Apply for summer research project in life science 2021
UiO:Life Science will fund 40 educational summer research projects for students between April and September 2021. Students currently enrolled in a bachelor, master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply. The first 100 students to register will be admitted to a digital matchmaking on 9 March.
The registration opened on this web page 14 January at 8 AM and it was full before 12 PM.
100 students will be accepted in the initial registration. 40 of these will be assigned to a summer research project. You can have a summer research project from UiO:Life Science no more than two times. Note that if you already have had a project two times, you are not eligible to apply.
- If you are a researcher at UiO, OUS or Ahus, you may provide summer research projects for students in life sciences. The application deadline was 1 February.
Students will perform research addressing health and disease, environmental issues or other topics related to life science.
Research will be under supervision integrated in a research group within life science at the University of Oslo, Oslo University Hospital or Akershus University Hospital for six weeks full-time equivalent during the summer. The exact work plan will be set up by the project leader and the student when the student is assigned.
A stipend of NOK 50 000 will be provided. The stipend will be subject to tax. Each student is responsible to provide the necessary tax information.
- The application form opens on 14 January at 08.00
- The first 100 applicants will be admitted to the digital matchmaking seminar on 9 March from 14.00 to 16.00 on Zoom. Students are encouraged to make sure they have access to the latest version of Zoom, provided by the university.
- In the seminar you will meet researchers presenting projects. You will subsequently rate the projects, and the project leaders will rate the students they have met. UiO:Life Science will then combine the ratings and assign projects to 40 students.
- The 40 students assigned to projects will receive a contract to be filled out together with the project leader, agreeing on the work to be done and deliveries to the project.
- All students must make a poster on the project and learning outcomes for the closing event on in October. In August you will be offered a seminar on scientific presentation techniques, including poster design.