EPINOR -National research school in population based epidemiology

EPINOR is established to improve the quality and capacity of the Norwegian PhD education in epidemiological theory, methodology, and implementation of new statistical methods. The school is a cooperation between the universities in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø, and it is open to all PhD-students in Norway that match EPINORs scientific profile.  We offer funding of PhD students activities, and various forms of support to course teachers and supervisors.


Attending course at UiO

From 3rd to 7th of December 2018, I attended the course «Introduction to statistics and bioinformatics for the analysis of large-scale biological data (MF9155) » at the University of Oslo (UiO).


Annual Meeting 2019 - Oslo

EPINOR is delighted to welcome our members to the Annual Meeting 12. November 2019 in Oslo! As usual the NOFE Conference is back to back with our course and will start the next day, 13. - 14.November. You have to register through this page if you want to attend the Annual Meeting! EPINOR will reimburse your travel expenses and the seminar is free for our members.


Research stay at the University of York, Centre for Health Economics

I had the opportunity to visit the renowned Center for Health Economics (CHE) at the University ofYork, UK, from the 1st of January to the 30th of June, 2018. CHE is for more than three decades still regarded the best place in Europe for health economics research. 


Newsletter January 2019

Happy New Year!  This time we present some of our students stories about their travels funded by EPINOR. Next deadline for applying is 15th February! If you are an alumni, please be sure to take a look at the Job Opportunities! Happy reading.


EPINOR Summer School 2019 - save the date!

The EPINOR Summer School 2019 will be arranged by NTNU at Teveltunet Fjellstue in Meråker from 3rd to 6th June (Monday to Thursday). The topic for this year’s summer school is Survival Analyses, and the course lecturer will be Dr David Carslake, University of Bristol, UK.


Annual Meeting 2018

It is time for the sixth EPINOR Annual Meeting. This time in Trondheim 12 - 13 November 2018 Topic of the year: What are the fundamentals of Stata for epidemiologic research?


Newsletter August

Dear EPINOR Friend, here comes the latest news from us. Be sure to read the article of current interest - Successful PhD outcome, by our International Advisor Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen. The newsletter starts with an introductory interview of Toft Sørensen.


BiostatEpi’s summer school on modern methods in biostatistics and epidemiology, in Cison di Valmarino, Treviso, Italy

On June 10 – June 16, 2018, I was lucky to attend the second course week of the annual summer school hosted by BiostatEpi, at a castle in northern Italy. My two select classes were ‘Longitudinal Data Analysis’ and ‘Joint Modelling of Longitudinal and Survival Data’. The stay was made possible through funding by EPINOR.


My story from attending summer institute at Columbia University

From 11th-15th of June I attended the course “Introduction to multi-level modeling” at Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia University (EPIC). The summer institute provides courses on a wide range of epidemiological topics for those interested in public health.