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Published Dec. 11, 2019 2:00 PM

Solar physicists have uncovered how the Sun’s magnetic waves strengthen and grow as they emerge from its surface.

The Dry Valleys are a row of largely snow-free valleys in Antarctica.
Publisert 6. des. 2019 11:03

Leaving today, 6th of December, Adriano Mazzini a researcher from GEO/CEED/UIO will be part of the 35th Italian expedition to the Dry Valleys of Antartica. Permafrost in the Dry Valleys store huge amounts of greenhouse gasses. 

Board of RoCS
Published Dec. 6, 2019 10:58 AM

After ten months spent at the provisory offices at Ullevål Stadium, the astrophysicists are back to Svein Rosseland’s house, and all together celebrate the inauguration of the new premises for Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics, one of the nine Centers for Excellence at UiO.

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Published Nov. 28, 2019 3:41 PM

Position as PhD Research Fellow available at the Department of Biosciences.

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Published Nov. 26, 2019 2:18 PM

Gaute Einevoll has started a new podcast called "Vett og vitenskap".

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Published Nov. 26, 2019 9:22 AM

We are happy to announce that You-Ren Wang from Taiwan joined CBA! Learn more about him below.

Andreia Plaza-Faverola. Photo: Torger Grytå
Published Nov. 25, 2019 2:19 PM

Friday 22. Nov. was the Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences awarded for the second time. The award goes to a woman who through her Ph.D. or postdoctoral work has made a significant contribution to geoscientific research. The award is presented by CEED and the Dept. of Geosciences, UiO, and it was Andreia Plaza-Faverola, UiT, who became the award winner for 2019.

Professor of geophysics Trond Helge Torsvik, Dept. of Geosciences, UiO. Photo: Private
Published Nov. 21, 2019 3:30 PM

Professor of geophysics Trond H. Torsvik from CEED and the Department of Geosciences, and Professor II of meteorology Michael Schultz, the GEO-department and The Norwegian Meteorological Institute appear on the Web of Science Group's list over global highly cited researchers. The list is based on citation on the 1 % top articles by field for 2008-18.  

Ingrid M. Anell, Researcher at Department of Geosciences opens the “Outside the BoCCS" seminar in the The Science Library, 14.11.19. Photo: Science Library/UiO (from the live stream)
Published Nov. 19, 2019 4:07 PM

Several of Norway’s legal experts on CCS deployment took to the podium at the Science Libray on Thursday 14.11.19 at the “Outside the BoCCS” seminar. The seminar was streamed, find the link here.

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Published Nov. 19, 2019 10:24 AM

With the advent of the 4-m European Solar Telescope, the surface of the Sun will be observed with unprecedented detail. Such measurements will help us understand the twisting motions responsible for the generation of vortex flows and waves that propagate higher up in the solar atmosphere.

Become an "expert" on craters by taking the mini-course “Large, round structures in Norwegian nature”. A new online knowledge resource developed by researchers at the Department of Geosciences. The illustration is from the introductory part of the course.
Published Nov. 12, 2019 3:52 PM

– Join us as a crater detective!

A new online knowledge resource “Large, round structures in Norwegian nature” is developed by researchers at the Dept. of Geosciences.

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Published Nov. 11, 2019 10:30 AM

We are happy that Nico Valiente Parra from Spain joined CBA! Learn more about him below.

The LASI VI Conference: Malargüe, Argentina, 25-29 November 2019
Published Nov. 4, 2019 1:23 PM

The 25-29 of November 2019 is the time for the sixth conference and workshop in the LASI network. Olivier Galland from GEO-PGP and The Njord Centre is the main organiser of the conference, which gather geoscientists from all the world. Venue is Malargüe in Argentina.

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Published Oct. 24, 2019 2:39 PM

Helle Bakke, second year Ph.D. student of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics, is the winner of the "Audience choice" award at this year's PhD poster session.

Vice Dean of Solveig Kristiansen, MN faculty (left), Marius Lambert from the Department of Geosciences (right) awards the prize for best poster at 'PhD Day 2019' in Sophus Lies Aud, UiO. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot/UiO
Published Oct. 24, 2019 12:56 PM

PhD Day is an annual event organized each year by the UiO Science Library, in collaboration with the MN-faculty. There are scheduled lectures, and a poster session in which fellows at the faculty are invited to participate. This year Marius Lambert, Department of Geosciences won the award for the best poster. The competition was fierce. 

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Published Oct. 23, 2019 2:02 PM

The European Solar Telescope (EST), a new 4 meter class solar telescope to be built in the Canary Islands (Spain), will help solar researchers to discern the ultimate details of reconnection at the finest spatial scales thanks to its superb spatial resolution. 

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Published Oct. 21, 2019 4:56 PM

Since April 2019, Carlos Quintero Noda is a new postdoc of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS). His aim? To become a better researcher expanding his knowledge of numerical simulations, while learning how to enjoy the Norwegian winter.

Collage Life Science
Published Oct. 1, 2019 9:53 AM

Academic employees and students at UiO can apply UiO:Life Science for funds for partially financing of open events that are in line with the initiative's strategy. The application deadline was 1 December 2019. A new call with application deadline 1 June will be out in the spring 2020.

Published Oct. 1, 2019 9:30 AM

Academic employees, post docs and PhD students at UiO within the life sciences can apply for support to strengthen the collaboration with international research environments. The application deadline was 1 December 2019. A new call with application deadline 1 June will be out in the spring 2020.

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Published Sep. 30, 2019 10:58 AM

Åshild Maria Eftevåg is the new Head of Office at the Department of Biosciences. She started in the position September 5, and comes from the research center NORMENT, where she was administrative manager.

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Published Sep. 23, 2019 12:09 PM

Follow the construction process through pictures that are taken by webcam regularly.

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Published Sep. 18, 2019 1:18 PM

The ninth edition of the International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob) conference was hosted by the ROBIN-group. This conference gathers scientists and researchers from computer science, robotics, psychology and developmental studies to share knowledge and research on how humans develop sensing, reasoning and actions.

Oil extraction in the North Sea: An oil platform on the Veslefrikk field in the northern part of the North Sea. Veslefrikk was discovered in 1981, and a plan for development and operation was approved in 1987. It came in production in 1989, but after 30 years the production is now low. Illustration photo: Nils Roar Sælthun/UiO
Published Sep. 16, 2019 2:30 PM

Following the discoveries of oil in the North Sea, considerable efforts were made at Norwegian universities to do research and teaching in petroleum geology, not only in traditional geology. A UiO professor who committed to building up Norwegian expertise in petroleum geology has now written about the early Norwegian oil history.

Mastercandidates
Published Sep. 5, 2019 9:38 AM

Our graduated master candidates from biology and molecular biology were awarded a diploma and praise on September 3rd. We are proud of the work they have done.

A hillside covered with rocks and yellow grass takes up most of the photo, and at the bottom there is a dirt road where a loan biker can be seen from afar.
Published Sep. 4, 2019 12:02 PM

We are happy to announce that a photograph taken by Njord's researcher Olivier Galland is featured as the cover of the most recent issue of GeoExPro.