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TNDR council meeting Oct, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:15
EBC, Norbyvägen 18D, first floor

It is time for TNDR's (PhD students council of the Faculty of Science and Technology / Teknat) second meeting for the semester.


Date: Monday 31st of October
Starting time: 12:15 
Location: EBC, Norbyvägen 18D, first floor 

All PhD students at the faculty are very welcome to attend.

Lunch will be served (free of charge, paid by TNDR), so if you plan to attend, please e-mail me **before Friday 28th of October** so we know how much food to orderPlease also write food preferences, if any. 

Attached you will find the agenda for the meeting and the previous meeting minutes.  

Note: All TNDR representatives on various boards/committees are expected to send to me a summary of meetings they have attended since the last TNDR council meeting. 


Approved minutes: 

TNDR council meeting Sept, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 13:15
Beurlingrummet (Ångström room 10238)
All PhD students at the faculty are very welcome to attend. “Fika” will be served for no cost.
 Attached you will find the agenda and also the meeting minutes from the meeting in May.
There are several empty positions, some of them require Swedish knowledge and some don’t. The three first give extra time (prolongation) for your PhD project.
1) Forskningsberedningen / Research committee
2) Docenturnämnden / Associate professorship committee
3) Nämnden för antagning av excellenta lärare / Board for the admission of excellent teachers
4) UPMARC (Uppsala Programming for Multicore Architectures Research Center)
5) UPPMAX (Uppsala Multidisciplinary Center for Advanced Computational Science)
6) Centrum för ämnesdidaktisk forskning / Centre for discipline-based education research
7) Fakultetens stipendienämnd / Faculty scholarship board
8) Universitetets stipendienämnd / University scholarship board
More information is available at  If you are interested in or have questions about any of the above positions, contact me or show up at the meeting.  
I hope to see you at the meeting!
“Fika” will be served

TNDR council meeting May, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 11:15
Beurlingrummet at Ångström (Ång/10238)
At the annual meeting, we will elect the new board and also a number of representatives on university and faculty level boards. It will develop your skills and is never a bad thing to have on a CV (even for the private sector). Some positions can give monetary or/and time compensation, so that it should be neutral for your own PhD project. If you are interested, just fill in the form: (login required). You can find all electable positions, language requirements and compensation here.

The agenda for the meeting, previous meeting minutes, list of prolongation for representatives and proposal for change of bylaws can be found in the compressed/zipped folder. The activity report (annual report) for 2015-16 and activity plan for 2016-17 will be sent out in a separate email.
It is a lunch meeting and so if you plan on attending, please email me **before Thursday, May 26** so we know how much sandwiches and cookies to orderFollowing choices are available (please write what you would like to have):
·         Vegetarian (Falafel tzatziki)
·         Chicken & Caesar dressing
·         Salami & brie cheese
It is completely free of charge, TNDR pays!

Cheers and see you next week!

PhD salary

   Uppsala University has rule of equivalent salary for every PhD student.  Most of the scholarship students get some part of the salary from some external scholarship agencies and rest of the salary should be compensated by a department according to the university guideline.

PhD day- Workshops & Lectures

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 13:45 to Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:00
BMC, Ångström laboratory And Geocentrum
The PhD days will take place between 16-20 May 2016 and will consist of a series of lectures and workshops on many interesting topics for PhD students from TekNat (check the schedule below). We organized the topics in three categories: career planninguseful tools for PhDs and soft skills. For the first time in the history of the PhD days at TekNat, there will be a poster session, so you will be able to present your work to your fellow PhD students! Depending on your attendance, you will be able to earn:
1.5 credits - if you attend 25h and present a poster at the poster session;
1.0 credits 20h or (15h and present a poster at the poster session)
0.5 credits 10h
Since your supervisor will need to approve the credits, make sure you discuss this beforehand.
Register to the events that you would like to attend by following the link below (login required):
(in case the link does not work, copy and paste it in your browser)
The registration will be open until the 15th of May 2015. Post Docs are also welcome if they want to attend any of the seminars. 

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.