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Presentations from Trondheim Workshop


Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Trondheim, Norway
6-7 June 2011

Parallel Groups Session

Group A

A case of funding from the Research Council of Norway in cooperation with an enterprise under the Industrial PhD Scheme in Norway
Prof. Ingvald Strømmen, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, NTNU
Erling Tønne, Doctoral candidate, Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk AS (NTE)
Dr. Jan Foosnæs Project Manager, Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk AS (NTE)

A case involving a research institute and the role of the research institute in doctoral education
Prof. Asbjørn Rolstadås, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, NTNU &
Linda Hald, Doctoral candidate, SINTEF (The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian Institute of Technology)

Group B

NTNU Case:
A case where the doctoral candidate is fully financed by an industrial actor
Prof. Børge Arntsen, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, NTNUKenneth Duffaut, Doctoral candidate, Principal Researcher, STATOIL
Dr. Lasse Amundsen, Chief Researcher, STATOIL ASA 

University College of London case:
Interdisciplinary doctoral training
Prof. Alan Johnston, Director of CoMPLEX, Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences
Gwenan Knight, Doctoral candidate, CoMPLEX

Final Open Session to Stakeholders

Innovation and PhD education – how does the Research Council of Norway support
links between universities and industry?
Dr. Anne Kjersti Fahlvik, director, Division for Innovation, The Research Council of Norway

Cooperation between universities and research institutes in PhD education
Prof. Lars Holden, The Association of Norwegian Research Institutes - FFA

NTNU’s strategy for PhD education
Prof. Kari Melby, Prorector Research, NTNU

DOC-CAREERS II is a project funded by the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) through a Support Action within the 2008 People Work Programme.


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