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Opening of UiB Ferd Career Center for Early Stage Researchers

Opening of the UiB Ferd Career Centre

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The opening will be broadcastet live on Tuesday, February 15th at 11:00-11:30 

Link to streaming here. 

UiB Ferd is a part of UiB's strategy relating to the recruitment and career development for early-stage researchers. Attractive career opportunities are vital to ensure high-quality research and teaching, but also well-qualified candidates for the knowledge society. 

The Center will support early-stage researchers by offering support in the following areas: 

  • a web portal containing information on relevant career and development training available at UiB 
  • individual career coaching 
  • bespoke courses in academic and transversal skills 
  • individual career coaching 
  • bespoke courses in academic and transversal skille 

Program 

  • Opening by Rector Maragareth Hagen 
  • Expecations from early-stage researchers 
  • Speeches by directors from the divisions of Human Resources (Sonja Dyrkorn), Research and Innovation (Benedicte Løseth) and the University of Bergen Library (Maria-Carme Torras-Calvo)
  • "Why this is important to us", PhD-candidate Peter S. Hatlebakk, member of the University Board gr. B
  • "What offers are available at the career center?", leader of the career center Ellen Hagen 

Host of the opening: Odd Vegard Kandal-Wright (Communication Division)