For the first time a whole genome analysis has been conducted for the Atlantic puffin. The results are important in order to conserve the genetical variation.
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A new modeling result suggests that COVID-19 will turn into a childhood disease mostly affecting younger children.
Volcanic CO2 triggered the Permian extinction 252 million years ago. “This is highly relevant to present-day climate change,” professor says.
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Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award 2021 awarded Louise Mary Vick
Dec. 2, 2021 5:01 PM
The Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences for 2021 is awarded to Louise Mary Vick, Associate Professor at University of Tromsø.
Impressions from COP26
Nov. 29, 2021 3:47 PM
Professor Regine Hock, Department of Geosciences, UiO was attandee at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scottland. In this short article she give her impressions from this important and exciting conference.
The first nine months of the project
Nov. 29, 2021 1:55 PM
An innovative antenna design, a large science community engagement, snow and volcanos, practical challenges of remote observations, a weather resilient renewable energy system, and a roadmap for the future.
Solar Orbiter's riskiest flyby on earth
Nov. 29, 2021 9:20 AM
The flyby on 27 November went well and placed Solar Orbiter onto the correct orbit for its science phase to begin. RoCS - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics, UiO, takes part in the mission.
Becca's dream job
Nov. 24, 2021 12:13 PM
Tired of zoom meetings and home office, RoCS PhD student Rebecca Robinson arranged herself a job on the Hurtigruten as an Expedition Lecturer. The lectures on the Sun and the Northern Lights are part of the doctoral degree at the Department of Theoretical Astrophysics.
CBA issue of popular science journal Naturen
Nov. 10, 2021 9:48 PM
In an issue of the Norwegian journal Naturen published today, researchers from CBA present their work to the general public. Topics include climate modelling, browning of the Arctic and freshwater resources, thawing of permafrost, bacterial communities in lakes and pollution effects on green plants and much more.
The University of Oslo is a partner in the NORA Consortium - The Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Research Consortium - that aims to strengthen Norwegian research and education within artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics.