Kristine Bonnevies hus (map)
UiO, Campus Blindern Blindernveien 31 Entr. Moltke Moes vei
Massimo Pigliucci is giving a talk at Litteraturhuset on stoicism. It is free and open to everyone.
A conference covering topics Nils Chr. Stenseth has worked on. Open to whoever would like to attend. Please register!
Hva er egentlig kunnskapsstatusen for havområdene utenfor Antarktis? Arrangører: CEES, Nordområdeutvalget ved Universitet i Oslo og Norsk Polarinstitutt
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).
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.
Popular science lecture by author and researcher Marlene Zuk from University of Minnesota
Open seminar at the House of Literature
Open lecture by philosopher Massimo Pigliucci
With among others David Sloan Wilson and Dag O. Hessen
Forskningsdagene - åpent for alle: "Havet brukes til transport og ferie, som matkammer og søppeldunk. Publikumsakvarier tilbyr levende kunnskap om hvordan vi påvirker havet og kan leve godt sammen med havet. Vi inviterer til en marin aften om mennesker og havet – bli med på reisen!" (This event it held in Norwegian.)
There is no scientific controversy over whether evolution is right and creationism is wrong. But do you know the scientific arguments for evolution? This evening, geneticist and popular science author Steve Jones will tell you "Why evolution is right and creationism is wrong". Even though there is no scientific controversy, this topic is still controversial. Eugenie C. Scott, the executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE, USA) since 1987, will talk about why that is - and why we still need to defend evolution and other sciences in the classrooms - and elswhere.
Music and popular science. Hosts: Åse Kleveland and Nils Chr. Stenseth. Tickets sold at the door for 100 NOK (NB: Cash only).
Carl Zimmer, the author of several popular science books, will talk about how the latest research has drastically changed our view of viruses
Speaker: Steven Pinker
Speaker: Massimo Pigliucci
Open lecture at the House of Literature by Jared Diamond
Speaker: Simon Singh
Speaker: PZ Myers
Speakers: Kevin Padian and Jon Elster
Speaker: Daniel C. Dennett
Speakers: Geoffrey Miller and Vibeke K. Ottesen
Speaker: Michael Ruse