'You must talk to the bank about a mortgage if you want to buy this flat'.
|paragraf / ledd||Section / Subsection (in legal texts)|
Use Section for "paragraf" and Subsection for "ledd". Thus the Norwegian 'i følge §40, 2. ledd' is 'according to Section 40, Subsection 2' in English.
|pensum (se "studieplan")||Syllabus|
(The subject matter in a series of lectures or single course. See "curriculum")
|periodisk evaluering||periodic evaluation|
(This is more extensive than a periodic review, see "periodic review").
|periodisk gjennomgang||periodic review. See "periodic evaluation".|
|permisjon||Leave of absence|
|personaldirektør||Director of Human Resources|
|Personalkonsulant||Human Resources Adviser |
(Descriptive job designation)
|personalsjef||Human Resources Manager|
|personnummer (se "fødselsnummer")||personal identification number|
(This is the 5-digit part of the "national identification number" which is an eleven-digit number for all people registered as resident in Norway. The personal identification number consists of three digits that are individual identification numbers. They distinguish between people born on the same date, indicate the century in which the person was born and the sex of the person. The last two digits are control digits.)
|personopplysning||personal data |
|personopplysningsloven||Personal Data Act |
(For full title, see: www.ub.uio.no/ujur/ulov/)
|personvern ||protection of privacy (about people) / protection of personal information (about information)|
(See "complementary course")
'The department has 35 PhD candidates' (Note the British English punctuation. In American English, Ph.D. is standard)
In Am. Eng. this is termed 'Ph.D. dissertation'
|ph.d.-kandidat, se "ph.d.-stipendiat"||PhD Candidate|
(The term 'PhD Student' is used informally. However, this term is not recommended and "PhD Candidate" is to be used in formal contexts such as contracts and appointments.
|ph.d.-stipend ||PhD grant|
|ph.d.-stipendiat, se "ph.d.-kandidat"||Doctoral Research Fellow|
PhD Research Fellow is an alternative term. (Note that 'Research Fellow' can be confusing as in many countries this is a post-doctoral position)
|ph.d.-stipendiatstilling (se "stipendiatstilling")||PhD position|
|plagiat (se "avskrift") ||plagiarism|
"plagiarism" refers to a student or researcher copying another person’s ideas, words or work and pretending that they are their own: 'Always state your sources to avoid being accused of plagiarism'. See "crib" and "examination misconduct".
|pliktarbeid eller arbeidsplikt||required duties|
'Your required duties will be as follows:...'
|poeng for underrepresentert kjønn||gender points|
|poeng (se "studiepoeng")||points|
(used in ranking students for admission. See "credit")
|poengsum||number of points|
|poengutregning||calculation of points|
|politiattest||certificate of good conduct|
|politikk ||politics / policy|
(Politics refers to the activities involved in using power in public life - party politics.
Policy is a plan of action by an organization or a political party, etc.)
|postadresse (se "besøksadresse)||postal address (See "office address").|
|postdoktor (uform. "postdok")||Postdoctoral Fellow (informally "Post-doc" or "Postdoc")|
'Application to the XYZ programme must be postmarked by 15 April'
|praksis||supervised professional training|
(Also called placement and practical training. See "internship")
|praksislærer ||practical training supervisor|
|praksisopplæring (lærerutdanning) (se "undervisningspraksis")||teaching practice. (See "teaching experience")|
|praksisperiode||period of supervised professional training / period of practical training|
|praksisveiledning||supervision of professional training / supervision of practical training|
(Although the term is widely used in hospitals, it generally refers to a trainee position or traineeship for a student or new graduate. See "internship" (medical) and "placement")
|praktisk-pedagogisk utdanning||1-year programme in educational theory and practice|
|praktisk prøve||practical test|
|privat høgskole||private university college|
|privatistgebyr||external candidate fee|
|privat sektor||private sector|
|privat universitet ||private university|
|profesjonsstudium (se "profesjonsutdanning")||programme of professional study|
|professor emeritus||Professor Emeritus|
Note the capitalization before a person's name: 'Professor Emeritus John Smith'. When the discipline is mentioned, the order is often reversed: 'John Smith, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics'
|professor II||Adjunct Professor|
(When a professorship is advertised, 'Professor/Qualification Fellowship' is often used. Thus it is obvious that the position is open to applicants without full professor qualifications. A typical formulation is: 'This Qualification Fellowship is for three years to enable the fellowship holder to obtain professorial qualifications').
|programansvarlig ||Programme Coordinator |
(The appointed head of a programme)
|programsensor (se "tilsynsensor")||Programme examiner|
|programstudent||programme student (as opposed to a "course student")|
|prorektor (se "viserektor")||Pro-Rector |
|prosent||per cent ( British English) / percent ( American English)|
|prosentandel ||percentage |
|prosjektarbeid||project work (something done by students)|
|prosjektleder||Project Manager |
|prosjektmedarbeider||Project Team Member |
|prosjektoppgave||project assignment |
(A task set for students)
'An evaluation of the project portfolio of the Indigenous Peoples Programme in...'
|prosjektsekretær||Project Secretary |
(An alternative is 'project funding')
|protokoll (se "referat")||minutes|
'The minutes have now been approved'. (Note only plural verb)
See ”examination”, “assessment”
Used both in connection with a doctoral examination and academic appointments
'There is a trial period of 6 months, cf. Act relating to Civil Servants, Section 8'
|prøving se “domstolsprøving” |
|psykososial helsetjeneste||mental health services|
|på fastsatt måte ||in the prescribed manner |
|påføre||add to / insert|
'Please insert your student identity number in the box'
|på grunnlag av||on the basis of|
|påklage (en avgjørelse)||complain / appeal |
"Complain" (general term). 'You complained about noise during an examination last Wednesday.'
"Appeal" (legal term - where the matter is to be decided by an authoritative body). 'There is no opportunity to appeal about your grade.' See "appeal", "appeals committee"
|påmelding ||registration |