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Published May 15, 2017 4:24 PM

At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO talked about their innovative life science research across disciplines. Watch the recordings of the lunches.

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo. Norway.
Published May 11, 2017 12:16 PM

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo receives RokDoc software for $30 million from Ikon Science (UK). The software will be used in teaching in two advanced courses in petroleum geophysics.

On the cover: Aerial photos of decreasing permafrost taken by researchers from UiO on the front cover for the May issue of Nature Climate Change. Link to the journal.
Published May 10, 2017 2:58 PM

Aerial photos taken by drones are of great help for documenting changes at the ground for researchers at Department of Geosciences. Photos of the thawing of permafrost get attention, and in the May edition of the journal Nature Climate Change is one of their photos of decreasing permafrost in North of Norway chosen as a cover photo.

DNVAs annual meeting: Professor Trond H. Torsvik receives diplom and the Fridtjof Nansen Award of Excellence from Professor Øyvind Østerud, Nansenfondet. Photo: Thomas B. Eckhoff/The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Published May 10, 2017 2:09 PM

On 3 May, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters helt its annual meeting. Several prizes were awarded, among them, Fridtjof Nansen Award of Excellence in Science and also new members of the Norwegian Academy were honored. Two distinctions went to CEED this day.

Published May 3, 2017 4:21 PM

Opportunities for research in paleo- and rock magnetism at the Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory (IGGL), University of Oslo, Norway with the Ivar Giæver Visiting Fellowship Program (fall 2017). Application deadline is June 30, 2017.

Published May 3, 2017 4:15 PM

Opportunities for research in paleo- and rock magnetism at the Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory (IGGL), University of Oslo, Norway with the Ivar Giæver Visiting Fellowship Program (fall 2017). Application deadline is June 30, 2017.

The famous Barringer meteor crater in Arizona, which was created by an impact about 50 000 years ago. Photo: Colourbox
Published Apr. 27, 2017 12:32 PM

What has Einstein and Newton got to do with the motion of the solar system bodies?

European Geosciences Union: General Assembly 2016 take place in Vienna in April. Photo: Colourbox.no
Published Apr. 19, 2017 9:45 AM

The EGU General Assembly 2017 bring together geoscientists from all over the world to a conference covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Also this year several researchers from LATICE will present their work at this conference.

Published Apr. 18, 2017 12:46 PM

Apply UiO:Life Science for support for internationalization, trainee positions in the life science industry, conferences and other events. The application deadline is 1st of June 2017 for all the calls.

Constructor :). Illustration: colourbox.com
Published Apr. 4, 2017 2:27 PM

It will be built a new classroom in connection with Auditorium 1 in the Geology building, Blindern. Auditorium 1-2 will therefore be closed from 18 April to tentatively Sept. 15, 2017. Also Visjonariet will be closed in certain periods.

Carmen Gaina. Photo: CEED
Published 10. mars 2017 08:07

CEED Professor Carmen Gaina is newly elected as a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (DNVA).

Logo for four years-jubilee. Logo: CEED
Published Mar. 8, 2017 11:56 AM

The Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics was opened in March 2013, and is now in 2017 turned four SFF-year-old. CEED is a Center of Excellence (CEO) at University of Oslo, hosted by the Department of Geosciences.

Logo for four years-jubilee. Logo: CEED
Published Mar. 8, 2017 11:48 AM

The Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics was opened in March 2013, and is now in 2017 turned four SFF-year-old. CEED is a Center of Excellence (CEO) at University of Oslo, hosted by the Department of Geosciences.

Geilo: Poster session during the DEEP General Assembly at Geilo, Feb. 2017.
Published Mar. 7, 2017 9:47 AM

In February 2017 thirty members of the research school DEEP gathered at Dr. Holms Hotel, Geilo for the first General Assembly in the research school network. Networking, lectures and a workshop were on the agenda, and some skiing of course.

Logos collaborators
Published Mar. 3, 2017 10:18 AM

According to the UiO strategy for life sciences, UiO:Life Science shall promote innovation for environment and health. Working groups have started to explore what actions the initiative should take in 2017.

Published Feb. 24, 2017 11:38 AM
Collage speakers Oslo Life Science 2017
Published Feb. 22, 2017 9:28 AM

The Oslo Life Science Conference 2017 is over. See pictures, watch videos and download presentations from the main day.

Published Feb. 3, 2017 1:47 PM

The LATICE project and the newly installed FLUX tower at Norwegian hight mountain area FINSE, will be presented at the Circum-Polar Flux Workshop held in Hyytiälä, Finland on 6-9 February 2017.

Mauritius: A recently published study in the open access journal Nature Communications, documents evidence for an ancient continental crust beneath the young but inactive volcanoes on the island of Mauritius. Photo: Pixabay.com
Published Feb. 1, 2017 9:36 AM

Mauritius is best known as a tropical holiday paradise island in the Indian Ocean, but for an Earth Science research team led by Professor Trond H. Torsvik it is piece of a geological puzzle. Now they have found a new fragment of an ancient continental crust beneath the young, but inactive volcanoes on the island.

Collage Life Science
Published Feb. 1, 2017 8:19 AM

Academic employees and students at UiO can apply UiO:Life Science for funds for partially financing of open events that are in line with the initiative's strategy. The next application deadline is 1st of June 2017.

Published Jan. 26, 2017 12:39 PM

Professor Inger Sandlie has been an employee at the Department of biosciences since 1988. She is known for being eager and now she is running for the possition as Deputy Rector at the University of Oslo.

Published Jan. 16, 2017 9:48 AM

Fra Svelgen, Norge. 

Published Jan. 12, 2017 9:37 AM

From Austria. 

Published Jan. 9, 2017 9:28 AM

From Norway.

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Published Jan. 2, 2017 11:05 AM

January 1 2017, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences expanded from eight to nine Departments. The unit formerly known as UNIK is renamed as Department of Technology Systems. A warm welcome to all our new employees.