Faculty of Medicine

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National Science Week 2012 will be focused around “Society” as its overall theme. The research festival will seek to shed light on the human condition – on people’s lives as individuals, as members of groups and in relation to the world at large.
Fellow pharmacist and our dear collegue Kjell H. Halvorsen, defended his thesis "Drug prescribing quality for older patients. Explicit indicators and multidisciplinary medication reviews" on 16th of March.
The Global Health Course, which recently was awarded for high academic quality, has just finished this year’s uptake. A lot of students want to learn more about global health, and the number of applicants made this a record uptake.
March 2 2012 we finally got the confirmation that The Animal Faciliy at UoB is awarded full accreditation by AAALAC International.
Health workers in conflict areas make a remarkable effort in the medical field, but also in violence prevention and peace building. Seven free online courses are now launched for those who want to learn more about medical peace work.
MSc in biomedical physics at BioMatLab
UNICEF’s report, ‘The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World’ was launched at the end of February, in Mexico City. One billion children live in urban areas, a number that is growing rapidly.
Due to her passion for teaching in Social Pharmacy and the involvement in the Masters Programme in Pharmacy in general, Associate Professor Kjersti Bakken has been honoured with the Generica Award 2011.
-to the training component in the PhD-programme, and routines regarding sickness absence, maternity leave and welfare leave. By PhD-coordinator at ISF, Eldbjørg Sanden Søvik
27.-29. april: Peter O’Sullivan & Kjartan Vibe Fersum: Classification based cognitive functional therapy (CB-CFT); 13.-16. juni: Linda-Joy Lee: Treating the whole person – the Integrated systems model for pain & disability; 18.-20. juni: Linda-Joy Lee: Restoring form and function of the abdominal wall after pregnancy
Petter Sanaker will defend his PhD thesis
About 100 Pharmacist's vacancies is announced every year in Norway. That means good job opportunities for newly educated Pharmacists.
The University of Tromsø is the host of The 7th Norwegian Proteomics Conference. This is an anual meeting arranged by the Norwegian Proteomics Society.