Faculty of Medicine

2nd Research Day at the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine welcomes researchers and staff to a whole-day meeting dedicated to research at our five departments.

Research Day Faculty of Medicine 18 June EITRI

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For the second time, the Research Day shall be an 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. This years event theme is

Knowledge valorisation at the intersection of climate, environment, and health

Programme (updated 11 June):

8.45 - Morning coffee and scones

9.00 - Welcome remarks - Per Bakke, Dean at the Faculty of Medicine

9.05 - Introduction: What is knowledge valorisation? - Programme committee: Robin Sinsamala, Adrianna Jebrzycka, Muntequa Ishtiaq Siraj, Natalia Fiesco Arango

9.25 - Keynote lecture: Reflections on knowledge valorisation and the third mission of universities - Randi Taxt, VIS

10.15 - Coffee Break

10.30 - Short lectures: Best practice examples of knowledge valorisation at the Faculty of Medicine

  • Brain cancer – biological mechanisms and experimental therapies - Per Øyvind Enger, IBM
  • Beyond the transcript: Etnography and policy making - Andrea Melberg, IGS
  • Stem cells in bone regeneration, the future is now! - Cecilie Gjerde, IKO

11.35 - Lunch and poster session

12.25 - Keynote lecture: Understanding the complex link between climate change, health and wellbeing - Shilpa Rao-Skirbekk, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

13.10 - Coffee break

13.25 - Short talk: Microplastics and reproductive health - Damaris Benny Daniel, K2

13.50 - Panel discussion topic: From Research to Real World: Maximizing the Impact of Climate, Environment, and Health Knowledge - Marit Voltersvik, chief infection control officer Bergen municipality; Shilpa Rao-Skirbekk, NIPH; Ane Johannessen, IGS; Stina Oseland, cirector of climate division Bergen municipality

14.35 - Quiz, Award ceremony, final remarks - Programme committee

15.00 - End of the event


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

Registration: Påmelding til forskningsdag ved Det medisinske fakultet / Registration for the Research Day at the Faculty of Medicine 2024 (uib.no) Deadline extended until 12 Juni 2024.