New TODOS Board 2017

Friday 9th of December 2015 TODOS held its annual general meeting and elected a new board for 2017. The AGM was satisfied with the activities of the organization the previous year and the old board was dismissed and the new board elected. The AGM decided to reduce the board by one board member for 2017 (6 board members). The new Board will start its mandate on 01.01.2017. The minutes of the AGM will be available soon on the TODOS website. The members of the TODOS Board 2017 are as follows:

Board-Chair –  Jørn Dietze, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science (BFE)

Vice Board-Chair – Eirik Myrvoll-Nilsen, Faculty of Science and Technology (NT)

Chair of Social Affairs – Lorenzo Ragazzi, Faculty of Health Sciences(MH)

Chair of Academic Affairs – Babak Ghassim, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science (BFE)

Accountant – Priyanka Michael, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science (BFE)

Board Member – Renathe Jakobsen, The Norwegian College of Fishery Science (Harstad – BFE)

We wish them the best of luck!


Starting from the left: Babak, Lorenzo, Eirik, Jørn and Priyanka.

Gratis PhD Julebord / FREE PhD Christmas Party!

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 TODOS Julebord

Det er tid for Tromsø Doktorgradsstudenter (TODOS) julebord, og du er invitert! Julebordet er åpent for alle stipendiater ved UiT/UNN.

Når: 23. november, 19:00 – 23:00

Hvor: Gründer Cafe og Bar

          Storgata 44, 9008 Tromsø

Registrering innen: 18. november

Kleskode: Cocktail

Julebordet er en av årets mest populære arrangement og i fjor hadde vi venteliste. Julebordet vil bli holdt på Gründer Cafe og Bar. Vi har lokale for oss selv fra 19:00 – 23:00.

Som i fjor: maten står vi for og drikke må dere kjøpe selv. På menyen er det tapas.

Antall deltakere er begrenset og påmelding/registrering er derfor obligatorisk og foregår etter førstemann til mølla prinsippet.

Vennligst registrer deg ved å fylle ut linken under. Du vil motta en bekreftelse på e-post innen et par dager og en påminnelse før arrangementet.

Registrer deg HER: 


TODOS Christmas party

It is time for the annual Tromsø Doctoral Students (TODOS) Christmas party, and you are invited! The Christmas party is open to all PhD Candidates at UiT/UNN.

When: 23rd of November, 19:00 – 23:00.

Where: Gründer Café og Bar

             Storgata 44, 9008 Tromsø

Registration by: 18th of November

Dress Code: Cocktail

The Christmas party is one of the most popular events of the year and last year we had a waiting list. The Christmas party will be at Gründer Café and Bar and we will have the place to ourselves from 19:00 – 23:00. Just like last year: the food is on us, the drinks are on you. We have delicious tapas on the menu.

The maximum number of participants is limited, which is why registration is mandatory and on a first come, first served basis.

Please register by filling out the form by following the link. You will receive a confirmation e-mail within a few days and a reminder before the event.

Register here:

Invitation to the TODOS Annual General Assembly

unknownDate: 09. 12.2016

Time: 09:00 – 10:00 (FREE Breakfast starting at 8:30 – register with form below!)

Place: UB 132 (Room next to the main library)

TODOS invites all PhDs from UiT to our Annual General Meeting where we will present our annual report. Our annual report is now available for you and you will find it here.

By attending this event, you will be able to:

– Become part of the TODOS Board engage with your PhD community, take responsibility, be creative, help your fellow PhDs and make and an awesome contribution to UiT and your CV!)

– Vote for the new TODOS Board

– Bring up relevant topics and issues that you would like to have addressed next year, socially and academically for you and all PhDs at UiT

– Have a free breakfast with us!

 If you are interested in becoming part of the TODOS Board 2017, ideally contact us already before the AGM via or our facebook page.

 Sign up for the free breakfast here:

Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing – Eleventh Annual Conference, 21–22 Nov. 2016

The “Eleventh Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing is approaching. The Munin Conference is an annual conference on scholarly publishing and communication, primarily revolving around open access, open data and open science, and raise and debate questions related to scholarly publishing. This year’s conference (2016) is the eleventh Munin Conference and is scheduled to take place 21–22 November 2016 at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway. Here you can find the complete Conference program.

Last day for registration is November 6! And t
he conference is free of charge for UiT employees and students, but remember to sign up in order to get lunch!


Keynote speakers this year will be:

Danny Kingsley, Head of Scholarly Communication at University of Cambridge. Her previous role was as Executive Officer of the Australian Open Access Support Group. She has worked as a science communicator for 15 years, including two years with ABC Science Online as a journalist for News in Science. Danny will speak about Reward, reproducibility and recognition in research – the case for going Open.


Stephen Curry, Professor of Structural Biology at Imperial College, London. He was a member of the steering group behind The Metric Tide: Report of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management (UK), and has been active in the discussions after the report was published. Stephen will speak about Zen and the Art of Academic Maintenance

Mark J. McCabe, Lecturer at Boston University’simage004 Questrom School of Business, and a Professor at SKEMA Business School, in Sophia Antipolis, France. In his research within the field of industrial organization he currently focuses on the economics of digital information goods markets (with a particular interest in scientific publishing) and the implications of the online environment for competition policy. Mark will speak about How Open Access Affects Competition in Scholarly Publishing Markets: A Tale of Good Intentions, Big Deals and Uncertain Outcomes.

FREE PhD movie night! Gratis filmkveld for alle PhD-studenter!

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TODOS GRATIS filmkveld for alle PhD-studenter – registrering nødvendig

Vi inviterer alle PhD-studenter til filmkveld her på campus!

Vi viser den fantastiske “PhD movie 2”, så kom og le litt med dine PhD-venner! TODOS spanderer noe mat og snacks!

Dato: 03.11.2016
Tid: 16:00 – 19:00
Sted: Kino in TEO H6 – 6.222 (see map)

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Registrer deg her:
Påmeldingsfrist er 01.11.2016


TODOS movie night FREE for all PhDs – registration required!

We invite all PhDs to a movie night right here on campus!
Come join us for the great “PhD movie 2” and share a laugh with your fellow PhD mates! TODOS will provide you with some food and snacks!

Date: 03.11.2016
Time: 16:00 – 19:00
Where: Kino in TEO H6 – 6.222 (see map)

Registration deadline is 01.11.2016

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