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Time and place: Sep. 2, 2019, Blindern

One of the Kristine Bonnevie speaker's for 2019 will be the German developmental biologist and Nobel Prize-winner Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard.

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Time and place: Feb. 12, 2019 10:15 AM - 1:45 PM, Aud. 1, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Oslo

Welcome to the annual Darwin Day lectures at the University of Oslo! Lectures by Peter R. Grant, B. Rosemary Grant, Arkhat Abzhanov and Leif Andersson. Since Darwin’s time insights from the fields of genetics, genomics, behavior and ecology have continued to illuminate how and why species evolve. At this event you will hear about the progress that has been made in our understanding of speciation and related topics. 

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Aud. 1, Blindern, Oslo

We welcome you to two open lectures! Spencer C. H. Barrett on "Plant sex and the foundations of evolutionary biology", and Anja C. Andersen on "The importance of scientific integrity". This event is part of the University’s annual celebration. 

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2018 10:15 AM - 3:10 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Aud. 1, Blindern

Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the University of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Lectures by C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Carla Saleh, Dieter Ebert, Olivia Roth and Sophie Vanwambeke.

Time and place: Nov. 9, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Aud. 2., Blindern

Welcome! Open for all. Main lecture: Marcia McNutt, geophysicist and president of the US Academy of Sciences, on: "Reconciling Energy Resource Extraction with Ecosystem Health – Lessons from Deepwater Horizon". (The Fridtjof Nansen Lectures on Ocean Life are part of the UiO Day of the Arctic).

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Helga Eng's hus, Blindern, Oslo

We welcome you to two open lectures! Meave Leakey on "Milestones in the story of us – why and when did we come to be?", and Alan Alda on "Getting beyond a blind date with science". This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2017 10:15 AM - 2:20 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Aud. 5, Blindern, Oslo

Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the university of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Speakers: Douglas J. Futuyma, Emma Goldberg, Andrew Hendry, and Yngvild Vindenes.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2016 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Helga Eng's hus, Blindern, Oslo

Open for all! Speakers: Corina E. Tarnita from Princeton University and Jan M. Nordbotten from Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen. This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.

Time and place: June 20, 2016 10:15 AM - 1:15 PM, Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47

Welcome! Among others, the marine biologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Sylvia A. Earle will tell about "Exploring the Deep Frontier". Open for all.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

Popular science lecture by author and researcher Marlene Zuk from University of Minnesota