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UiS Doctoral Community 2021

UiSDC is an academic and social forum, contributing towards a good research environment in Stavanger. UiSDC is the interest organisation of the PhD candidates at UiS.

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The new board for UiS Doctoral Community 2021 consists of: President Hui Cheng (Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Material Science); Vice president Marek Jan Janocha (Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Material Science); Treasurer Xiangyu Quan (Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing); Communication coordinator Sanja Mrksic Kovacevic (Department of Safety, Economics and Planning)
At the annual meeting on the 21nd of January 2021, a new board was elected.The new board for 2021 consists of Hui Cheng, Sanja Mrksic KovacevicMarek, Jan Janocha and Xiangyu Quan.

As an interest organization, UiSDC represents the doctoral candidates and post-docs in different decision-making and administrative bodies at UiS.

UiSDC represents all registered research fellows and doctoral candidates and post-docs associated with UiS.

While some activities take place at the faculties, like faculty PhD gatherings, UiSDC can also be contacted if there is a need to organize activities across faculties.

The new board for 2021 consists of:

  • President Hui Cheng (Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Material Science)
  • Vice president Marek Jan Janocha (Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Material Science)
  • Treasurer Xiangyu Quan (Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing)
  • Communication coordinator Sanja Mrksic Kovacevic (Department of Safety, Economics and Planning)

In addition to the board, there are representatives of the PhD committees at each faculty:

PhD representatives in central UiS committees 2021:

Contact UiSDC

If you have any questions or comments of academic and/or social nature, contact us at uisdc@uis.no

Events and social gatherings

Information about interesting academic events and fun social gatherings for the coming year will be posted on the UiS Doctoral Community Facebook webpage.

Board members 2021

President Hui Cheng

Vice president Marek Jan Janocha

Treasurer Xiangyu Quan

Communication Sanja Mrksic Kovacevic

Board members 2020

President Rieska Mawarni Putri

Vice president Marek Jan Janocha

Treasurer Hui Cheng 

Communication Kerenina K. Dansholm

Board members 2019

President Veronica Blumenthal

Vice president Muhammad Ahmad Tauqeer

Treasurer Hui Cheng

Communication Rieska Mawarni Putri

Practical information

UiSDC does not provide practical guidance on the study situation at Stavanger, such as accomodation, visa, costs, etc. For this type of information, we direct you to the Research Training Secretariat. They are responsible for administering research training at UiS, and can provide both administrative information and practical assistance.

Faculty of Arts and Education

Jeanette Rollheim

Astrid Tofte Aasmundtveit

The Faculty of Social Sciences

Nadya Sandsmark

The Faculty of Health Sciences

Knut Sommerseth Lie

The Faculty of Science and Technology

Carolina Hara

Central PhD Administration

Marit Fosse