Course in Scientific Writing and Publishing, “The Arctic Experience 2018”

Invitation to “The Arctic Experience 2018”
Course in Scientific Writing and Publishing

January 23-26th, 2018
Finse 1222, Norway

The Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation (SJCLI) and Nordic Society of Clinical Chemistry (NFKK) hereby invite colleagues from the Scandinavian countries to participate in an extensive course in scientific writing and publishing. The Editorial Board of SJCLI will be responsible for the program.

The aim of the course is to increase the awareness of the participants of the importance of scientific writing and to train them in writing a scientific manuscript.

The course will be organized in both structured lectures and in groups of participants writing a scientific manuscript based on given data and literature.

Finse is the southernmost part of Europe with an arctic climate located at 1222 meter above sea level and only accessible by train, from either Bergen or Oslo ( and This remote location has been selected in order to find the necessary calm and tranquility for maximal focus on the activities during the course as well as for team-building and network forming.

The course is open for Scandinavian/Nordic colleagues within the field of medical biochemistry/clinical biochemistry/clinical chemistry, primarily for those in postgraduate specialist training and/or involved in research projects. The maximum numbers of participants is 20. The official language is English or a language understandable for all participants.

The travel expenses have to be paid by the participants/institutions while the registration fee, housing and meals are financed by NFKK and SJCLI.


Registration with description of scientific background, present position and experience in writing scientific manuscripts to:
Tor-Arne Hagve
Address: Medical Biochemistry, Division of Diagnostic and Technology, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
Phone: +47-90510956.

Read more about Finse and the Artic Experience in Klinisk Biokemi i Norden (  2/2008, 2/2010, 2/2012, 3/2014 and 2/2016