bioCEED news

AB-202 joins the bioST@TS family

The UNIS course AB-202 Marine Arctic Biology led by Janne Søreide recently joined the bioST@TS family. Students enrolled in AB-202 spend approximately a week on field and cruise, collecting samples and data which they further analyse back at the lab. Organizing, sorting and cleaning data sets, drawing meaningful plots and running statistical analysis are among…

SFU network meeting in Bergen

Wednesday the 6th of March, a networking-seminar with the SFUs was held at Scandic Hotel Flesland in Bergen, with DIKU as a host. bioCEED was well represented at the meeting, and had four student representatives there.

Came for the food, stayed for the talk

This semester’s second bioBREAKFAST was held at UNIS on Friday March 22nd. After having heaps of trouble finding PhD and master students to present for the first bioBREAKFAST, and it being announced only on a three day notice, we had extra big expectations this Friday morning.

Welcome to our new student representatives at BIO and UNIS!

Ingrid Oline Tveranger (BIO) and Ørjan Vabø (AB, UNIS) are our new student representatives in bioCEED this semester. Ingrid Oline is a 22 years old post bachelor student in molecular biology at the University of Bergen. Her plan is to proceed in this field, taking a master in molecular biology. During her bachelor she have been very active in…

UNIS launches its first internship course for Arctic Biology students

This spring semester, UNIS runs the AB-208 course “Internship in Arctic Biology” for bachelor students for the first time. The course aims at giving students the possibility to get knowledge and skills not easily obtained in class-room settings. It has been developed in close collaboration and with help from the internship course BIO298 run at…

New paper: Biology students at work: Using blogs to investigate personal epistemologies.

Torstein Nielsen Hole, Gaute Velle, Hanne Riese, Arild Raaheim and Anne Laure Simonelli have written an article about learning in work placements among biology students. To investigate learning they have focused on personal epistemologies. That is, students’ accounts of learning and knowing. Students have written about their learning experiences in blogs; using student blogs as…

BioBREAKFAST webpage is ready!

The bioBREAKFAST webpage is now up and running! Here you will get an overview of what bioBREAKFAST is and why it is arranged. Every time the breakfast is arranged, it will be posted there. The webpage is developed in cooperation between students and employees. Its aim is to make it easy accessible to read about this…