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Published Sep. 9, 2016 1:03 PM

Thursday 8th of September the Department fo biosciences held a seremony for the masterstudents that graudated.

The international journal Hydrology Research has awarded the best paper in 2014-2016. Illustration:
Published Sep. 8, 2016 5:12 PM

Winners of the best paper in Hydrology Research 2014-2016. We congratulate professor Chong-Yu Xu, Department of Geosciences et. al.

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 4:29 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 Sep. 1, 2016 8:00 AM

From 1st of September Stein Kaartvedt will be the new Head of Department.


Professor Jón Egill Kristjánsson in a conference presenting a final report in the research programme EuTRACE, summer 2015 at IASS in Berlin. Photo: (c) IASS/David Ausserhofer.
Published Aug. 26, 2016 9:13 AM

Professor of meteorology Jón Egill Kristjánsson in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo passed away in a tragic accident in Jotunheimen National Park on the 14th of August, 2016, at age 55.

The Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory. Photo: CEED
Published June 28, 2016 8:15 PM

CEED - Centre of Earth Evolution and Dynamics at Department of gescoences/UIO recently launched a brand new website for the Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory.  This is a National Norwegian research laboratory and research infrastructure for geomagnetism, supported by CEED and the Norwegian Research Council of Norway.

Members management team
Published June 27, 2016 3:08 PM

The director for UiO:Life Science, Finn-Eirik Johansen, has established an advisory management team and hired Morten Egeberg as the administrative leader for UiO:Life Science.

Screenshot 3D tour
Published June 27, 2016 10:41 AM

Join a virtual tour in the planned life sciences building at UiO. Watch the tour in 3D on your smartphone using VR glasses.

Professor Trond H. Torsvik. Photo: UiO
Published June 21, 2016 4:38 PM

Today it was announced who will get the foremost awards for 2016 from University of Oslo. Gratifying was that Professor of geodynamics Trond Helge Torsvik from Department of Geosciences and The Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED) - is awarded the University of Oslo's research prize.

Professor Trond H. Torsvik. Photo: UiO
Published June 21, 2016 4:36 PM

Today it was announced who will get the foremost awards for 2016 from University of Oslo. Gratifying was that Professor of geodynamics Trond Helge Torsvik from Department of Geosciences and The Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED) - is awarded the University of Oslo's research prize.

Draught - A pan-European view: 17 June 2016 is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. The day is celebrated worldwide. EDC mark the day by publishing an online video about drought.
Published June 16, 2016 3:36 PM

In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 17 the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought to promote public awareness of the issue. The European Drought Centre mark this day by publish online a talk of Henny A.J. Van Lanen, EDC / Wageningen University on: Large-scale drought: a pan-European view of the hazard, impacts and adaptation

Published May 31, 2016 1:04 PM

Workshop: “Cells on the move: at the intersection of intracellular transport and cell migration”

Auditorium 3, Kristine Bonnevies hus, Blindern, University of Oslo, 9-10 June 2016.

Published May 18, 2016 7:04 PM

Congratulations to Research fellow Thorben Dunse, Department of Geosciences, one of two early career scientists nominated for the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) 2016 Early Career Scientist Prize.

Nils Christian Stenseth
Published May 2, 2016 4:28 PM

Nils Chr. Stenseth has been inaugurated as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Few Norwegians have been members of this scientific elite that includes about 200 Nobel Prize winners.

Ice-cores and data about sulfate flux over Greenland and Artica tell us more about the climate in the past. Photo: Michael Sigl
Published Apr. 25, 2016 6:36 PM

International team of climate researchers reconstructs global cooling in the reign of the Roman emperor Justinian. Ice-cores and data about sulfate flux at Greenland and Artica reveils the pasts climate disasters. Their research presented at EGU 2016; Vienna recently.

The SUCCESS annual report 2015.
Published Apr. 19, 2016 7:11 PM

Department of Geosciences participates in the FME centre SUCCESS which does research on CO2 storage. The SUCCESS centre is in 2016 entering into the final two years and is now in the phase of concluding its work. The last year’s annual report is now available at web.

Published Apr. 14, 2016 12:25 PM

21 April Bart De Pontieu will give the annual Rosseland Lecture for 2016, titled "Living with our nearest star".

Geology building at Blindern, Department of Geosciences. Photo: GEO, GK
Published Mar. 21, 2016 6:46 PM

Are you interested in a PhD or Postdoc position within geosciences at University of Oslo? Department of Geosciences and Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics are recruiting in fifteen positions just now! Find more information about the vacancies on our webpages.

European Geosciences Union: General Assembly 2016 take place in Vienna in April. Photo:
Published Mar. 17, 2016 12:48 PM

The EGU General Assembly 2016 bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Three young researchers from LATICE will present their work at the conference.

Published Mar. 15, 2016 12:08 PM

Seven new positions are vacant at the Institute of theoretical astrophysics. The positions are part of the recruitment initiative of 2016 and the application deadlines are April 1 and 15

Published Mar. 9, 2016 3:27 PM

In the spring of 2016 a new Dean and Vice Dean will be elected at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. You can nominate candidates.

San Francisco: PhD Fellow Felix Matt in front of the Golden Gate Bridge. Every year gather researchers in Geosciences from all over the world at AGU`s fall meeting in December.
Published Feb. 23, 2016 12:43 PM

Congratulations to PhD Research fellow Felix Matt, Department of Geosciences for winning the Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) for his talk about the impact of aerosols on the cryosphere. The presentation was given at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fall Meeting this past December.

Published Feb. 12, 2016 2:47 PM

Two of the world’s leading centres for evolutionary science will join forces to strengthen evolution research and education, through a new partnership deal announced today, Friday 12 February, for International Darwin Day.

Published Feb. 9, 2016 2:02 PM

Finn-Eirik Johansen, the head of Department for IBV, has accepted the position as the Director of Life sciences at the University of Oslo. 

The Japanese course participants gathered in the foyer of the Geology Building, Blindern, UiO. PHOTO: Daniel Gundersen/SIU
Published Jan. 27, 2016 2:54 PM

Five Japanese PhD students and several academic staff from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, followed this year the course GEO9440 - Cryospheric modeling, provided by the Department of Geosciences. All of them participated in the exchange project CryoEAST, supported by SIUs High North Programme.