Lynn P. Nygaard: All news

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Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020
Gender Dimension of Everyday Choices in Academia ​- New Project

The path to professorship in academia is not only shaped by large structural barriers that women must overcome, but is also littered with many seemingly inconsequential everyday decisions that can have a strong cumulative impact on an individual career trajectory.

Lynn P. Nygaard has received BALANSE funding from the Research Council of Norway for the two-year project Saying Yes and No: The gender dimension of everyday choices in academia. The project will start in early 2021.

Saturday, 2 Nov 2019
Research School Holds Migration Course

​Last week the Research School on Peace & Conflict held a course titled "Migration research and contestations over migration: Conceptual approaches, ethics and communication". There were 18 participants from universities across Europe and North America, researching across the full range of migration processes and experiences, from the perspectives of refugees and other migrants, societies of emigration and immigration, civil society, as well as governments. They also reflected a mix of disciplines and geographical contexts.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019
Successful Thesis Defense by Lynn Nygaard

​Lynn Nygaard has successfully defended her doctoral thesis in education at the Institute of Education, University College London. Her thesis, “Ready or Not: Negotiating Gender and Institutional Environment on the Path to Professorship,” uses PRIO as a case study for examining how expectations related to gender and the institutional environment create sites of negotiation in everyday writing and publishing practices that shape readiness to apply for promotion. 

Congratulations Lynn!

Friday, 16 Jun 2017
Call for Members: Research School on Peace and Conflict

​PhD Candidates are invited to apply for membership in the Research School on Peace and Conflict. Members get direct access to research courses, as well as to internal seminars and generic skills training with leading experts. 

Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017
Writing Your Master's Thesis - From A to Zen

​New book out by Lynn P. Nygaard.

Using real-world cases, student vignettes, and reflective questions, Lynn leads you through the A to Zen of the writing process, building your confidence as well as developing your skills.

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015
Call for Members: Research School on Peace and Conflict

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PhD Candidates are invited to apply for membership in the Research School on Peace and Conflict. Members get direct access to research courses, as well as to internal seminars and generic skills training with leading experts. 
 

Deadline: 5 January 2016

Monday, 3 Nov 2014
Successful research training in Bukavu, DRC

​​In October the PRIO-team working on the project 'Female Empowerment in Eastern DRC' visited Bukavu in order to conduct a three week Basic Training in Peace and Conflict studies, Research Methodology, GIS, and Academic Writing (13-29 October). This training was part of the project's Work Package 1, which aim is to build local research capacity through workshops and intensive training of ICART researchers in various topics related to research and research methodology. 

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014
Introduction to the Research School on Peace and Conflict

​​Welcome to an information meeting about the Research School on Peace and Conflict at the University of Oslo 8 May 2014.

Thursday, 12 Dec 2013
Female Empowerment in DR Congo

​​​​The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman. Eastern DRC is a region with massive levels of sexual and gender-based violence. Norwegian and Congolese researchers will collaborate on research to  improve the situation for women in Eastern DRC. Today, funds for this project have been granted by the Research Council of Norway (NORGLOBAL).

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011
Opening of Research School in Peace and Conflict

The official opening of the Research School in Peace and Conflict will take place at PRIO on Monday 11 April. The research school is organized in collaboration with the University of Oslo (UiO) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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