DION grants & events

DION provides support grants for educational and/or social activities for our members at NTNU! All PhD candidates, Postdocs and other temporary scientific employees at NTNU are eligible to apply for a grant to cover expenses related to organizing activities that create opportunities for PhD students and post-docs to network, learn, and enrich their experience at NTNU.

Thank you to all applicants. The next call will be announced soon.

Successful grant applicants in 2019-2020 include:

  • How to succeed with team building in multidisciplinary projects?
  • Free workshop on Desk fitness
  • Social juggling workshop for non-jugglers
  • Speed Lingua! (Language Cafe) at NTNU Ålesund
  • Ice Skating – Enjoy winter on ice at Gjøvik Fjellhallen
  • OK Computer: Being a researcher in the digital era
  • How to pitch your research storo to a non-academic audience
  • Stoic Principles for a Healthy Academic Life


This year, we decided to give preference to applications addressing the topics of  “parenthood” or “mental health”.