Faculty of Medicine

Research Day at the Faculty of Medicine

Welcome to a whole-day meeting dedicated to research at the Faculty's five departments.

Researc Day Faculty of Medicine 26 September EITRI, blue smokey background
Margarethe Bittins

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The Research Day will be an annual arena where researchers from the Faculty's five institutes showcase their research, build good collaborations and new alliances. We want to get to know both the established groups and new and young researchers. The program is varied, with lectures, discussion rounds and innovative forms of co-creation.



Welcome address, dean Per Bakke

9:40Lecture "Outstanding research and ERC, with perspective in relation to innovation and barriers to success", Eystein Jansen, vice-president of the European Research Council
10:30Coffee break

Research at the Faculty, Marit Bakke, vice dean for research. Presentation of two thematic umbrellas:
- Bioinformatics, Marc Vaudel
- Women's health, Camilla Krakstad




Poster presentations. Poster competition for the PhD-candidates.


Research impro. Some of our young researchers present new ideas for collaboration across departments.


Coffe break

14:00Presentation of our new center for excellence, BCEPS
- "What is BCEPS?", Guri Rørtveit, vice chair of BCEPS
- "Fair Choices DCP Analytics Tool - an innovation project dircted by BCEPS", Kjell Arne Johansson, PI
14:30Digital lecture, Ole Johan Borge, department director in the department of health research and health innovation in the Research Council of Norway


Announcement of the winner of the poster competition and farewell.


This is an internal event, open to all employees at the Faculty of Medicine as well as affiliated PhD candidates and postdocs.

Register here: Påmelding til forskningsdag ved Det medisinske fakultet / Registration for the Research Day at the Faculty of Medicine 2023 (uib.no)

Poster competition

PhD candidates are invited to participate in the poster competition. The winner will be awarded NOK 30.000 NOK to use for travel to an international conference, workshop, or course.

The poster competition is open to candidates who are enrolled in the PhD program at the Faculty of Medicine as of 26 September 2023.

How to enter the poster competition:

Candidates apply for participation in the poster competition here: Søknad om deltakelse i posterkonkurransen / Application for admission to the poster competition (uib.no) no later than 25 August.

In case there are more applicants than poster places (30), we reserve the right to select candidates to ensure that as many research fields as possible and all departments are represented. Candidates will of their admission to the competition latest 1 September.

After admission to the poster competition, the candidates submit an abstract lastest 19 September. All candidates are expected to present their poster in person during the poster session. The poster shall show the candidate's own work and must not be older than two years.

Abstracts and posters will be evaluated by a committee based on the criteria listed on the evaluation form (below).

The prize winner will be announced at the end of the Research Day