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Friday, 24 February 2017

Interviewed for P2´s "Ut i kulturen"

Earlier this week I was interviewed bu Jostein Gjertsen for NRK P2´s program "Ut i kulturen" [Out in the culture]. The interview will air on Sunday.

Three hours of supervision

Today I supervised three bachelor thesis students at Department of social studies. This was the first of four hours of supervision.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Essay exam question

The last few days I have taken part in composing exam question (essay) for the course "Welfare state and welfare policies" at Department of social studies.

Academic reporting related to EMP151

The last week I reported academic research activities to the Estonian science agency ETAG and to the Estonian Research Information System (ETIS), in relation to our project "Animals in changing environments: Cultural mediation and semiotic analysis" (EMP151).

Employee survey

I have just participated in University of Stavanger´s biannual employee survey. I rate my overall job satisfaction as 4/5, though with some critical remarks.

Monday, 20 February 2017

Graded parental leave approved, six weeks in

This last Friday I finally got a formal response from NAV concerning my application for having graded parental leave from January 2017 to mid-July 2017. My application has been approved (six-seven weeks into the 50% leave).

Another anthology seminar

Last Friday I took part in another seminar on our department´s forthcoming anthology. I received feedback and gave feedback on two-three chapters.