Kategori: Informasjon

Course at KI: «Project proposals for dummies»

Time: Tuesday 26 February, 9:00 – 13:00

Where: Media City Bergen

Registration deadline: Tuesday 19 February.

Course leader: Cecilie Evjen, KI research adviser.

For more info, see program and registration link.

The course will give you an introduction in how to reach up in the competition in writing project proposals. The day will include workshops with hands-on exercise, talk from a researcher’s point of view, and group work with other young researchers from Dept. of Chemistry. Due to limited space, we can only guarantee a place for the first registered participants (see registration link).


SPIRE såkornsmidler

Søknadsfrist: mandag 18. februar. 

Du kan nå søke om midler fra SPIRE (Strategisk program for internasjonalt forskningssamarbeid).

Dette er relevant for vitenskapelige ansatte og post doktorer ved Kjemisk for å utvikle nye internasjonale forskningssamarbeid som grunnlag for prosjektsøknader. Se link for mer informasjon og søknadsskjema.


Info meeting – Mobility Grants

The University of Bergen (UiB) and The Research Council of Norway (NFR) is organising an information meeting course on the NFRs Mobility Program 2019.

Time: 20 February, 9:00 – 13:00. See link here.

Target group
This course only applies to the Mobility grants announced by NFR with deadline 10.04.2019. You will also
receive information on How to apply to the European Commission’s Horizon2020 MSCA IF 2019 (Mobility
grants) call with deadline in September 2019.

The course is open to everyone at UiB with up to a maximum of 7 years after the defense of an approved
doctorate (PhD) who wants some «international experience». It is also possible to apply before you have
submitted your PhD dissertation.

Søknadsskrivekurs på UiB

When: Tuesday 12 February and Wednesday 13 February.

Registration link – still a few spots available (announced 11 February)!

For who: all scientists planning to write a project proposal (this includes NRC as well).

Where: Studentsenteret, Seminarrom C.

See more information about the course here.


Bygging av nytt dusj- og garderobeanlegg i RFB, våren 2019

Da er det er endelig klart for oppstart, ombygging og modernisering av dusj & garderobeanlegget i kjelleren, Realfagbygget, til glede for både jobbsyklister og andre ansatte.
Dette innebærer at eksisterende bruk av dusj/garderobe i kjelleren midlertidig må opphøre, f.o.m. dato for byggestart:  1.februar, 2019. Ombyggingen er forventet å ta noen måneder.
Spørsmål om selve ombyggingen kan rettes til prosjektleder ved EiA, Morten Storheim:  90985213.

Kristof Vlaeminck will visit Chemistry

UiB’s man in Brussels, Kristof Vlaeminck, will visit Department of Chemistry next Thursday 24 January. He will update us on the next Horizon Europe framework program, and guide us through a strategic prosess toward influencing the next framework program.

«It is my task to help the university leadership and the UiB researchers understand Horizon 2020 and guide them in making strategic choices«.

Alette disputerer

MSc Løbø Viken

Alette Løbø Viken disputerer fredag 25. januar 2019 for ph.d.-graden ved Universitetet i Bergen med avhandlinga: «Viscosity and Viscoelastic Properties in Hydrophobically Modified Polymers for Enhanced Oil Recovery». Hurra!

Tid og sted er kl. 10:30 i Stort auditorium på Høyteknologisenteret

BTO on Monday

Our BTO contacts, Victoria and Maja, are back at the department this Monday, 12- 16. Please stop by them at Cecilie’s office to discuss how they can facilitate your ideas and ambitions regarding innovation etc. To kick off the new term in a good manner, they promise to serve coffee!

Keep an eye on Energy Lab

Energy Lab is a forum for exchange of information on research results and activities related to renewable energy and energy transition. The Energy Lab hosts weekly informal lunch meetings and larger half-day seminars. These events are free of charge and open to all interested. An overview of scheduled events can be found in the calendar.

Next Tuesday (Jan 8), prof. Martin Fernø (IFT) discusses The role of hydrogen for energy transition – Outlook from UiB, at 12.0013.00 in The Helland-Hansen room, Geophysical Institute, Allegaten 70. To illustrate the nature of the Energy Lab, last year hydrogen was at focus in the following four lunch presentations: Hydrogen som drivstoff i maritim transportHydrogen in JapanHydrogen from waste; and Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in Maritime Applications.

Note also that on Jan 15, the topic is how to make synthetic liquid fuels. This is an important research topic also at our department. This event takes place at HVL Campus Kronstad.

Impact course for proposals

When: 10 January 2019, 9:00 – 13:00 @ UiB.

«How to write the impact part of project proposals?» by Sean McCarthyHyperion Ltd. With his experience as a researcher and proposal evaluator, he will focus on impact section in order to succeed in research financing. Sean McCarthy is pre-informed about NRC’s new assessment criteria, and prepare his course in conjunction with the latter. The course is internal for UiB researchers. Lunch will be served – no conference fee. Register before the course get fully booked here.

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