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On this website we have collected research news and some In media coverage articles where employees at CEED has contributed in interviews, in the public debatte or similar. The list is not complete.
CEED Director Prof. Carmen Gaina has worked with colleagues to reveal how Africa is being carved from below with a new paper in Nature Communications.
Read more about this exciting study over on the CEED Blog!
Historiske kilder beskriver kulde og tåke over Europa, Midt-Østen, deler av Asia. De norrøne sagaene forteller om Fimbulvinteren (den mektige vinteren) og at Fenrisulven hadde slukt sola. Hva skjedde året 536? Det tverrfaglige UiO-forskerteamet i VIKINGS vil finne ut om det kjølige klimaet gav uro, folkevandring og vikingtokt. Les mer i A-magasinet.
Sara Callegaro is granted a "Young Research Talents" project from NFR (the Research Council of Norway). The research project title is MAPLES: Magma Plays with Sedimentary Rocks - Element exchange between magma, sedimentary host-rocks and environment.
Leaving today, 6th of December, Adriano Mazzini a researcher from GEO/CEED/UIO will be part of the 35th Italian expedition to the Dry Valleys of Antartica. Permafrost in the Dry Valleys store huge amounts of greenhouse gasses.
Forskere ved universitetet i Utrecht i samarbeid med professor Trond H. Torsvik ved CEED Universitetet i Oslo, har funnet et tapt kontinent som dukket under Sør Europa for millioner av år siden. Det skal være fra dette kontinentet at fjellkjeder som Alpene oppsto.
The 2019 Ada Lovelace Workshop included 10 CEED members (about 10% of participants and 25% of the keynote speakers!). Some highlights of the workshop below.
Researchers from CEED are travelling with a film team around Norway to unravel the opening and closure of ocean basins (the Wilson Cycle). They will make a series of short videos where each episode is one stage of the Wilson Cycle - watch this space.
We have recently hired six new Young Scientists to CEED. The competition was strong, and we received on the average around 50 applications per advertisement. All positions ended up being offered to females. Here is the addition of bright young scientist at CEED this Autumn semester, welcome to them all!
Arrive by November 3, leave on November 10
Five days of theoretic and practical short course with a one-day of local field trip
Do you have an upcoming publication and would like to extend its reach through a press release? Maybe your university doesn’t have a media office able to help, you are short on time, and/or don’t know where to start. Don’t fret, this week Grace Shephard (Researcher at CEED, University of Oslo) shares some tips for writing your own press release and includes a handy template for download. She also spoke to experts from the EGU and AGU press offices on writing a pitch to the media.
The object of Academia Europaea is the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages. The aim of the Academy is to promote European research, advise governments and international organisations in scientific matters, and further interdisciplinary and international research.
The expedition in the international scientific educational programme Class@Baikal / Floating University was finished successfully the 10th of July. The class got attention from the Russian Television, also with short interview with CEEDs Adriano Mazzini, leader of the Norwegian effort in the expedition and the HOTMUD project.
The successful Apollo programme, including six manned landing missions, provided revolutionary new insights into the processes that led to the formation and early evolution of the Moon, Earth and other terrestrial planets. The Mineralogical-Geological Museum at the University of Oslo (now part of NHM) contributed to the Apollo program by training Harrison Schmitt, the only Apollo astronaut with a geological education, in 1957-1958.