Kristine Bonnevies hus (map)
UiO, Campus Blindern Blindernveien 31 Entr. Moltke Moes vei
This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.
Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the University of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Lectures by C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Carla Saleh, Dieter Ebert, Olivia Roth and Sophie Vanwambeke.
Welcome! Open for all. Main lecture: Marcia McNutt, geophysicist and president of the US Academy of Sciences, on: "Reconciling Energy Resource Extraction with Ecosystem Health – Lessons from Deepwater Horizon". (The Fridtjof Nansen Lectures on Ocean Life are part of the UiO Day of the Arctic).
We welcome you to two open lectures! Meave Leakey on "Milestones in the story of us – why and when did we come to be?", and Alan Alda on "Getting beyond a blind date with science". This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.
Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the university of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Speakers: Douglas J. Futuyma, Emma Goldberg, Andrew Hendry, and Yngvild Vindenes.
Open for all! Speakers: Corina E. Tarnita from Princeton University and Jan M. Nordbotten from Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen. This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.
Welcome! Among others, the marine biologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Sylvia A. Earle will tell about "Exploring the Deep Frontier". Open for all.
Popular science lecture by author and researcher Marlene Zuk from University of Minnesota
Welcome to the 11th annual Darwin Day celebration at the university of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Speakers: Richard E. Lenski, Ludovic A. A. Orlando, Peter Zimmerman and Marlene Zuk.
Georgina Mace: "How should we value nature in a human-dominated world?". James Wilsdon: "The science and art of scientific advice"
Speakers: Michaela Jarkovská, Staffan Müller-Wille, Stig Omholt and Aoife McLysaght
Open seminar at the House of Literature
The author, philosopher and biologist Massimo Pigliucci will give a lecture on: "The relationship between science and philosophy". Hopi Hoekstra from Harvard University will tell us about: "Digging for genes that affect behavior"
Open lecture by philosopher Massimo Pigliucci
Speakers: Stefan Bengtson, Terrence W. Deacon, William F. Martin, Adam Rutherford, Nathan Sanders and Eörs Szathmáry
With among others David Sloan Wilson and Dag O. Hessen
Forskningsdagene - åpent for alle: "Havet brukes til transport og ferie, som matkammer og søppeldunk. Publikumsakvarier tilbyr levende kunnskap om hvordan vi påvirker havet og kan leve godt sammen med havet. Vi inviterer til en marin aften om mennesker og havet – bli med på reisen!" (This event it held in Norwegian.)
There is no scientific controversy over whether evolution is right and creationism is wrong. But do you know the scientific arguments for evolution? This evening, geneticist and popular science author Steve Jones will tell you "Why evolution is right and creationism is wrong". Even though there is no scientific controversy, this topic is still controversial. Eugenie C. Scott, the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE, USA) since 1987, will talk about why that is - and why we still need to defend evolution and other sciences in the classrooms - and elswhere.
This year at the annual Kristine Bonnevie lectures, the geneticist and popular science author Steve Jones from University College London will tell you "What sex really means". Eugenie C. Scott from The National Center for Science Education will draw on her long experience in defending science education in the U.S., and explain why communicating science is so important in her lecture "Defending evolution - and some other sciences".
Speakers: Adam Rutherford, Christina Richards, Tatum Simonson and Richard Myers
Music and popular science. Hosts: Åse Kleveland and Nils Chr. Stenseth. Tickets sold at the door for 100 NOK (NB: Cash only).
Carl Zimmer, the author of several popular science books, will talk about how the latest research has drastically changed our view of viruses
Speakers: Cori Bargmann and Carl Zimmer