Elections at IE

Målgruppe: Medarbeidere Tema: Administrativt

Information on elections at the IE Faculty. Norsk side om valg ved IE.

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Presentation of nominated candidates #


Candidates from the group of temporary scientific staff #

  • Grethe Østby: Stipendiat IIK

Grethe Østby is a PhD candidate at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her study is being conducted within the Norwegian Cyber Range Innovation Project and focuses on information security awareness in the society and cyber incident readiness in public emergency organizations.

Grethe graduated as a Siviløkonom/Master of Science in Business in 1998, and she has been working several years in sales and in leading implementation and managing teams in operating sales systems, customer-service systems and management systems in private companies. She has also worked for several years as a crisis manager at The Norwegian Civil Defense national competence center. Grethe also has a short career from the Norwegian Army Signal Core officers’ school, today the Norwegian Army Cyber Defense Academy.

 Her research interest is in combining crisis management and cyber security and thereby socio-technical research in the society and in public emergency organizations.

  • Bor de Kock; Stipendiat IIK

My name is Bor, I’m a 26-year old Ph.D. student from The Netherlands working on cryptographic protocols at IIK. 

I’m running for this position because I feel like the faculty is something that we Ph.D.’s and postdocs do not pay enough attention to, while a lot of decisions about our fate are taken at the faculty level, and I want our problems to be taken into account when that happens. Many of us see the faculty as this mysterious entity somewhere floating between our department and our university: as a representative, I would work on making it more clear what the faculty can mean for us as temporary employees. Especially in the current crisis, many of us are experiencing delays, productivity issues, and a lot of uncertainty when it comes to how this will affect our future. I want to make sure that solutions are found for everyone who gets into trouble during these times. 

I believe that I would be a good candidate for the board: I have a good share of both Norwegian and international colleagues and friends around me, I’m actively involved in the ‘NTNU life’ and as a member of both a cross-city department and a cross-departmental research group, I’ve had more than enough run-ins with bureaucratic oddities that I believe can be improved. I have gained relevant experience during my bachelor's and master’s in Eindhoven, as an elected representative at both the faculty and university level. I hope I can count on your vote!



Faculty Board Elections for the term 01.08.2020 – 01.08.2020 #

The Faculty Board consists of the following members. You may vote during the period DD–DD Month.

  • 1 member and 1 deputy member representing the group of temporary scientific staff

Suggest candidates for the Faculty Board #

All staff and students at NTNU with the right to vote may submit proposals for
candidates from their own group. The nominating committee at the latest must receive the suggestions on 25.May.2020 at 12:00. Scan the suggestion letter and send it by email to Vera Herfjord (secretary of the nominating committee).

According to the Regulations for election to the Board, Faculty Board and Department Board, the proposals must be signed by at least 3 persons
with the right to vote. See §3 in the regulations on who has the right to vote. See §4 on who is eligible for election. All candidates must be asked beforehand.

 Download form: Candidate proposal to the Board 


  • Week 19: Announcement of election at Innsida
  • Week 22: Nomination deadline
  • Week 23: Presentation of candidates
  • 15.–16. June: Election
  • Week 26: Presentation of election results

Nominating committee #

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