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Norwegian Research Schools: Academic Career Development

Building your academic CV and writing successful project proposals

Dates: 7-8 June 2017

Location: University of Oslo, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus

Organisers: Joint between the national research schools NORBIS, ForBio, IBA, DEEP and NFIF

Invited lecturers: Kari Beate Rygg, Nils Chr Stenseth, CEES, UiO, Sundy Maurice, IBV, UiO, Mathew Domeier, CEED, UiO, Per Magnus Kommandantvold, Christin Krokene, NFR, Delphine Nicolas, Melissah Rowe, Hugo de Boer, NHM, UiO, Tom Gabriel Johansen, InfoDesignLab.

Schedule: Can be downloaded here.

Registration:  Here by 28th May. Registration includes venue, teachers and food. NORBIS members can attend free of charge. In addition NORBIS will cover travel and accommodation for eligible members. 


To successfully continue with an academic career there are many specific skills you will need to acquire and common pitfalls to avoid. How can you succeed with your project proposals, how to find that right project idea and what is important to remember, already during your PhD, when it comes to developing your CV? Join our academic career course and start thinking about the next steps in your academic career early on.

During our academic career course you will learn:

  • What to consider when applying for funding
  • How to build up your academic CV
  • The role of mobility and international networks in your career
  • How to plan and draft a proposal (where to start, how to structure, how the reviewers are making their decisions)
  • Technical proposal-writing techniques