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IGS 2016

IGS by the numbers 2016

… from the open meeting 11.1.17

Open meeting IGS

To start …

 

Research and Education Numbers …

  • Total number original publications 2015: 336
  • Number of level 2 publications 2015: 65
  • 28 PhD Defences in 2016
  • Around 130 PhD candidates registered at any one time
  • Strongly involved in medical doctor training (including 2 of 12 semester leaders in the new medical studies plan)
  • 59 successful Master degrees completed in 2016:
    • Master in Physiotherapy 8
    • Master in Nursing 4
    • Master in Genetic Counselling 1 (students begin every other year)
    • Master in Radiography/Bioengineering 6
    • Master in International Health 4
    • Master in Oral sciences 2
    • Master in Health Leadership 6
    • Master in Manual Therapy 21 (students begin every other year)
    • Master in Pharmacy (supervisors from IGS) 7

 

Research in 2016

  • A new research strategy was developed 2016-2019
    • Including small changes in research group and research theme strategies
  • Prizes to IGS researchers:
    • MOF’s prize for publication of the year (Ole Frithjof Norheim)
    • Top Quality prize from Helse Vest (Miriam Hartveit)
    • Bergen kommune’s prize for research and innovation (Kjell Krüger)
  • Focus on external funding
    • Established seminars on application writing
    • approx 40 applications for external funding were sent, involving nearly 500 million kroner
    • building stronger contact with Bergen’s Research Foundation

 

Education in 2016

  • 2 well-attended Departmental education seminars held
  • IGS received MOF’s education prize for 2016!
  • Working with
    • New study plan in medicien
    • Extensive re-organisation of the Master programme in Health Science
    • Researcher School – changes are being planned