Author: Oslotech2016

August 22, 2018 Oslotech2016

Upcoming PhD Conference in Lund, with focus on bridging the gap between academia and society, is approaching. On 7th – 8th of November, Scandinavian PhDs and Postdocs will head to Lund for input, networking and enthusiastic discussions around how research can bridge over and create value in society.   After the successful conferences in Aalborg…

January 23, 2018 Oslotech2016

PHD PORTRAITS: ANDERS TRILLINGSGAARD – UKON HUMAN RESULTS   Two years after doing his PhD, Anders became UKON’s head of research, where he is responsible for UKON’s research projects have and also initiating new research projects. His industrial PhD was a success for the company, since it has been a part of UKON’s strategy and…

January 22, 2018 Oslotech2016

PHD PORTRAITS: SAHRA JOSEPHINE HJORTH – CANOPYLAB   After two years of work at Rambøll Management, I got inspired by a former fellow student, who went to pursue a PhD. I started thinking whether that could be a career path for me as well. I became aware of a position at the Center for Migration…

January 16, 2018 Oslotech2016

SHIFTERs article from Impact on Society Conference Science for Society invited Norwegian SHIFTER, an online publisher of innovation and technology news, to write about our Impact on Society Conference. And here it is, with the heading: “Researchers seldom become entrepreneurs: but someone does business from saving lives with banana flies!” Read the full article here…

January 2, 2018 Oslotech2016

PHD PORTRAITS: LARS ODDERSHEDE – NOVARTIS In my job, the analytical skills developed during my PhD helps me tremendously on a day to day basis. I would also say that having a PhD made the transition all the more easy for me and enabled me to quickly become operational in a pharmaceutical company.   WHY…

January 2, 2018 Oslotech2016

PHD PORTRAITS: ANDREAS MØGELMOSE – SOFTWARE DEVELOPER After my PhD I knew that I wanted to try to work in the corporate world. I actually felt that I owed myself to try to work in the corporate world, to better be able to determine whether I wanted to pursue a career in academia or the…

January 2, 2018 Oslotech2016

PHD PORTRAITS: HENRIK JOHN ANDERSEN, CEO AND SALES MANAGER AT INROPA I think it was really interesting to do a PhD. You have the chance to concentrate on one specific topic and thing at a time, and simultaneously you are able to teach and develop others. Back then, my biggest concern was if I would…

January 2, 2018 Oslotech2016

TOBIAS HOLMGAARD STÆR – BUSINESS MANAGER I made a very deliberate choice of becoming part of the very specialized world that a PhD really is, because I found it very motivating and interesting at the time and there was an opening to be part of a very interesting project. I knew all along that it…

December 20, 2017 Oslotech2016

PHD PORTRAITS: LARS KROGH ALMINDE, PHD FROM AAU I realised early during my PhD that I was not cut out to be a career researcher, but on the other hand, it is important for me to work with the most complicated technology and brightest people.   WHAT IS YOUR TYPICAL WORKDAY LIKE? At a first glance,…