First Arctic Symposium for UCPH researchers and students – University of Copenhagen

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First Arctic Symposium for UCPH researchers and students

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Research in and about the Arctic will be taking center stage when researchers and students from UCPH meet for an Arctic Symposium on November 24, 2016.

The Arctic as interdisciplinary strength area

UCPH is aiming to make "the Arctic" one of our official interdisciplinary strength areas and the Symposium is a chance to feed your research into the description of this new area.

Networking and market place

Get to know the work of other Arctic researchers and students at UCPH, find new collaboration partners, learn about the University's plans for the Arctic research area and contribute to the strengthening of the Arctic-profile at the UCPH.

All ph.D students and researchers can book a booth at the market place to pitch coming projects and publications. 

Participation is free but registration - and registration for the market place - is mandatory.

Deadline for registration is November 7, 2016. 

Programme 

9-9.15 Why does UCPH prioritize Arctic research? Prorector Thomas Bjørnholm

9.15-9.45 The Ministry of Education's Arctic Strategy and "Forsk2025" - Ass. Dean Morten Pejrup, SCIENCE

9.45 - 10.15 "Greenland Perspective" - an example of activation of cross-disciplinary research into an Arctic society - Profesor Minik Rosing, The Natural History Museum of Denmark 

10.15 - 10.30: "Kaffemik" (coffee break) 

10.30 -11.15 Show me the money!

Panel discussion: Where are the possibilities for cross-disciplinary research at the UCPH - and how do you find funding for your dream project? How do you build a well-functioning consortium, does it pay off and what kind of challenges do you meet in the process?

Panel participants: Ass. Dean Morten Pejrup (SCIENCE), Prof. Bo Elberling (CENPERM), Prof. Morten Meldgaard (NHM) and Prof. Anders Koch (HEALTH)

11.15-12.30: Identifying research strengths and opportunities at UCPH! Interactive mapping session: Show your peers your strongest research projects, find your next cross-disciplinary collaboration partners and get a closer look at funding opportunities.

12.30-13.15: Lunch and networking

13.15-14.45: Market place for ph.D students, researchers and funding experts Pitch your future project to your colleagues and get inspiration, new angles or collaboration partners. 

10 minutes per pitch. Bring a poster or an object to represent your project.
Registration to get a booth and further info about the market place: pm@science.ku.dk

14.45- 15.00: Smoothies and snacks-break 

15.00-15.30: "The UCPH on the Arctic stage - visiblity and opportunities" - an outsider's perspective. Keynote address by Bo Lidegaard, Politiken.