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Latest news from UiS

Dengjun Zhang is the new Professor of Accounting

Dengjun Zhang is promoted to professor of accounting at the UiS Business School. His recent research focuses on economic...

Problems with Oria and other library services

A serious error with the service provider, Sikt, is causing issues with different library services.

Make your workday easier with courses from the library

Stavanger University Library is offering introductory courses for employees and PhDs during May and June.

Celebrate the Norwegian Constitution Day with UiS!

Join the public celebration in Bjergsted with rector Klaus Mohn, enjoy free Constitution Day lunch at Folken and wave fl...

UiS accelerating the green transition: UiS side conference at Nordic Edge 2022

On Wednesday May 11, you can hear about our activities and how we work with regional stakeholders to accelerate the gree...

Hongyan Shi is a new professor in Marketing

As a new professor at UiS Business School, Hongyan Shi wants to help students build their skills in decision-making.

Strong applicant numbers from international students to UiS Business School

The number of international applicants to the Master of Science in Business Administration has increased by over 70 perc...

Drop-in help with writing and citations

At the library you can get drop-in help with references and citations, and with academic writing.

PhD course in randomized controlled trials in the social sciences, September 2022

UiS Business School offers the course Randomized controlled trials in the social sciences (PHD416) to PhD students in th...

UiS researchers carry out project for the Norwegian Board of Health Supervision

Sina Furnes Øyri and Inger Johanne Bergerød have been awarded a contract research project on a nationwide supervision of...

Are you using Zotero? Update is now available

The citation management software Zotero has released a new update and Zotero 6 is now available.

Kenneth H. Wathne appointed member of the 2022 Louis W. Stern Award Committee

Professor Kenneth H. Wathne from the UiS Business School is appointed member of the 2022 Louis W. Stern Award Committee.

Paramedic student thrived on exchange in Plymouth

Emilie had a steep learning curve both academically and linguistically during her Erasmus+ Traineeship in England and pl...

2.5 Million NOK to Refugee Researchers

The University of Stavanger has allocated 2.5 million NOK in earmarked grants to Ukrainian researchers fleeing due to th...

Don't miss Language cafés at the library!

Drop by the Ullandhaug library to practice your Norwegian with native Norwegian speaker.

UiS expresses support for Ukraine

The University of Stavanger wholeheartedly supports the condemnation of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Contribution to the Swedish Corona Commission

The Swedish Corona Commission released its report on February 24. Associate professor Anders Åkerman at UiS Business Sch...

How can we meet the rapid growth in internationalisation at Norwegian universities?

There have been heated exchanges on Twitter and in Khrono about last autumn’s debate on internationalisation. This recen...

Information related to the conflict in Ukraine

If you are affected by the conflict and need to talk to someone you may contact the following at the University of Stava...

The internationalisation of Norwegian academia - where do we go next?

How do we want the international Norwegian academia to look in the future; in 10 years, in 20 years? Watch the debate li...

Elham Ghazimatin named as a finalist for the 2021 Shelby D. Hunt/Harold H. Maynard Award

Elham Ghazimatin's dissertation paper “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The Governance Roles of Selection and Pric...

PhD course in Econometrics with Professor Magne Mogstad in August 2022

The University of Stavanger Business School is pleased to offer the course Econometrics PHD401 to PhD students in the so...

Best Paper Award 2021 to Mattias Hamberg

Professor Mattias Hamberg is honoured with the Best Paper Award 2021 by the European Accounting Association for a paper ...

UiS strengthens its European ambitions

University of Stavanger continues its collaboration with the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) netwo...

Chamber music competition 2022

All students in classical music are hereby invited to participate in the Faculty of Performing Arts' annual chamber musi...

Removal of infection prevention measures at the library

On Saturday Febuary 12, the government removed all regulatory measures against covid-19, including mandatory use of face...

UiS hands out rapid tests on campus

UiS now hands out rapid tests to students and staff who have symptoms of Covid-19, or who are defined as “other close co...

Drop-in vaccine on campus Ullandhaug

Do you need to get vaccinated? The vaccine bus is parked outside Arne Rettedal's house on Wednesday 19 January and Wedne...

A collaborative approach to researching student learning engagement

Which classroom practices are critical for creating an engaging learning environment? UiS researchers from different d...

– If you want to learn from passionate people, you should not hesitate to apply for Strategic Marketing and Analytics

Daniel André Hamre Bjørnstol has a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Stavanger Business ...

– Stavanger is a great city for study

Karla Vanessa Barreto Del Manzano Trobamala from Mexico got her master's degree in Business Administration at the Univer...

– UiS serves as a hub where students and corporate professionals can mingle and explore opportunities

Tanveer Ahmed has a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Stavanger Business School. He now ...

– I was not mistaken in choosing the master of Strategic Marketing and Analytics

Iryna Overko is studying in Stavanger for her master's degree in Business Administration, specialising in Strategic Mark...

I was not mistaken in choosing the master of Strategic Marketing and Analytics

Iryna Overko is studying in Stavanger for her master's degree in Business Administration, specialising in Strategic Mark...

Einar (27) works as a senior broker and CFO

Einar Øglænd Torjusen took a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Business School.

Join international teams, gain new skills and solve real-life challenges

Dear students, for the 4th semester in a row, UiS and ECIU University invite you to join ECIU challenges and micro-modul...

Researchers at the UiS Business School and the Centre for Innovation Research are among the most cited researchers in the world

Several researchers from the UiS Business School feature in two different rankings of the world's most cited researchers...

The UiS Business School and the Centre for Innovation Research are participating in a new circular bioeconomy initiative in Western Norway

The Research Council of Norway is awarding NOK 28 million to a project entitled Biocircle: Increased Innovation Capacity...

Drop-in vaccine on campus Ullandhaug

Do you need to be vaccinated? The vaccine bus arrives on Tuesday 11 January between 1 pm and 6 pm.

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Upcoming events

Drop-in: Help with citations and academic writing

Tue. 31.05.2022

12:00-15:00

Studieverkstedet
Biblioteket

Disputation for Stian Penev Ramsnes

Wed. 01.06.2022

10:00-15:00

Kjølv Egelands hus
E-164

Aesthetic Democracy to build and maintain sustainable cities and communities

Wed. 01.06.2022

12:00-13:00

Elise Ottesen Jensens hus
EOJ-377

Drop-in: Help with citations and academic writing

Tue. 07.06.2022

12:00-15:00

Studieverkstedet
Biblioteket

NORA Annual Conference 2022

Thu. 09.06 09:00

fri. 10.06 16:00

Radisson Blu Atlantic Stavanger

hAIst-con – artificial intelligence in the health sector

Mon. 13.06 09:00

tue. 14.06 16:00

Universitetet i Stavanger

Summer School: One health – Key for a sustainable future

Mon. 13.06 09:00

sat. 18.06 12:00

University of Stavanger

Drop-in: Help with citations and academic writing

Tue. 14.06.2022

12:00-15:00

Studieverkstedet
Biblioteket

6th Stavanger Behavioral Economics and Finance Workshop

Thu. 25.08 09:00

fri. 26.08 15:45

University of Stavanger Business School
EOJ house

Learning Environment Committee meeting 21.09.2022

Wed. 21.09.2022

12:00-15:00

Arne Rettedals hus, Campus Ullandhaug
AR T-401 (Styrerom)

The 44th Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists - 2022

Tue. 25.10 09:00

wed. 26.10 15:00

Universitetet i Stavanger, Arne Rettedals hus
TBA

Learning Environment Committee meeting 16.11.2022

Wed. 16.11.2022

12:00-15:00

Hybridmøte (styrerom og nettmøte)
AR T-401 (Styrerom)

Latest research news

In the core of a neutron star

How can the established theory of particle physics, the Standard Model, be used to predict the material properties of th...

All tomorrows parties

The artistic research dance project All Tomorrows Parties by Brynjar Åbel Bandlien aims to investigate the impact that t...

Integrated solar panels in walls and roofs can be efficient power sources

“Norway’s cold climate is very suitable for building-integrated photovoltaics,” says researcher Hassan Gholami. He compl...

Don't miss Open Access Week 2021

As a part of this year's Open Access Week, the University Library, in collaboration with several other Norwegian researc...

The «Forskningsdagene» Research Festival

The research festival Forskningsdagene is a national, annual ten-day festival under the auspices of the Research Council...

Impact case: Breast Cancer School

UiS researchers at the Faculty of Health has identified the urgent need to develop an educational program for Breast Can...

Nominate for the University Fund’s Presentation and Community Involvement Award

The objective of the prize is to promote outstanding presentation and community involvement at the University of Stavang...

Burden of treatment in patients with chronic heart failure

In this new paper, researcher at the University of Stavanger explore the associations between burden of treatment, psych...

Easier to say recovery than to do recovery

Health and social services in Norway have adapted recovery as base for the mental health and substance use services. Res...

Back to Blood: Pursuing a future from the Norse Past

Why are Vikings and the Norse past increasingly popular?

Bettina Smith: The Artist's Secret

We congratulate Professor Bettina Smith on her new release. Together with pianist Jan Willem Nelleke, Smith has released...

Occupational health services should have an active role in alcohol prevention

Research shows that occupational health services may be an abeyant asset for alcohol prevention, but need competence, ti...

14 recommendations for a successful disputation

A disputation, the public defence of a PhD candidate’s thesis, is a serious matter. How can you prepare as best as possi...

Universities must take a leading role in regional development

Not all regions are like Silicon Valley, and not all universities can or should be like Stanford. Universities play vari...

The importance of religion in encounters with death at work

How do migrant nursing home staff relate to religion in their work with patients who are approaching death?

Who has the most and the least stressful jobs?

A study showed that 15 % of the employees had high-strain jobs. Being female, having low education level, doing shift wo...

Extended individual placement and support (IPS) contributed to participation in job and education

With an expanded model for IPS, 63% of people with severe mental illness who were unemployed found a job or started educ...

Employees with high alcohol consumption may experience impaired work performance

A review of research conducted on more than 92 000 employees in 15 countries suggests that employees characterized by hi...

Midway assessment

All PhD candidates enrolled in the PhD-program in the Social Sciences must go through a midway assessment.

Impact case: The Agder Project

UiS researchers have developed and tested a structured play-based curriculum for children at their last year of preschoo...

Regulations and forms related to PhD education

Overview of regulations, guidelines, forms and templates for use in the PhD education at the University of Stavanger.

Became editor of the highest impact factor journal in Civil Engineering

Professor Dimitrios Pavlou at Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science recently became ...

Children need self-regulation to learn

According to a new study, there is a strong link between self-regulation and mathematical skills in Norwegian children. ...

Co- creating choreographic-pedagogic entanglements through a dance project in primary school

The entanglement of choreographic and pedagogic practices is the theme of the PhD project of Mari Flønes at The Faculty ...

Jazz on the Line: Improvisation in Practice

A book project about improvisation, by Petter Frost Fadnes (Routledge, 2020)

Perceived emotional support from the teacher is associated with higher achievement in reading

A recent Norwegian study shows strong associations between first grade students feeling liked and respected by their tea...

Four signs that your toddler is (about to become) a reader*

Do you read for your toddler? Have you noticed that toddlers that are used to being read to, already have learned a lot ...

Recent PhD thesis: Great potential in letting pupils read demanding literature

When secondary school pupils read demanding fiction, they become engaged by the difficult nature of the texts, and appro...

Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-Mediated Care Practices

The research project Caring Futures: Developing Care Ethics for Technology-Mediated Care Practices (QUALITECH) will furt...

Internal series from UiS

UiS publishes two internal series: Reports from the University of Stavanger and Notes from the University of Stavanger.

Developing simulation training using 360 ° video

360ViSi is an international collaborative project with the aim of developing innovative learning methodologies in health...

The use of personal life stories in care work

The project "Life Sheet" maps the use of patients’ personal life stories as part of care work practices in nursing homes...

Can remote ultrasound training be as effective as standard classroom training?

How can we organize ultrasound training in a pandemic situation and across national borders? Researchers at the Universi...

Norway Pumps and Pipes at Forsker Stand-up

What can medical research learn from research within the oil and gas industry, and vice versa? Thor Ole Gulsrud, Project...