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PhD on Track

PhD on track is a web resource for “PhD students who are beginning their research career, and who want to learn more about information- and literature for research purposes, and about how to publish research.”

Tove Rullestad, academic librarian at UiB, is the new webeditor of the website. She informs us that a revised version of “systematic searching” will being launched this autumn. Check it out by clicking this link.



The annual PhD gathering: presentations

A total of 43 PhD candidates signed up for our annual seminar at Marg og Bein on March 26th.  Thank you all for participating! We hope you found the program interesting – many have requested that the power point presentations are made available. Enjoy!

Welcome. PhD-committee leader Marte Knag Fylkesnes – link

Supervising students as a PhD-candidate. Professor Arild Raaheim, Department of Education, UiB – link

Writers block? How to address challenges when producing scientific texts. Professor emeritus Olga Dysthe, Department of Education, UiB – link

The use of social media in the dissemination of research (twitter, instagram, facebook etc). Senior Executive Officer Walther Wehus, Communication Division, UiB – link

How can researchers effectively convey scientific knowledge outside the academic community? Senior Executive Officer Tove Kolset, Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet) – link

The popular scientific publication – guidelines and examples from PhDs:

Formal guidelines – Helen Green – link

Newspaper article – Mette Senneseth – link

Blog – May Hauken – link


Annual PhD gathering 26.03.15

The program for our annual PhD gathering is now available. The seminar will take place at Marg og Beinm (former Hanne på Høyden) and the social gathering at Don Pippo. Key topics are supervision of students, academic writing and dissemination of research.

We hope many of you will find the time to join us – it is a unique opportunity to meet and discuss common challenges and opportunities!

Sign up by 6th March using this link

For program details click here