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Writers' Night

At Writers' Night you can focus on your own writing and write together with others. Writing specialists and peer consultants are available to discuss your writing with you. You may also participate in workshops and listen to lectures to get inspired. Writers' night is open to all students at the University of Oslo, including bachelor, master and PhD-students.

Activities held in English (full programme in Norwegian )

When What


17:00 – 17:15 Welcome!
Introduction to Writer’s night
Scene HumSam 
19:00 – 23:00

Writing workshop
Bring your assignment, the writing mentors are ready to guide you.

Scene HumSam

19:00 – 19:20

"They say, I say”
Crafting an argument by using sources
Talk by Ingerid Straume, Academic Writing Centre

20:00 – 20:20

Making academic reading social! 
Learn how to use 
Pål M. Lykkja, Humanities and Social Sciences Library

17:30 – 20:00

Drop-in help
Get help with EndNote, LaTeX, Word templates and Zotero  –  and put your references in good order. 
If possible, please bring your own laptop.

The Writing Centre
21:00 – 22:15

Mindfulness, meditation and yoga

Take a break, and bring your stress level under control with an hour of meditation and yoga. Bring your own mat.

With Anastasiya Mokienko

Literature Lounge (Basement)
23:05 – 23:20

Thesis writing survival class

Hard-won advice from hard-core authors. Librarian Cathinka Neverdal wraps up the evening in a lighthearted way.

Literature Lounge (Basement)
18:00 – 23:00

“Shut up & write”
Are you struggling to find the time to write? Writing together is easier. Write for 45 min - 15 min break - repeat.


Study area on the ground floor
18:00 – 18:20

Writing in Medicine, Maths and Life Sciences
Four tips from the toolbox for writing well with Åsmund H. Eikenes, PhD in cell biology and mentor at the Academic Writing Centre. 

Scene HumSam


Don't forget a pen, your papers and computer. If you are planning to stay the whole evening, it is smart to bring food and drink.

We will serve free coffee, tea and some snacks.


Photos: UiO/ Hanne Baadsgaard Utigard, Simen Kjellin, Shane Colvin, Eystein Gullbekk, Birgit Hvoslef Dahl og
Published Sep. 18, 2018 10:20 AM - Last modified Oct. 10, 2018 3:25 PM