We facilitate active career planning for our younger researchers, both doctoral and postdoctoral. We also offer informal events and doctoral courses that are open to external research fellows.
Ph.D. students already participating in a Ph.D. programme at the University of Oslo may enroll in SUM's Research School. If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the form below, and we will contact you.
Activities for members
Work in progress discussion seminars
During these sessions, students present and obtain feedback on their respective texts and provide critical-constructive comments on other students' work. Senior researchers may also be involved in giving feedback to the presentations.
Monthly training sessions
Through our monthly workshops, SUM Research School seek to develop doctoral students' professional skills related to teaching, media and communication, publishing, policy relevance, research ethics etc. The programme is developed from student demand.
Postdoc seminars and meetings
We organize seminars and meetings through the year to facilitate for furthering SUM's postdoctoral research fellows’ understanding of the researcher role and competence as such, while also facilitating for exchange of views and experience among colleagues.
Involvement in SUM's network
SUM Research School members enjoy opportunities for closer involvement in SUM's network, seminar and conference activities.
We work towards developing highly qualified researchers prepared for the international academic community.