Welcome day for new PhD candidates 2016

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences invites PhD candidates who started in 2016 to a day of motivation and inspiration on the 5th of September 2016.


Gamle festsal. Foto: UiO/Anders Lien

Visit the finest halls of the University of Oslo, be acquainted with the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, be inspired by a successful young researcher, find a space for lively and intelligent exchange in an interdisciplinary and intercultural context. You will have the opportunity to meet and engage with other new PhD candidates from all the Faculty’s Departments, Dean and Vice Deans, Heads of the Departments and PhD coordinators.

The arrangement is designed primarily for the PhD candidates who started in 2016, but the PhD candidates who have been enrolled in the PhD Programme in the autumn semester 2015 are also welcome.


12:00 Guided tour of the Aulaen and Gamle Festsalen

The tour starts at the Aulaen

13:00 Opening

by Solveig Kristensen, Vice Dean (Studies and Education)

13:10 Science matters

By Svein Stølen, Vice Dean (Research)

13:40 My experience as a PhD candidate

by Anne Maria Eikeset, Department of Biosciences/CEES, His Majesty the King’s Gold Medal Laureate

14:15 Coffee break

at the Frokostkjelleren (address: Karl Johans gate 47)

14:45 Cross-cultural communication

by Pellegrino Riccardi, edutainer and communication expert

16:45 Norwegian songs

by Unikor

17:00 – 19:00 Social get-together

Light refreshments for participants at the Frokostkjelleren (sign up by 31 August 2016)

Sign up!

Published July 20, 2016 10:01 AM - Last modified June 30, 2017 1:53 PM