Supervisors' Seminar

What can the supervisors do if the fellows face challenges which are not directly related to their project development? Welcome to a digital Supervisors Seminar on 13 April!

Who can attend?

Supervisors of research fellows participating in the Norwegian Artistic Research School. 

Practical information

The seminar will be held in English. The link to the Zoom meeting will be shared with all registered participants.

Theme: Mental health and challenges fellows may experience

Many doctoral candidates never complete or are significantly delayed. Statistics from 2016 shows that 34 percent of the fellows starting up in 2009 had not completed after six years, which is the goal the authorities have set for completing a ph.d. The figures are related to scientific research, but the issue is highly relevant in the field of artistic research. There are various reasons why fellows are struggling, but also common explanations.

Senior adviser Kristine Mollø-Christensen from the University of Oslo meets some of the Ph.d.-candidates who are stressed and feeling down. In the seminar, she shares her experiences and give advice on how to prevent fellows from falling into a black hole. The lecture will be followed by discussions in smaller groups.  


We recommend you to listen to the podcast from Association for Professional in Doctoral Education: Research Careers, well-being and mental health (recorded 3 February 2021):

The presentation by Kristine Mollø-Christensen can be downloaded above (click on "Seminar Presentation").


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Registration deadline:
Apr 13, 2021 10:00 AM
From: Apr 13, 2021 10:00 AM
To: Apr 13, 2021 12:00 PM
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