How to build Internationally Leading Researcher Careers

Mini-Symposium:
Talent Development in Academia – How to build Internationally Leading Research Careers

The symposium is a side event to Starmus, with participation from many of the mentors as well as participants in the Outstanding Academic Fellows Programme.

Date and time: 20 June, 08:30–12:30
Venue: Rådssalen in the Main Building at Gløshaugen campus, Trondheim, NTNU.

The event is fully booked, but you may attend a live streaming in Auditorium H1. There will be a common break with refreshments.
Register here for the streaming

Program:

08:00–08:30
Registration

08:30–08:40
Welcome
Rector Gunnar Bovim, NTNU

08:40–09:00
Opening remarks
Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen

09:00–09:30
Keynote: Lessons learned from the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience
Nobel Laureate Professor Edvard Moser, NTNU

09:30–10:10
Panel discussion: From young research talent to a driver of the field
Panel:
Professor Johan Mackenbach, Professor Cynthia de Wit, Professor Peter Burns and Professor Satish Kandlikar
Moderator: Professor Bjarne Foss, NTNU

10:10–10:30 Break

10:30–11:10
Interviews: Mentoring for excellence
Participants in the NTNU Outstanding Academic Fellows Programme and their mentors:
Professor Artemis Alexiadou and Professor Terje Lohndal
Professor Nils Mårtensson and Professor Erik Folven
Interviewed by Professor Helge Holden, NTNU

11:10–11:50
Panel discussion: Excellent research groups
Panel: Professor Janet Rich-Edwards, Professor Josh Jacobs, Professor Jim Delikatny and Professor Hanna Kokko
Moderator: Pro-Rector Kari Melby, NTNU

11:50–12:15
Interview: How to plan for a Nobel Prize
Nobel Laureates Professor Adam G. Riess and Professor Robert Wilson
Interviewed by Professor Nils Christian Stenseth, ERC Scientific Council

12:15–12:30
Takeaways
Rector Gunnar Bovim in dialogue with mentors and participants in the Outstanding Academic Fellows Programme Associate Professor Espen Storli, Professor Cynthia de Wit and Associate Professor Veerle Jaspers

12:45
Bus transport to Stephen Hawking lecture starting 13:30 in Trondheim Spektrum.
Bus transport for Starmus festival pass holders only.
(You may to pick up a lunch package outside Rådssalen)

Watch a live stream of the event

Contact person:
Nina Sindre: mob. 908 65 688, nina.sindre@ntnu.no

Event Details
  • Start Date
    2017-06-20 08:30
  • End Date
    2017-06-20 12:30
  • Address
    Høgskoleringen 1, Trondheim