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Time: Wednesday morning at 9.00 am-10:00 am
Place: Webinar – Zoom, Registration.

The program for these webinars will be about 30 min presentation and 15 min of group discussions, 5 min summary.

Webinar #7: Preparation for defense

1st September

Moderator: Turid A Wæhler, UiT
Content: “How to write up your thesis – Kappa” and "How the PhD-committee works and challenge your research topic” by Johanne Sundby, UiO


Recording of the webinar 

Webinar #8: The editors view

6th October


Moderator: Jon Øyvind Odland, NTNU

Content: “From the editors perspective – does and don’ts to get your article published” by Terje Andreas Eikemo, NTNU

Terje Andreas Eikemo is Chief Editor of the Scandinavian Journal of Public Health and will give you some advises. Jon Øyvind Odland is Editor for International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, IJERPH and will supplemnet with his perspective.


Webinar #9: Advocating for your topic

3rd November


Moderator: Thorkild Tylleskär, UiB

Content: “Advocating your topic to politicians and policymakers” by Ragnhild Dybdahl, OsloMet and Kim Gabrielli, UN Global Compact Norway

Some of the tasks that will be dicussed during the webinar is: How can research influence policy? Advocacy experiences from clinical, research, governmental and non-governmental contexts. But also research impact on policy proposals and implementation.

Ragnhild Dybdahl is currently associate professor of global mental health at Center for Crisis psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, and associate professor of psychology at Oslo Metropolitan University.

She started her international work as an NGO worker in Bosnia in the 1990s. She has worked in leadership and international development cooperation for many years. She was head of education at the Regional Centre for Child and Adolescent mental health, Oslo, director of education and research in Norad, the Norwegian agency for interntional development cooperation. Her international experience includes work in Somalia, Bosnia, Guatemala, Vietnam, Sudan and Niger. As a diplomat she served four years as the deputy head of mission to Hanoi.

Kim Noguera Gabrielli is CEO of UN Global Compact Norway. The UN organization for sustainable business and the largest sustainable corporate initiative in the world. Gabrielli was formerly the Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF Norway and has worked at UNICEF’s headquarters in New York. Gabrielli has longstanding experience in the field of sustainability, business and international cooperation. Gabrielli holds a Masters in Migration, Religion and Languages from the University of Munich.


Webinar #10: Emergency response

1st December  

Moderator: Karine Nordstrand, FHI 

Content: "Emergency response in forgotten humanitarian crisis and in acute complex emergencies" by Lindis Hurum President of MSF, Norway and Øyunn Holen, Diakonhjemmet and MSF

Registration (coming soon )

Previous webinars

Previous webinars

14th Januar (Thursday 9:30-10:30):
Moderator: Elisabeth / Elodie
Scientific content: Emil Øversveen, NTNU

“Health inequalities and global health research workshop”


17th Februar:
Moderator: Johanne Sundby, UiO
Scientific content by Katerini Storeng and Antoine de Bengy Puyvallèe (PhD), UiO 

"The global health enterprise: unpacking competing interests in the governance of global health" 

This webinar will discuss the rise of public-private partnerships as a main governance mechanisms for addressing global health challenges, from Gavi, the Vacinne Alliance to the Global Fund and the recently created Access to Covid-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A). We will unpack the pros and cons of such partnerships and the competing interests at play. The webinar will draw on the speakers’ decade of critical social scientific research into global public-private partnerships for health, including the ongoing Norwegian Research Council-project Public-private cooperation in Norway’ pandemic preparedness and response (Public-private cooperation for pandemic preparedness (PANPREP) - Centre for Development and the Environment (uio.no))


Recording of the webinar

24th March:
Scientific content: Thorkild Tylleskär, UiB 

“How to make good figures and tables in scientific publication”


Recording of the webinar

15th April (Thursday) at 11:00 - 12:30
Moderator: Elisabeth Darj, NTNU
Sceintific content: Daniel Soule is a freelance academic and director of Grammatology, a training organisation specialising in supporting academic researchers as they write and publish.

"The 100 Word Abstract Method: a powerful and simple planning and editing technique"

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20th May (Thursday):
Moderator: Johanne Sundby, UiO
Scientific content: Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar, Researcher II at Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress research (NKVTS)

"Implementation research"

Translation of research into regular practice remains a challenge. Implementation research holds promise to enhance the uptake of evidence-based practices into regular care through identifying effective implementation strategies. This webinar will address the role of implementation research in a global mental health context.


16th June:
Moderator: Thorkild Tylleskär, UiB
Sceintific content: Kjell Arne Johansson, UiB and Øystein Ariansen Haaland, UiB

"Fair pathways towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in resource constrained settings - priority setting and benefit package design"

Kjell Arne Johansson has extensive experience in population ethics research, where he has been engaged in developing innovative methods for fair priority setting in global health and applying them to low and high-income country settings. His key areas of expertise include population ethics and distributive implications of health care, including economic evaluations, equality of health outcomes and financial risk protection. 

Øystein Ariansen Haaland is a professor of medical statistics at the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care and a member of Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting (BCEPS).

Along with professor Kjell Arne Johansson, Øystein co-leads the BCEPS work package FairChoices: Disease Control Priorities Analytic Tool, where his main responsibilities are methods development and programming. Øystein is an experienced programmer and has been doing statistical modelling for a decade and a half. He got involved with research in medical ethics and priority setting in 2013, and has been developing the priority setting tool FairChoices since 2015.