New seminar on academic career development

A two day seminar for young career scientist on how to build your academic CV and writing successful project proposals.

Wordle describing the seminar

To successfully continue with an academic career there are many specific skills you will need to acquire and common pitfalls to avoid. How can you succeed with your project proposals, how to find that right project idea and what is important to remember, already during your PhD, when it comes to building up your CV? Join our academic career course and get a head start on finding the key to academic success.

During our academic career course you will learn:

  • what to consider when applying for funding
  • how to build up your academic CV
  • the role of mobility and  international networks in your career
  • how to plan and draft a proposal (where to start, how to structure, how the reviewers are making their decisions)
  • the technical proposal-writing techniques

Time and place

  • Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 June 2017
  • Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus, University of Oslo


The course schedule

7 June

  • 8:45-9:15            Registration and coffee
  • 9:15-9:30            Welcome and introduction
  • 9:30-10:00          “My grant experience” - Mathew Domeier
  • 10:00-11:00        International funding opportunities - Per Magnus Kommandantvold
  • 11:45-12:00        Building your academic CV and how to highlight independence and mobility - Hugo de Boer
  • 12:00-13:00        Lunch
  • 13:00-14:15        The importance of mobility and independence in an academic career - Melissah Rowe
  • 14:15-14:45        “My Marie Curie experience” - Sundy Maurice
  • 15:00-16:00        Entrepreneurship and innovation - Inven2

8 June

  • 9:00-10:00          Information Visualisation: using the right figures to communicate your message - Tom Gabriel Johansen
  • 10:00-10:45        How reviewers read grants – tips and tricks from a reviewer on what matters the most - Nils Christian Stenseth
  • 11:00-12:00        National Funding opportunities - Delphine Nicolas
  • 12:00-13:00        Lunch
  • 13:00-14:30        Proposal writing from start to finish - Delphine Nicolas
  • 14:30-14:45        How to make a budget for your grant proposal? - Kari Beate Rygg
  • 15:00-16:00        How to communicate the importance of your work in your proposal
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