Webinar: MSCA Master Class 2021

Image may contain: Person, Lip, Cheek, Chin, Forehead.We are launching a Master Class for those applying for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships in 2021 (deadline 12 October 2021). Due to the current situation with the corona virus, the Master Class will be held as a webinar on Zoom. The Master Class is a cooperation between the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Educational Sciences, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Theology and the Museum of Cultural History. The Master Class is for invited candidates only.

The aim of the Master Class is to attract and train highly motivated researchers to successfully apply for a MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships. Participants are expected to submit an application.

Register

Register for the Master Class here

All prospective applicants must submit a CV and brief project draft before 10 May 2021. 

Follow-up after the Master Class:

  • 11 June: Submit a temporary draft of your project description to your research adviser, and get feedback.
  • 15 September: Submit a draft of your project description to your research adviser, and get feedback.
  • Selected candidates will be offered a proposal review by Yellow Research

Master Class Program

Day 1: 19 May 2021

  • 12.15-12.45: The Zoom Room opens
  • 12.45-13.00: Welcome. Introduction to the seminar, and to the University of Oslo
  • 13.00-14.00: Introduction to Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions
    Per Magnus Kommandantvold, Norwegian Research Council
  • 14.00-14.15: Break
  • 14.15-15.15: MSCA Postdoctoral fellow describes the application process
    Dr. Ziada Ayorech, UiO
  • 15.15-16.15: MSCA Postdoctoral grant evaluator describes experiences from the evaluation process
    Dr. Asimina Michailidou, UiO

 

Day 2: 20 May 2021

10.00-12.30: Seminar with Aya van den Kroonenberg from Yellow Research.

The Zoom Room will open at 09.30.

Introduction

  • Introduction Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions with focus on Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Eligibility criteria, evaluation process and evaluation criteria for MC PD Fellowship grant proposals. Proposal template 

Science & Training

  • Before you start writing: project development including coherence
  • Excellent Science: Writing Chapters 1.1+1.2
  • Excellent Training and supervision: writing paragraph 1.3  

Full Yellow Research program as pdf

Day 3: 21 May 2021

10.00-12.30: The seminar with Aya van den Kroonenberg continues.

The Zoom Room will open at 09.30. 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Excellent candidates: what are your talents? What are your training goals? Writing Chapter 4 including narratives
  • Are you the right person for the project? How about the impact of the project on your career? Writing Chapters 1.4 and 2.3 

Impact, Management and more

  • Expected  scientific and societal Impact of the proposed project to be addressed in paragraphs 2.1+2.2 of your proposal 
  • Writing paragraphs 3.1 + 3.2 
  • Writing Chapters 5-7
  • Concluding remarks

Contacts

    Information about MSCA-IF

    Information about UiO