Category: News Norway

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…

April 23, 2018 Fredrik Edman

Science for Society – Bridging the gap! Knowledge transfer between academia and society After the successful conferences in Aalborg on employability, and in Oslo on the impact from research, this year’s Science for Society conference will be all about knowledge transfer between academia and society. We invite you to learn how research can bring on change…

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…

November 29, 2017 Oslotech2016

Impact on Society Conference – a review Over 170 participants, including PhDs, Postdocs, speakers and company representatives. 19 different nationalities, 15 speakers, 3 workshops, 19 contributing companies at Industry Fair. A total of 221 meetings between PhDs/Postdocs and companies. The Impact on Society Conference was a success!   Read more about the conference on conference…

October 30, 2017 Oslotech2016

Inger Sandlie will do a Keynote at Science for Society Conference. Inger will talk about the importance of being exposed to innovation and commercialization thinking while doing research. Read more avbout the conference at www.phdconferenceoslo.com/ Inger Sandlie is a professor in biochemistry at University of Oslo. Often described as one of the most innovative researchers in…

October 30, 2017 Oslotech2016

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen was only 29 when he co-founded Snøhetta. He is a firm believer in trans-disciplinary practice allowing co-working groups deliver at premium. How would this transpositional thinking apply in academia? Meet Kjetil at Impact on Society Conference. Read more avbout the conference at www.phdconferenceoslo.com/ Kjetil Trædal Thorsen is an Norwegian architect who in 1987 co-founded Snøhetta,…

October 30, 2017 Oslotech2016

At Impact on Society, Eirik Torheim will share his experience on how his PhD in immunology has helped him on his entrepreneurial venture as CEO of Depict. Read more avbout the conference at www.phdconferenceoslo.com/   Eirik Torheim has a PhD in Immunology at University of Oslo. In 2014, he took the bold move on founding his own startup, Torheim…

August 8, 2017 Oslotech2016

Check out our new events! New events from our partners are now published at our event page, please check out events near you! It’s also possible to register and visit our partnering universities and their events. Ask us, we’ll help out!   Also, do not forget the Science for Society conference this fall, form 16th…

April 6, 2017 Oslotech2016

Videotalks from our Ph.d. Conference in Aalborg   Science for Society held its very first Scandinavian Ph.d. Conference in February 2017. Venue was Aalborg Congress & Culture Center and over 200 ph.d.-candidates and postdocs participated, coming from 39 different countries.   The conference talks were recorded, here are a selection:   Ready for the long haul! Reimer…