Workshop Initiative at UiB

Dear Members,

UiB(HR Department) has started an initiative for career development and workshops. They are interested in your opinion on which workshops and courses they should focus in the beginning and may offer in the future. Therefore, please send us an email with workshops you are interested in. The collect answers we will be put into a poll to determine the need for these workshops.

Example topics for workshop:
– Work in Norway vs Work in Europa
– Time management
– Project management
– Leadership (teaching)

Best regards
UiBdoc

Petition two months extension for temporary employees

Dear all PhD students and Postdoc,
please sign the petition below to encourage the Norwegian parliament to give extra funding to research. The goal of this petition is to extend every PhD candidate and postdoctoral researcher contract by 2 months rather than the current 1 month due to the Covid.

https://www.opprop.net/krisepakke_for_yngre_forskere

Best regards
UiBdoc

New elected board members

With the AGM in August 2020, a nearly new board was elected.

President: Immanuel Reim

Vice-President: Thomas Stevenson

Treasury: Yauhen Yakimenka

Board member: Issam Maarouf

The new board consists out PhD and Postdoc, both employed in Simula and UiB.

See you soon.

Happy 2021

I hope you all had a great start in the next semester and that the look down does not effect your research this year as your got a lot of practice in 2020.

We hope to resume our new social activities soon to welcome our new members and celebrates the end of boring year.

Best regards

UiBdoc board