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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.

CEED on Social Media. Illustration: colourbox.no
Published Jan. 11, 2016 2:09 PM

Are you interested in our research and related activities to CEED? Follow us on social media; We are available on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as well as on CEEDs own Blog.

American Geophysical Union: AGU - Fall meeting 2015
Published Dec. 15, 2015 12:15 PM

With over 30 abstracts for posters, invited talks, session chairs and convenor positions, CEED researchers are well represented at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fall Meeting, 14-18th December. Held annually in San Francisco and now in its 48th year, there are over 24,000 attendees from all over the world discussing exciting new research from all areas of geosciences.

Kish Island: Photo from the award ceremony at the conference SMPR 2015. Luc Girod second from left. Photo: Private
Published Dec. 3, 2015 1:47 PM

PhD Luc Girod from Department of Geosciences recently received the award for best paper at this year SMPR conference within geomatics, environmental monitoring and satellite data. The Conference was held at the University of Tehran in November.

Bejing: Mathew Domeier in front of the conference center hosting the GFS Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting. Photo: Trond Helge Torsvik
Published Nov. 13, 2015 3:21 PM

Geoscience Frontiers (GSF) had its Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting in October. Mathew Domeier, CEED and Department of Geosciences was here awarded the GSF Medal for the 2014 Best Paper for an article about plate techtonic in the Paleozoic.

Bejing: Mathew Domeier in front of the conference center hosting the GFS Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting. Photo: Trond Helge Torsvik
Published Nov. 13, 2015 10:45 AM

Geoscience Frontiers (GSF) had its Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting in October. Mathew Domeier, CEED and Department of Geosciences was here awarded the GSF Medal for the 2014 Best Paper for an article about plate techtonic in the Paleozoic.

New researcher school at UiO: Norwegian Research School on Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets (DEEP). Photo: UiO/Ståle Skogstad
Published Nov. 5, 2015 10:58 AM

The Research Council of Norway has funded seven new national research schools on free topics for the period 2016-2023. One of them is the Norwegian Research School for Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets, which will be hosted by the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), University of Oslo.

New researcher school at UiO: Norwegian Research School on Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets (DEEP). Photo: UiO/Ståle Skogstad
Published Oct. 30, 2015 10:19 AM

The Research Council of Norway has funded seven new national research schools on free topics for the period 2016-2023. One of them is the Norwegian Research School for Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets, which will be hosted by the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), University of Oslo.

Published Oct. 28, 2015 1:56 PM

Three researchers from CEED are awarded prizes from the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Two of the prizes will be formal given to the prize winners at EGUs 2016 General Assembly in Vienna (17–22 April). See the three EGU-prize winners here.

Published Oct. 28, 2015 12:24 PM

Three researchers from CEED are awarded prizes from the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Two of the prizes will be formal given to the prize winners at EGUs 2016 General Assembly in Vienna (17–22 April). See the three EGU-prize winners here.

Berlin: Trond H. Torsvik gets the Leopold - v. - Buch- Plakette at the scientific congress GeoBerlin2015, 6 October 2015. Photo: Wim Spakman
Published Oct. 9, 2015 12:17 PM

Professor Trond Helge Torsvik, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo and director of CEED received officially the renowned Leopold von Buch Plakette for his outstanding scientific contributions to increasing our understanding of geodynamics. Venue was GeoBerlin2015.

Berlin: Trond H. Torsvik gets the Leopold - v. - Buch- Plakette at the scientific congress GeoBerlin2015, 6 October 2015. Photo: Wim Spakman
Published Oct. 9, 2015 12:12 PM

Professor Trond Helge Torsvik, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo and director of CEED received officially the renowned Leopold von Buch Plakette for his outstanding scientific contributions to increasing our understanding of geodynamics. Venue was GeoBerlin2015.

The 2015 Summer school group at the Natural History Museum with course leader Dr Carmen Gaina and Prof Hans Arne Nakrem. Photo: Aliaksei Patonia.
Published Aug. 28, 2015 1:09 PM

For six weeks over summer, the University of Oslo hosts the annual International Summer School. In its 69th year, the summer session of 2015 saw 598 students from 89 countries participating in over twenty different courses. CEED contributed to coordinate one of the courses - A Changing Arctic - which this year had 15 participants.

Processes at work during subduction. Figure: SUBITOP proposal by Hovius, N. et al.
Published June 25, 2015 11:29 AM

CEED' Earth Dynamics group will participate in the SUBITOP - European Training Network (ETN). The new Marie Sklodowska Curie Action (MSCA) network will provide a framework for training and career development of young researchers from different institutions in Europe, for research in geodynamics, geophysics, geology and geomorphology .

Published June 8, 2015 2:52 PM

Students from Innovation and Entrepreneurship who have submitted their master thesis during spring semester of 2015 are all invited to attend the candidate reception on June 25th.

Published June 4, 2015 1:22 PM

In September 2015 it is 100 years since one of the fathers of the modern meteorology was born - Arnt Eliassen (9.9.1915 – 22.4.2000). This is celebrated by DNVA and UiO with a seminar on how fundamental science can change the society. Eliassen is known among other topics for his research on dynamic metheorology, and important contributions to numerical weather forecast.

Published June 4, 2015 11:22 AM

Researcher Olivier Galland from Department of Geosciences received recently an "Excellence in refereeing Award 2014" from American Geophysical Union (AGU), for his contribution in peer review work  for Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth.

Published May 13, 2015 2:15 PM

Professor Trond Torsvik has been awarded the 2015 Leopold von Buch medal in “recognition and appreciation of outstanding professional  contributions to understanding geodynamics”.

Published Apr. 17, 2015 10:02 AM

Scientists in geodynamics and meteorology from UiO, in collaboration with researchers in geosciences from Bergen, Tromsø and UNIS, received 19.5 million kroner from the Norwegian Research Council (NFR) for a new Research School on “Changing climates in the coupled earth system” (CHESS).

Caption: Left, group photo of the 2015 MGLS participants at Capitol Hill. Right, Senator Whitehouse delivering his speech o MGLS participants. Photo: Charna Meth, Consortium for Ocean Leadership.
Published Apr. 10, 2015 5:00 PM

Earlier this year Dr. Grace Shephard, a Postdoc at CEED, Dep. of Geosciences was selected as 1 out of 3 European representatives to attend the MGLS Symposium, Washington DC, USA. This bienniel event brings together early career researchers to build skillsets such as science policy, communication, and collaboration. Shephard who has her main interest in plate tectonic reconstructions/ocean floor and modelling mantle structure, highly recommends the Symposium in this summary.

Published Mar. 31, 2015 12:15 PM

NFR has recently granted money for a new research school CHESS, and an adjunct professor position at the Department of Geosciences, UiO. The grant is meant to strengthen the collaboration between the earth science communities at the universities of Oslo and Bergen and to place the Norwegian studies in paleoclimate at the forefront of international research. CEED researchers will be important collaborators in the work.