to join it, and those who may want to join, but need some more information about the volunteer-list before they decide, to a pizza party!

Both Ph.D colleagues and Post Docs!

We will give some information about what we think and hope that the volunteers can contribute with, and we also want suggestions from you guys.

Join us for some pizza and good talks 

Deadline for registration: Wednesday 12th of September at 16:00 o’clock
Please register in the Google Docs form if you would like to join!

TODOS are looking forward to see you!

 


Friday, 30th November 2018

 

I N V I T A T I O N
to all PhD candidates and post.docs at UITs campuses

Lunch seminar with Carina Logan – keynote speaker at UiTs Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing.

“Research careers in a rapidly changing academic environment”
Starting your PhD today – how to plan your career

Join the seminar for advice on how to build your research career in today’s communication and publishing landscape.

 

When: Friday, November 30th at 11 O’clock
Where: Nedre lysthus Auditorium, Tromsø campus

 

Lunch is served after the talk so please

Sign-up! (If you have not done so already and you want food)

(otherwise you are welcome to just) Show-up!

 

The TODOS event “RESEARCH CAREERS IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT” by Carina Logan

will be live-streamed on our debuting Youtube channel. Tune in at 11’O’clock !

 

Your TODOS team

 


8th of November 2018

 

We want to invite all fellow PhD candidates and Postdocs to our annual Christmas Party.

There will be food and soft drinks (alcoholic beverages can, of course, be bought).

 

Together with the Christmas Party we will have our general meeting that takes place twice every year.

The TODOS board will first give a short overview over its work and budget during the last 6 months, then all of you can vote the new TODOS board members and introduce suggestions to change the statutes of the organization as well as vote for them.

Every PhD candidate at UiT is a member of TODOS and can thus become a board member. Positions are elected for one year and are generally reimbursed with a certain amount of hours that can either be used as duty hours in 4-year contracts or as a contract extension in 3-year contracts (for more information please don’t hesitate to contact us at todos@uit.no!).

Please note that you are all invited to run for open board positions!

For this GM the positions of Board Chair, Chair of Academic affairs and Accountant will be open for the election and we are looking forward to seeing some new faces in the board!

 

Please register here if you want to participate at General Meeting and Christmas Party and have food.

 

We wish you a merry pre-Christmas time!

And hope to see you all at our Christmas party.

 

 

Your current TODOS board.

Lena, Yannik, Marte, Mikkel, Dipesh, Aakash & Inger Therese

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