An afternoon of information and networking for new PhD students

New PhD students are invited to an afternoon of information and networking Wednesday 25 October 2017 2-4 p.m. in Árdna.

You will get useful information about beeing a PhD student at UiT and have the opportunity to meet other New PhD students from various fields.


Welcome speach by Pro-rector Kenneth Ruud
An introduction to rights, duties at opportunities at a PhD student by Sølvi B. Anderssen, Department of Research and Development
Presentation of research stay abroad as a Fulbright grantee during PhD studies by PhD Hilde Leikny Sommereth
Presentation of High North Academy by coordinator Arve Lynghammar
Presentation of Tromsø Doctoral Students (TODOS)

We serve tapas and there will be time to socialise after the presentations.

Sign up by 23 October 2017.…

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

“Take control of your PhD” is an annual seminar series organized by the the University Library that covers several topics including literature search, open access publishing, EndNote and research data management.

TODOS recommend all PhDs and postdocs to participate. For more information and registration, see:


TODOS barbecue, September 6th from 16:00



****English below****

Kjære PhD-kollegaer og post docs,

Nå er sommeren snart over, og TODOS ønsker å gjerne invitere dere til grillefest!

Det er på tide å møtes etter sommerferie, og være godt i gang til jobb. Så la oss møtes onsdag 6.september fra 16.00 bak BFE fakultetet. TODOS stiller med pølser i brød, burgere, salat og annet godt. Om du har lyst på noe annet, eller har spesielle matbehov, så er der masse plass på grillen så det er bare å ta med! Vann vil bli tilbudt, men andre drikkevarer må man ta med selv.
Frist for påmelding er 5. september 12:00.

Siden dette er utendørs kan det hende vi må flytte litt på datoen med hensyn til været.
Registrer her om du har lyst til å komme.…/1FAIpQLSfApzH9jB3qWqbWUC…/viewform


Dear PhD colleagues and post docs,

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

It’s time to meet up after the summer holiday, and start the tough working season with an afternoon of fun. So let us meet on Wednesday, behind the BFE faculty. TODOS will provide hot dogs, burgers, salad and some other things. If you want something special feel free to bring it with you, there will be plenty of place in the grill. Water will be available, but any other kind of drinks are on you!

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.…/1FAIpQLSfApzH9jB3qWqbWUC…/viewform

Deadline for registration is September 5th 12:00.


Your TODOS team

Breakfast seminar 7th of June

How can the library help you with your PhD?

When: Wednesday, the 7th of June, (Breakfast starts at 9:00, seminar at 9:25)
Where: Handelshøyskolen, Room 01.202

The university library offers many services specifically aimed at helping researchers and PhD candidates with their work. They can for example, share their tricks for finding relevant literature which can be very useful to learn early in your PhD.
They can also assist you later in your PhD life with choosing the right journal for your manuscript, writing grant applications or preparing your trail lecture (prøveforelesning) for your PhD defense.

To sum it up the library provides valuable support in all stages of your PhD journey.

We are therefore happy to announce that our first breakfast seminar this year will present different services of the university library. We are sure you will benefit not only from the free waffles and sandwiches but also from getting interesting information about some useful services you may be unaware of. One librarian specialized on the social sciences and humanities and one for the natural sciences will give some overview and examples of their services and answer all the question you may have.

Please register here, so that we have an estimate of how much food we need.…/1FAIpQLScoVsKJt5Klc8v3p…/viewform…

Your TODOS team

Cabin Trip / Hyttetur

TODOS invites you to join us for a awesome weekend trip

When: Saturday 08.04 to Sunday 09.04

Where: Skibotn field station

This will be a great opportunity to play games, hike or ski (depending on the weather), have interesting conversations and of course get in touch with new people.

You just have to bring your hiking or skiing gear, a sleeping bag and yourself.

We’ll organize the transportation, the accommodation and the food. Please note that we ask for small contribution of NOK 100,- in advance.


Registration is on a first come, first served basis and space is limited!

Please register at

Deadline for registration is Monday, 03.04.2017 18:00

Detailed program will come soon.

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