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Published Mar. 19, 2020 11:18 AM

Deep intracontinental earthquakes are poorly understood, despite their potential to cause significant destruction. In a recently published article in Nature Communications, a study done in Lofoten by an international project led by Njord's Luca Menegon, has shed new light on the mechanisms through which earthquakes are triggered up to 40km beneath the earth’s surface. With the insight from this study, researchers hope to be able to help at-risk communities in the future from the danger these earthquakes poses.

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Published Mar. 18, 2020 9:25 PM

EU extends deadlines for Horizon 2020 calls with original deadlines between now and 15 April. UiO delivers personnel and infection control equipment to the hospitals. We are working hard to set up alternative forms of examination and on Friday a digital course help desk will open for lecturers.

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Publisert 18. mars 2020 12:09

When I think back on all the good parts of being a child, few things beat the sensation of sitting on my parents' shoulders. The empowering moment when they lifted me above their heads for me to loom over everyone else. Reaching for my neighbors' apples and being small enough that it was considered charming instead of theft. Those were the days.

Published Mar. 16, 2020 10:26 AM

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is encouraging all Norwegian citizens traveling abroad to consider traveling home as soon as possible, in a safe and calm manner, in consultation with their travel agency or airline.

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Published Mar. 13, 2020 1:27 PM

The Norwegian Government has implemented strong measures to limit the transmission of coronavirus. University buildings are closed, and students and staff work at home. More information will be provided about what this entails for the organisation and the individual.

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Published Mar. 12, 2020 11:50 AM

University management has decided that all normal teaching activities at the University of Oslo will cease from Friday 13 March 2020. From tomorrow, teaching will be held digitally. These measures are taken to prevent infection from the corona virus.

Publisert 11. mars 2020 17:16

Astrofysisk institutt har et veldig internasjonalt miljø, og har mange samarbeid på tvers av landegrenser. En av fordelene med dette, er at det er store sjanser for å få dra ut på spennende reiser i løpet av mastergraden sin. Selv er jeg masterstudent med på COMAP eksperimentet, som samarbeider med folk fra blant annet USA, England og Canada. Og i februar var jeg så heldig at jeg fikk være med på tur til California!

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Published Mar. 11, 2020 1:41 PM

RoCS hosted the first international workshop on solar imaging with the ALMA observatory, the "new eye" to the Sun. Here the outcome of a week-long brainstorming.

Published Mar. 11, 2020 12:46 PM

Starting tomorrow, Thursday, 12 March, we will make sure that as many courses as possible are offered digitally. We will cancel all events organised by UiO, except for courses.

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Published Mar. 10, 2020 10:18 AM

The journal packages from PsycARTICLES and the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection are no longer available after March 1, 2020. At UiO and OUS, we have had access to these journal packages through "Helsebiblioteket". Update as of March 23: The library has now set up the Get It Now service to access articles.

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Published Mar. 5, 2020 12:33 PM

At the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics the number of researchers is growing tremendously. Get to know five brilliant astrophysicists, their research, ambitions and stories.