How to build Internationally Leading Researcher Careers

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



Rector Gunnar Bovim, NTNU

Opening remarks
Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen

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

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

10:10–10:30 Break

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

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

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

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

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,

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