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Published Sep. 25, 2020 9:02 AM

News from the Faculty

PhD: Final call: Career Control for Researchers 2020 (reg. deadline 27.09.)

A free of charge, online career development programme for PhD candidates at the MN Faculty delivered by PostdocTraining.




PhD/Postdoc: The Career Fair at UiO 2020

Did you miss out on some of the presentations during the Career Fair? The recordings of the presentations are now a...

Published Sep. 18, 2020 9:42 AM


UiO Career Portal

Dear PhD candidates and postdoctoral fellows,

The University of Oslo is developing a career portal for our early career researchers. The aim of this webpage is to provide you with information, tools and know-how on how to carry out strategic career choices. For this, we need your help to make sure we address the most relevant topics. Please take two minutes to answer th...

Published Sep. 11, 2020 9:50 AM


UNIFOR funds

UNIFOR is a non-profit organization which process applications and distribute funds on behalf of foundations. This autumn's funds are now announced with application deadlines of 1 October or 15 October. Chec...

Published Sep. 4, 2020 9:46 AM


PhD/Postdoc: Shut up & write (digitally: every Friday; physical meetup: every other Friday)

Is it difficult to set aside time to write? The Academic Writing Centre arranges joint, structured "Shut Up & Write" sessions.


PhD/Postdoc: Welcome breakfast for new international researchers (15.09.; reg. deadline 08.09.)

The University of Oslo t...

Published Aug. 28, 2020 10:17 AM



Forskerforum: Stor økning i psykiske problemer blant studenter under pandemie...

Published Aug. 21, 2020 11:05 AM

Corona update

Excerpt from e-mail to all employees from the MN Faculty management dated 20.08.2020 (full e-mail attached)

[…] Corona virus testing. Students and staff can g...

Published Aug. 14, 2020 8:54 AM

Corona update

Excerpt from e-mail to all employees from the MN Faculty management dated 10.08.2020 (full e-mail attached)

[…] Infection prevention for employees and students must follow UiO's infection prevention guideline.

In the event of confirmed ca...

Published June 26, 2020 11:41 AM

News from the Faculty

The MN Faculty administration wish you a great summer. The PhD and postdoc bulletin will start up again on 14 August.

Nature: The importance of taking a break.

Published June 19, 2020 9:43 AM

News from the Faculty

PhD: Individual career counselling (until 30.06.)

Make sure to the advantage of the temporary offer of individual career counselling by The Career Services at UiO. They may help you to learn how to map and communicate your competence, understand your motivation factors, explore your career options and more.




PhD/Postdoc: Survey about career development by Stipendiatorganisasjonene i Norge

Stipendiatorganisasjonene i N...

Published June 12, 2020 9:40 AM

News from the Faculty

PhD: User testing of PhD webpages (closes on 19.06.@10am)

Good and easily accessible information is important. Therefore, we are renovating our PhD webpages starting with the application and admission page. We need your help for testing them to make sure we get it right. Do it anonymously or fill in your name and join the competition for three gift cards.


Published June 5, 2020 10:00 AM

Attachment: UiODoc Newsletter No. 05 2020-05-29 (.pdf)



PhD/Postdoc: Election of fixed-term academic staff to the University Board 2020

Vote for your favorite representative before 6...

Published May 29, 2020 1:21 PM


PhD/Postdoc: Researcher career development

The University Library are giving three 90 min seminars for MN researchers on topics that are highly relevant for your career development as a researcher. Reg...

Published May 22, 2020 9:43 AM

News from the Faculty

PhD/Postdoc: Coping with anxiety and productivity in times of crises (29.05.)

Join us for tips on how we can maintain our well-being, keep a sharp and focused mindset and how to best manage ourselves and our time when working from our home office.




PhD/Postdoc: Snakk om: Flipped classroom: et pedagogisk design for en usikker fremtid? (28.05.; in Norwegian)

Bli med oss og snakk om hvordan vi kan flippe hele eller deler av vår undervisning i møte med en digital høst....

Published May 15, 2020 9:01 AM

News from the Faculty

EXTENSIONS (information in Norwegian:


On the need for extension of the PhD fellowship period

The faculty is concerned about working situation of our PhD fellows and delays in their project progression d...

Published May 8, 2020 10:20 AM


Happy reopening of UiO's buildings

UiO further expands access to the university's buildings following new signals from the Ministry of Education and Research and changes in the infection control rules.


Columbia U: Coping with the Stress of a Pandemic: A Me...

Published Apr. 30, 2020 9:58 AM


Stressful times? Here are a few tips.

Our ability to tolerate stress depends on many factors, including the quality of our relationships and support network, our life experiences, our emotional intelligence, and our genetics. Here are some tips on how to better manage stress.


Shut up & write (every weekday from 10-14)

Get some structured writing time with colleagues and the Academic writing centre. h...

Published Apr. 24, 2020 1:04 PM

Dear fellow PhD candidates and PostDocs,


We are back with our regular newsletter!

Despite all the corona-comotion, we wish that you could enjoy these unusual Easter holidays in a creative way.

We have used the Easter break to reorganize our internal workflow and to adapt to the situation. As, of course, many of you have as well.

We hope that you are all fine and in good health, both mentally and physically, despite the str...

Published Apr. 24, 2020 11:17 AM


Uniforum: Dette sliter UiO-ansatte med i koronahverdagen

Science Career: Suffering from COVID-19 anxiety? Here's what you can do.

Science Career: How early-career scientists are coping with COVID-19 challenges and fears.


Occupational Health Service Unit at UiO / Bedriftshelsetjenesten ved UiO...

Published Apr. 17, 2020 10:16 AM


Restricted access to buildings at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Who gets access?


Take away library

The University Library has opened a limited service where you can collect highly needed material from their printed collections. Information about the service and local variations at the vario...

Published Apr. 3, 2020 9:39 AM

Struggling with isolation? Need someone to talk to? Worried for your colleague(s)? Please contact Linda and Ilan at ForVei, who will gladly offer you council. Send a text message, call or send an email to make an appointment. Remember that you can also use your UiO Zoom account to host meeting rooms with your friends and family.

Ilan: (+47) 97579295,

Linda: (+47) 45262038,

You can book an appointment here:...

Published Mar. 27, 2020 10:12 AM

News from the Faculty

PhD/Postdoc: MN's virtual writing retreat 2020 (start-up 30.03.; reg.deadline 29.03. @ 18.00 )

The virtual writing retreat is for you to practice your writing, in addition to provid...

Published Mar. 20, 2020 10:06 AM

News from the University and MN Faculty

Election of fixed-term academic staff to the University Board 2020 (nominations by 01.04.)

Nominations must be submitted to the election committee by 1 April, 09:00 AM.


Information for staff and students about digital services (email from the University Director 20.03.)

- Overview of technical solutions and educational guides: NO:...

Published Mar. 13, 2020 8:48 AM

News from the Faculty

The PhD and postdoc bulletin will be paused indefinitely as all upcoming events are cancelled due to the coronavirus. Below you find an overview of relevant resources posted in past bulletins this year.


Published Mar. 6, 2020 8:11 AM

News from the Faculty

Faculty board election

Nils-Jørgen Knudsen Dal, PhD candidate at the Dept of Biosciences, is elected as representative for temporary academic employees at the Faculty Board. First substitute is Luca Eva Gazdag, second substitute is Kristian Breivik Kvamme. Overview of the MN Faculty board:


Last call: ScienceCareer: Postdoc Career Success Programme 2020 (reg deadline 08.03.)

The Postdoc Career Success Programme is an online programme...

Published Feb. 27, 2020 8:11 PM

News from the Faculty

PhD/Postdoc: Faculty Board Election (closes at noon 03.03.)

The election of representatives for temporary academic employees at the Faculty Board for 2020 is open until 3 March at 12:00 (noon). Read about the four candidates and cast your vote.