Meet the SoDoc Board Members!

Leader/President

Leader/President

The leader is responsible to plan and coordinate the board activities. He makes sure that the entire board works towards the wellfare of phd candidates and early stage researchers at NMBU.

Social Committee

Social Committee

The social committee organizes events like BBQs, Ski trips and Parties.

Academic committee

Academic committee

The function of the academic committee is to organize academic events for PhD and Postdoc students at NMBU. This includes larger events with invited speakers on topics relevant for your academic career, but also smaller and informal gatherings among the PhD student.

Treasurer

Treasurer

The treasurer manages and supervises how SoDoc is using its money, keeps checks and balances, and distributea yearly compensations to board members.

Secretary

Secretary

The key tasks of the secretary include; writing minutes at the meetings, editing annual report, and keeping these documents for future references. The Secretary is also tasked with learning the constitution and bylaws of SoDoC, and ensuring that all activities of SoDoC (especially the AGM) comply with its decisions, rules and regulations.

Webmaster

Webmaster

The webmaster is responsible for the SoDoc Webpage as well as the SoDoc Facebook page.

Equality and Inclusiveness Committee

Equality and Inclusiveness Committee

The committee for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion seeks to initiate and inspire progress within equality and diversity for employees and students at NMBU. The committee wishes to contribute to a university environment for all regardless of gender, ethnicity, national origin, language, views on life, political views, sexual orientation, and functional ability. 

Specific issues of the committee are how to improve the gender balance at the higher academic ranks (such as professorship), how to balance the priorities of language learning with communication in the work place, and encourage an inclusive environment, where we as individuals can grow by gaining awareness of issues.

SiN representative

SiN representative

Representatives of SoDoC in the Stipendiatorganisasjonene i Norge (SiN): https://stipendiat.no/about/

Ethics committee representative

Ethics committee representative

The Ethics committee provide advice on ethics issues at NMBU, while considering the long-term implications of ethical stands. The specifics of the issues are confidential. What might be said in general, is that some issues may be mitigated by maintaining a good quality of communication throughout processes and resolving issues locally, however some issues require further consideration.

NOVA

Representatives for the Norwegian Social Research – NOVA

NOVA is a research institute at OsloMet concentrating on studies in childhood, ageing, social policy and the welfare state. The institute is involved in many international research projects