PhD day 2016

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invites Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination. This year's topic is employability of the PhD.

Program

11:00 Poster-session
Jury will view the posters attending the competition. 

12:00 Opening
By Anita Krohn Traaseth

Speech in Norwegian.

12:15 PhD candidate today - Employable tomorrow
The experienced headhunters Benedikte Stiff and Petter Fafalios will contribute by simulating parts of an interview with a newly graduated PhD as well as giving you some tips on how to boost the impact of your LinkedIn-profile.

General tips from the headhunders.

13:15 Lunch and vote for your favourite poster
(This year special audience award)

14:15 How to land a job
Ove Dalen from Netlife Research.

14:45 The award ceremony!
Best poster and audience choice. Prize for best poster is NOK 10 000, and additionally an audience best prize NOK 2000.

15:00 BBQ and Pub at the End of the Universe
Strøm Larsen will sell food and RF will open a bar in the foyer

15:30 Smashing Physics: news from the energy frontier 
What we have learned from the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, including the discovery of the Higgs boson and the latest exciting developments, by Jon Butterworth. See more information about the lecture here.

 

Recordings from PhD day 2016 on youtube

 

Poster competition

View the poster abstracts, and read guidelines and practicalities.

We congratulate Aylin Dursun (Best Poster Award) and Johanna B. Stumpf (Audience Best Poster Award)!

Questions?

Send us an email: phd-day@ub.uio.no.

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Publisert 1. apr. 2016 08:34 - Sist endret 13. juli 2016 08:41