2015

American Geophysical Union: AGU - Fall meeting 2015
Published Dec. 15, 2015 12:15 PM

With over 30 abstracts for posters, invited talks, session chairs and convenor positions, CEED researchers are well represented at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fall Meeting, 14-18th December. Held annually in San Francisco and now in its 48th year, there are over 24,000 attendees from all over the world discussing exciting new research from all areas of geosciences.

Bejing: Mathew Domeier in front of the conference center hosting the GFS Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting. Photo: Trond Helge Torsvik
Published Nov. 13, 2015 10:45 AM

Geoscience Frontiers (GSF) had its Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting in October. Mathew Domeier, CEED and Department of Geosciences was here awarded the GSF Medal for the 2014 Best Paper for an article about plate techtonic in the Paleozoic.

New researcher school at UiO: Norwegian Research School on Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets (DEEP). Photo: UiO/Ståle Skogstad
Published Oct. 30, 2015 10:19 AM

The Research Council of Norway has funded seven new national research schools on free topics for the period 2016-2023. One of them is the Norwegian Research School for Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets, which will be hosted by the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), University of Oslo.

Published Oct. 28, 2015 12:24 PM

Three researchers from CEED are awarded prizes from the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Two of the prizes will be formal given to the prize winners at EGUs 2016 General Assembly in Vienna (17–22 April). See the three EGU-prize winners here.

Berlin: Trond H. Torsvik gets the Leopold - v. - Buch- Plakette at the scientific congress GeoBerlin2015, 6 October 2015. Photo: Wim Spakman
Published Oct. 9, 2015 12:12 PM

Professor Trond Helge Torsvik, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo and director of CEED received officially the renowned Leopold von Buch Plakette for his outstanding scientific contributions to increasing our understanding of geodynamics. Venue was GeoBerlin2015.

Processes at work during subduction. Figure: SUBITOP proposal by Hovius, N. et al.
Published June 25, 2015 11:29 AM

CEED' Earth Dynamics group will participate in the SUBITOP - European Training Network (ETN). The new Marie Sklodowska Curie Action (MSCA) network will provide a framework for training and career development of young researchers from different institutions in Europe, for research in geodynamics, geophysics, geology and geomorphology .

Published Mar. 31, 2015 12:15 PM

NFR has recently granted money for a new research school CHESS, and an adjunct professor position at the Department of Geosciences, UiO. The grant is meant to strengthen the collaboration between the earth science communities at the universities of Oslo and Bergen and to place the Norwegian studies in paleoclimate at the forefront of international research. CEED researchers will be important collaborators in the work.

The Picture show the Loong (dragon shaped) rock on the landing site on moon. Photo: CNAS/NAOC/CAS.
Published Mar. 13, 2015 12:57 PM

After over 35 years the Chinese Chang’E-3 mission is the first to visit and land on the lunar surface. CEED, University of Oslo postdoctoral researcher Zhiyong Xiao participates in the mission team, which has just published their first results in Science this week that reveals a vivid geological picture of the landing site on the Moon.

The Toffen Prize 2015 was awarded Henrik Svensen by Tom Bugge, president of the Norwegian Geological Society. Photo: Trond H. Torsvik, CEED
Published Feb. 6, 2015 11:34 AM

Geologist and senior research fellow Henrik Svensen at the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED) and the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, was awarded the Toffen Prize 2015 for outstanding contribution to the popularization of geology. The prize was awarded at the Winter Conference for the Norwegian Geological Society, January 2015.