FSK-8002 Scientific writing: why and how?

Writing and publishing scientific papers require a lot of practice. What are the best practices in your field of science, and why do journals reject papers? What about your English grammar, are there room for improvements? Recommended for PhD candidates in their first or second year. Prework All participants will work on their own manuscript… Continue Reading


FSK-8005 Funding your research: why and how

Funding is essential for those who wants to continue doing research. This course will provide insight to the process of writing a research proposal, and how proposals are evaluated. Two major sources of funding is covered specifically, EU and the Norwegian Research Council. HNA’s philosophy is learning by doing, and to obtain the ECTS you… Continue Reading


GEN-8001 Take control of your PhD journey – how and why

This course has been runned several times before, but now it is possible to achieve 2 ECTS by taking the exam. The dates are 10–12 Oct 2018. See course description at the University Library pages and register via the course catalogue: https://uit.no/utdanning/emner/emne/569221/gen-8001?ar=2018&semester=H. Registration deadline 1 Sept 2018


GEN-8010 Visualizing your science: why and how?

NB! This is the former BIO-8010 Visualizing your science Science is commonly communicated in two dimensions, on paper or screens. However, the audience are more likely to remember your research if they are given the opportunity to touch, feel or smell it. In collaboration with Tromsø University Museum, we offer an opportunity to communicate your… Continue Reading


FSK-8003 Leadership skills: why and how

NB! The information below is from Spring 2018, and outdated. Information for Spring 2019 will be added when ready. Leaders comes in different shadings, from excellent to ruthless or even scary. Leadership is not an exact science, and how the task is solved depends on the situation, time and the employees. What is a good… Continue Reading


GEN-8007 Coping with media: why and how

NB: This is the former BIO-8007 Coping with media. The information below is from Spring 2018 and outdated. Information for Spring 2019 will be added when ready. Being able to communicate your research is getting more and more important for researchers, and most funding agencies require a communication plan. In GEN-8007 Coping with media, you… Continue Reading