EPINORs scientific profile.  We offer funding of PhD students activities, and various forms of support to course teachers and supervisors." /> EPINORs scientific profile.  We offer funding of PhD students activities, and various forms of support to course teachers and supervisors." />

EPINOR Newsletter February

Dear students, supervisors and EPINOR friends. Here is the EPINOR newsletter for February. We have new tips, job opportunities, in the media and more. We hope you will enjoy it! Please remember to send us useful tips if you have something to share with your fellow researches. We also wish that you send us tips if you or other EPINOR students have been in the media, have their dissertation coming up or other. Keep us up to date and send an email to Epinor@uit.no!

Administrative coordination in Tromsø: Bente is back!

Bente is back from maternity leave and Marie leaves EPINOR within the end of February.
“Thank you to all students, supervisors, steering committee and the IAB for an amazing time in EPINOR. I wish you all the best of luck and hope to see you again" - Marie.

In the Media

Kai Triebner won an Inspiration-award (100.000 NOK ) from the Norwegian Lung Association. The award is meant as a subsidy to PhD projects where there are a need for extra funds. Candidates under 45 years, who are invited by a foreign institution and who have a defined goal for the research stay is prioritized.  
Foto: une Stoltz Bertinussen, Krysspress
Unn Sollid Manskow: "Forsket på hodeskader: Omsorgsbelastningen går fra vondt til verre"

New EPINOR webpage

We have created a new webpage for you. The site gives us more opportunitites for improvement of EPINORs web and information flow. Check it out and give us feedback on what you would like to see here, or if you have tips that for improvement. Remember, this is for you :) 

Congratulations on defending your thesis

"Psychosocial risk factors for long-term sick leave- a prospective study of the Norwegian working population. With a special emphasis on female health and social workers."
Cecilie Aagestad
“Risk factors of adverse pregnancy outcomes: opportunities and perspectives of a birth registry-based study”
Anna Usynina
«Caregivers to patients with severe traumatic brain injury. A national prospective study on caregiver burden, life satisfaction and health care experiences”
Unn Sollid Manskow
“Decline in resting heart rate, its association with other variables, and its role in cardiovascular disease; The Tromsø Study”
Ekaterina Sharashova


Semesterstart meeting have taken place in EPINORs partner institutions. In Tromsø there was a short presentation of all participants, a short introduction to EPINOR and what we have to offer PHD students in addition to a presentation from previous EPINOR student, Therese H. Nøst, regarding contaminants in the Tromsø Study. 

In Bergen they had had an interesting and useful presentation and discussion on how to improve writing.


Five EPINOR students from different institutions, UiT, UiB, NTNU, UiO and the Norwegian Cancer Regsitry got their funding application approved this time. Congratulations! We encourage all of you who have relevant courses you wish to attend to apply for funding at our next deadline, September 15. 


Job opportunities

Post-doctoral postition in Statistics - 2 years
Postdoctoral Fellowships - Epidemiology Branch
Assistant Professor Positions - Medical Science
Postdoctoral Researcher 
Senior Research position - Medical Science
Marie Curie scholarships annoncement (PDF)
Professor - Public Health Epidemiology
Postdoctoral Opportunity (IARC)
Assistant Professorship - Morphological Variability
Postdoctoral position in Neurorehabilitation
Post-Doctoral Fellow Clinical Epidemiology
Postdoc position on social inequalities and cancer (PDF)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Obesity Research
Assistant, Associate and Full Professor