PhD Program Seminar 2021
Welcome to this two-day seminar for CompSci and dScience PhD candidates enrolled in the MN Faculty's PhD program.
Transportation and stay are free.
Thursday, 2 December
08:30 – Departure from Blindern
09:00 – Arrival at the Quality Hotel Olavsgaard
A tool for self-reflection on your preferences for interaction, communication
and problem-solving styles in addition to learning a shared language that
helps in communication and team working.
11:30 – Lunch
12:30 – Welcome to the University of Oslo
Knut Mørken, Professor, Vice Dean (Studies and Education)
A brief introduction to the University of Oslo and the Faculty of Mathematics
and Natural Sciences.
Onboarding: Getting the best starting point for your doctoral education
Jessica Lönn-Stensrud, PhD, Head of Section for Learning Development, Library of
Medicine and Science at UiO
Matthew Good, PhD, Senior Academic Librarian, Head of the Digital Scholarship Center at UiO
A brief overview of some of the resources and tools available to you as a PhD
candidate at the University of Oslo.
An introduction to the CompSci training program.
Career: Getting the most out of your doctoral education
Vivienne Lumayag, Career Advisor, The Career Services at UiO
Marianne Fuglestrand, Career Advisor and Course Coordinator, The Career Services at UiO
Do you know how to describe your skills and competences, or if your career prospects are in line with your own values? Here we will provide you with the tools and know-how on how to self-evaluate your values and skills, which is essential for your continuous professional development and in making strategic career choices.
Sølvi Haavik, Adviser, Studies Section MN Faculty
18:00 – Personal time
19:30 – Dinner
Friday, 3 December
06:30 – 09:00 – Breakfast
Two faculty members share their stories on how they structured their career and which key point decisions they made to get them where they are today.
Professional Inspiration – PhD Candidate
Titus Casademont, Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Technology Systems
Professional Inspiration – Q&A
Getting and receiving feedback is a big part of both your professional and private life. Being able to give valuable feedback, and tackle cases of critical and negative feedback is important.
13:00 – Lunch
14:45 – Departure for Blindern
Registration deadline October 15, 202