2017 - Side 2

Publisert 3. aug. 2017 11:08

The gender ratio of women in editor-in-chief roles of major mainstream journals in astronomy and astrophysics is typically about 5-10 % these days. In the last 50 years of academic records, it is not difficult to find no women in such roles at any given time. The same ratio is just about 10-15 % when it comes to the number of keynote speakers, chairpersons of important conference sessions and distinguished award recipients in major conferences and meetings in astronomy/astrophysics.

Brann i en skog kan spre seg fort. Illustrasjonsfoto: skeeze/pixabay
Publisert 7. juli 2017 20:17

I spalten 'Forskningsfronten' i Morgenbladet i dag; Henrik H. Svensen,  CEED og Institutt for geofag, Universitetet i Oslo om lynnedslag, brann forårsaket av lyn, og årsaksforløp for slike hendelser. Omtale av en internajonal forskningsartikkel publisert tidligere i Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.

Trond H. Torsvik. Foto: Gunhild M. Haugnes/UiO
Publisert 21. juni 2017 10:49

Arthur Holmes' medalje, UiOs forskningspris, Nansen-heder. Prestisjetunge priser hagler over Trond Torsvik, en av verdens ypperste forskere innen geofag. Men tilfeldigheter gjorde at han ble interessert i geofysikk. Les mer i dybdeintervjuet på titan.uio.no.

Morgan Jones. Foto: CEED
Publisert 11. mai 2017 11:26

Planlagt vitenskapelig boring i regi av CEED forskere på den danske øya Fur som ligger i Limfjorden. Geologiske undersøkelser kan fortelle de norske forskerne mer om klimaforandringer for mange millioner år siden.

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.

Typical view of Mauritius beachfront with volcanic mountains in background. The basaltic lavas constituting these mountains formed no older than 9 million years ago. Photo; Susan J. Webb, Prof., University of the Witwatersrand
Publisert 2. feb. 2017 10:16

The new article from Trond H. Torsvik et al about Mauritia - the lost continent in the Indean Ocean gets a lot of attention from the press worldwide. Latest is an article in the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel, one of Europe's largest publications of its kind. Very latest in the CNN.