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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…

Full attendance at first bioBreakfast-talk 2018

bioBreakfast is a pilot project at UNIS, arranged by the bioCEED student representatives. The project is aiming for students inspiring and advising each other across graduate levels and faculties, with a main focus on biology topics. The purpose of bioBreakfast is to invite master and PhD students to have a talk about their personal experiences…

biORAKEL and bioBreakfast will take some rest and return in September

The tenth and last session of biORAKEL for this semester was held on Thursday, June 1st. Is is now time for our oracles to get some well-deserved rest, but not without receiving our congratulations and many thanks for their enthusiastic participation and for a job well done! Initiated by highly-motivated MSc students at the Department of Biology…

Students engaging students during bioBreakfast seminars

The month of May marked the two first bioBreakfast meetings at UNIS. The project is student-led and initiated by bioCEED student representatives Malene Vinnes and Mari Engelstad. The project sets out to bridge the gap between Bachelor-, master- and Ph.D.-students at the biology department at the university center in Svalbard by arranging breakfast meetings where…

Up and running – bioBREAKFAST UNIS

bioBREAKFAST is a pilot project from the UNIS student representatives at bioCEED directed towards bachelor, master and PhD-students at the biology department at UNIS and funded by NOKUT. The goal with the project is to strengthen the bonds between students at different levels and to exchange and develop knowledge and skills that are useful. This month the UNIS bachelor, master and…

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. This time, we had an easier time finding people to…

When you run out of chairs

The last bioBreakfast of 2018 at UNIS broke all the attendance records, with 44 participants. All the departments at UNIS were represented by the bachelor and master students. There were two speakers, Sarah Strand from Geology who talked about the PhD she is writing about permafrost, and Vanessa Pitusi who is writing her master in…

Former biology students share their experience at bioPUB

In October, the student representatives of bioCEED arranged a variant of bioBREAKFAST (bioPUB) together with the aquaculture student organisation “Linjeforeningen for fiskehelse og havbruk (LFFH)”. Students gathered at the student pub Integrerbar for an afternoon with talks from master and graduated UiB students who now work in the aquaculture industry. The learning triangle was slightly…

Students’ impressions from ISSOTL 2018

As former student representatives in bioCEED, Mari and I attended the ISSOTL (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) 2018 conference: “Toward a learning culture”. Several other students affiliated with the University of Bergen and bioCEED also participated as volunteers and attended the conference. Here is a short glimpse of our impressions of…

Looking back at Learning Forum 2018

From Tuesday, October 16th to Thursday, October 18th, the fifth UNIS Learning Forum took place with 45 participants across the different departments. A variety of themes with different disciplinary perspectives was covered. This year’s Learning Forum aimed primarily at promoting a collegial teaching practice. Eleven members of the academic staff shared experiences and thoughts on…

Welcome to new student representatives at UNIS

We are happy to say welcome to our new student representatives at UNIS – Henninge and Jenny! They will join us in the bioCEED team for one semester and will be responsible among other things for arranging the bioCEED student meetings and running the bioBREAKFAST. Henninge is a biology student at bachelor level from NTNU…

Looking back at 3 years with bioCEED

As part of the interim evaluation of the Centres of Excellence in Education, we were asked by NOKUT and the evaluation committee to write a self-evaluation report. Looking back on 3 years of activity and summing up was a challenging but rewarding exercise! So what has happened since April 1st 2014? After advice from our Advisory Board…