The annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS)

The annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) is an interdisciplinary venue for exploring some of the greatest challenges of our time. Around one hundred PhD candidates, researchers and policy makers from around the world will gather in Bergen from 12-22 June, 2017. Application deadline is March 1, 2017. The courses will be tied together by […]

Network for social science in Norwegian global health

Invitation to join!  The intersection between social science and medical approaches is at the core of global health research. There are many researchers within the social sciences and humanities based in Norway who share an interest in global health, but we are spread across many disciplines and institutions. You are therefore invited to join a […]

Norwegain Forums 10th Anniversary Seminar

At the Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research Forum’s 10 Anniversary Seminar 12-13 January 2017 the conclusion was that it takes time to build relations and networks – and that after 10 years, Forum’s Global Health Research activities are becoming firmly established. Highlights of Forum activity: conferences involving Forum researchers are now held annually (every […]

Working together in global health across Norway

The Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research began almost exactly 10 years ago, 16 November 2006. A group from Forum and other global health-interested met in Tromsø 3-4 November, 2016.

New research school in Global Health – join here!

The Norwegian Research School of Global Health (NRSGH) aims to strengthen the quality of PhD education and to facilitate recruitment of young researchers in global health.

Engaging the next generation

Medical student, Rikke Jensen Moth, attended the Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research Meeting in Tromsø, 3-4 Nov. 2016 on behalf of the Norwegian Medical Student Union (NMF). She explained that Global Health is a new focus area for NMF, with global health student representatives in each of the 5 NMF local branches. Moth expects […]

Ny forskerskole innen Global helse – Løfter frem Norge

– Målet med forskerskolen er å øke nettverksaktiviteten mellom stipendiatene, og dermed senke terskelen for å besøke hverandre og samarbeide, sier styreleder Thorkild Tylleskär. -Gjennom dette tror vi at vi kan legge til rette for bedre forskning. Faglig nettverk Forskerskolen vil fungere som en støtteordning for stipendiater, hvor de skal få mulighet til å delta […]

Recruiting participants for a WHO research prioritization process

Submissions open until 10 August 2016 Submit to: sbce-priorities@who.int WHO’s Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and partners are conducting a research prioritization process on social, behavioural and community engagement interventions (SBCE) for maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). Social, behavioural and community engagement interventions are crucial for achieving the objectives of the […]

Public consultation on the second EDCTP programme in 2014-2016

Public consultation on the second EDCTP programme in 2014-2016 A public consultation regarding ‘the implementation of the Second European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership Programme (EDCTP2) during the period 2014-2016’ was opened by the European Commission (EC) on 29 June 2016. It will close on 15 October 2016. The consultation is open to all. […]

New Open Access Journal: BMJ Global Health

BMJ announces a new open access global health journal, BMJ Global Health, which will be launched next year.