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Monthly Archives: June 2022

bioCEED goes to ICED2022 and EuroSotl2022

After a seemingly never-ending pandemic, two larger conferences were finally taking place physically this early summer: the International Consortium for Educational Development conference (ICED) and EuroSoTL22. ICED was held in Århus, Denmark in May – and Roy, Kristin and Anja from bioCEED was there, of course. The ICED conferences gather people from higher education around…

First volume of Bikuben out soon

The past year, we have established a peer reviewed journal for showcasing scientific work done by students at BIO. Bikuben Student Journal has steadily grown during this time and has gotten many interesting submissions. To date we have published seven of these on our website, https://bikuben.org. We are now almost finished with the first volume…

Student Poster Symposium at BIO, and beyond…

Once again, over 120 students concluded their semester by contributing to the by now traditional Student Poster Symposium at BIO with a poster and a flash presentation. Five BIO courses were represented at the event (see info box below), bringing with them topics as various as behavioral ecology, marine biology, molecular biology, sustainable development, cancer…

bioCEEDster: Simen S. Hjelle

My name is Simen, and I work at the University Centre in Svalbard at the Arctic biology department. I have spent some time here, both as a biology student and working in different positions an even as an intern for bioCEED. Besides my interest in biology, I also love doing graphic design and photography. Right…

Thon award ceremony – excellent research based teaching

In June the receipients of the Thon award for excellent teaching in 2021 and 2022 were finally able to accept their reward at a ceremony in Oslo. Among the receipients were our very own Sigrunn Eliassen (2021) and Vigdis Vandvik (2022). In the photo (by Rein Aasland) they are joined by a third award winning…

bioCEED Teachers Retreat – finally!

The 7th annual bioCEED Teachers Retreat took place June 13th and 14th at Hotel Park Vossevangen on Voss. bioCEED was happy to announce the BIO Teachers Retreat after having to postpone several times due to pandemic restrictions. The Teachers Retreat is an annual seminar/workshop for all teachers at The Department of Biological Sciences and has…

UNIS bioCEED student career seminar

How to study is one thing, but what to study for is a completely different matter. In order to enlighten students about future job opportunities, bioCEED organized a career seminar at UNIS on the 20th of May 2022. To represent a wide range of career options, three speakers were invited: Jannike Wika, currently employed at…