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Time and place: Feb. 12, 2018 10:15 AM - 2:20 PM, Blindern, Oslo

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 Dieter EbertC. Jessica E. MetcalfOlivia Roth, and Carla Saleh.

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Time and place: Nov. 9, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Aud. 2., Blindern

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).

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Helga Eng's hus, Blindern, Oslo

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.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2017 10:15 AM - 2:20 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Aud. 5, Blindern, Oslo

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 GoldbergAndrew Hendry, and Yngvild Vindenes.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2016 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Helga Eng's hus, Blindern, Oslo

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.

Time and place: June 20, 2016 10:15 AM - 1:15 PM, Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47

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.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

Popular science lecture by author and researcher Marlene Zuk from University of Minnesota

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2016 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Aud. 5, Blindern, Oslo

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.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2015 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern, Oslo

Georgina Mace: "How should we value nature in a human-dominated world?". James Wilsdon: "The science and art of scientific advice"

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2015 10:15 AM - 2:15 PM, Aud. 5, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Blindern, Oslo

Speakers: Michaela Jarkovská, Staffan Müller-Wille, Stig Omholt and Aoife McLysaght

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Open seminar at the House of Literature

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2014 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern, Oslo

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"

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Amalie Skram), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Open lecture by philosopher Massimo Pigliucci

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2014 10:15 AM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus, Blindern, Oslo

Speakers: Stefan Bengtson, Terrence W. Deacon, William F. Martin, Adam Rutherford, Nathan Sanders and Eörs Szathmáry

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2013 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Aud. 3, Kristine Bonnevies hus
Time and place: Oct. 12, 2013 1:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

With among others David Sloan Wilson and Dag O. Hessen

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Litteraturhuset (Nedjma), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

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.)

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset ('The House of Litterature), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

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.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2013 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern

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".

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2013 10:15 AM - 2:00 PM, Sophus Lies Auditorium, Blindern

Speakers: Adam Rutherford, Christina Richards, Tatum Simonson and Richard Myers

Time and place: Feb. 11, 2013 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Music and popular science. Hosts: Åse Kleveland and Nils Chr. Stenseth. Tickets sold at the door for 100 NOK (NB: Cash only).

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2012 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Carl Zimmer, the author of several popular science books, will talk about how the latest research has drastically changed our view of viruses

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2012 10:15 AM - 1:40 PM, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern

Speakers: Cori Bargmann and Carl Zimmer

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Sophus Lie's Auditorium

Speaker: Steven Pinker

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2012 10:15 AM - 2:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Helga Engs hus, Blindern

Speakers: Göran Arnqvist, Manfred Milinski, Jane M. Reid and Stephen M. Shuster