PhD students at UiT apply for a seat by registering for classes in StudentWeb before 15 December. The registration starts 15 November.
Other applicants apply for admission through SøknadsWeb before 1. December. Application code 9301. For applicants who are granted a seat, a study right will be created, and these applicants apply for a seat by registering for classes in StudentWeb before 15 December.
The study right gives the applicant admission to register to other open PhD courses or apply for a seat to PhD courses where entry is limited.
Students must also register for the workshop and the conference 9-11 March 2021 (http://bioprosp.com/). The due date for early bird registration will be announced on the conference Web pages.
Maximum number of participants: 20
The applicants must document that they are registered this semester at their home university or at a minimum, document that they have finished a Master degree. External students must remember to upload certified documentation of education, and if relevant, documentation of their status as a PhD student to SøknadsWeb. Confirmation of student status should be from student administration office of your home university. Confirmation from your supervisor or copy of award letter is not considered valid documentation.
Early bird registration for the Conference is December 20th, 2020. Contact Klara Stensvåg (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information about the course and deadlines.
This PhD course is multidisciplinary and suited for students with broad scientific background. It will be a mixture of preconference lectures prior of the conference (digital and physical Monday before the conference), a preconference workshop, seminars, and discussions. The Conference Bioprosp_2021 and the pre-conference is part of the course. The exam lecture will be given on the day after the conference. The topics covered in the course are:
The committee coordinating the course, in collaboration with Bioprosp_2021 is; Professor Klara Stensvåg (UiT), Professor Tor Haug (UiT), Professor Bengt Erik Haug (UiB), Associate Professor Hans Christopher Bernstein (UiT).https://www.tekna.no/kurs/bioprosp_21-38444/Speakers/?info=110912
Lectureres at the conference will also give presentations at the course.
The detailed schedule of the course will be presented later in autumn 2020.
A candidate who has completed his or her qualification should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:
There will be a mixture of lectures, seminars, the preconference workshop and the conference itself.
Students will be assessed based on an individual oral presentation given on a pre-set subject, linked to an aspect of marine bioprospecting and relevant for the course. The final evaluation will be either pass or fail.
Coursework requirement: The title must be prepared and approved before the conference starts.
Re-sit: A re-sit exam will be arranged next semester.