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Time and place: Sep. 2, 2022 10:15 AM12:20 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Auditorium 1, Blindern

Open lectures by Catherine (Katie) Peichel and Dag Undlien. The topic covers reconciling Mendelian genetics and Darwinian evolution, and how genetics is used in modern medicine.

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Time and place: Aug. 18, 2022 9:00 AM11:00 AM, Arendal, Vitensenteret Sørlandet/Eureka kompetanse

The event consists of short lectures followed by a conversation between the lecturers. The event is held in Norwegian.

Portrait of Gregor Johann Mendel.
Time and place: Aug. 13, 2022 5:00 PM11:00 PM, Drøbak

In connection with Gregor Mendel's 200 year anniversary, there will be an event that includes lectures, a guided tour of the Marine Research Station Drøbak and dinner. The lectures covers Gregor Mendel and his contributions to science, the geneticist Kristine Bonnevie, modern genetics and genomics and more. Registration is necessary. The event is held in Norwegian.

DNA helix and scissors.
Time and place: Feb. 11, 2022 10:15 AM1:20 PM, Digital event (Zoom)

Open lectures by Detlef Weigel (Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen, Germany) and Anna Wargelius (Institute of Marine Research, Norway). Darwin Day is an international recognition of science and humanity, held in memory of Charles Darwin.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2021 10:15 AM12:20 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Aud. 1

Open lectures by C. Jessica E. Metcalf and John-Arne Røttingen. The topics are the ecology and evolution of hosts and pathogens, and translating science to policy – the case of pandemic preparedness and response.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2021 11:00 AM2:20 PM, Digital event (Zoom)

This year's Darwin Day event covers the topic of evolution and medicine. Speakers: Charles Swanton, Felicia Keesing, and Bruce Levin. This event is part of the Oslo Life Science Conference 2021.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 10:15 AM3:00 PM, Aud. 1, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Oslo

This year's Darwin Day event covers a moonshot for biology: Resolving all genomes on earth within a decade! Speakers: Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Josefin Stiller, Maren Wellenreuther, and Tom Gilbert. This event is part of the Oslo Life Science Conference 10–13 February 2020.

Time and place: Nov. 20, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, 0167 Oslo

Massimo Pigliucci is giving a talk at Litteraturhuset on stoicism. It is free and open to everyone. 

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2019 9:00 AM7:00 PM, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo

A conference covering topics Nils Chr. Stenseth has worked on. Open to whoever would like to attend. Please register!

Time and place: Sep. 24, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Sal: Amalie Skram

Norske forskere tar nå opp arven etter Nansen og utforsker økosystemene i de arktiske havområdene. Hvorfor gjør de det? Hva venter de å finne? Hvilke lange tradisjoner bygger denne forskningen på?