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 , Stavanger 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.


The Swiss Epidemiology Winter School in Wengen

On January 15th – 17 th, 2018, I attended the Swiss Epidemiology Winter School in Wengen, Switzerland. I took the course ‘Statistical Analysis with Missing Data Using Multiple Imputation and Inverse Probability Weighting’ taught by professors from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Bern.


Research stay at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

This year from 5th to 28th of January I had an opportunity to visit Australia and took part in collaborative research between Arctic University of Norway and Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute (Melbourne). EPINOR funded this relevant for me scientific activity. My Ph.D research focused on an understanding of the underlying aetiology of high cardiovascular mortality in Russia and its comparison with Norway.


Newsletter March

Dear EPINOR Friend, here comes the latest news from us. We start with the pictures from Bergen (above) and Oslo semester start meetings. Be inspired by the recent stories from our members who have attended courses or had a research stay abroad. Happy reading!


Newsletter January

Happy New Year Folks! It is time for the first newsletter from EPINOR in 2018. This time we have som interesting job oportunities, some recommended events and one new course in register epidemiology.


Summer School 2018 - registration open!

the 5th EPINOR Summer School has opened for registration. 


Newsletter December

Dear students, supervisors and EPINOR friends. Here is the EPINOR newsletter for December. This time we can report from the EPINOR Annual Meeting, two local student meetings and more. We hope you will enjoy it! Keep us and your fellow reserachers up to date by sending an email to epinor@uit.no!


Junior Supervisor Seminar 27th November Tromsø

In November EPINOR held a pilot junior supervisor seminar in collaboration  with BioCat (national research school in biocatalysis). The attandants at the seminar were senior Phd-students (with academic ambitions), post docs and assistant professors. In total we were 20 attandants from EPINOR, BioCat and the Dept of Chemistry (UiT).


PhD course in register epidemiology and data management with a global health profile

The course “HEL-8032” is scheduled for April 24-27 2018. 3 ECTS at completion. The application deadline is February 1. 2018 for external applicants. We have room for 25 students, first come, first served.


My Story: Workshop on Causal Inference in Health Registry Research

Jeg deltok på Workshop on Causal Inference in Health Registry Research på UiO. Denne workshopen var spredt ut over to halve dager, slik at man kunne reise til Oslo første kursdag, og hjem igjen andre kursdag.


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