PhD Programme Seminar 2021

Welcome to this two-day seminar for CompSci and dScience PhD candidates enrolled in the MN Faculty's PhD programme throughout 2021.

Transportation and stay are free.

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Programme

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Thursday, 2 December

08:30 - Departure from Blindern
09:00 - Arrival at the Quality Hotel Olavsgaard

Welcome to the seminar
Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, professor, Center for Computing in Science Education (CCSE)
Morten Dæhlen, centre leader, Centre for Computational and Data Science (dScience)

Diversity Icebreaker
Linda T. S. Westgaard, adviser, studies section and ForVei
Ilan Dehli Villanger, senior adviser, studies section and ForVei

A tool for self-reflection on your preferences for interaction, communication
and problem-solving styles in addition to learning a shared language that
helps in communication and team working.

11:30 - Lunch

Welcome to the University of Oslo
Knut Mørken, professor, Vice Dean (Studies and Education)

A brief introduction to the University of Oslo and the Faculty of Mathematics
and Natural Sciences.

Onboarding: getting the best starting point for your doctoral education
Jessica Lönn-Stensrud, PhD, head of section for learning development, Library of
medicine and science at UiO
Matthew Good, PhD, senior academic librarian, head of the Digital Scholarship Center
at UiO

A brief overview of some of the resources and tools available to you as a PhD
candidate at the University of Oslo

Career: the training programmes
Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, professor, Center for Computing in Science Education (CCSE)
Cecilie Linea Ellefsen, administrative coordinator, Centre for Computational and Data Science (dScience)

An introduction to the CompSci training programme and to the dScience activities.

Career: getting the most out of your doctoral education
Vivienne Lumayag, Career advisor, The Career Services at UiO
Marianne Fuglestrand, Career advisor and course coordinator, The Career Services at UiO

Do you know how to describe your skills and competences, or if your career prospects are in line with your own values? Here we will provide you with the tools and know-how on how to self-evaluate your values and skills, which is essential for your continuous professional development and in making strategic career choices.

Break

Cross-cultural communication
Sølvi Haavik, adviser, studies section MN Faculty

18:00 - Personal time

19:00 - Aperitif

19:30 - Dinner


Friday, 3 December

06:30 – 09:00 - Breakfast

Professional inspiration – Academia
Marianne Fyhn, professor, Department of Biosciencese
Petter Nielsen, associate professor, Department of Informatics

Two faculty members share their stories on how they structured their career and which key point decisions they made to get them where they are today.

Professional inspiration – PhD candidate
Titus Casademont, doctoral research fellow, Department of Technology Systems

"Thoughts on motivation - dream versus grind"

Professional inspiration – Q&A

Break

How to give and receive feedback
Linda T. S. Westgaard, adviser, studies section and ForVei
Ilan Dehli Villanger, senior adviser, studies section and ForVei

Getting and receiving feedback is a big part of both your professional and private life. Being able to give valuable feedback, and tackle cases of critical and negative feedback is important.

13:00 - Lunch

What do you need most for succeeding?
Linda T. S. Westgaard, adviser, studies section and ForVei
Ilan Dehli Villanger, senior adviser, studies section and ForVei

Evaluation

14:45 - Departure for Blindern


 

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Registration deadline October 15, 2021

 


 

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Published Oct. 1, 2021 4:22 PM - Last modified Dec. 1, 2021 3:14 PM