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Typical view of Mauritius beachfront with volcanic mountains in background. The basaltic lavas constituting these mountains formed no older than 9 million years ago. Photo; Susan J. Webb, Prof., University of the Witwatersrand
Published Feb. 2, 2017 10:16 AM

The new article from Trond H. Torsvik et al about Mauritia - the lost continent in the Indean Ocean gets a lot of attention from the press worldwide. Latest is an article in the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, one of Europe's largest publications of its kind. Very latest in the CNN.

Published Jan. 30, 2017 8:35 AM

– For several decades I have been passionate about understanding the restless movements of the continents, making maps of the distribution of tectonic plates and to show where the lands and seas were situated in the geological past

Published Dec. 19, 2016 3:05 PM

Watch CEED-GEO group in Spain and an interview with Stephanie Werner at Spanish televison CanalSur Radio Y Televison.

Mioara Mandea. Photo: CEED
Published Dec. 15, 2016 8:31 AM

Board member of The Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics Mioara Mandea, and IAGA Secretary General, is awarded the National Order of Merit by the decree of the French President for her outstanding scientific career and public service.

Published Dec. 13, 2016 9:52 AM

Two researchers from CEED got in December 2016 the happy message that they received grants from the Research Council of Norway.

Published Dec. 7, 2016 10:21 AM

Kerim Nisancioglu bruker egne erfaringer fra Grønlandsisen og samarbeider med is-musiker for å fortelle om klimaendringer.

Published Nov. 25, 2016 11:02 AM

Jahren with an article in the New Youk Times newspaper.

Published Nov. 23, 2016 1:51 PM

Participants at our 1st General Assembly in February will have the exclusive opportunity to listen to inspiring talks by Professor Charles Lesher from Aarhus University and Professor Trond H. Torsvik from CEED, University of Oslo.

Published Nov. 23, 2016 1:06 PM

- reveals oceans and mountains lost to Earth's history.

Published Nov. 3, 2016 8:47 AM

The lecture is named after the eminent geologist from the earliest years of Dutch geology.

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Grace Shephard on board on the Swedish research Vessel Oden August/September 2016. Facsimile; Screenshot from the film.
Published Sep. 13, 2016 9:17 AM

CEEDs Researcher and geologist Grace Shephard has been in duty on board on the Swedish icebreaker Oden, and explains how they collect core samples from the sea floor.

Trond H. Torsvik and Ivar Giæver opening the national lab facility at CEED 7 September 2016. Photo: Gunhild M. Haugnes,
Published Sep. 8, 2016 9:18 AM

The official opening of the national Ivar Giæver geomagnetic lab was on September 7. There were a seminar with presentations and invited lectures, and later the opening of the infrastructure was done by Giæver himself. 

RESEARCH PRIZE: Professor Trond H. Torsvik gets applause from a full-packed audience in the University Aula when he gets the research award from the Deputy Rector Ragnhild H. Hennum. Rector at UiO, Ole Petter Ottesen and the Deputy University Director Tove Kristin Karlsen are seen in the background for the prize winner. Photo: Yngve Vogt, Apollon
Published Sep. 5, 2016 4:24 PM

The University of Oslo (UiO) research prize for 2016 was given to Professor Trond H. Torsvik in a formal ceremony at University's Aula on Friday 2nd September 2016. 

Published Aug. 26, 2016 1:50 PM

The whole travel is documented in a blog, facebook and participants have given interviews.

Published Aug. 10, 2016 11:32 AM

Grace Shephard, Researcher at CEED takes part in a scientific polar expedition and a research team collecting data from the central Arctic Ocean. The journey started this week in Longyearbyen, Svalbard.

Gneis i granitt. Foto: Henrik H. Svensen
Published Aug. 8, 2016 9:52 AM

Da den siste istiden slapp taket over Norge etterlot den seg morener, sand, rullestein og våre fine svaberg. Forsker Henrik H Svensen, Institutt for geofag og CEED skriver i spalten Forskningsfronten, Morgenbladet den 29. juli om ny istidforskning. 

Published June 29, 2016 8:54 AM
Trond H. Torsvik. Foto: Gunhild M. Haugnes/UiO
Published June 21, 2016 3:10 PM
Forskere innen realfag og teknologi fikk tre av fire av UiOs fremste utmerkelser for 2016. En av dem var vår egen professor Trond H. Torsvik.